How to add Custom Tattoos

A Tutorial for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

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Adding Custom tattoo's in San Andreas

To follow the tutorial, you'll need: - [San Andreas GXT Editor]( "") - [TXD Workshop]( "") Making the Tattoo ================= There are 2 ways to make a tattoo(if you already have an image-tattoo): - Create a new .txd file with TXDWorkshop. - Or simply edit [this]( "") one. In this tutorial, I'll explain the second way since it's easier. - Open "tattoo.txd" file with TXD Worskhop and you'll see a totally black image. If you click on "Alpha/Mask", you'll see the tattoo. - Click on Export and save it as a .bmp file (or any other). - Now, open your Photo Editing software and edit the image the way you want. NOTE: Everything that's white colored (in your tattoo image) will be shown on CJ. - After you finished the editing, save the image as .bmp (or .tga if you want). - Import the image in the .txd file (Make sure that Alpha/Mask is selected when you import the image). - Click on File->Save As->yourtattooname.txd (Name the .txd like you want) and click on Save. Editing GTA San Andreas' data files =================================== - Go to C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\GTA San Andreas\data and open shopping.dat file with Notepad. - Find the line 508 (that's the line where Tattoos are placed). Theese are the codes for where the tattoos will be shown: # - = no type # 4 = left upper arm # 5 = left lower arm # 6 = right upper arm # 7 = right lower arm # 8 = back top # 9 = left chest # 10 = right chest # 11 = stomach # 12 = lower back - Create a new line below and put the following in it: Sergiow SERGIOW 8 - respect 9 sexy 9 500 Sergiow = Name of the saved .txd file SERGIOW = Tattoo name (You'll need to remember this) 8 = Back top (where the tattoo will be placed on CJ - See Above) respect 9 sexy 9 = Respect 500 = Price - Now, find line 1035 (it should be named "Section tattoo # Tattoo shop") - There are 3 sections of tattoos and here you will be able to choose where your tattoo will be avalilable. (Section 1 = Los Santos, Section 2 = San Fierro, Section 3 = Las Venturas) - Choose one (or all) section and write the following in it: item Sergiow Editing the tattoo's name ========================= - Open your GXT Edtior. - Find and open "american.gxt" from GTA San Andreas\text folder. - Click on Entry->Add - Now, it'll ask for a name. Here you will put "SERGIOW" (from Step 2) - On the right side, type anything you want (that'll be the name of your Tattoo in game). Finishing the Tutorial ====================== - Open GTA San Andreas\models\txd\LD_TATT.txd file with TXD Workshop - MAKE A LITTLE IMAGE OF YOUR TATTOO (64x64). - Click on Image->New and import your picture. - Save the .txd file. **Play the Game!** ------------------



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