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* 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]]  
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==Mid-Campaign Cheats and Preferences Settings==
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These items are unlikely to be used in modding, but maybe useful for reference or testing:
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* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=228659 Limited ammo setting in preferences file] - by [[DeadlyBlowfish]]
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* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=327484 Editing Campaign Unit Sizes/Scale MID-CAMPAIGN] - by [[Exanimous]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=309110 How to get Infinite Money ~without altering game files] - bt [[Pentel]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=235225 Saved Campaign Unit Multiplier Editor] - by [[Vladan]]
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==Tool Support and Format Research==
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* Tutorial - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=291282 Guide to Using DBEditor] - by [[Jinarik]] - <small>images missing</small>
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* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=232641 Modding game mechanics in DB files] - by [[LtChambers]] - <small>early explanation of editing files using hex editor</small>
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=405896 Research of Unknown Areas in Startpos.esf] - by [[husserlTW]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=394328 FUSE driver for mounting .pack as virtual filesystem (for OSX and Linux)] - by [[taw]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=421374 Lua code snippets in etwng repository] - by [[taw]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=394061 New github repository etwng for all format discoveries and code opened] - by [[taw]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?546103 ETW Runtime Memory Stucture Documention] - by [[.Mitch.]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?276577 Research/WIP: UI Editing/Lua Decompiler] - by [[alpaca]]
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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?768672 All Lua files in readable format (Battle, FrontEnd, UI, Army & Fleets etc)] - by [[Sirlion]]
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* 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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* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=404026 Research on accuracy system in Empire: Total War] - by [[p.jakub88]]
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* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?792771-Request-new-link-or-alternatives-for-taw-tools-Jruby-1-5-6&p=15725979&viewfull=1#post15725979 JRuby (required for taw's tools)] - by [[izzi]]
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==Miscellaneous==
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?681497p=14379254&viewfull=1#post14379254 How to edit the names of units, names of provinces etc (editing the localisation file)] - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?681497p=14379254&viewfull=1#post14379254 How to edit the names of units, names of provinces etc (editing the localisation file)] - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?674085-How-to-unpatch-E-TW&p=14252465&viewfull=1#post14252465 How to unpatch Empire Total War (one way to fix siege lag)]  - by [[Alwyn]]
 
* Answer - [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?674085-How-to-unpatch-E-TW&p=14252465&viewfull=1#post14252465 How to unpatch Empire Total War (one way to fix siege lag)]  - by [[Alwyn]]
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=405896 Research of Unknown Areas in Startpos.esf] - by [[husserlTW]]
 
* Tutorial - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=291282 Guide to Using DBEditor] - by [[Jinarik]] - <small>images missing</small>
 
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=261597 How to remove the Fog of War Bug from Minor Factions] - [[by erasmus777]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=261597 How to remove the Fog of War Bug from Minor Factions] - [[by erasmus777]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=233946 ~ Ketzer's Guide On Getting Rid Of Projectile Clairvoyance ~] - by [[Ketzerfreund]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=233946 ~ Ketzer's Guide On Getting Rid Of Projectile Clairvoyance ~] - by [[Ketzerfreund]]
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* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=239575 How to create your own modded patch.pack files] - by [[lesterthenerd]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=239575 How to create your own modded patch.pack files] - by [[lesterthenerd]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455494 How to get 20+ units per army in the campaign] - by |Quintus Sertorius|
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455494 How to get 20+ units per army in the campaign] - by |Quintus Sertorius|
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=232641 Modding game mechanics in DB files] - by [[LtChambers]] - <small>early explanation of editing files using hex editor</small>
 
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455973 How to edit Turns Per Year in startpos.esf by using ESF Editor] - by [[Apolloa]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455973 How to edit Turns Per Year in startpos.esf by using ESF Editor] - by [[Apolloa]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455987 How to edit Victory Condition & Regions to capture by editing startpos.esf] - by [[Apolloa]] - <small>also covered in: [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?272139-STARTPOS-ESF STARTPOS.ESF analysis and modifications. HYBRID startpos.esf]</small>
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455987 How to edit Victory Condition & Regions to capture by editing startpos.esf] - by [[Apolloa]] - <small>also covered in: [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?272139-STARTPOS-ESF STARTPOS.ESF analysis and modifications. HYBRID startpos.esf]</small>
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=397693 How to save changes in *.loc file] - by [[p.jakub88]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=397693 How to save changes in *.loc file] - by [[p.jakub88]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=399645 How to disable the replenish troops button in Grand Campaign] - by [[p.jakub88]] - <small> relies on deleting vanilla file</small>
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=399645 How to disable the replenish troops button in Grand Campaign] - by [[p.jakub88]] - <small> relies on deleting vanilla file</small>
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=404026 Research on accuracy system in Empire: Total War] - by [[p.jakub88]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=421374 Lua code snippets in etwng repository] - by [[taw]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=394061 New github repository etwng for all format discoveries and code opened] - by [[taw]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=394328 FUSE driver for mounting .pack as virtual filesystem (for OSX and Linux)] - by [[taw]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?546103 ETW Runtime Memory Stucture Documention] - by [[.Mitch.]]
 
 
* Answer -  [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?691755 How to add slaves as a commodity (plus icon attachment)] - by [[argonian68]]  
 
* Answer -  [http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?691755 How to add slaves as a commodity (plus icon attachment)] - by [[argonian68]]  
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?751439 One Turn Research (Desired Faction Only)] - by [[RDNA]]
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?751439 One Turn Research (Desired Faction Only)] - by [[RDNA]]
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?276577 Research/WIP: UI Editing/Lua Decompiler] - by [[alpaca]]
 
* Resource - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?768672 All Lua files in readable format (Battle, FrontEnd, UI, Army & Fleets etc)] - by [[Sirlion]]
 
 
* 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>
 
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=295951 BIK RAD TOOLS (for videos)] - by [[♔KillZoneGB♔]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=295951 BIK RAD TOOLS (for videos)] - by [[♔KillZoneGB♔]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=428349 Command line pack file builder] - by [[taw]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=428349 Command line pack file builder] - by [[taw]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=419801 atlas<->tsv converter] - by [[taw]]
 
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=419801 atlas<->tsv converter] - by [[taw]]
* Tool - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?792771-Request-new-link-or-alternatives-for-taw-tools-Jruby-1-5-6&p=15725979&viewfull=1#post15725979 JRuby (required for taw's tools)] - by [[izzi]]
 
 
===Cheats, Preferences etc.===
 
These items are unlikely to be used in modding, but maybe useful for reference or testing:
 
* Answer - [https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=228659 Limited ammo setting in preferences file] - by [[DeadlyBlowfish]]
 
* 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=235225 Saved Campaign Unit Multiplier Editor] - by [[Vladan]]
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 05:39, 16 May 2020

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Tutorials, resources and tools for modding Empire: Total War:

The below listing provides links to tutorials, useful answers to common modding questions, resources and tools, 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.
  • Tool = modding tools, for extracting, modifying, verifying, re-packing 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

Mid-Campaign Cheats and Preferences Settings

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

Tool Support and Format Research


Miscellaneous

See Also


Total War Modding

Indexes to Tools, Tutorials & Resources by Game:
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