Large HUD Compass Arrow Model

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Interkarma
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Large HUD Compass Arrow Model

Post by Interkarma » Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:58 am

Calling out for a bit of help if someone is able to. I'm looking for the 3D model used by the larger HUD's compass arrow:

compass-arrow-model.jpg
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I thought I had this in my notes somewhere from years back, but certainly can't find it now. I've combed through the 10251 models in Daggerfall Modelling a couple of times and haven't been able to find it again.

Feel like I'm going crazy. Does anyone still have this model's ID recorded somewhere?

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Re: Large HUD Compass Arrow Model

Post by Ferital » Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:19 pm

After a quick look into classic code, it seems this arrow could be located in one of the following file:
cmpa00i0.bss
cmpa01i0.bss
cmpa02i0.bss

I'm not entirely sure about it though, but since these files are loaded just before "cmpa03i0.img", which is the compass center, itself loaded before the main HUD (main01i0.img), and considering there name (cmpa = compass), that would make sense.

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Re: Large HUD Compass Arrow Model

Post by Interkarma » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:15 pm

Thank you! Not sure why I had it my head it was a 3D model then. I've been at this a while, so likely built up a false memory here somehow. :oops:

I'll take a look at those files.

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Re: Large HUD Compass Arrow Model

Post by Interkarma » Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:57 am

Yep, these definitely look like the compass. There's so much empty space, you can actually watch the shape of data blocks rotating clockwise in hex editor to match rotation of compass. :D

Format looks like an easy solve too. Cheers Ferital!

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Re: Large HUD Compass Arrow Model

Post by Interkarma » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:56 am

Just confirming the BSS format is now solved and supported by ImageReader.

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