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Discussion in 'Civ3 - Steampunk Scenario' started by Supa, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. Supa

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    With an elf archer on top. Not Steampunk. That, my friend, is FANTASY. Made me think of MtG, D&D and Vingilot in a couple seconds. As well as Xcalibur for some reason.

    P.S. be careful with that site, might be virus'd.
     
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    The model is obviously independent of the elf on the preview. :p

    Give the wings a textile texture rather than wood and you've got a somewhat relevant late 17th/early 18th sci-fi flying machine.

    I mean, Gusmao's Passarola airship (1709) wasn't that fly-worthy either.

    As for its relevance to a steampunk mod, it depends on how far back the team is willing to start with its starting units. At worse, it might inspire someone to start a prequel. ;-)

    PS: Why would the site contain a virus ?
     
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    And with metal textures it would fit in with later developments.

    There are certainly various other types of flying craft beyond steam-powered. If Cavorite can be used to reach the Moon & and Barsoomian fliers use some mysterious energy source along with sails then this vehicle is equally justifiable. There are plenty of unexplored possibilities for non-European steampunk units. With a brass / gold texture could easily see it as a vimana. If nothing else using it as the gondola for a balloon would make an interesting unit. Thanks for the suggestion.


    And now we've got a thread where people can post links to other models. Maybe some enterprising unit maker will take up the challenge(s).
     
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    Seriously, that site gets me a virus alert every time I open it.
     
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    Didn't get anything and I download two archives from the website. I'll make a full sweep just in case.

    That's why I kept a general title. Feel free to modify it to something more eye-catchy, though.
     
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    not much that's more eye-catching than models. :mischief:
     
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    Nice thread! Please keep posting more models.
     
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    Found some pics of Claudia Schiffer…
     
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    I don't remember if Tom got the chance to do all the Barsoom beasts, but there are two Poser models at Daz3D, not free I'm afraid.



    If someone found a stash of gold recently and don't have anything better to do with it than buying 3D models, there are available here :
    Martian Steed for 23$
    Martian Hound for 20$
    Bundle of both for 37$

    I don't report not-free models but these are quite on the spot.
     
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    I don't have the ability to buy online, but I'd be happy to send cash to the buyer, as long as I don't have to pony up the entire amount.

    BTW, this image of the Thoat is truest to the descriptions of it in the books:



    From A Princess of Mars:

    ..it was entirely devoid of hair, but was of a dark slate color and exceeding smooth and glossy. Its belly was white, and its legs shaded from the slate of its shoulders and hips to a vivid yellow at the feet. The feet themselves were heavily padded and nailless, which fact had also contributed to the noiselessness of their approach..​

    The thoat in the picture is a Great Thoat, which is ridden mostly by Tharks & stands 10' at the shoulders. Regular thoats (those normally ridden by humans) are shorter, with a normal height of only 6 feet.

    I also have a model to contribute to this thread - the Time Machine (1960 movie version), which comes from a confidential source:

    View attachment timemachine.rar

    If anyone wants to get really ambitious, we would love to have a 'space race victory' movie, featuring this Time Machine, for the Lost Worlds scenario.
     
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    That walker would be a great addition.
     
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    My first thought: "What if Sergei Eisenstein filmed Lone Wolf And Cub?"



    Either the imagination is warped beyond repair or it's time to start writing a Pynchon-style steampunk novel.


    @ Supa - every link to something interesting is needed.
    :coffee:
     

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