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About Open Nod Development

The Open Nod Development section is a place where you can download my Nod SDK Java source projects (Eclipse Workspaces > on the right panel) as well as look over video tutorials on how to use the Nod SDK (below) ranging from mapping using Embrace Map Editor, modeling with Milkshape 3d, use NOT Editor to create new templates, and of course Eclipse to develop mods. For convenience, I use eclipse as a standard program to manage and export my java scripts into working class scripts compatible with Vampire the Masquerade - Redemption. I even have tutorials on how you can use eclipse in your Nod SDK projects.

Download Eclipse IDE

You can download the Eclipse IDE here:

Eclipse Java IDE

Using the Eclipse Workspaces

All you do is download the workspace then load them into eclipse. To load a workspace:

-Unzip the workspace
-Open eclipse ide
-Go to File menu>Switch Workspace>Other.
-Then navigate to the NodSDKProjects or NodSDKTutorials workspace.

For video tutorials that could help you further, check below. If you still have questions check my forum or drop by my chat room section of this site.

Nod SDK Embrace Tutorials

Written Tutorials
Video Tutorials Playlist

Required Downloads

Patch v1.1 *

Vampire the Masquerade - Redemption PC Patch v1.1 is a required download before installing and using the Nod SDK.

* version is already patched.

Nod SDK v1.1

Nod is the name of the engine used to power Vampire the Masquerade - Redemption, which is loosely based on QERadiant (heavily modified). SDK stands for Software Development Kit.

The Nod SDK package includes:

*NOT Editor
*Java Source Scripts
*Nod SDK Documentation (CLICK ME)

Additional Tools

NAM Tool

This tool will create nam files based on selected tga files. Nam files are needed to assign textures for maps.

Packfile Explorer 3.9

This tool is needed to view Vampire the Masquerade - Bloodlines files including an option to decompile Bloodlines maps.

SoftImage Mod Tool 7.5

This download also contains CrossWalk 4.0. Be sure to install CrossWalk 4.0 for a fully functional Mod Tool experience.

Alternative NOT Editor

This version of NOT Editor was created by Paine and requires the Java Runtime Environment to function.

Milkshape 3D Website

This is a must have tool for many modders of Vampire the Masquerade - Redemption since it is the only tool that can import and export .nod files. NOD files are models used in the game. This program is not free, but comes with a 30 day trial.

Eclipse Workspaces

Nod SDK Projects
Updated: July 26, 2015


-AoR Mod (Enhanced) - ALPHA
-AoR Mod (Vanilla) - 2015 v1.3
-EMod 1.8
-Emod 1.9 (Early stages)
-Misc (Some requested scripts)
-Atta (Scripts that will be used with Atta)
-Wodal (0.4a)

Nod SDK Tutorials
Updated: March 12, 2010


*Custom codex link scripts for camera paths, quests, and dialog.
*Discipline scripts built in the Modding Video Tutorials

Embrace Source Maps

Official London Maps
Official New York Maps
Official Prague Maps
Official Vienna Maps

The above maps were developed by Nihilistic Software and are licensed for use with Vampire the Masquerade - Redemption. Using these source map files for any other game requires the permission of Activision and Nihilistic Software.

Maps of the Ages Source

The above is a compilation of source map files not all of which were fixed up to be playable in Maps of the Ages. These files can be downloaded and modified using Embrace at your leisure, but be sure to give credit where it's due.