Old-gen EA model file format research (.o)

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  1. Dmitri

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    Hey guys.
    If you are (or was) an active modmaker for FIFA10 era (07, 08, 09) you know that a proper tool for model export/import was not created for these games.
    Some time ago I documented some basic things about the format.
    It's all uploaded here:
    https://fifam.miraheze.org/wiki/O
    I'm leaving this information here and hope someone will be interested in further researching.
     
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    Most of things related to meshes and skinning were researched and documented.
    I would say, the current progress on researching is:
    -meshes - 90%
    -skeleton and skinning- 90%
    -shaders - 10%
    -animations - 5%

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    My experimental exporting tool which I'm currently working on is nearly completed.
    During the research I found that the general model format was not changed for many years, since 2004 or so (I also checked FIFA WC 2002 and it had some slight differences).
    What changed during these years were shaders. Shaders determine how geometry (vertex buffer) is stored and how geometry is rendered (render code). So these 2 things may differ in different games and game versions. At this point I'm only interested in FIFA Manager series (13, 07 and 08), and maybe I will also look at FIFA 07/08.
    If you are interested in any other games (like NBA, Cricket or anything else) and could help with finding/testing, let me know.

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