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New Unit: Mayan Ah Kuy (October 1, 2004)

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by utahjazz7, Oct 1, 2004.

  1. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Chieftain

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    This unit here was originally requested by Dom Pedro II, and it is based on his concept art, which can be found in the thread requesting the unit. In that thread there is also some information which could be used to create a CivilaPedia entry. DPII also suggested the name of Ah-Kuy, but I wasn't sure if CivIII would accept the hyphen so I altered it to Ah Kuy. Apparently it means warrior.

    The sounds are linked to the Gallic Swordsman, but I'm not sure if they fit or not. I haven't tested the unit in-game, so if there are problems of it not functioning properly let me know please. I did notice in FLICster that the unit--like most units--looks best with darker colors. The really bright colors don't look so good with the orange, red, and yellow parts of the unit. Also, the unit is sized properly, I believe. He will seem taller than most units though, because he has that orange, carved animal head on top of his own head.If you want to nit-pic, just know that it won't change anything. :)

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  2. Yabanjin

    Yabanjin Chieftain

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    Looking good. The more Meso-American units available the better.
     
  3. Ukas

    Ukas Pthooey of Tomainia

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    High class stuff, thanks :goodjob:
     
  4. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    Ah! Great! Something told me I should check out the forums :)

    Fantastic job!
     
  5. Madeira

    Madeira Chieftain

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    Great job! Thanks a bunch!
     
  6. RedAlert

    RedAlert Love one another

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    Yes! great job :)

    We can never have enough of those good ol' Mesoamerican units (And it's about time the Maya got a truly unique one)

    Thank you!
     
  7. Fixer07

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    Great unit!

    Could you tell us whats next??
     
  8. Fixer07

    Fixer07 Chieftain

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    Great unit!

    Could you tell us whats next??
     
  9. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    Ah-some... :D
     
  10. aaglo

    aaglo Furioso!

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    wow, he's... colourful :D :D
     
  11. Mithadan

    Mithadan Wandering Woodsman

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    Right on, utah!

    (Can anybody tell me why the Javelin Thrower isn't a good Mayan UU, and if it isn't, what I should use it for instead?)
     
  12. RedAlert

    RedAlert Love one another

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    The javelin thrower is more of an all inclusive Mesoamerican unit than it is distinctly mayan. And so it's best that all Mesoamerican civs get it. I'd say the javelin thrower would be best as an archer replacement.
     
  13. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    I miss the way you used to do your Civilipedia pictures Utahjazz...think your magnificient work with the Inti Warrior... my god
     
  14. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Chieftain

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    Thank you all for the kind words! :D



    Well, I'm going to try something new. Well, no, that's not entirely true. I'm working on a Germanic Swordsman unit. But, instead of using the Poser4 male model as the base figure, I'm going to use Kinboat's latest paperdoll figure.

    Hmm . . . what do you mean? What's different about them? Tell me about the good ole days. :)
     
  15. Xen

    Xen Magister

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    cool stuff :D
     
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  17. tjedge1

    tjedge1 Writer of writerly things

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    Excellent work utah. Very cool unit.
     
  18. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    utah, glad to see you're switching to the Paperdoll! :goodjob: I want to make this baby the Civ3 standard.
     
  19. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    Well, the figure was closer(bigger), and positioned so you could see all the great detail with the unit. Your Ah Kuy Civilipedia Large would do well to use this method, plus I'd make it so the shield's design is visible.

    Your Inti Warrior is the best Civilipedia Large I've ever seen I think. Kinboat's work is pretty close though...
     
  20. utahjazz7

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    Well, in an effort to appease Sword_of_Geddon, I have made a new pediaIcon for this unit. Hopefully, this one is better than the more static orignal.



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