User Generated Logos - Usage

Last modified by Daniel Turner on 2023/09/05 15:33

Information about user generated logos for in-game usage.

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  • Files location:
    %userprofile%\Documents\Egosoft\X4\logos"
    or
    C:\Users\<Your-Win-Username>\Documents\Egosoft\X4\logos (GOG users)
    or
    C:\Users\<Your-Win-Username>\Documents\Egosoft\X4\<Your Steam User ID>\logos (Steam users -> User ID = number, not user name)
  • If the directory does not exist, create it
  • Supported formats:
    • png (Transparency supported)
    • bmp
    • gif (without animation)
    • jpg (no transparency)
    • tga
  • Default faction logos size: 256x256 pixel
  • Aspect ratio: 1 x 1
  • Edge length a multiple of 2
  • Larger is possible but be careful!
  • Formatting of the file name:
    • playerlogo_01.*
    • Emissive map (makes the logo glow)
      playerlogo_01_glow.*
  • Instructions in-game:
    • Start the game
    • Load your savegame
    • Go-to Player Information>Empire>Logos
    • Select your paintmod from the custom paintmods section below the default options