GTA SA Tutorials – How to merge two effectsPC.txd and effects.fxp

I posted this tutorials because of my friend request, then I posted about how to merge / combine two effectsPC.txd and effects.fxp. But before, i will explain what is effectsPC.txd and effects.fxp. EffectsPC.txd is a file that contains many texture of the particle that used in the game. Effects.fxp is the file that contains settings, how the particle work/appear in the game. It set the particle colour, position, size, rotation and many more. So, if you want to edit the effects texture, you can only edit effectsPC.txd. But if you want to edit both texture and how it appear in the game, you need to edit both effectsPC.txd and effects.fxp. Many mods on the web add a new particle on the game. If there’s many mods that add new particle on the game, How could it works together?? You need to merge the effects that used on the mod with yours.

Well, this is how to merge both effects

Read it first

—————

!!!MAKE BACKUP FIRST!!!

first effects.fxp    =    the main effects.fxp (where two effects will merge here)
first effectsPC.txd    =    the main effectsPC.txd (where two particle will merge here)
second effects.fxp    =    the secondary effects.fxp (where new effects taken)
second effectsPC.txd    =    the secondary effectsPC.txd (where new particle taken)

1. Open first effects.fxp in models folder using notepad
2. Go to the end of the line
3. There should be “FX_PROJECT_DATA_END:
4. Give two [enter] above that line, so there’re three line-spaces, and place the cursor on the middle
5. Now, Open second effects.fxp which has the effect that you want to be merge with the last one
6. Find the effects name that you want to merge, e.g. “fire_med
7. After you found it, there should be “FX_SYSTEM_DATA:” above it
8. Select it, move the cursor down ’till you found “TXDNAME: NOTXDSET“. So, you will select it from “FX_SYSTEM_DATA:” untill “TXDNAME: NOTXDSET
9. Copy it, then paste on the first effects.fxp (on the middle between 3 line-spaces, at the end of file)
10. Then save it.

11. Open the second effectsPC.txd
12. Click on the image that you want to merge
13. Remember the name of the image (will be used on the first effectsPC.txd)
14. Export it (i usually use PNG)

Now,
1. Open the first effectsPC.txd
2. Click Image > New > 32 BPP
3. Doubleclick on the new image, Apply “Alpha is used
4. Click Import, choose the image that you’ve Export before
5. Then rename it just like on the second effectsPC.txd (should be same with the second effectsPC.txd)
6. Apply “compressed” if necessary
7. Save TXD

If you follow it, you should be able to merge the effects. Just keep trying
Sorry for bad tutorial and my english

Tutorial by ADVDI

About these ads

Posted on June 22, 2011, in Games, GTA SA Modding, Tips and Trick and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 35 Comments.

  1. thx man !!!
    but what if i want the color of blood be blue-white for example
    what i must to edit?

    • May be different ways, try this
      Open particle.txd, find blood texture, export it, then change the colour using image editor e.g. Adobe Photoshop, the replace the old one….

      Second, open effects.fxp, then find “blood”, there should be many of it, scroll down untill you found something like FX_INFO_COLOUR_DATA: or FX_INFO_COLOURBRIGHT_DATA:.

      If it FX_INFO_COLOUR_DATA:, look for VAL:, then change the value (there should be Red, Green, and Blue), change the combination of the value.

      If it FX_INFO_COLOURBRIGHT_DATA:, scroll up, and looks for the texture name, then open effectsPC.txd, export the texture, then edit it with Adobe Photoshop…

      I hope this could help you :)

  2. i’ve messed up my gtasa :(

  3. hey
    i want to change the blood in something “electric” * and with some sparks *
    ive got the textures but is in red ..
    can u make the effects.fxp for me & upload to mediafire ?
    like here ———-> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_VOWWQGNKU&feature=player_detailpage#t=6s :D

  4. i’ve put it there to :D

  5. do the sequence in effectspc.txd need to match in the effects.fxp????

    sorry bad english…im malaysian….

    • of course, except if you’re only change the texture (without changing the size, possition, colour and etc), you don’t need to edit effects.fxp. Some effects would have different colour even if you only change the texture on effectsPC.txd, but some wouldn’t.

  6. Excellent subject I could not of thougth off that !

  7. What do I have to do to merge Overdose Effects by functionX and Odama Rasengan ? I’m having a hard time

    • You should copy odama rasengan effects (nbluesphere.fxs) from my effects.fxp to the Overdose Effects’s, do it with step no.7. Then import the odama rasengan image from Overdose Effects’s txd (effectsPC.txd

      • Thanks a lot !!!!! :)

      • chidori sage

        Hi I try to merge the naruto mod effects to a rasen shuriken mod I was able to get sasuke to to chidori, but when doing fireball jutsu game crashes and kakashi’s chidori lightning doesn’t show.plz help

  8. Where did you get the map and radar ?

  9. Under where ? I can’t find it

  10. I found it.

  11. Can you send me your effects fxp and effects pc txd please I would do anything.

  12. yg edit gta tu pake tools apaan lalau download nya dmna ..

  13. yg edit effect gta tu pake tools apaan lalau download nya dmna ..

  14. kalo mau nambahn effect kaya amaterasu/rasen pake txd workshops tu gmna caranya??

  15. if you could please explain how nambahin / edit effects.pc use TXD workshop

  16. I tried to merge these two sets but everytime I use the merged one, the game crashes at the use of mod.
    Please merge these two sets and upload to mediafire…..
    Link:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?vk3fmay45pm692s

    And please upload your Hirashin no Jutsu to another website. Megaupload is seized.

  17. Hello there I need your help, can you please merge or combine this 2 sets of txd files for GTA San Andreas? the OLD ones are the files that shows the right effects of fireball and the magic dildo or lightning effect… the new files are the ones with the Neon effects for the cars…
    here is the link:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?mv96b4bpkzs32u3

  18. how do i know which effect i should merge i am trying to merge amaterasu effect with chidori

  19. I’m Indonesian.
    can you help me to merge my effects.fxp and effectsPC.txd? please. . .

  1. Pingback: GTA SA Tutorials – How to modify effects.fxp « ADVDI – Azmi Adi Firmansyah's Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 62 other followers

%d bloggers like this: