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Gradients in SimplePlanes

7,821 X4JB  11 days ago
564 downloads

Whats dis??

"Wait, you can't make gradients in SimplePlanes right?"
"That must be Photoshopped."
"Oh, he scripted it."

All three statements above are wrong.

It can be done.
It is not photoshopped.
And I didn't script it.


How?

So what you are looking at is 100 parts with 100 different colours. I did all of this manually, so it was quite a pain. But now that it is holiday for me I got loads of time.
You can actually use more than the 15 colours that you can see in the designer. This way I made 100 different grey scales reaching from #000000 to #FFFFFF. This is how to add more colours to your build:
1) Open your aircraft in the designer and select the "custom" colour palette.
2) Open the XML file and go to <Theme name="Custom">
3) At the end of the list of colours make another colour by copying one of the colours above. Give this the colour you want in Hex.
4) Count on what line this new colour is relative to the other colours (first colour is line 1, second is line 2, 8th is line 8 etc).
5) Go back to the Designer in SP, select the part you want to be your custom colour.
6) Change the material of the part to the number you counted to in step 4.
7) Now it should be done, if it isn't just try again from step 1.


Remember I did this one hundred times, I hope that earns me your upvote xD.
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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 3.3ft (1.0m)
  • Length 21.1ft (6.4m)
  • Height 5.1ft (1.5m)
  • Empty Weight 2,270lbs (1,030kg)
  • Loaded Weight 2,610lbs (1,183kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 1147

Parts

  • Number of Parts 101
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    2,910 Hypixel

    Holy

    2 days ago
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    Someone should make Alaska’s More To Love livery using this! This is epic.

    6 days ago
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    20.2k ChiChiWerx

    I’ve run out of colors on multiple builds, so thanks for figuring this out, I suppose it’s an interface issue, vice an actual limitation of the game.

    6 days ago
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    Am sorry can’t upvote cause it’s 69

    6 days ago
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    you have my respect dude

    no easy work doing gradients

    7 days ago
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    Its beautiful!

    7 days ago
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    1,454 Zanedavid

    On mobile you just have to use the custom paint and make each one a shade lighter, Ive done something similar with some of my planes but since I don’t have many paint options I can’t do as many.

    8 days ago
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    Ok

    8 days ago
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    4,474 JamesBoA

    @benjaminlavezzari inglés bro

    8 days ago
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    Lol this looks nice, I always loved gradients

    8 days ago
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    Esta PIOLA

    9 days ago
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    7,821 X4JB

    @AnoniMosu Probably some of the most painful 100 parts in my career lol

    9 days ago
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    9,588 AnoniMosu

    Well done, you bumped up overall SP builds part count by 100.

    9 days ago
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    1,664 Abhishek700

    Looks real 😮

    9 days ago
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    Awesome

    10 days ago
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    100 Shades Of Gray

    +5 10 days ago
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    7,821 X4JB

    @MAHADI That would be cool yeah

    10 days ago
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    70.9k MAHADI

    New discovery! now we will find planes with gradient wings!

    +2 10 days ago
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    7,821 X4JB

    @EliteArsenals24 lol, you need to find the efficiency in the workflow

    +1 10 days ago
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    42.0k bjac0

    good to know!

    +1 10 days ago
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    Attempted to make this a long time ago but gave up when I reach 50 shades lol.

    +1 10 days ago
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    @TheCreatorandDestroyer99 dang, I thought it'd be longer.

    +1 10 days ago
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    He said it took him an hour. @AWESOMENESS360

    10 days ago
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    Just out of curiosity, how long did it take? Really cool btw, had no idea you could do this.

    10 days ago
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    good to know! Any chance that you've recreated the 64 or 256 bit color schemes?

    11 days ago
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