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Hello everybody!

 

 

Is it somehow possible to make new custom icons for the map markers?

By that I mean the little symbol that shows up on the compass / on the map.

i haven't found anything like "map marker type" in the Creation Kit.

 

How can this be done?

 

If you know anything about this, let me know here!



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Its possible to replace an existing marker with minimal effort but adding an all new one would be a bit harder, maybe impossible with conventional means.



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Its possible to replace an existing marker with minimal effort but adding an all new one would be a bit harder, maybe impossible with conventional means.

 

And why that, if you don't mind asking ... ?

What do you mean by "conventional means"?



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There is a way to swap existing ones out, so you could make colourful ones, ect..

 

Adding new ones isn't possible it's hardbaked into the system



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Aaawwww man .... !

It seems everything awsome or interesting that has to do with the user interface / would make the game better is impossible ...

  • Custom map marker icons    NO
  • Custom crafting perk system with nice graphical UI    NO

 

Well, back again to "boring" stuff ...



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I made one for my Yuvend mod. Indeed I had to swap it out with an existing map marker, so I just swapped it for the Swan's Pond marker, since it's only used for one location. Then I  simply substituted a generic pond marker for the Swan's Pond location. As to how I was able to create the marker, I'm afraid at this point all I can tell you is I used JPEXS Free Flash Decompiler and Photoshop to accomplish this. It's been several months and it was the only time I attempted such a task.



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Thanks chuck for the tool info.



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Its possible to replace an existing marker with minimal effort but adding an all new one would be a bit harder, maybe impossible with conventional means.

This is what I'm looking to do, replace markers with existing ones in the game.  For example, all the settlement map markers with the same icon (maybe the farm one). I'm not looking to add new icons into the game I want to change what is already there with ones in the game.  Any help would be appreciated. THX



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Its possible to replace an existing marker with minimal effort but adding an all new one would be a bit harder, maybe impossible with conventional means.

This is what I'm looking to do, replace markers with existing ones in the game.  For example, all the settlement map markers with the same icon (maybe the farm one). I'm not looking to add new icons into the game I want to change what is already there with ones in the game.  Any help would be appreciated. THX

 

Then start a new topic about "how to modify existing map markers", or something like that ...

 

This topic is about creating completely new map markers ...

 

Thank you .....



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I know this is an old topic, but there never was a satisfying answer ...

 

But, I just realized something:

 

The DLCs (specifically NukaWorld) have "custom map markers" (Map marker icons that are not "included" in the "vanilla game").

And they are just esm files and some archived stuff.

 

So technically a ESM file (with the correct interface file stuff) CAN "add" new map marker icons to the game.

 

Now I just need to figure out HOW ....







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