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New Unit: Modern Pirate

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Orthanc, May 13, 2006.

  1. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    I imagine this has been in request for a while, well now you can finally add that upgrade to your Privateer line, so you don't have a sailboat trying to take on an Aircraft carrier.

    Though, then again...:spear:

    Anywho, basically its just a big motorboat with some guns, and a bit of a list to starboard...

    Ye File:
    Modern Pirate

    Preview (default-run-fidget-fortify-attack-death), plunder, yar.

     
  2. TopGun

    TopGun 258 kills

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    Wow.. first post!!!! This one is dang cool.. it fills a long vacant spot...
     
  3. LMR

    LMR Back In Green!

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    very nice! :thumbsup:

    what's happening in the fidget? supplies being thrown over board?
     
  4. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    That's very nice, Orthanc. A slightly different sort of ship - it should be very useful.
     
  5. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    OMG! That's one unit I always needed! Thanks!
     
  6. Vuldacon

    Vuldacon Dedicated to Excellence Supporter

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    Yes, an upgrade unit for the Privateer has been needed a long time. The animations Look Great :goodjob: Just wondering, why is the ship so white? Colors would accent the ship details better IMO. Perhaps just me but I think darker colors would look even better...especially for a pirate ship. :)
     
  7. Orthanc

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    Thanks, yeah the fidget is a few barrels going overboard. As for the textures, it's all my standard light-steel, I figured a hijacked pirate ship wouldn't have the most flattering paint job, but if I can finish some other requests, I might make the main hull darker or something...
     
  8. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    I imagine they are throwing some barrels overboard, so that the other smuggling team can pick them up later ;)

    It looks awesome, thank you for making this, the privateer-battleship thingy was really annoying ;)
     
  9. aaglo

    aaglo Furioso!

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    Yeah, that's great :thumbsup:

    I like the "light-streak" bullets (or what do you call them in english) in the attack. :)
     
  10. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    great, now my privvies dont upgrade to identifiable Corvettes anymore! thanks pal
     
  11. odintheking

    odintheking Lighting the way...

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    Awesome! Can't wait to make a Cuban-drug-run mod with this unit, ;).
     
  12. Bluemofia

    Bluemofia F=ma

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    Tracer Bullets.

    Agreed. :)
     
  13. Samez

    Samez ION GUNNER

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    Great unit! Thats something really usefull! :goodjob:
    BTW in the preview it semms to be that the line on top of the ship disapears during the attack animation. This might be just a problem of the preview so i don't know for sure....
     
  14. Orthanc

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    You mean the ropes? That's a common side-effect of the conversion from the frames as images into a .flc animation. Sadly not much can be done about it, apart from making the ropes ridiculously thick, if you watch you'll see probably a lot of my ships have the same thing.
     
  15. Iron Beagle

    Iron Beagle Designated Marksman

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    I need this unit for a mod I'm doing. Thanks! You rock.:thanx:
     
  16. aaglo

    aaglo Furioso!

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    @orthanc,

    About the issue of ropes: I've had that problem too. But it seems to be less annoying, when you use light colours on the ropes (atleast so I've experienced). Try it in one of your upcoming ships ;)
    Cheers :)
     
  17. BadKharma

    BadKharma Chieftain

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    Wow great unit and it does fill quite a gap. Also it looks alot like a coastal gunboat would it be possible to redo it with a red flag instead of black to be used in a korea scenario as a North Korean Gunboat?
     
  18. Rambuchan

    Rambuchan The Funky President

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    Another great unit. Perfect privateer upgrade. Reminds me of this a bit...
    Spoiler :


     
  19. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Perfect! Although in this day and age, the Rum has probably been replaced with NattyLight or Milwauke's Best (worst?).
     
  20. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    :lol: Hey, its Bruce! Haven`t seen him in a while :)

    Would we have use for a giant shark unit? :hmm: Maybe in that "Sand & Hairspray" mod/scen ;)
     

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