Project X: Create Custom Spell Icon

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General Information[edit]

This page contains the general steps and information to create custom spell icons for the Project X WoW game engine recreation project.

Required Software[edit]

WoW Spell Editor - This will be how you apply the icon to the spell.

.BLP Converter - Download this entire folder from the nexus cloud, there are additional programs(s) you will only need the “BLPConverter.exe”

BLP Lab - Not uploaded.

Links to all the tools can be found on the Project X: Development Tools page.

.BLP Converter[edit]

(Image guide coming soon + Clarification)

Start the conversion[edit]

Open Windows Powershell (or CMD) and Clear the current directory.

  • PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>
  • Enter cd:\
  • You should now be at PS C:\\
  • Enter the directory where you have the BLPConverter.exe located.
  • Navigate to the folder containing the BLPConverter.exe,
  • this can by done by typing backslash \
  • go to the folder (ex: \\folder1\\folder2\\folder3\\)
  • once there you will be able to see the program when you type “dir' to see what is in the folder


cd D:\WoW_Work\ 3PS D:\WoW_Work> dir

When you find the file, execute it by the following syntax.

.\BLPCONVERTER [options] sourceFile [targetFile | sourceFile [...]]

Notepad Example[edit]


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BLP Lab[edit]

(Image guide in progress)