So I’ve recently tried to get my car body in game. I followed this this tutorial. I also made sure that the “Is Release Ready” box is ticked and all the other settings are set appropriately. After I uploaded my body to the workshop I found out the body is not loading in game whatsoever. Any idea why could that be the case? Any feedback is appreciated.
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It’s probably because the thumbnail tool doesn’t work properly, you have to create a thumbnail folder inside your mod folder (Here’s where mine is so you get what I mean: Automation_SDK\AutomationGame\Plugins\Corvette80sExecutive\Content\Cars\Blueprints\BodyEditors\Thumbnails\sedan_BodyEditor) and place a 512x256 png image in there.
Then, in UE4, open the thumbnail asset and change the source file to the image you just placed in the above folder and click reimport:
Then open the other asset and tell it to use the thumbnail asset (Don’t know if you actually have to do this but I do to be safe):
If you’ve done everything else right it should now appear in game and you can use the photo mode to create a better thumbnail.