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New Star Trek Unit: Danube class Runabout

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Adler17, Jun 9, 2004.

  1. Adler17

    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    The Danube class runabouts are basically oversized shuttles flown by two or three persons. Up to 40 persons can be carried. Therfore it is a small transporter. But with two phaser banks and the ability to carry a photon torpedo pod it is well suited for patrol tasks as well combat roles. It is nearly as fast or maneuverable as a Peregrine class fighter, but can sustain more damage. So although it is also classified as heavy fighter IMO it is too big for that. The best classification is as fast craft. So this is not a fighter!
    The names of the ships are rivers of the memberworlds of the Federation. The Danube (German: Donau) is the 2nd biggest river in Europe with a length of 2860 km. It evolves at Donauesching (Germany) out of Brigach and Breg and runs into the Black Sea in Rumania.
    This is my first unit and so the quality of other units might lack. But I saw worse units. There is no torpedo attack. Perhaps I will do that later but I don´t know.
    Thanks to The Morpheus for his programming thread and help and Kenta´arka for his tips and help.
    Have fun.
    Please give me a feedback.

    Adler


    EDIT: This is, thanks to The Morpheus, the patched version of the Runabout with changed Death animation. If you downloaded the elder version you can only download Morpheus´patch.

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  2. DoubleT

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    Sounds good, got an preview? :)
     
  3. Adler17

    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    I have some trouble how to add such an animated preview so it could last a while.

    Adler
     
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    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    I tested it in game, and it looks nice. But the explosion is civ-specific colored, maybe it was intended, but a blue explosion is a bit weird :)
     
  6. Adler17

    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    Well, I had trouble with the palette and so I accepted the civ specific explosion. The next unti will be better.

    Adler
     
  7. Adler17

    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    Here is a death animation. It is a bit bigger than in the game.

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    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    And here are the attack and run animation. The Attack animation is too white and not part of the unit. Also both are too big like the death animation.

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    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    And the run animation:

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  10. Khai

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    the inchworm!
     
  11. TheMorpheus

    TheMorpheus Welcome to the real world

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    Nice unit :goodjob:

    Cool idea for the run ainmation, but I don't know how it look ingame, especially if you move more than one square :undecide:

    Here the pedia icons:

    Download pedia icons
    I hope I have fixed the palette problem of the death anim.
    Download fixed death animation
     
  12. Adler17

    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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    Thanks, Morpheus. Ingame the running animation looks good IMO. It warps to a tile and then to the next.

    Adler
     
  13. TheMorpheus

    TheMorpheus Welcome to the real world

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    Cool :cool:, perhaps I will try it for the Galaxy Class too :)
     
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    Adler17 Prussian Feldmarschall

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