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Creating Your Item - Template Editor

Item Creation Guide using the ZAIZAI Studio Template Editor

 

 

Welcome to ZAIZAI Studio, the creation platform for virtual assets of ZAIZAI.

To assist you helping you to make your first items in ZAIZAI, the following topics will be covered in this guide:

  • Choosing a Template
  • Design Concept
  • Using the Template Editor
  • Creating Texture Files
  • Uploading Items

 

 

Choosing a Template

 

You can check for the list of templates currently supported by ZAIZAI Studio and then choose which items you want to create.

  1. Log into ZAIZAI Studio and then click on the Manage Items button, which is located on the right side of the toolbar.
  2. On the main screen, click the Create Item button.
  3. Select the type of template you want to create from the list of templates on the screen. 
    (Some premium templates may be available only by purchasing them.)

 

 

Choosing a Design Concept

 

In order to create an item, you must first come up with the design concept of your project. The design concept should be creative and visually appealing.

Create a cool concept that ZAIZAI users would love to share and show off to their friends in-game!

 

 

Using the Template Editor

 

First, open up Template Editor. Once its open, the UV area of the template (where the 3D image is unfolded and shown in 2D form), should be displayed on the right-hand side.

You can preview how the items in the UV format would look like in-game, which you can see to your left.

 

 

Once the UV grid structure is identified or confirmed, press the Download Template button, located at the top - next to the Show Grid button. This will download the texture image.

 

 

 

Creating Texture Files

 

Open the texture images that you downloaded earlier with an editing tool or platform such as Adobe Photoshop.

Add a layer above the texture image file to add the graphic texture of the item you want to create.

Once you complete editing the texture graphic, save it as a PNG format. Click the Upload File button located on the right side of the Template Editor to upload the file.

  • Requirements for Texture Editing
    • Recommended image sizes are from 256x256 px up to 512x512 px.
    • The format should be specified to PNG format.

 

 

Uploading Items

 

Once you finished uploading the texture files and making sure that it as uploaded successfully, check the ZAIZAI preview of the left side of the Template Editor. 

Make sure that you rotate the model around in the Preview section to see if there are any issues or concerns. 

If there are no problems, click the OK button located on the right-hand side of the Template Editor to go to the item description section.

 

 

 

Next Steps

 

Let’s learn how to upload your created contents into ZAIZAI Studio.