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Valid parameters for a Material are:
 
Valid parameters for a Material are:
*'''name''': name for reference
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<properties>
*'''texture''': set the texture (don't use PNG extension)
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name=name for reference
*'''addtexture''': add a texture (again, no PNG extension)
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texture=set the texture (don't use PNG extension)
*'''notextures''': don't use textures.
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addtexture=add a texture (again, no PNG extension)
*'''notexcolor''': don't apply the color to the texture
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notextures=don't use textures.
*'''notexalpha''': don't use the texture's alpha channel
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notexcolor=don't apply the color to the texture
*'''texmat''': specify a texture matrix. -1 for no texture matrix.
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notexalpha=don't use the texture's alpha channel
*'''dyncol''': specify a dynamic color. -1 for no dynamic color.
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texmat=specify a texture matrix. -1 for no texture matrix.
*'''ambient''': ambient color
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dyncol=specify a dynamic color. -1 for no dynamic color.
*'''diffuse''': diffuse (main) color
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ambient=ambient color
*'''color''': synonym for diffuse
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diffuse=diffuse (main) color
*'''specular''': specular color
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color=synonym for diffuse
*'''emission''': emission color
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specular=specular color
*'''shininess''': shiny!
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emission=emission color
*'''resetmat''': restore default values
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shininess=shiny!
 
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resetmat=restore default values
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</properties>
 
To actually apply a texture, you must use some sort of reference in an object, like so:
 
To actually apply a texture, you must use some sort of reference in an object, like so:
 
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Revision as of 19:51, 16 April 2007

A material is used in a BZFlag world to define a new look for otherwise regular objects, such as meshboxes.

Code

To put a material in your map, first it must be defined:

material
 name example_material
 texture filename
 addtexture filename
 notextures
 notexcolor
 notexalpha
 texmat -1
 dyncol -1
 ambient 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
 diffuse 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
 color 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
 specular 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
 emission 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
 shininess 0.0
 resetmat
end

Valid parameters for a Material are:

name name for reference
texture set the texture (don't use PNG extension)
addtexture add a texture (again, no PNG extension)
notextures don't use textures.
notexcolor don't apply the color to the texture
notexalpha don't use the texture's alpha channel
texmat specify a texture matrix. -1 for no texture matrix.
dyncol specify a dynamic color. -1 for no dynamic color.
ambient ambient color
diffuse diffuse (main) color
color synonym for diffuse
specular specular color
emission emission color
shininess shiny!
resetmat restore default values

To actually apply a texture, you must use some sort of reference in an object, like so:

meshbox
 position 0 0 10
 rotation 0
 size 10 10 5
 matref example_material
end

History

Materials were added in BZFlag 2.0.0.

Editor Support

Materials are supported in Blender with BZWTools, pyBZEdit, and Wings3D with the BZW Exporter for Wings3D. Materials are NOT supported in BZEdit or BZFed.