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    Thread: Active Duty
Post: Active Duty

I apologize for not having been able to respond to any communications sent to me. I have been called up to active duty and will be deploying to Afghanistan in June, and we have had a lot of training r...
Philip Peickert Off-Topic 1 3,657 2012-04-11, 14:17
    Thread: 2446p60 Minifig Helmet Modern with Spyrius Pattern
Post: Re: 2446p60 Minifig Helmet Modern with Spyrius Pat...

Ok. Fixing the inverted BFC was simple enough. But when I try to clean up the lines on the sides of the helmet it keeps screwing up the coordinates. I'm good enough at math to calculate 2D coordinate ...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 4 4,895 2012-02-27, 0:10
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

Reuben I have the translation and my ideas ready. My email is mr51flip@yahoo.com. Send me an email with something about LPC in the subject and I'll email you what I've got so far.
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-27, 0:05
    Thread: 2446p60 Minifig Helmet Modern with Spyrius Pattern
Post: 2446p60 Minifig Helmet Modern with Spyrius Pattern

Let me know what you all think about this design. I'm not too keen about the warping on some of the quads along the sides. Any pointers in how to easily fix them would be appreciated. Also is 2446p60 ...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 4 4,895 2012-02-25, 4:34
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

Reuben, I have a little over half of the French to English translation completed and when I send you my notes and narrative, I'll send it along to. In my recent dealings with SlicerPro I have lea...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-24, 4:39
    Thread: 3626bp66 aka Trouble with Minifig Faces
Post: Re: 3626bp65 aka Trouble with Minifig Faces

So my response will begin with, "I'm such a dunce"! Philo, When I converted the text files into LPC files they showed up as primitives instead of vertices. However you put me on the right tra...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 3 5,473 2012-02-24, 4:36
    Thread: 3626bp66 aka Trouble with Minifig Faces
Post: Re: 3626bp65 aka Trouble with Minifig Faces

Sorry, just noticed that I saved those under the wrong part number. They should be 3626bp66... apologies. Phil
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 3 5,473 2012-02-22, 6:47
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

Hello Reuben. It took me a while to start getting comfortable with LPC (actually I find I get better at it every time I use it). At first I was translating the French documentation through babb...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-22, 6:43
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

Changed the part number and submitted to the Parts Tracker. Link is below. Thanks again for all of your help. http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?s=3039pc7.dat
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-22, 6:38
    Thread: 4346px15 Container Box 2x 2x 2 Door with Slot and Spyrius Pattern
Post: Re: 4346px15 Container Box 2x 2x 2 Door with Slot ...

I changed the part number and uploaded it to the parts tracker. Link is below. Thanks again for all of your help. http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?s=4346p61.dat
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 2 3,911 2012-02-22, 6:37
    Thread: 3626bp66 aka Trouble with Minifig Faces
Post: 3626bp66 aka Trouble with Minifig Faces

As I continue to finish making the parts for the Spyrius theme, I have come upon an unexpected difficulty. I am working on 3626bp66, Minifig Head with Headband and Eyebrows. I made an initial drawing ...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 3 5,473 2012-02-22, 6:24
    Thread: 4346px15 Container Box 2x 2x 2 Door with Slot and Spyrius Pattern
Post: 4346px15 Container Box 2x 2x 2 Door with Slot and ...

Let me know what you think. Thanks. Phil.
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 2 3,911 2012-02-21, 0:45
    Thread: Question Concerning Stickers
Post: Question Concerning Stickers

I have a questions concerning stickers. I used LPC to create 168275 Sticker with Holographic Spyrius Pattern. This sticker is only attached to 4215a Panel 1x 4x 3. I have created both the individual s...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 2 3,149 2012-02-21, 0:44
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

Let's see... 1. I fixed the last T-junction. When I run Edger 2 it shows no T-Junctions or overlaps, and the only unmatched edges are where the parts line up with each other. Which leads to... 2...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-21, 0:23
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

Thanks for all of your help Philo. I addressed the remaining two T-Junctions and resolved the three overlapping quads. I also aligned the vertexes so that all the parts line up. I couldn't find any mo...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-16, 23:47
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Re: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px3...

I think I got most of the T-Junctions and I edited the pattern dimensions so it fits the part. When I look at it in LDview in random color mode it looks like it works. However when I run Edger2 it say...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-16, 6:10
    Thread: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)
Post: Slope 45 2x2 with Spyrius Droid Image (3039px32)

Ok, so this is my first attempt at parts authoring. I used LDraw Pattern Creator and only had access to a really crappy scan of the part (I am in the process of getting the part in question and will d...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 19 18,299 2012-02-14, 5:23
    Thread: Noob Question: What programs do you use?
Post: Noob Question: What programs do you use?

Hello all. My name is Phil Peickert and I have been toying with MLCad off and on for years, and recently decided to make a hobby out of it. My favorite theme is Spyrius, and like Jude, I am interested...
Philip Peickert Parts Authoring 1 2,981 2012-02-10, 15:16