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* Resource - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/downloads.php?do=file&id=4358 Official RAW Database Table (XML, XSD)] - CA Released Info
 
* Resource - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/downloads.php?do=file&id=4358 Official RAW Database Table (XML, XSD)] - CA Released Info
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?691495  Links to basic 'how to' guides for new modders] - by [[Alwyn]]  - <small>contents included in list below</small>
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?691495  Links to basic 'how to' guides for new modders] - by [[Alwyn]]  - <small>contents included in list below</small>
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?601995 Easy Launcher] - by [[husserlTW]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?234546 Pack File Manager 1.12 (w/ integrated .loc editor)] - by [[LtChambers]]  
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?234546 Pack File Manager 1.12 (w/ integrated .loc editor)] - by [[LtChambers]]  
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?280329  DBEditor 1.8] - by [[LtChambers]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?280329  DBEditor 1.8] - by [[LtChambers]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=480745 EasyEsf 1.0 (15/12)] - by [[husserlTW]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=480745 EasyEsf 1.0 (15/12)] - by [[husserlTW]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?623719 EditSF 1.1 - Added Array Editing] - by [[daniu]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?623719 EditSF 1.1 - Added Array Editing] - by [[daniu]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?637771 Savegame Parser support tool for EditSF] - by [[RoninX2807]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=303205 EsfEditor 1.4.5 (Updated Oct 24, 2009)] - by [[erasmus777]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=303205 EsfEditor 1.4.5 (Updated Oct 24, 2009)] - by [[erasmus777]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=421165 Esf Transformation Scripts - the most awesome thing in esf world since esf2xml] - by [[taw]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=420408 DB<->TSV converter] - by [[taw]]
  
 
==Units==
 
==Units==
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* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?699628-Editing-stats-no-effect&p=14708329&viewfull=1#post14708329 How to convert an infantry unit from using swords to using muskets] - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?699628-Editing-stats-no-effect&p=14708329&viewfull=1#post14708329 How to convert an infantry unit from using swords to using muskets] - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?610335-Editing-Units&p=13064090&viewfull=1#post13064090 Editing Units with Db editor instead of PFM] - by [[♔hammeredalways♔]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?610335-Editing-Units&p=13064090&viewfull=1#post13064090 Editing Units with Db editor instead of PFM] - by [[♔hammeredalways♔]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?522159 EasyDb for ETW Units] - by [[husserlTW]]
  
====Naval Units====
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===Naval Units===
 
* Tutorial - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=329169 NAVAL MODDING] - by [[Bethencourt]]
 
* Tutorial - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=329169 NAVAL MODDING] - by [[Bethencourt]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?679577-How-to-create-a-new-unit-(for-new-modders)-which-guides-and-PFMs-work-for-me&p=14644830&viewfull=1#post14644830 How to create a new naval unit & How to unlock naval units] - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?679577-How-to-create-a-new-unit-(for-new-modders)-which-guides-and-PFMs-work-for-me&p=14644830&viewfull=1#post14644830 How to create a new naval unit & How to unlock naval units] - by [[Alwyn]]
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* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=408279 How to change marines in naval-battles] - by [[Geronimo2006]] - <small>images missing</small>
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=408279 How to change marines in naval-battles] - by [[Geronimo2006]] - <small>images missing</small>
  
====Unit Stats====
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===Unit Stats===
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?240273-Rookie-s-guide-on-how-to-mod-unit-specs-with-PFM-1-9-9&p=4763832&viewfull=1#post4763832 Rookie's guide on how to mod unit specs with PFM 1.9.9] - by [[Sir.Cunningham]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?240273-Rookie-s-guide-on-how-to-mod-unit-specs-with-PFM-1-9-9&p=4763832&viewfull=1#post4763832 Rookie's guide on how to mod unit specs with PFM 1.9.9] - by [[Sir.Cunningham]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?674419 How to mod unit experience (the benefits of chevrons and how quickly units get chevrons)] - by [[Alwyn]]  
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?674419 How to mod unit experience (the benefits of chevrons and how quickly units get chevrons)] - by [[Alwyn]]  
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?678780-How-i-change-the-unit-stats&p=14335317&viewfull=1#post14335317  How to edit the range of weapons (and example mini-mod)] - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?678780-How-i-change-the-unit-stats&p=14335317&viewfull=1#post14335317  How to edit the range of weapons (and example mini-mod)] - by [[Alwyn]]
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===Formations===
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?476850 Groupformations: Warscape Battle Formations] - by [[The Hedge Knight]] - <small>ETW & NTW</small>
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=464784 Sinuhet ETW groupformations editor] - by [[Sinuhet]]
  
 
===Models===
 
===Models===
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=298411 Regions List] - by [[Gerlandric]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=298411 Regions List] - by [[Gerlandric]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?745997 Studying the methods used by the Russian moders who reactivated regions + discoveries] - by [[rohan97]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?745997 Studying the methods used by the Russian moders who reactivated regions + discoveries] - by [[rohan97]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=416853 Stupid (supertexture tool)] - by [[crux3D]] - <small>for map</small>
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=403697 bridge.markers converter] - by [[taw]]
  
