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Battleborn tools

Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 2:10 pm
by daemon1
I'm not going to make a new Umodel. But since gildor is not going to support this game, I will just make a set of simple tools to extract all models and textures.

You can extract .skeletalmesh from UPK packages with gildor's Extract.exe

Drag .skeletalmesh file onto Battleborn_model.exe and it will extract model into 3formats: .OBJ, .SMD and .ASCII. Only SMD file will have proper skeleton connected to bones. If NameTable.txt produced by Extract.exe will be in the same folder, bones will have proper names.

Drag .TFC file onto battleborn_tfc.exe and it will extract all textures (in game internal format)

Put Battleborn_dds.exe into that folder and run. This will convert all textures to DDS. BC7 textures (normal maps mostly) will be converted to DX10 DDS files which are only supported by newest viewers. Like Visual studio 2015 or texconv covertor.

Texture numbers for most characters:

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SK_C001_DarkElfRanger      Thorn 	- 16
SK_C002_GentSniper		Marquis	- 84
SK_C003_MachineGunner	Montana	- 65
SK_C004_ModernSoldier		Oscar Mike - 119
SK_C005_Deathblade		Rath	- 48
C006_TribalHealer		        Miko	- 184	
SK_C007_RogueCommander	Reina	- 297
SK_C010_AssaultJump		Caldarius  - 160
SK_C011_RocketSoldier		Benedict   - 317
SK_C012_MageBlade		Phoebe 	- 247
SK_C013_DwarvenWarrior		Boldur	- 365
SK_C014_ChaosMage		Orendi	- 220
SK_C015_SunPriestess		Ambra	- 270
SK_C016_BoyAndDjinn_Aurox	Shayne & Aurox  - 345
SK_C016_BoyAndDjinn_Shayne	Shayne & Aurox  - 349
SK_C017_SpiritMech		ISIC	- 392
SK_C018_SoulCollector		Atticus	- 437
SK_C019_Blackguard		Galilea 	- 496
SK_C020_IceGolem		Kelvin	  - 563
SK_C021_PenguinMech		Tobi	- 548
SK_C022_LeapingLuchador		El Dragon - 638
SK_C023_RogueSoldier		Whiskey Foxtrot	- 455
SK_C024_PapaShotgun		Ghalt	- 518
SK_C025_MutantFist		Mellka  - 14 (prologue)
SK_C026_DarkAssassin		Deande  - 60 (prologue)
SK_C027_TacticalBuilder		Kleeze	- 616

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 2:12 pm
by daemon1
An example of extracted Chaos mage (Orendi):

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Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:26 pm
by DarthphoeniX
thanks daemon1!

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:46 am
by lolwatt
This is great!

Forgive me, but where can I grab this extract.exe? I googled, but go nothing. :/

Thanks

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:32 pm
by daemon1

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:09 am
by lolwatt
Thank you! :)

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:40 pm
by artworkplay
Awesome tools, thanks!

On another note would it be possible for your next project if you could take a look at the Marvel Heroes .tfc format? Gildor had tried it for a number of years but had failed in creating extraction support for it. Hopefully fresher talent like you would finally get the textures properly?

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:13 pm
by daemon1
artworkplay wrote:Hopefully fresher talent like you would finally get the textures properly?
Maybe I will. But I'm not a fresh talent in any way. I was just lurking on the dark side for too long...

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:32 pm
by daemon1
artworkplay wrote:if you could take a look at the Marvel Heroes .tfc format?
viewtopic.php?f=18&t=14460

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:01 am
by TaylorMouse
Hey Daemon1, since I loved your stuff on Overwatch I've been looking at "other" stuff you did :p

Since I'm not really into packages and textures, I've got a little question:

how would you convert the BC7 textures to a format before DX10, or is this because the format from offered by the game has this as a standard, wrapped into a custom format?
Cause like you said, only supported by Visual Studio, texconv or PhotoShop ( I checked that)

T.

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 2:29 pm
by daemon1
I'm not sure what are you asking about, but yes, many modern games use BC6 & BC7 compression, that can't be extracted into DX9 formats just because they are new DX10 formats.

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:39 pm
by daemon1
Tools updated to support this monstrous thing. 250k+ vertices, 230k+ faces.

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Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:50 am
by jamesgarcia
Great Information.

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:44 pm
by Doctor Loboto
Hey, I need some help. I can't get the file I need myself, due to not being able to afford battleborn at the moment, so I was wondering if someone could get me the current versions of the following files:

"Character_Textures.tfc" "GD_CornerSneaker_DefaultSkin.dpk" and "GD_CornerSneaker_DefaultSkin.upk"

Re: Battleborn tools

Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:31 pm
by AlCapowned
Thanks daemon1, it works great. Is there any way to get the bones?