- Download Nexus
Portrait (0.9 MB).Nexus Portrait includes free
samples from the Kim Jin Collection.
- After downloading, double-click
on NexusPic.exe. Install it in your NexusTK directory.
It installs automatically. A program and help icon appears in your Start
Menu and on your Desktop.
- Make a *.bmp or *.pcx
file. Almost any paint application can save as *.bmp. Save
at 16-bit or 256 colors.
Do complicated editing in a painting
program. The final image is 48 pixels wide by 56 pixels tall. The TK palette
colors may not match the exact colors you are using. Palette files TKpalette.pal
and TKpalette.act can be found in the Portrait directory
after installing Nexus Portrait.
Tip: There are several
good painting programs, some of which are shareware and can be downloaded
from the net. Check an online shareware site. One, such as PaintShop
Pro, may support this palette file format. For further assistance
refer to the manual accompanying your painting program.
- Double-click Nexus Portrait
- Click Import
Select the portion of the image
you want to use. The colors will be converted automatically to the TK
Tip: If the colors
are very different, play with the hue and saturation in your paint
program to find the colors that look best in TK.
- Double-click on the Nexus
Portrait icon on your desktop.
- Click Import
- Move to the installed directory,
and enter the Portraits subdirectory. Double-click on any of
the image files.
- Visit www.nexon.net/kingdom/media
or NextAeon News
regularly to find new portraits. NextAeon News can be sent to
you as an HTML e-mail, click
- Double-click on the color display
beside the x,y position for complete TK color palette.
Tip: Use little or
no twinkling colors for a great portrait.
- Click Save when you
are done. This converts the file to TK's image format, *.epf.
- You can only save your file
name as face.epf
- If you are working on another
portrait, rename the first portrait file so that you do not accidentally
overwrite your work.
- Copy your face.epf
to that character's folder
The name must be face.epf or the portrait will not appear in
That's it! Every TK character
has his or her own portrait. Make sure you have downloaded NexusTK,
and enter The Kingdom of the Winds.
- Click on yourself or another
- Press PageDown. In
a few seconds you will see the portrait.
- When someone clicks on you,
they will see your portrait!
Tip: You'll get the
most out of TK by making a portrait that expresses your character's
personality within the mythic Asian theme.
abusive, or commercial portraits are strictly prohibited by Nexus License and
Service Terms Agreement.
Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds
Copyright 1998, Nexon, Inc.