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Hawkwood's various converted stuff

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Graphics Modpacks' started by Walter Hawkwood, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. sedna17

    sedna17 Emperor

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    Super nice Arab buildings. I'd love to see any more stuff from Anno1404 that isn't already in RI.
     
  2. Walter Hawkwood

    Walter Hawkwood RI Court Painter

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    Well, I mostly converted stuff specifically for the inclusion in RI; there aren't really that many buildings I've converted that aren't included, outside of this pack. I haven't touched about 90% of stuff that was in the game, not in the least because converting each building still takes considerable time (10-15 minutes each, which can amount to a lot when there are hundreds of those).
     
  3. Kailric

    Kailric Jack of All Trades

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    1 a week would be nice :) I need to learn to rip this stuff myself if I can ever manage the time.
     
  4. Walter Hawkwood

    Walter Hawkwood RI Court Painter

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    It's not THAT hard. The greatest trick to converting gr2 files is to find the right program: http://gfa.3dn.ru/load/0-0-0-7-20. Nifskope imports obj files without a problem (you have to rotate them 90 degrees afterwards and add a texture).
     
  5. el_hidalgo

    el_hidalgo Prince

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    There are great! Finally, a caravanserai! I just wanted to point out that your early modern Middle Eastern fort from EE2 Building Pack 5 - Forts Part 2 also makes a great alternate caravanserai if you remove the cannons, which is easy even for a nifskope noob like me. It reminds me a lot of an actual caravanserai I visited outside Kayseri. I used it as such in one of my mods. Thanks for all your hard work!
     
  6. kiwitt

    kiwitt Road to War Modder

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    Downloading to add to my mod. ;)
     
  7. hrochland

    hrochland Prince

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    Really excellent building here... I downloaded
    Thanks for your work
     
  8. Kathy

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    Was it very difficult to convert this Anno 1404 buildings? If not, I think it would also be interesting to use some european models from the game. I have no special request, but I am always looking for civil buildings that are in some way special. Maybe some ot the manufacturing buildings from Anno would be nice.
     
  9. Walter Hawkwood

    Walter Hawkwood RI Court Painter

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    It was moderately difficult. They are in Gr2 format, for which standard converters exist, but the procedure is quite lengthy.
     
  10. Kathy

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    Concerning your Anno 1404 building pack: Do you think it will be possible for you to convert more houses and create a Middle East Cityset from it?
     
  11. Walter Hawkwood

    Walter Hawkwood RI Court Painter

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    These buildings are much more detailed than anything that could be reasonably used as a cityset. A set made of those would likely put a big strain on Civ 4 engine performance. Same goes for textures used - each of them is roughly the size of the whole cityset texture from a normal Civ 4 set.
     
  12. Kathy

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    Okay, understood. it was only an idea, because the houses were very good looking. I did not work with citysets so much up to now, so I have not much experience about their normal size.
     

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