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New Unit: Dhow

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Orthanc, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    There honestly needs to be a boat icon to be put beside the thread name.:D

    This is (obviously) the Dhow, a small arabian sailing transport requested by TopGun69. I think one's been made already, long time ago, but I'm guessing he wanted a more updated version (not that I did the old one)

    Download here :scan: :
    Dhow

    Civilopedia AND animated preview attached below, have some more good ol' sailing fun!
     

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  2. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    Seriously Orthanc... you need to get on some kind of medication... It`s just not humanly possible to make such great ship units... I refuse to aknowledge it. I was never here, and I`ve never seen that unit, and I still hate to play with ship units. So there, my sanity is saved. (now go make that new Skaven ship ;))
     
  3. Bjornlo

    Bjornlo Chieftain

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    I really love those sails.
     
  4. Zion_Withrow

    Zion_Withrow Standing Before a Giant

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    I agree with Stormrage, Great job again
     
  5. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    :crazyeye:
    Yeah, I'm a little boat crazy, thanx everyone.

    Actually, I messed up some of the sound files, not sure which ones were bad so I just converted them all to the proper format. I've attached to this post the corrected files in a zip.

    If anyone else has issues with sounds from any of my other units, I've got all the proper ones on my comp now, so just ask and ye shall recieve.:D
     

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  6. TopGun

    TopGun 258 kills

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    Thank you for taking my request! You are a very talented boatbuilder and I love your work. This one's awesome! Thanks again!
     
  7. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Chieftain

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    That looks very cool.
     
  8. Mithadan

    Mithadan Wandering Woodsman

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    Wow, it is very graceful! I know there is another old-school dhow unit, but I can't remember what it looks like. I keep thinking of the junk for some reason.
     
  9. TopGun

    TopGun 258 kills

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    It looked very generic. No real animation (basically just run anims), a textureless hull and featureless sails. Not bad for 2002/2003 but it pales compared to what our unit creators can do today!
     
  10. Yoda Power

    Yoda Power ✫✫✫✫✫✫✫

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    The old Dhow was made by Embryodead, and was pretty good. This unit is pretty good too, and it even looks a bit different, so it could be used as an upgrade for the older Dhow:)
     
  11. BadKharma

    BadKharma Chieftain

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    Great job you are really making quite a shipyard!
     
  12. The Last Conformist

    The Last Conformist Irresistibly Attractive

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    What irked me about the old dhow was that it kept turning up in ancient/medieval scenarios, despite having a cannon attack!
     
  13. Quinzy

    Quinzy Chieftain

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    well done orthanc. great unit. you are master-ship builder extrordinaire!
     
  14. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    Great work and a fantastic addition to the old Dhow.
     
  15. Aluminium

    Aluminium ...

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  16. Snorken

    Snorken Chieftain

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    Looks very good! :)
     
  17. NavyDawg

    NavyDawg Audentes Fortuna Iuvat

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  18. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Also the galeass in TAM.
     
  19. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Sweet!
    Two questions:

    How is this sized in game and what is next?
     
  20. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    It's about 2 thirds the size of the frigate, though the hull is considerably smaller. For my to-do list, you can always check here.
     

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