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Ethiopian Javelineer (11 May 2006)

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Plotinus, May 11, 2006.

  1. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    Another javelineer for your delectation, partially inspired by some of these images. I was annoyed to find a few minor glitches in this one - mostly involving flecks of civ colour where there should be none; I cleaned up the worst of this so it ought to look OK. Despite this, I'm quite pleased with how this one turned out - in particular, I think the attack animation is a noticeable improvement over that of my other javelineer.

    Point of interest: you can't really see it on the animations, but he's holding a genuine, authentic, Ethiopian hippopotamus-hide shield!





    Download him here.

    This unit won joint Unit Of The Month for May 2006 (shared with utahjazz7)!

     
  2. Grandraem

    Grandraem Alchemist

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    Wonderful, Plotinus. A great addition.:goodjob:
     
  3. mrtn

    mrtn Shaven not stirred

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    Hey, this is almost aaglo-speed!

    :thumbsup:
     
  4. Rambuchan

    Rambuchan The Funky President

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    Yeah, juggernaut style!

    I like this guy's outfit a lot. Upon seeing these animations again, I'd say that he seems a bit reluctant to die in a hurry as he falls back. Almost like he doesn't want to get his lovely white outfit dirty. But that's just me coming up with something to look for next time. It's still an ace unit, as is the other javelin thrower.
     
  5. The Last Conformist

    The Last Conformist Irresistibly Attractive

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    Even better than the previous unit. :) If you continue like this, you'll soon be giving aaglo and utahjazz7 a run for their money in the competitions.
     
  6. W.i.n.t.e.r

    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    Africa is truely comming to life Man :) nice fidget as well- any more such planned ??
     
  7. woodelf

    woodelf Bard

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    More endless javelins. :) The shield looks cool and his throwing motion is awesome.
     
  8. Mithadan

    Mithadan Wandering Woodsman

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    I love the white clothing (I always loved those pics!) and I love knowing that the shield is made out of a hippopotamus, even if it's not 'evident at Civ-scale.' ;)

    This really is too cool.
     
  9. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    I particuarly like how the animations aren't exactly the same as the other one. Great!
     
  10. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    Very, very nice unit! Thanks!
     
  11. Virote_Considon

    Virote_Considon The Great Dictator

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    Wow! Now that's a new UU for Ethiopia!!!
     
  12. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    Thanks, everyone!

    Don't get used to it, though - it's just because I have a holiday this week, so I have time to try to get to grips with the unit-making process. I'll be back to real work next week...

    You could be right there, although it's hard to tell from the preview animation (which always messes the speed up a bit). But it's easy to fix with Flicster if you want to change it!
     
  13. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    Plotinus... you rock! `nuff said ;)
     
  14. TopGun

    TopGun 258 kills

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    Very nice unit!!! (And I'm not just saying that...) I've always hoped for this one... what great quality!
     
  15. BadKharma

    BadKharma Chieftain

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    Wow the africans are really getting some flavour as of late great job!
     
  16. Cimbri

    Cimbri Chieftain

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  17. ShiroKobbure

    ShiroKobbure Still modding Civ3

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  18. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    In the boring epic game, I would say Either Archer or Longbowman.
     
  19. ShiroKobbure

    ShiroKobbure Still modding Civ3

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  20. W.i.n.t.e.r

    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    Ethiopian people wore this until the 40s- not sure since when though...

    Edit (1940s that is)
     

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