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Extinct Animals

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Supa, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. Supa

    Supa Out of Cheese Error

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    I've decided to create a thread where I'll put all my units made around a particular theme : extinct animals.

    I just don't have enough space left in my signature to accommodate one thread for each unit so every time I make one, I'll bump this thread.

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    Mesozoic
    Cenozoic

    Fictional Extinct Fauna

    Every units representing a fictional animal based a real extinct animal but still very close to the real deal will also be included in this thread.

    Skull Island Fauna
     
  2. Supa

    Supa Out of Cheese Error

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    Brachiosaurus

    Created after Jurassic Park Brachiosaurus. It shares some of its discrepancies : real Brachiosaurus couldn't jump like this, they probably couldn't be stable in a three-feet position and they definitely couldn't twist their neck like this. But it works as a Civ-3 unit. ;-)



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    Balthasar, you've once asked for an immerged sauropod. Do you still have the need ?

    If so, I could make an additional Brachiosaurus akin to this (totally inaccurate but beautiful) Burian painting.

     
  3. Supa

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    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Great unit :)
     
  6. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    VERY VERY VERY VERY cool!!! Perfect sister unit to your Apatasaurus (which also belongs in this thread).

    You might want to create a Kaiju Unit thread too, the would greatly reduce your signature ;)

    You are having a very busy month!

    ...and you know I would love an aquatic sauropod, too!
     
  7. Balthasar

    Balthasar Wise Man

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    Sure we have the need. I'll find a need. Your dinosaurs are too cool not to use. They're just beautiful, living creatures.

    IMHO, The Brachiosaurus that is only shoulder high in water would be preferable to one almost totally submerged, as that's how I always think of them.
     
  8. Lord Malbeth

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    Again Supa, your units are awesome. I NEED to get these in my Jurassic Park scenario!
     
  9. Blue Monkey

    Blue Monkey Archon Without Portfolio

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    I hope that eventually you will include fauna of some other eras. For example -

    Ordovician - cameroceras, cenoceras

    Pliocene - chalicothere, megatherium, dromornis, procoptodon, thylacoleo, andalgalornis
     
  10. Supa

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    Thanks!

    Gojira54 & Balthasar > I'll make one, then.

    Lord Malbeth > I'd use Brachiosaurus over Apatosaurus in your great JP scenario. The Apatosaurus was made with a very specific 'Early 20th Century SFX' vibe that wouldn't suit JP, imoh. But the Apatosaurus was the sauropod featured in the book, where Brachiosaurus was only in the movie.

    Blue Monkey > Eocene to Pleistocene fauna won't be missing if I can help it. I've already thought about Terror birds and Megatherium. Ancylotherium, Glyptodon, Macrauchenia, Paraceratherium, all kinds of Proboscidea would be fun. In the end, it depends on the models I can find. You have a place to put them ? Steampunk mod ?
     
  11. Blue Monkey

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    Professor Challenger ...
     
  12. Supa

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    Funny, I re-read the Lost World a few weeks ago and I started daydreaming about a scenario with a Challenger Expedition civ, a Native Tribe, an Ape-Man Civ, all strugglind to survive in the Mapple White Plateau. I've got to stop thinking about Civilization each time I see something.
     
  13. Blue Monkey

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    There's a reason the Pandectual Garland includes icons for techs such as "Cryptozoology" & "Antipodial Adventurism" amongst others. ;)
     
  14. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    But... but.... this is part of we love you!:sad:
     
  15. Balthasar

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    Um, is this a valentine? :love: I'll give you a moment....
     
  16. Balthasar

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    Ape Man units would be cool. Tech: Bone Weapons. I already have a Monolith resource made!

    . well okay, that was a different movie....

    I, too relate everything to some sort of Civ scenario these days - lots of ideas about. The beauty of this group is that there is so much we haven't done yet that there is a lot of room for invention and creation left. Keep dreaming.
     
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    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    Jealous?
     
  18. Supa

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    Columbian Mammoth





    The Columbian Mammoth, Mammuthus columbi, was a species of elephant inhabiting North America during the late Pleistocene. It may have been present as recently as 9 000 B.C.

    Big and small versions. Alternate pedia icons by Zdeněk Burian.

    I was about to post it when I thought about resources.. I already made one for the Apatosaurus, so why not one for this mammoth ?



    But then, what would be really cool is a tar-trapped mammoth resource.



    Or even, better, an tar-trapped mammoth unit !



    Alors voilà. It was supposed to be a speed-unit and it was until I got better ideas. :crazyeye:



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    Elephant Model by Debra (free at DAZ3D)
    Columbian Mammoth Morph by Mec4D
    Run animation by Cliff Bowman
     
  19. Jerry'sGoldfish

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    very good thread. really good :dance:. i second blue monkey more extinct mammals .ohhhhhhh....there is a long list in my head....just create them slowly and well. maybe we all could help with a little do this, or do that as a final touch....:bowdown:
     
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