 
===Battle Map===
 
===Battle Map===
 
* '''Tutorial - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=431088 How to add a custom Battle Building]''' - by [[Primergy]]
 
* '''Tutorial - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=431088 How to add a custom Battle Building]''' - by [[Primergy]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=422588 Farm_Tile_Templates Research] - by [[Primergy]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=422588 Farm_Tile_Templates Research] - by [[Primergy]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=403290 farm_fields_tile_texture packer and unpacker] - by [[taw]]
  
 
==Sounds==
 
==Sounds==
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=289081 How to change national language] - by [[Hegemon de Pagan]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=289081 How to change national language] - by [[Hegemon de Pagan]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?478907-Symphony-(sound-unpacker-packer)/page4&p=11481215#post11481215 Structure of binary sound files] - by [[crux3D]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=423086 anim_sound_event converter] - by [[taw]]
  
 
===Music===
 
===Music===
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==2D Graphics==
 
==2D Graphics==
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?563925 Icons with Photoshop CS4] - by [[Bethencourt]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?563925 Icons with Photoshop CS4] - by [[Bethencourt]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=420337 UI layout file <-> xml converter - now handles 94% files from both ETW and NTW] - by [[taw]]
  
 
==Scripting==
 
==Scripting==
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=275411 Diplomacy editing] - by [[Alex1987]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=275411 Diplomacy editing] - by [[Alex1987]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?689688&p=14527281&viewfull=1#post14527281 How to prevent Britain, France and Spain from taking over their protectorates] - by [[Alwyn]]  
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?689688&p=14527281&viewfull=1#post14527281 How to prevent Britain, France and Spain from taking over their protectorates] - by [[Alwyn]]  
 
  
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
==Miscellaneous==
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* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?423064 Guide to get the unrestricted camera for beginners (preferences script)] - by [[Turumba]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?423064 Guide to get the unrestricted camera for beginners (preferences script)] - by [[Turumba]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=245047 Rigid_model / rigid_mesh converter] - by [[just]] - <small>tool missing, has mesh format info</small>
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=245047 Rigid_model / rigid_mesh converter] - by [[just]] - <small>tool missing, has mesh format info</small>
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=295951 BIK RAD TOOLS (for videos)] - by [[♔KillZoneGB♔]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=428349 Command line pack file builder] - by [[taw]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=419801 atlas<->tsv converter] - by [[taw]]
  
 
===Cheats, Preferences etc.===
 
===Cheats, Preferences etc.===
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* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=327484 Editing Campaign Unit Sizes/Scale MID-CAMPAIGN] - by [[Exanimous]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=327484 Editing Campaign Unit Sizes/Scale MID-CAMPAIGN] - by [[Exanimous]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=309110 How to get Infinite Money ~without altering game files] - bt [[Pentel]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=309110 How to get Infinite Money ~without altering game files] - bt [[Pentel]]
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=235225" Saved Campaign Unit Multiplier Editor] - by [[Vladan]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=235225 Saved Campaign Unit Multiplier Editor] - by [[Vladan]]
  
==See Also==
 
*[https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=477691 Tutorial List] on TWcenter.
 
  
  

Revision as of 01:07, 12 May 2020

Tutorials and resources for modding Empire: Total War:

For tools currently see: ETW Modding Tools (incomplete list - may be merged here).

The below listing provides links to tutorials, useful answers to common modding questions and resources, divided by category.
When adding items please keep to existing format with the type of article first;

  • Tutorial = extensive tutorial, step by step how to mod something etc.
  • Answer = short piece on minor topic or answer to frequently asked question.
  • Resource = lists of things that work in-game, docudemons, templates, downloads of helpful starting set-ups etc.

General Set-up Information

Units

Naval Units

Unit Stats

Formations

Models

Animations

Textures

Banners

Recruitment

Cultures & Factions

Characters

Agents

Buildings


Mapping

Campaign Map (startpos)

Battle Map

Sounds

Music

2D Graphics

Scripting

Miscellaneous

Cheats, Preferences etc.

These items are unlikely to be used in modding, but maybe useful for reference or testing:


Total War Modding

Indexes to Tools, Tutorials & Resources by Game:
Three Kingdoms | Warhammer I & II | Attila | Rome II | Shogun 2 | Napoleon: Total War | Empire: Total War | Medieval II: Total War | Rome: Total War
Cross Platform Information:
Modelling, Textures and Graphics - Modding Index

Main Categories for Other Modding Pages on the Wiki:
M2TW Modding Category | RTW Modding Category

Modding Workshops on TWC:
Three Kingdoms | Brittania | Warhammer I & II | Attila | Rome II | Shogun 2 | Napoleon: Total War | Empire: Total War | Medieval II: Total War | Rome: Total War | Medieval I