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New screens! Now with small units!!!

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by toft, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. toft

    toft Chieftain

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    Sullla Patrician Roman Dictator

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    Hey, smaller units. Who says they don't read these boards and listen to the fans? :)

    An example:



    Looks like an option, since some of the other shots seem to have large units. Maybe everyone can get what they want? :D
     
  3. Leprechaune

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    And bridges! and ferry docks!... and and... I'll brb
     
  4. CTH

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    Civrules We the People

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    JavalTigar Overlord of the West

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    Does that shot most left in the middle mean that the throne room is in?
     
  7. Ulyaoth

    Ulyaoth Chieftain

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    I don't see any bridges, just docks.


    Anyway, is the terrain like Alpha Centauri, where terrain and water would have all different heights and depths that made the maps more different and realistic? Or like Civ 3 where it was just a tile with a set stat? I originally thought it was like Civ 3 but the last couple pics have made it look like grasslands can be of different heights, unless that's just the hills.
     
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    Moderator Action: Merged CTH's post with this one (since both are relatively the same).
     
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    In different screenshots even on that page they look different sizes. The ones zoomed out show the units larger I think. In most of the screenshots the unit size looks OK. Civrules, in the screenshot you linked to the fortified units look an OK size, the ones next to the city look a little large.
     
  11. weakciv

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    i assume they are keeping a size relative to zoom. meaning as you soom in the units appear smaller compared to their surroundings. and as you zoom out they units appear larger so that you can see them.

    again, just an assumption
     
  12. frekk

    frekk Scourge of St. Lawrence

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    Now doesn't that just look one heck of alot better?

    Where are all the big unit defenders?
     
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    Excellent. Smaller unit sizes - my only tiny gripe with the graphics! Totally looking forward to the game now.
     
  14. Leprechaune

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    Heheheh... Ok, If you insist... I'll go start a thread about how I can hardly tell what the units in the city are... Were it not for the unit banner flag thingy I might overlook them all together because they are WAY TOO SMALL!

    But I'm actually not so concerned about unit size myself. I think I'd like them bigger again though....
     
  15. Zurai

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    I agree. It's damn near impossible to tell that there's a unit in that city. I prefer the larger unit size, myself. Fortunately I'm not allergic to making a quick find-and-replace unlike most of the whiners here.
     
  16. Xen

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    kick ass.

    however, I'll bet you all $20 (USD. I aint bothering with yen, euro, or anyother such thing) that you will be able to easilly re-scale units via the editor, or soem trick of the codeing (these screenshots even make me belive that unit scale is related to how much you zoom in, or is an option at start-up)
     
  17. Gogf

    Gogf Indescribable

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    I was fine with the big units, but I have to admit I like the small ones better.
     
  18. Ulyaoth

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    My problem is the color scheme and the color of the terrain.
     
  19. Masquerouge

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    These new screenshots look awesome. September is going to be a long month...
     
  20. warpstorm

    warpstorm Yumbo? Yumbo!

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    I love the color scheme (of cource it is similar to the one I used for WWT). And I like the bigger guys better. These will be too hard to tell when you are zoomed out to a playeble distance.
     

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