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Drop Pod (13th June 2005)

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by muffins, Jun 12, 2005.

  1. muffins

    muffins Lemon scented

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    The Drop Pod from Warhammer 40,000.

    Use it like a helicopter with an ultra-long range (these things are dropped from orbit :) )

    Includes Default/Run/Build animations, Pedia pics, sounds and units32.

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  2. muffins

    muffins Lemon scented

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    The Preview. The animation is directional so you'll see it dropping in from a suitable direction when you use it.
     

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  3. warmwaffles

    warmwaffles Programmer

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    sweet how long it take you for that one? many sleepless nights? cuz I get those all the time and they suck
     
  4. vbraun

    vbraun Raytracing

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    You might want to try and soften up your shadows a little (I don't know if it's possible), But otherwise it looks awesome! :)
     
  5. muffins

    muffins Lemon scented

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    The model I did months ago and took a few hours (I forget how long). The animation I only started three or four hours ago :) (it helps that it only has 3 animations - two of which are single frame 'animations' :D )

    Easiest unit I ever did.
     
  6. warmwaffles

    warmwaffles Programmer

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    ahh I see now alls you had to do was just rotate the camera a bit lol or just move it and tell it to arc while moving
     
  7. muffins

    muffins Lemon scented

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    Naw ... I've got 9 cameras in my setup. 8 for N,S,E,W etc and one for viewing the model as I work
     
  8. Smoking mirror

    Smoking mirror Ships Captain

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    Ah! I always wondered how you get such good run animations, the 9th camera would certainly help. :)
     
  9. warmwaffles

    warmwaffles Programmer

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    ya it would help but when I do flash animations I use MANY cameras like one too many to get certain angles of what I want.....

    I need to try unit making....maybe it could be fun with every thing I have like combining models with others and stuff...should be fun
     
  10. Chris85

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    whoa, that thing is sweeeeeet! :D
     
  11. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Hey perfect!

    Just to let Ya'all all know: In the mod this most likely won't be its own unit. It will be tacked onto some units as thier paradrop ability.
     
  12. Anarki

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    Yet another one of your futuristic Units that are going into my Mod. Keep it up.
     
  13. Snorken

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    Looks cool! :) Are you gonna make the Dreadnought version, too?
     
  14. warmwaffles

    warmwaffles Programmer

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    I think the dreadnought would be a cool addition only problem is what is it gonna be used for? anti tank at close range?
     
  15. muffins

    muffins Lemon scented

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    I didn't realise that there was a Dreadnought version of the Drop Pod (me old skool :) )

    @ Goldflash - You're NOT having WH40k Drop Pods in a WH40k Mod? :eek: Do I hear a chorus of boo's and hissing? TGA, go get the tar and feathers!

    Naw. Only kidding. Do what you like, mate.
     
  16. aaglo

    aaglo Furioso!

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    Muffins, yes there are going to be drop pods, but they are unit-specific (this drop animation being included in the unit ini-file).

    BTW, nice looking pod :thumbsup: . Do I see correctly, that there are room for 6 individuals (in tabletop I'd call them models) there (the six opening hatches)? ... and there's nobody inside ;) :p
     
  17. muffins

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    There are 5 hatches and all the troops are ... er ... hiding on the other side. Yeah, that's it. Hiding :)
     
  18. aaglo

    aaglo Furioso!

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    uh.... and the doctors say that I've got 20/20 vision... :rolleyes: :blush: :lol:
     
  19. Snorken

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    Here's a link to some pics: http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/dreaddrop.htm

    There's also two versions of the Deathwind Drop Pod. One with assault cannons and one with missile launchers. But I find them useless.

    BTW, why haven't you civ-coloured the whole thing like your other Space Marine units?
     
  20. Goldflash

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    Yes, thats Exactly what I mean.
     

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