[Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

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[Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby madga182 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:38 am

Basic conversion videos by Madgaz Gaming.

Ok guys for those who dont know i came to this site clueless on how to make models work and convert them from gta4 to gta5, after many weeks and hours spent using the amazing Zmodeler Programme i have came to a good basic understanding of model conversion and feel i should help others, and also take the weight off Olegs shoulders

So consider this as a super basic Tutorial series that will allow you to get the basics of car conversion completed and working in GTA 5

More advanced tutorials will follow over time such as Working Dials and Extras

Enjoy part 1 Down Below, Showing how to get the models from Gta4 into Zmodeler 3 Ready to Start Conversion



Part 2 how to set up Hierarchy and Compound Elements



Part 3 How to set up the Wheels and Collisions


Part 4 Setting up basic textures and a play test of mode


Part 5 Setting Up Rotations And Axis, Collsions and Final Test



GTA4 to GTA5 conversion videos by Oleg.
A set of two videos showing the recommended workflow of model conversion from GTA4 to GTA5. No voiceover, use embedded subtitles.

Part 1:


Part2:




Chinese tutorials and guides + GTA5 conversion videos by Yoha.

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=8542



"How to convert Gta SA cars To Gta V zmodeler 3 tutorial" video. [This Part1] by saidylmz
Language: Turkish

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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby 19Legan81 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:16 am

Awesome!! =) Things like this is priceless when you are about learning , subscribed on ur channel and will follow every step.
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby madga182 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:26 am

Part 2 now up
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby Dark Paradise » Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:45 am

Very nice. You earned 1 sub ;)
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby trigger_hdz » Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:32 pm

good job man this will help alot of people.
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby CrazyRussian » Sun Sep 13, 2015 5:39 am

Hey, I actually made the same car before I Saw this video, can I please post my mod on Gta5 Mods, I didn't steal yours I just made it with looking at Oleg's zmodeler3 tutorial
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby madga182 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 6:25 am

go for it dude
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby CrazyRussian » Sun Sep 13, 2015 6:38 am

madga182 wrote:go for it dude


THANKS!
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby 19Legan81 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:44 am

when do you think part 3 of the tutorial will be finnished?
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby Dark Paradise » Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:29 am

Please do part 3. Ive been waiting for days
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby madga182 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:46 am

Doing it now guys sorry for delay
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby madga182 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:16 am

PART 3 NOW UP GUYS ENJOY
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Re: Basic Tutorial Videos (Gta4 to Gta5 Conversion Videos)

Postby 19Legan81 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:29 am

Yeeeeyyyy!!
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby madga182 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:47 am

Part 4 is up now guys
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby smoochy1993 » Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:23 pm

can someone please help me i have been trying to convert a modded unlocked car from gta iv for nearly 6 days with fail and i have watched these videos over 5 times there are diffrerents
like in the video you gotta rename the car to ect(police_hi) from police2.wtf where the one i am trying to convert only says chasis with all the other parts this is whats in the read me file of the car i am trying to convert also ill post the download to see if yous guys can take a look http://www.mediafire.com/download/bt2sm ... AUSXR8.zip

Australian Ford Falcon XR8 V1.0
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Variant: Civillian
ELS Recommedations: None

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Original model from Juiced 2. Converted to GTA4 by Jacob.

This model has been left unlocked. You are free to edit it however you want, as long as credit is given to me for the original car.
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby madga182 » Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:15 pm

You will need to add a dummy nod and make your hierarchy like the ones in the pictures and videos , can you screen shot your set up and hierarchy ??
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby smoochy1993 » Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:46 pm

madga182 wrote:You will need to add a dummy nod and make your hierarchy like the ones in the pictures and videos , can you screen shot your set up and hierarchy ??




wow i dont even know what that means lol i am new start 6 days ago i am back to spuare 1 now lol would you know anyone who would do it if i pay them ?
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby madga182 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:40 am

I can help you the best I can, if you have followed my tutorials on the top of the page I walk through the whole process step by step
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby smoochy1993 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 1:22 am

madga182 wrote:I can help you the best I can, if you have followed my tutorials on the top of the page I walk through the whole process step by step



okay well i have the car ready to be opened up in zmodeler3 its a z3d file as soon as i do that i follow your video and my car is different do you have skype or teamviewer i dont have a mic since i use desktop and i appreciate you tryig to help
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby 19Legan81 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:25 am

When you set the dummys for openable parts such as doors bonnets and hoods, is it correct that i have to use sphear dummy because in your video you never gave a comment on how to set those dummys, and from all of a sudden all of your dummys are solid but you unticked those in the beginning to not be solid, this makes me a little confused? =/
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby madga182 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:32 am

The dummies I untucked were just to hide in Zmodeller they still render Ingame but best change the spheres to cuclinders I'll be doing video tomorrow on it
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby 19Legan81 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:27 pm

Ok, yeah, i did see on a vanilla gta5 vehicle that it uses cylindred dummys on doors, but i think it must be better to use sphears on bumper edges from the place it hangs when collided, am i right there?
Looking forward the new upload, its an awesome help to us, thank you very much.
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby madga182 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:02 pm

Bumpers and such should be squares , you don't place the dummies where it would hang the game automatically generates this point , the dummies for such parts like bumpers are just more or placement points , compared to th cylinders for doors and boot they are hinge locations pretty much
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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby 19Legan81 » Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:53 pm

What can i do when my vehicle only has a [wheelmesh_lf] i know that gta only needs one wheel to spawn the rest, but the vehicle did not com with the rest of the wheels, i mean i need the rest of them in the heriarchy.

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Re: [Guide] GTA4 to GTA5 Conversion Tutorial Videos

Postby Oleg » Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:18 am

put a dummy instead of wheel mesh, name it [wheel_lf]. convert it to compound while L0, L1, L2 are toggled off. then use geometries (wheelmesh_lf, wheelmesh_lf_l1) to put them as L0 and L1 states onto your wheel compound. this is done as follows:
1. pick [wheel_lf] in heirarchy, toggle [8] lock icon on structure panel next to object name.
2. toggle L0 button on top.
3. drag & drop wheelmesh_lf geometry object onto a list of states (where "Default" is currently shown). you will see "L0" shown there.
4. toggle L1 button on top and drag&drop wheelmesh_lf_l1 onto a list, you will see "L1" in a list now.
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