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classical swordsman

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Unit Graphics' started by Aranor, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. Aranor

    Aranor Chieftain

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    Here is a classical greek or roman swordsman. Would love to put a helmet with a big horse hair plume on him, but without a nif editor well you all no :cry:
    classic0000.JPG
    classic20000.JPG
    this is one of my first pure skin jobs so any feed back would be geat :D View attachment swordsman_128.dds.zip

    EDIT 20/04/08

    In the last few days I have been feeling alittle nostalgic for some of my old units, and thought I would update some of my old work to current standards. Truthfully I have wanted to do this guy for a while but never got around to it. However today I forced myself to get to him ( that and I want sick of bashing my head against the wall with my Eporite UU:lol:). So three years after I first published this guy, here he is with a sexy new body! In truth he has about as much to do with the original as chalk does with cheese, their only similarity is that they are both based on the swordsman model.
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    I hope everyone enjoys. Please Comment and rate this guy! I am yet to find a home for him, so maybe some kind modder here can find a nice home for him!:goodjob: If you do use him please remember me in your credits:D
     
  2. woodelf

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    He looks good Aranor. I'd love to be able to do something like adding a helmet or boots, but for now this is all we can do. Nice first skin. :goodjob:
     
  3. Aranor

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    boots are an easy add woodelf. But classical foot soldiers never wore shoes or boots as we know them. The wore sandals and greives on the lower legs as protection. I kindda lied when I said this is my first skin, its my first true skin that I've posted, I have other sworsman units that I have created one that is similar to this with greives on the legs ;)
     
  4. woodelf

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    I'd like to see the one with grieves. I know Kael needs/wants a heavily armored unit for his FfH mod too. I was thinking of piddling with it, but if you've had luck with armor before maybe you could beef up the swordsman in plate or some sort of mail?
     
  5. Aranor

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    I suck when it comes to mail, but I could give plate a go. Depends on what you all want. Whether or not u want a more fantasy game style like nwn or something looking more historical like rome tw
     
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    I think anything big, bulky, and bad-ass would suffice. :) And you must be damned good to be able to differentiate fantasy style vs historical. I'm happy making a skin that resembles what I intended. ;)
     
  7. Aranor

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    Hmm I'll see what I can find, maybe something using a praetorian template :confused: anyway pm me with any ideas that you and kael have and Ill try my best to make it for you.:D
     
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    I like the skull skin for the shield. If you could replace armor with hides and made the shield look more wooden, it would be a good barbarian invader too for some scenario.
     
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    Indeed and now you mention it, it does look like that exactly.
    I wonder how come I didn't observe it, in the first place. LOL!
     
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    Could you post a screenshot? Sounds like a good skin
     
  12. Aranor

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    No there are no screenshots there. Just a dds file.
     
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    ok a new unit for you all to check out :p
    View attachment 111860
    Civ4ScreenShot0001.JPG

    This is a heavier armored unit, it could be used as a heavy classical swordsman or an early medievil foot knight, or even a fantasy swordsman ;)
    heres the file
    View attachment heavy swordsman.zip
    hope you all enjoy :D comments welcome
     

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    Shqype Shqyptar

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    Oh my goodness Aranor ... I LOVE the Heavy Swordsman! It looks amazing!
     
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    Looks great Aranor. :goodjob: Well worth the wait. ;)
     
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