I wonder if is there a possibility of modding "basic" files (Manda's V1 & V2, Rafa's V2 & V3) ? I tried to figure it and only found out Rafa allows to use her files as base for new ones (if i understood everything correctly) Is that so? Or I should ask the original hexer first? I am so confused about files here lol
As far as I know, you can use the Manda bases for modding too. I don't personally mod (never figured out how haha) but almost everyone else here mods off the Manda V2 file to create their mods, so I think you're good if you want to experiment.
Little late but yes you can mod off the Manda V1 and V2 and Rafa's files. Modding is just using them as a base to create a new breed. So for example, you'd use the original (1a) Manda V2 and then mod it by moving and resizing the addballs to change the shape to create say, a Dutch Warmblood or a Morgan or something. You could also not mod the file at all (leave addballs alone) and just hex a horse off of it, we usually call that hexpainting. Either way, Manda or Rafa still gets the credit for the base, whether you just recolored it or you modded it.
If you're talking about modding off other people's mods, then it's probably best not to unless you obtain their permission. For example, you shouldn't mod off of Haubing's TB file unless you've asked her or it's stated somewhere that she doesn't mind, and it IS stated that Haubing doesn't mind mods of her mods but not all hexers feel the same so it's best to check. However, feel free to hexpaint as many horses as you'd like from existing bases and mods.