Replacing colors in generator. Modifying hair color, skin color, etc

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Just started playing around with the generator when I noticed I couldn't make red haired characters, only pink.

Dug around quickly and found Program Files (x86)\KADOKAWA\RPGMV\Generator\gradients.png

While you can't seem to add new color gradients you can do replacements.

Takes a few seconds using gimp to change a color.  Simply select a gradient you want to replace, cut it away leaving a solid line.  Then select you light color you want for foreground, and black for background. Pull gradient tool across  selected line horizontally and you have a new hair color choice.  

http://imgur.com/a/7ywDE

Note: The hair colors share gradients with eyebrows, beast ears, and tail.
 

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nice find!  I'll finally be able to change out those blues, pinks, and other undesireables! 
 

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Nice. This was bothering me more than anything else so far. Particularly the lack of a dark brown and dark gray colors.
 

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I've made a gradients.png for more natural-looking skin colours (attached). Hope it helps someone ^_^

gradients.png
 

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@Sarah_yt how the hell did you add white to those gradients? i can only do 2 colors at a time when i use gimp.
 

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I use FireAlpaca - it's another free art program. Pretty good in my opinion ^_^
 

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so, i've tried editing this myself, but i seem to keep failing. would someone mind making a gradient file that matches the FSM packs? i know there's less brightness/saturation than the default RTP
 

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I'll give it a go. :kaopride:

Edit: guuhhh should have actually made sure I had that DLC pack. I don't, but going from what you said about it being less saturation I've done these two. Let me know if they hit the mark or what needs to change:

90% saturation
gradients_80p sat_natural skin.png


80% saturation
gradients_90p sat_natural skin.png
 
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Just started playing around with the generator when I noticed I couldn't make red haired characters, only pink.

Dug around quickly and found Program Files (x86)\KADOKAWA\RPGMV\Generator\gradients.png

While you can't seem to add new color gradients you can do replacements.

Takes a few seconds using gimp to change a color. Simply select a gradient you want to replace, cut it away leaving a solid line. Then select you light color you want for foreground, and black for background. Pull gradient tool across selected line horizontally and you have a new hair color choice.


Note: The hair colors share gradients with eyebrows, beast ears, and tail.


Excuse me what file did you place this into? I'm having a hard time finding it

I'll give it a go. :kaopride:

Edit: guuhhh should have actually made sure I had that DLC pack. I don't, but going from what you said about it being less saturation I've done these two. Let me know if they hit the mark or what needs to change:

90% saturation
View attachment 86754


80% saturation
View attachment 86755


May I ask what file do you place this in?
 
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@Kopiisketch I merged your two posts, please use the '+quote' option or just @ someone if you want to respond to two people instead of double-posting. You put the gradients image into the generator folder. There should be one there already, so you can replace that one (though you should make a backup of the original so you can replace it later if needed).
 

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This is awesome, I was looking for more skin colors, thank you!
 

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What about a light brown? There is either dark pink or medium brown.
 

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Hey hey hey!
Sooooo... QUESTION!
How do you tell what colors are for what? I'm modding the generator to have better colors, and I'm not sure which is which... Help?
 

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