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Ares' little color conversion workshop

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Ares de Borg, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    I'd like to share my little color conversions with you. Over the years, many great units have been released by much more skilled artists than me.

    At some point, I wished some of these units had a different camo or painting so that I could use them for other nations or theatres of operation.

    Here are some of my humble alterations of great units made by other creators.
    Some of them have been released before, but I wanted them to be found easily.

    Please note that I have collected my units with desert camo in a special thread that you can find HERE.


    I'd like to thank the original creators!
    Please keep in mind that those are only conversions, not entirely new units.



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    Update April 3rd, 2006: Added Panzer VI-B Königstiger. Leopard I. now version 1.2
    Update April 5th: Added Leopardo 2E, Leopard 2GR and Strv 122.
    Update April 6th: Added American and Modern British Sea Kings, Leopard C2.
    Update April 9th: Added Leopard 2A5DK.
    Update April 10th: Added Olifant Mk.1A.

    Update February 16th, 2007: Added M551 Sheridan. Leopard I. now version 1.3

    Update February 08th, 2008: Added M4 Sherman, M10 Achilles. Reorganized the Thread.
    Update February 09th, 2008: Added two M3 Grant versions.
    Update February 14th, 2008: Added two M4 Sherman versions.
    Update March 29th, 2008: Added four M3 Stuart versions.
    Update April 4th, 2008: Added Chinese / Korean T-34, Type 59.
    Update June 14th, 2008: Added four M5 Stuart versions, Chinese T-26, IS-3, Chinese / Korean IS-2.
    Update June 16th, 2008: Added Tiger I.
    Update September 11th, 2008: Added Avro Vulcan.

    Update April 17th, 2009: Leopard I and Type 59 updated.

     
  2. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    WORLD WAR II

    M3 Stuart I "Honey"

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK, Canada, Australia and others
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M3 Stuart I "Honey" (North African Campaign Colors)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK, Canada, Australia and others
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M3 Stuart (Turkish Army)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: Turkey
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M3 Stuart (Latin America)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Venezuela and others
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M3 Grant

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M3 Grant (North Africa 1942-43)

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M4A1 Sherman I/ M4A1 Grizzly

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK ("Sherman"), Canada ("Grizzly")
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    Sherman V

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK, Canada, Free France, Holland, Belgium etc.
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    Sherman V (Latin America)

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: Brazil, Peru, Paraguay etc.
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M5 Stuart Mk VI

    Type: Light Tank (Uparmored and better engine version of the M3)
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK, Canada, Australia and others
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow



    --- Download ---




    M5 Stuart Mk VI (North African Campaign Colors)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK, Canada, Australia and others
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M5 Stuart (Turkish Army)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: Turkey
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M3 Stuart (Latin America)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Venezuela and others
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    M10 Achilles

    Type: Tank Destroyer
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK, Canada, Denmark
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    T-26 (Chinese Army)

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USSR
    User countries: China
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---
     
  3. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    Panzerkampfwagen VI "Tiger"

    Type: Heavy Tank
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Germany
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Blue



    --- Download ---





    Panzerkampfwagen VI B "Königstiger"

    Type: Heavy Tank
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Germany
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: Orange



    --- Download ---




    COLD WAR


    T-34/85 (PLA / KPA)

    Type: Medium Tank
    Country of Origin: USSR
    User countries: Used in these colors by China and North Korea
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow



    --- Download ---




    IS-2 (PLA / KPA)

    Type: Heavy Tank
    Country of Origin: USSR
    User countries: Given to some client states, used in these colors by China and North Korea
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow



    --- Download ---




    IS-3 / Type 122 (PLA)

    Type: Heavy Tank
    Country of Origin: USSR
    User countries:
    After the Korean War, China had attempted to reverse-engineer the IS-3 as Type 122 medium tank. The project was cancelled in favour of the Type 59, a copy of the Soviet T-54A.
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow



