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New Unit: Sarmatian Swordsman (October 20, 2004)

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by utahjazz7, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Chieftain

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    Well, here's the latest unit from me. It took me quite a long time to put together actually, about a month or so. Anyway, this unit was requested by Cimbri sometime over the summer, but I didn't notice it until I was working on the Ah-Kuy. When I saw it though, I liked it enough to make it.

    This is the first unit that I made using Kinboat's paperdoll. I also used a couple of his clothing figures--the Greek armor and the pants--and his new beard prop. So, thanks to Kinboat for sharing those. :) The rest of the items I created myself, so I did do a little work here too.

    I hope you all like this unit, and can find a use for it. By the way, Cimbri requested this unit with some other Germanic units. This one was the Iazyges, but he suggested Sarmatian Swordsman as a more general name.





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  2. Xen

    Xen Magister

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    very cool; though he honestlly strikes me as a baetter foundation for a sarmatian GL/ amry standard bearer then a swordsmen :)
     
  3. Manny Kant

    Manny Kant Metaphysician

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    It looks great, but I don't know what he is carrying in his right hand. It looks a little like a windsock in the still shot. What is it?
     
  4. Xen

    Xen Magister

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    it is a windsock; its a type of standard that was first used 9that we know of) by the Dacians, and soon adopted by all the cultures around them, adn even roman zuxilliary units, were, by the tiem fo the lat eempire, it was the main cavalry standard, and the standard for a great deal of infantry units as well
     
  5. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    Really beautiful unit... :thumbsup: :love: hmmm... not sure how to use it though... If this had to get stuck with one of the 31 standard Civ3 civs, what would it be? Persia?? I'm leaning towards Persia....

    But on the other hand, I want to add to my game some of those mercenary-type units available with those "minor civilization" resources... so maybe I'll make Sarmatians and make their unit this.
     
  6. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Chieftain

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    Well, DPII, I have no idea. I just saw a picture and thought that it looked cool enough to be made into a unit.
     
  7. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    Aye, and he is very much cool enough to be made into a unit... and a very cool unit indeed.

    The question wasn't really posed to you, but rather in general to anyone who could answer it. so no pressure... ;)
     
  8. CamJH

    CamJH Uncle Cam

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    This is really some great work utahjazz7. :thumbsup: Good job!
     
  9. Bungus

    Bungus Chieftain

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    Looks good. Ah... maybe I'll use him as a medieval assault meteorologist?
     
  10. Mithadan

    Mithadan Wandering Woodsman

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    Wow, that is a sweet unit, utah!

    Sarmatians came from the Steppes (?) -- they sort of "replaced" the Scythians -- so I'm guessing on a world map, this could serve as an early Russian unit (Mongolia is too far away geographically)? In my personal mod I have an "Austrian" civ representing most any Eastern European country (not accurately, I know, but it's the best solution I came up with: Poland, South Slavs, Hungary, Dacians, etc.), and I'll give this unit to them (as well as the Dacian Falxman).
     
  11. Ares de Borg

    Ares de Borg Norman Knight

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    Very nice, but he should actually use his shield instead of keeping it as decoration on his back. Just a thought.
     
  12. LBPB

    LBPB Chieftain

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    Man this unit Rocks ! :goodjob: :eek:

    And right in time to fill an empty place in my new Mod project... :mischief:
     
  13. Colonel Kraken

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    Very nicely done, sir. :goodjob:
     
  14. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    RAWWRGH! WINDSOCK! Muahahaha. ha. ha.
     
  15. Cimbri

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    YEAH!!!!! :goodjob:


    Thank you Utah, it looks wicked awesome! :D


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    Like I wrote:
    Link to thread in my sig.
     
  16. tjedge1

    tjedge1 Writer of writerly things

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    Very well made utahjazz.
     
  17. Snorken

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    Yeah... it sure is a little beauty! :)
     
  18. Dom Pedro II

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    H'okay... well... I really haven't the slightest idea what civ would encompass the Sarmatians in the epic game... so I'm just going to make them a minor civ resource.
     
  19. Plotinus

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    "beaten by Russell Crowe and his dog"? Don't remember that coming in Eusebius...
     
  20. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    I have to agree, he looks really, really cool :D That dragon standard rocks.
     

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