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Postby ThorinOakensfield » Tue Sep 18, 2001 5:10 pm

Mine, i found it at ironworks.

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And remember to update my bio and potrait. My bio is in the bio thread.


Damn the image didn't work.
Heres a[url="http://www.angelfire.com/mh/drakelord1/thorin.html"]link[/url]

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Postby Zelgadis » Tue Sep 18, 2001 5:52 pm

I've been trying to draw one. I'm not a good artist, but i think if i try hard enough i will get it right eventually :)
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Postby Weasel » Tue Sep 18, 2001 6:36 pm

Has it been released what size the pictures can be....and if you can add your own?
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Postby Xandax » Tue Sep 18, 2001 9:56 pm

Ì belive it has, I recall seeing size mentioned somewhere, but for now I can't find it - I'll keep looking :)

But I don't know how Argyle will make use of potraits (yet)
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Postby Classic » Wed Sep 19, 2001 1:21 pm

Hey Zelgadis, don´t bother! To make a decent portrait by your self you´ll need a palette of I don´t know how many colors and it´s still gonna be terribly hard to make something that doesn´t look like something outta kindergarten! Unless of course you mean really drawing something (on paper) and then scanning it. Still, this way you´d also need alot of practice before you´ll get a decent result. I don´t mean to be a spoil sport but try to find a nice portrait on the web or in magazines and use that one. ;)

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Postby Xyx » Wed Sep 19, 2001 2:09 pm

I'll snag something out of some great piece of art by the masters of fantasy illustration, I guess. :D
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Postby Nippy » Thu Sep 20, 2001 6:13 am

Does anyone knwo how to get the portraits from BG2? I like the guy in the plate armour and blue background, the one after the bald guy with the skull.
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Postby Weasel » Thu Sep 20, 2001 1:51 pm

Originally posted by Xandax:
<STRONG>Ì belive it has, I recall seeing size mentioned somewhere, but for now I can't find it - I'll keep looking :)

But I don't know how Argyle will make use of potraits (yet)</STRONG>


Please do. I have close to 10 mb of pics from BG1 and 2.....i will have to start deciding :D :D
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Postby Xyx » Thu Sep 20, 2001 2:19 pm

Originally posted by Nippy:
<STRONG>Does anyone knwo how to get the portraits from BG2?</STRONG>


[url="http://havak.db-forge.com/extra.php"]Havak's portraits and sounds[/url] has them.
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Postby Zelgadis » Thu Sep 20, 2001 3:01 pm

Yeah, i know it'll be hard to draw a good one, Classic, but i got a lot of spare time :)
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Postby BlackSheep » Thu Sep 20, 2001 6:58 pm

hey ur here <runs up to weasel and shakes his hand> sup man? o this is spam here right?
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Postby Rail » Thu Sep 20, 2001 9:39 pm

Originally posted by Weasel:
<STRONG>Please do. I have close to 10 mb of pics from BG1 and 2.....i will have to start deciding :D :D </STRONG>


LOL! You and I are in the same boat, Weasel. I think I have well over 400 to sort through. :rolleyes: :D *sigh*

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Postby Garcia » Thu Sep 20, 2001 10:40 pm

I found/made my picture too. I just need to cut it down to size for the small one.
here is the picture it took it from [url="http://garcia.whitehat.dk/oldguy.jpg"]pic. 1[/url] he looked a bit old and woren down so I change him to look more like me :D [url="http://garcia.whitehat.dk/Garcia_tolkien_2.jpg"]pic. 2[/url] it is not that well made but hey it has all been done in standard Paint :) :D
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Postby Weasel » Thu Sep 20, 2001 11:06 pm

Originally posted by Garcia:
<STRONG>] it is not that well made but hey it has all been done in standard Paint :) :D
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Not that well done? I believe you did a great job from looking at the pics. I have PaintShop Pro and mine still look like 1st grade children stickmen pics. :D :D
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Postby Garcia » Fri Sep 21, 2001 12:04 am

LOL :D


I was not trying to be modest (you don't know me THAT well but trust me im not like that :D ) I did use "some" time doing it every little pixel had to be colored, but what, i did while "working" :rolleyes: so there was a lot of time kill :D


I just got PaintShop Pro recently I dont know how to use it yet :( .......but I know paint :)
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Postby Garcia » Thu Sep 27, 2001 6:10 am

@Weasel when you get here can I please see your 1st grade children stickmen pics :) I am trying to figure out how to use paint shop pro. and trust me they cant be worse than mine. mine look like piccasso.......only it should pretend a face!
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Postby Nightmare » Thu Sep 27, 2001 1:48 pm

To use your custom portraits, doesn't everone have to have a copy? I mean, i believe noone but you will be able so see your protrait.
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Postby Xyx » Thu Sep 27, 2001 3:43 pm

I doubt you'd be forced to download 40 or so custom portraits the instant you connect to the server. :p ;)
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Postby Xandax » Thu Sep 27, 2001 9:53 pm

Originally posted by Gaxx_Firkraag:
<STRONG>To use your custom portraits, doesn't everone have to have a copy? I mean, i believe noone but you will be able so see your protrait.</STRONG>


Not to my knowlegde.
The poitrait would be placed on your computer, and properly sent through the game to the people needing to see them.
Otherwise think of Argyle - if all 100+ members should have each others potraits, that wouldn't be effecient.

But I still haven't found much additional information, but am still searcing the net, so I can provide better answers :cool:
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Postby Xandax » Thu Sep 27, 2001 10:11 pm

<STRONG>
From the FAQ:
3.10 - To what degree can I customize my characters?

(cut from the middle of the paragraph) As with Baldur's Gate, you will be able to select character portrait and sound sets from our extensive library, or even import your own.

3.11 - Is the format of the posted character portraits final, so that we can start making our own?
The portraits in Neverwinter Nights are 110x170 pixels, the same size that we used for the large portraits in Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate 2. They are stored in 24-bit *.bmp format.

And directly from Trent Oster:
Custom portraits: To display custom character portrait, the player will have to download them. When you join into a game and your character has a custom portrait, the character will first appear with a stock or blank portrait while the client uploads the portrait to the server in the background. The game client will have an option to download custom portraits or not. If the option is on, the portrait is downloaded to the client and displayed. If the option is off, the portrait is ignored and a default is used.

I found this quote off of a search on Planet Neverwinter (www.rpgplanet.com/planetnw)

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I found this quote on one of the boards, this would hopefully explain much
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