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Graphics: Kal-el's Additional Wonder Splash Images

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Graphics Modpacks' started by Kal-el, Mar 5, 2002.

  1. Kal-el

    Kal-el Chieftain

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    Below are three files. The first is a compilation image of all the wonders splashes for the additional wonders in the Double your Pleasure Mod (still under construction). The second image is of the one I forgot to add in the composite. The next post has a link to the wonder splash images themselves.
     

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  2. Kal-el

    Kal-el Chieftain

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    here is the circus maximus
     

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  3. Kal-el

    Kal-el Chieftain

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    I,ll definity (sp) use some of these.

    Are the gfx from CTP?
     
  5. sealman

    sealman Hater of Babylonians

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    Stop posting and finish your mod:D

    Can't wait to see what you have these wonders set up to do?

    :goodjob:
     
  6. mizaq

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    nice compilation!
     
  7. Kal-el

    Kal-el Chieftain

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    Sealman,

    I want to make all the additional files available now so that when the mod is finally finished all that needs to be downloaded is the bic file and maybe some unit.ini files. Plus, it is nice to hear that people like what I am doing. Gives some motivation to keep going.

    besides, I post when I am at work and work on the mod when I get home.:D

    check out the change log to see what the wonders will do.

    still working on the values for the units/improvements.

    Stainz,

    the only graphics from CTP are Edison's Lab, East India Company, and Gutenberg's bible.

    I grabbed graphics from ToT for, atomic weapons test (this is different than Manhatten Project - it is a requirement for Manhatten Project and United Nations), Eiffel Tower (though I had to modify it to get rid of that red sky) and Stonehenge.

    The Energy Grid is a compilation satellite photo of the earth at night with all the lights on.

    I know some of these images are very Americentric, but I tried to keep them as generic as possible.

    Right now I think my favorite is the Hollywood image - taken and edited from the 2001 Oscars poster.
     
  8. stainz

    stainz Chieftain

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    They look pretty good to me. (-:
     
  9. sealman

    sealman Hater of Babylonians

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    Well... get back to work then :rolleyes:

    "Oh, hey boss". :p

    (I post at work too)
     
  10. mizaq

    mizaq Chieftain

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    What did you use to make that thumbnail group photo?
     
  11. Kal-el

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    I used two different programs. I am sure you could do it all with photoshop or psp but I am not as comfortable with those programs.

    I used Irfanview, which you can get at www.downloads.com, to resize the images from 320 to 160 and reformat as bmp. Then I used the paint program that comes with windows to put them all together.

    And then I used Irfanview again to convert it to a gif. I find that using jpegs distorts the colors a bit and causes some blurring, but gifs keep the image nice and clear.

    Like I said, I am sure all this could have been done with one of the other graphics programs out there but these are the two that I am most comfortable with.
     
  12. tpasmall

    tpasmall Dark Lord Of The Sith

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    WOW! Those images are beautifal. I can finally have my civ go to Disneyland! :D Only one problem though, your sports wonder doesnt have hockey on it, so i guess that one is useless ;) Just kidding. You should do work on my mod, i need someone with talent, instead of these no-talent unit makers like Dark Sheer ;) (just kidding Sheer).
     
  13. Caleb123

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    Nice wondas, but i think iz t00 much americanized though...
     
  14. Caleb123

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    Nice wondas, but i think iz t00 much americanized though...

    and btw, Disneyland!?:confused:
     
  15. Caleb123

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    dammit, i can't delete my laz first post, gaaaaaah!

    oh well........:D
     
  16. Kal-el

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    tpasmall,

    I am in the middle of working on my own mod, hence all the wonders.

    Caleb123,

    I know, there is a heavy lean towards the US, but hey, thats what I know.

    For the record:
    Arc de Triomphe - France
    Atomic Weapons Test - Anywhere
    Big Ben - Great Britain
    Central Bank - Great Britain
    Chichen Itza - Mexico
    Circus Maximus - Italy
    Civil Rights Movement - US
    Constitution - US
    Disneyland - US
    East India Company - Great Britain
    E-Bank - US
    Edison's Lab - US
    Eiffel Tower - France
    Emancipation - US
    Empire State Building - US
    Energy Grid - the World
    Cure for Cancer - Italy
    Gutenberg Bible - Germany
    Human Genome - Anywhere
    Hollywood - US
    Holy City - Italy
    Internet - Anywhere
    Las Vegas - US
    Statue of Liberty - US/France
    Spirit of St. Louis - US
    National Monument - US
    National Gallery - Great Britain
    Great Opera House - Australia
    The Sphinx - Egypt
    National Athletic Association - US/Great Britain
    Stonehenge - Great Britain
    Summer Palace - Japan
    Supreme Court - US
    Taj Mahal - India
    War Memorial - US
    Winter Palace - Germany
    WWW - The World

