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Download link https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3abWs-MkvQyN0R3ZEVWLTBqTnM

I tested on Windows7 JapaneseEdition.

*** Tools ***

GCFScape (http://nemesis.thewavelength.net/?p=26) or vpk.exe

For see/extract .vtf in .vpk

VTFEdit (http://nemesis.thewavelength.net/index.php?p=41)

For see original files(.vtf) information.

Paint.net (http://www.getpaint.net/download.html)

and VTF plugin (http://nemesis.thewavelength.net/index.php?c=225)

For make .vtf . Convert image file(.jpg.png...) to .vtf.

VTF plugin install : Download file and extract. copy all *.dll to Paint.NET\FileTypes\

vpk.exe (Source SDK)

For make .vpk

Install : Start Steam client. Library->'Source SDK' install.

path = C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\nmrih\sdk\bin\vpk.exe

*** Original file Information. ***


View nmrih\nmrih_dir.vpk by GCFScape





Linux( Attention. I have not linux environmenet. )




Drag to desktop

View four desktop\.vtf by VTFEdit

File size = 2.67MB

Image size = 2048 x 2048

Format = DXT1

Flags = No Mipmap/No Level Of Detail

*** Procedure ***

1. Make work folder

Make desktop\source\console\background_linux

2. make .vtf

Start paint.net.

Open image file( .jpg .png ...)

Image->Resize->Width=2048 pixels , Height=2048 pixels->OK

FIle->Save as->File type=VTF(*.vtf)

->General tab

->Click Defaults

->Image Format=DXT1(Common)

Generate Thumbnail=uncheck the box

->Mipmaps tab

->Generate Mipmaps=uncheck the box


->No Mipmap=check the box

->No Level Of Detail=check the box

->No Minimum Mipmap=check the box

->Normals tab

->Generate Normal map=uncheck the box

->click OK

3. Copy files

Copy your .vtf to desktop\source\console\

Rename your .vtf to background01.vtf

Copy background01.vtf to background01_widescreen.vtf

Copy background01.vtf to background_linux\

Copy background01_widescreen.vtf to background_linux\





│ background01.vtf

│ background01_widescreen.vtf




3. Make .vpk

Make source.vpk by vpk.exe

(1) Command prompt

start Command Prompt.

vpk C:\Users\b\Desktop\source <- path is your desktop folder.


(2) Rename vpk

Rename vpk for Release


4. Test .vpk

Install test.

(1) Copy background01_XXX.vpk to nmrih\custom\

(2) Start NMRiH

(3) You can see your .vtf?

(4) exit NMRiH

Uninstall test.

(1) Move desktop\custom\background01_XXX.vpk to desktop\

(2) Start NMRiH

(3) You can see Original .vtf?

*** FYI ***


Animation background.

Make .vmt for each .vtf ( 4 files. )




"$baseTexture" "xxx"





"animatedTextureVar" "$basetexture"

"animatedTextureFrameNumVar" "$frame"

"animatedTextureFrameRate" "1"





background01.vmt xxx="console\background01"

background01_widescreen.vmt xxx="console\background01_widescreen"

background_linux\background01.vmt xxx="console\background01"

background_linux\background01_widescreen.vmt xxx="console\background01_widescreen"

"animatedTextureFrameRate" "1" <- 1=1second. animation speed.

Start NMRiH

Background is black. <-Problem

Login server and logout server.

Background is animation.

Edited by yomox9
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Awesome! I'll probably use this x3

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Good work :D

by the way, I could not download it because I have not authentication. Probably you must 'share' it.

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Good work :D

by the way, I could not download it because I have not authentication. Probably you must 'share' it.

oops, i forgot to mark access, thx ^^

hope now it is working :ph34r:

Edited by Teenie

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