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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 14, 2015, 6:35 AM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2676

    Originally Posted by NeoKeth View Post
    Not sure if you're still here, but that link is busted.
    Thanks for the update. I have some robot arm files ready for upload, and they'll be going up as soon as I can. Please bear with us while we continue to populate the Archive.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 16, 2015, 2:31 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2677

    Originally Posted by Chernobyl View Post
    Thanks for the update. I have some robot arm files ready for upload, and they'll be going up as soon as I can. Please bear with us while we continue to populate the Archive.
    I've got the base armor pieces for Reach all separated out if you'd like me to upload them.
    All the non-torso pieces were pulled from the fp arms and fp legs.
    I'm sure they'd all be better off with the textures, but I got what I got.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 16, 2015, 2:39 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2678

    Originally Posted by WandererTJ View Post
    I've got the base armor pieces for Reach all separated out if you'd like me to upload them.
    I already have these models uploaded to the Archive, I believe - but thanks for the offer.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 16, 2015, 3:00 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2679

    Chernobyl, last I checked, you had all of the armor attachments and specializations uploaded, but not the following:
    Torso, Codpiece/Belt, Bicep Armor, Forearm Armor, Handplates, Thigh Armor, Shin Armor, Boots

    In any case, I have not seen them anywhere in the OBJ section.

    I have a few of them unfolded as well, just finished the Handplate. I did a boot, but it still needs a bit more work.
    For the Torso and the Boots (and maybe the thighs), I have them broken up into multiple objects, that once converted to Pepakura, will allow them to turn on/off the visibility of the various layers of armor so that it is more clear what the different parts are so you can choose what you want and don't want to print.

    I was talking to Master Builder a little while back, and he was hoping to get each of the pieces with the textures applied so that he could make them for 3D printing, but I don't think that's going to happen anymore.
    I know that you stopped taking requests for 3D models of spartans for people's characters, but if it wouldn't be too much trouble, do you think you could load a generic one (no attachments/upgrades) with the textures applied to all the armor and underarmor?
    I'm sure you remember my extremely lengthy request I once made for a model, perhaps I could sacrifice having a personalized one ever being made by having a generic one made for the good of the forum.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 16, 2015, 3:23 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2680

    Originally Posted by WandererTJ View Post
    Chernobyl, last I checked, you had all of the armor attachments and specializations uploaded, but not the following:
    Torso, Codpiece/Belt, Bicep Armor, Forearm Armor, Handplates, Thigh Armor, Shin Armor, Boots
    If you're asking me if I have the base armour files for Halo Reach in the OBJ section - I'll check, and if not, I'll upload the raw base bipeds as soon as I get a free moment.

    Originally Posted by WandererTJ View Post
    I have a few of them unfolded as well, just finished the Handplate. I did a boot, but it still needs a bit more work.
    If you've unfolded a file and want to upload it, please do so - just bear in mind the correct categories for the files, so you put them in the right place. I don't mind people uploading their own things - the entire point of the Archive is for people to upload and contribute their own content. I'm simply here to curate the content you guys put up and make sure everything's fine and where it should be.

    Originally Posted by WandererTJ View Post
    For the Torso and the Boots (and maybe the thighs), I have them broken up into multiple objects, that once converted to Pepakura, will allow them to turn on/off the visibility of the various layers of armor so that it is more clear what the different parts are so you can choose what you want and don't want to print.
    That's fairly ill-advised. Adding components onto the file meddles with scaling the base component - I found this to my own detriment a few years back with FS's Mk VI torso set. It's a nice idea, but Pepakura's a pain like that.

    Originally Posted by WandererTJ View Post
    I know that you stopped taking requests for 3D models of spartans for people's characters, but if it wouldn't be too much trouble, do you think you could load a generic one (no attachments/upgrades) with the textures applied to all the armor and underarmor?
    No.

    Originally Posted by WandererTJ View Post
    I'm sure you remember my extremely lengthy request I once made for a model, perhaps I could sacrifice having a personalized one ever being made by having a generic one made for the good of the forum.
    Again: no. I'm not discounting a user creating a resource like this themselves but:

    A - I don't have the time, patience or inclination myself
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    B - references for the base armour already exist online in abundance for those with the willingness to do their own research.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 16, 2015, 3:32 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2681

    Originally Posted by Chernobyl View Post
    If you're asking me if I have the base armour files for Halo Reach in the OBJ section - I'll check, and if not, I'll upload the raw base bipeds as soon as I get a free moment.
    That's fairly ill-advised. Adding components onto the file meddles with scaling the base component - I found this to my own detriment a few years back with FS's Mk VI torso set. It's a nice idea, but Pepakura's a pain like that.
    I'll send you the Torso file that I have so you can check it out.
    I really don't think it creates any issue in terms of scaling.

    Step 1: How wide is your torso?
    Step 2: Measure Distance between Two Points (in the 3D Window)
    Step 3: Adjust Scale Factor based on difference
    Step 4: Remeasure for verification
    Step 5: Clean up and print
    (This is the new scaling method, Measure Distance is a fairly new feature that has been added, which definitely helps)

    Everything gets scaled together, it's not like things become deformed. Granted, some of the game polygons do intersect with other polygons, but that is simply a problem we have to be aware of for all models.

    Again, I can upload all of the Base Armor files, I just didn't want to step on your toes and get in your way.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 18, 2015, 4:53 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2682

    Originally Posted by Chernobyl View Post
    Thanks for the update. I have some robot arm files ready for upload, and they'll be going up as soon as I can. Please bear with us while we continue to populate the Archive.
    Awesome, thanks.
    I also can't seem to get into the Reach Archives on 4shared. My account is older, I wasn't active for some time, and have become active again. I meet the minimum post requirements (Last I checked, it was 50) and I still can't access them. Is there something I'm missing?
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    2 Weeks Ago - Jun 19, 2015, 4:09 AM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2683

    Originally Posted by NeoKeth View Post
    Awesome, thanks.
    I also can't seem to get into the Reach Archives on 4shared. My account is older, I wasn't active for some time, and have become active again. I meet the minimum post requirements (Last I checked, it was 50) and I still can't access them. Is there something I'm missing?
    The 4Shared archive is experiencing some issues - I don't hold access to the account myself, so I can't fix the problem, and attempts to reach the admin of that particular archive haven't been successful. Our own Archive here on the site should have what you need though.
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    1 Week Ago - Jun 22, 2015, 3:32 PM - Re: *The Official* Halo Reach Pepakura Files Thread #2684

    Well, apparently I'm not friends with MissingSpartan7 on XBL anymore, so I can't message him to ask him what's up.
    I'm pretty sure he was the one that kept it alive, could be wrong though.

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