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Ancient Egyptian Musketman: Bonus Edition(8/12/2006)

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Sword_Of_Geddon, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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  2. Red Door

    Red Door Man of Mayhem

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    Preview please.

    BTW, you know it's the 21st today. ;)
     
  3. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Deity

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    It still needs some work in the animations before it belongs in Kinboat's camp. Here are my observations--only meant as constructive.

    attack: leans to the right akwardly, smoke a little small

    death: looks like his legs are being pulled from behind, right leg
    falls through the ground plane at the end, gun flying doesn't fit with
    animations because it flies to the same spot regardless of the
    direction that the unit is facing

    fortify: the right foot slides throughout the animation, the gun movement
    is confusing and does not match the arm and hand movements

    run: leans to the left too much, why not keep the gun on the shoulder
     
  4. odintheking

    odintheking Lighting the way...

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    Looks much better than the original, but the run, fortify and death still look kinda funky. You're getting better, just keep trying, :). (And post previews, too!)
     
  5. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    I don`t think what he does in the fortify and death animations is phyisically possible... :confused:

    Also about the run animation, I agree about the weird leaning, but its not very comfortable to run holding a rifle on your shoulder or in one hand.. You hold it infront of you with both hands and you run, forrest, run!
     
  6. Snakelover

    Snakelover Tank Commander

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    Yup, that unit does seem a little odd, but it does have some nice modeling, though.:D
     
  7. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Don't you EVER compare yourself to Kinboat. That's just not something you do. And post me a preview!
     
  8. NavyDawg

    NavyDawg Audentes Fortuna Iuvat

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    Well, at least he's actively making units. That deserves all of our thanks. Great effort and modeling SoG. I would echo the comments above, but you are getting much better.
     
  9. KrugerPritz

    KrugerPritz King

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  10. KrugerPritz

    KrugerPritz King

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    :D italian "bersagliere" :D
     
  11. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    previewpreviewpreview
     
  12. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    I've posted a preview on the first post.
     
  13. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    I like the model. You're definitely good at those, and the animations are better. The attack definitely seems fine to me, although it's true that his foot slides during the fortify (impossible, given that he's stepping forward with the other foot at the same time). I'm not completely convinced by the way he holds his gun as he runs - it doesn't seem physically possible - but it does make sense that he would need to lean the other way to compensate.

    The death is good that in that it's a bit different from other deaths, but I don't think it really works. As utahjazz7 said, his leg goes under the ground, and his rifle flies to the wrong place - you need to parent it to the rotate ball rather than to the ground when he drops it. Also, something really weird happens with his right arm. You do need to check these things frame by frame - in close-up, not at civ-scale - before finalising them, to make sure that odd things like this don't happen.

    But it's coming along!
     
  14. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias Civ3 Modding Archivist

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    Nice :thumbsup: even though it may yet remain a work-in-progress ... ;)

    Best,

    Oz
     

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