    --- Download ---




    Type 59

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: China (Copy of the Russian T-54)
    User countries: Widely sold, used in these colors by China and North Korea
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow



    --- Download --- (v.1.2)




    Leopard I

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: some NATO countries, e.g. Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, etc.
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Grey



    --- Download --- (v. 1.4, thanks to Vuldacon for some corrections)




    Olifant Mk.1A

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: UK
    User countries: South Africa
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---


    M551 Sheridan

    Type: Light Tank
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: USA, Singapore
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: Yellow



    --- Download ---


    M2A3 / M3A3 Bradley

    Type: IFV / CFV
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: USA (Saudi version has desert camo)
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: Yellow



    --- Download ---
     
  4. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    MODERN TANKS

    Leopard C2
    (Actually a heavily uparmored modification of the Leopard I, very similar to the Leopard II at Civ scale.
    Can of course also be used as 'what-if' Canadian Leopard II)


    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Canada
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: German woodland



    --- Download ---




    Leopard 2A5DK

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Denmark
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: German woodland



    --- Download ---




    Leopardo 2E

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Spain
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: German woodland



    --- Download ---




    Leopard 2GR

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Greece
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: German woodland



    --- Download ---




    Stridsvagn 122

    Type: MBT
    Country of Origin: Germany
    User countries: Sweden
    Original Creator: Ripptide
    Original Color: German woodland



    --- Download ---
     
  5. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    AIRCRAFT

    WAH-64 Apache (British)

    Type: Attack Helicopter
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK
    Original Creator: BeBro
    Original Color: Green



    --- Download ---




    UH-3 Sea King (USN)

    Type: ASW Helicopter
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: USA
    Original Creator: BeBro
    Original Color: RN Blue (1980ies)



    --- Download ---




    Westland Sea King (RN modern)

    Type: ASW Helicopter
    Country of Origin: USA
    User countries: UK
    Original Creator: BeBro
    Original Color: RN Blue (1980ies)



    --- Download ---




    Avro Vulcan B.2 (green/grey camo)

    Type: Strategic bomber
    Country of Origin: UK
    User countries: UK
    Original Creator: Wyrmshadow
    Original Color: dark all over camo



    --- Download ---
     
  6. LMR

    LMR Back In Green!

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    Very nice :thumbsup:

    I'm looking forward to all these conversions
     
  7. TopGun

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    Ares... this is really nice and goes a long way towards flavorizing our civ battlefields!
     
  8. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    I love color conversions! I wish everybody did this. God only knows how many color variations of Kinboat`s dragons are there...
     
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    I too really like the color conversions. Nice work!
     
  12. Storm Grunt

    Storm Grunt Beware My Army

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    Excellent!!!!! Did you happen to downsize ripptides units a little?
     
  13. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    Nope, sorry.
     
  14. gorn

    gorn quick & merciful

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    If you're planning to do more of these, I have a request that's been bugging me for a LONG time - ripptide's Tiger II tank! The bright-coloured camo pattern might be historically accurate, but it looks kind of circus-like in game. A menacing stark grey would make that unit just perfect.
     
  15. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    I do plan to do more units. I'll see what I can do with the Königstiger. My main focus will be on non-WW2 units though, since the old ones will become obsolete once SOE is released - the units Wyrm makes are far superior to the old ones.
     
  16. wolf_66

    wolf_66 Lone Civer

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    I have been waiting these for long time!!

    Well done, Ares. Keep on.
     
  17. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Hey, I have a request... Bebro made some helicopters in Early Eighties Royal Navy Blue... can you make them in.. Not Early Eighties Royal Navy Blue?
     
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    Can't wait for them ! May I add one more request ? I would be grateful for an F-14A Tomcat, painted in VF-1 Wolfpack colour scheme See picture here
     
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    Update: Added the Königstiger.

    Okay, gorn, your request has been granted. I took this picture as reference (sort of).
     

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