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African Units

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Unit Graphics' started by Bakuel, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. Bakuel

    Bakuel King

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    The TRUE last update!

    I just added five new units to the database,

    African Sam Infantry,
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=5200
    I based it’s skin off of my African modern infantry so they should go together fine.

    African Heavy Spearman,
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=5197
    I tried to add a bit of a bronze effect to the armor… I don’t know if it turned out right tough.

    African Heavy Swordsman,
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=5196
    Most of my time was spent on this unit! The sword is based off of one of Rabbit White’s scimitars using this image as inspiration,
    http://images.encarta.msn.com/xrefmedia/sharemed/targets/images/pho/t038/t038862a.jpg
    (The lil’ guy with the sword to the left of the main figure) I think it turned out ok, even though I don’t know what anyone could use it for.

    African Modern Worker
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=5199
    It tried texturing this guy some jeans to give him a “John Henry” look, however, to quote another poster on this site, they always ended up looking like pajamas. Oh well.

    African Light Horseman,
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=5198
    Bits and pieces of this unit where lying around on my computer so I desided to finish it off and upload it.

    This will be the last time I update this page, hopefully anyhow. Enjoy!
    Screenshots are in the links!

    PS.
    I should state that most of the units in this thread come from these images posted by Plotinus, (Hint the African Early Calvary and Modern amongst bits and pieces of others)
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/showpost.php?p=3692858&postcount=16
    I hope he doesn’t mind.

    Old units 3
    Spoiler :
    One last update!
    Hello again everyone, I just wanted to announce that I uploaded six new units into the database.
    First off the Askari! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Askari
    I always thought that the database was missing some colonial troops, after all, it wasn’t called a World War because it was only fought in Europe.

    The King’s African Rifles
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4780

    African Askari
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4781

    African Askari Machinegun
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4782

    Also I have created,
    African Grenadier (which is heavily influenced by the Askari)
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4783

    African Modern Infantry
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4784

    I tried to get the colors for the texture of the modern infantry directly off of this picture, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Nigerian_troops_with_US_C130.jpg
    For once, I think the skin didn’t turn out half bad.

    And the African Rebel,
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4785

    Hopefully someone will be able to use these.
    As usual, the screenshots will be in the link.




    Old units 2
    Spoiler :
    UPDATE!
    Hello everyone,
    I just wanted to announce that I have uploaded ten new units into the database.
    They are:

    African Pikeman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4639

    African Early Swordsman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4640

    African Crossbowman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4641

    African Early Cavalry
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4642

    African (Muslim) Early Cavalry
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4643

    African Horse Archer
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4644

    African Cavalry
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4645

    African (Muslim) Rifleman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4646

    African (Muslim) Cannon
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4647

    African Maceman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4648

    As you can probably tell, I'm still working on my skinning... Hopefully I will improve.
    A note on the Cannon unit, I made him fat to help cover up some odd bone deformities… It would seem that the cannon unit is made a tad bit different from the others, oh well.

    Screenshots are on the download page.
    I hope someone is able to use these units.:)


    Old units 1.
    Spoiler :
    Hello everyone,

    I just wanted to announce that I uploaded nine African units into the database.

    African Medieval Bowman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4555

    African Sword Chariot
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4556

    Zulu Chariot
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4557

    African Heavy Footman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4558

    African Rifleman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4559

    African Ancient Cavalry
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4560

    African Medieval Cavalry
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4562

    African Medieval Swordsman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4563

    African Musketman
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=4564

    They aren’t much but I just thought that someone may be able to use them.
    Screenshots are in the links. I hope they work.

    PS: You can't imagine how much time I spent in blender trying in vain to model
    the hair on that african musketman :wallbash:
     
  2. thomas.berubeg

    thomas.berubeg Wandering the World

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    CAn you post some screenshots?

    Edit: Sorry, i didn't know you had pics in the download database.

    nice units... i'm putting some in the arda mod :)
     
  3. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    These are pretty good! Nice. Simple. And they fill in some big gaps. Thanks!
     
  4. snipperrabbit!!

    snipperrabbit!! Deity

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    Really amazing work !
     
  5. Bakuel

    Bakuel King

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    Thanks for the kind words everyone. I have a african pikeman and a crossbowman in the works, however, it's a tad bit hard getting the textures to look at least respectable.
     
  6. woodelf

    woodelf Bard Retired Moderator

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    Approved and ready for d/l. Nice work.
     
  7. seZereth

    seZereth FfH´s art monk(ey)

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    some really creative units there, I like the new heads ;) and that Zulu chariot rocks ;)
     
  8. GeoModder

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    Gosh, there's almost enough units now to give each Mali and the Zulu's their unique armies! :goodjob:
     
  9. Los Tirano

    Los Tirano God-King

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    Very nice Bakuel. Hope they are included in the larger mods.
     
  10. Head Serf

    Head Serf Emperor

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    These look very nice. Hope to see more medieval units like these!
     
  11. Bakuel

    Bakuel King

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    Thanks for the compliments guys!

    I just uploaded ten more units! Please see the first post and tell me how they are!

    Make fun of them! Take them apart piece by piece! Tear them up and throw them in my face! Nuke'm while your at it. I don't care. Just don't insult my mother!:mad:
     
  12. Grishnash

    Grishnash Mad Scientist

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    lol! Looks cool but THe crossbowman has no SS.
    Oh and I asked the Total realism team to add it to their mod. Hope ya don't mind:goodjob:
     
  13. Bakuel

    Bakuel King

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    Sorry about that, Screenshots added.
    Thanks for the kind words! I’m just happy someone’s getting some use out of these units! They can be used as placeholders until better african flavor units are made at the very least.
     
  14. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    Screenshots pretty please?
     
  15. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    SoG, click on the links. There are screenshots on the download page.
     
  16. Grishnash

    Grishnash Mad Scientist

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    Screenshots are in the link. :Goodjob:
     
  17. asioasioasio

    asioasioasio Fallout Scrubber

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    OMG
    What a huge (i would said even heroic) amount of well done units!!!

    They trully fill gaps in civ4 for Africa. Good job
     
  18. Chuggi

    Chuggi Espada

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    Is White Rabbit still making the EDU mod or does someone want to take it over? When's he going to add all these guys in, and all the other recent uploads? :hmm: These are all great btw Bakuel :thumbsup: I'm struggling to think of African units that haven't been made now...
     
  19. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    Haven't heard anything EDU wise in awile....
     
  20. snipperrabbit!!

    snipperrabbit!! Deity

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    Maybe he has ties with Firaxis now !
     

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