    The Original Wonders:
    The Colossus – Greece
    The Oracle - Greece
    The Great Lighthouse - Egypt
    The Great Library - Egypt
    The Great Wall - China
    The Hanging Gardens - Babylon
    Sun Tzu's Art of War - China
    Sistine Chapel - Italy
    Leonardo's Workshop - Italy
    Copernicus's Observatory - Poland
    JS Bach's Cathedral - Germany
    Magellan's Voyage - Portugal
    Smith's Trading Company – Great Britain
    Shakespeare's Theater – Great Britain
    Newton's University – Great Britain
    Universal Suffrage - Anywhere
    Theory of Evolution – Great Britain
    Hoover Dam - US
    The United Nations - US
    The Manhattan Project - US
    SETI program - US
    Cure for Cancer - Anywhere
    Longevity - Anywhere
    Heroic Epic - Anywhere
    Forbidden Palace - China
    The Pentagon - US
    Wall Street - US
    Military Academy - Anywhere
    Iron Works - Anywhere
    Battlefield Medicine - Anywhere
    Intelligence Agency - Anywhere
    Apollo Program - US
    Strategic Missile Defense – US


    The Medal Count:
    US – 23
    Great Britain – 10
    Italy – 5
    Egypt - 4
    France – 3
    China - 3
    Germany – 3
    Greece - 2
    Australia – 1
    Japan - 1
    Mexico - 1
    Poland - 1
    Portugal - 1
    India – 1
    Iraq - 1
    Anywhere - 12

    I think I counted correctly. ;)

    I am open to suggestions for new Wonders Both Great and Small if you feel that your corner of the world is not represented.
     
  17. nEo

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    Its not our fault that the U.S has so many things :) I doubt this is about being pro US and just about finding good wonders.

    Maybe could include stuff such as:
    buddha related
    wailing wall
    arc of covenant :)
    perhaps a more advanced computers like nanotechnology
    the louvre
    olympics?
    pantheon or is it parthenon
    st. patricks cathedral
    Ford Production plant (perhaps could increase production 1st mass production)
    International Space Station
    Hubble Telescope
    Cloning (maybe increases population or something)


    those should level the playing field a bit for those who don't like the USA being at the top. If i think of others will let ya know. Great job so far.
     
  18. Kal-el

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    nEo,

    Those are good, but what would they do? One that I am particularly interested in is the Olympics, but I could never figure out a way to get it to work in the game.

    Its too bad there isn't something like the old civ2 eiffel tower, where by building it you could improve your relations with the other civs.

    The Louvre I imagine would be a national Museum, that is definitley a possibility to be added.
     
  19. nEo

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    lets see.... im not really sure how much programming u can do to affect the game. Put possible uses next to it and possible culture points in parenthases.

    big wonders:
    buddha - not sure something religious
    wailing wall(4) - eases war weariness of citizens
    arc of covenant(5) - not sure just sounds cool :)
    the louvre(4) - happiness in some way sounds correct here
    pantheon / parthenon(3) - creates a temple in each city
    st. patricks cathedral(4) - creates cathedral in each city
    Ford Production plant(2) - increases production in cities on continent
    International Space Station(3) - not sure but something global
    Hubble Telescope(2) - since fog of war isnt really a major player not sure

    small wonders:
    Cloning(2) - human units are created faster
    olympics(4) - extra trade per square in city where built
    nanotechnology - increases science in city built or production

    Yeah used to like that ol' eiffel tower, needed it lots too in CIV II, at least i did ;) The only time i run into trouble now is when i get a free movement between nations going, line up my forces next to all their cities and crush em. The other countries dont like that too much.
     
  20. Leonel

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    Well the Buddha one could increase happiness in your empire. The Sistene chapel is sorta like the Buddha statue.
    Arc Of The Covenent could be like the end of the game? Like you try to recreate the Ark Of The Covenent by following stuff in the bible and the end animation could be like God coming down to earth and rewarding your civ for bringing him back and smites the other civs? That's probably currently out of our league I guess.
    Ya know La Louvre could increase the culture of a civ or a city. La Louvre does house some priceless pieces of artwork.
    Guess that pretty much sums it up.
     

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