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New Unit: Solar Sailer

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Orthanc, Jul 26, 2005.

  1. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    A Star Trek unit requested by Flamand, and the quickest unit I've done to date, just two days! Unfortunately my next unit will probably take several times longer, but meh. It's got Phasers but no warp speed since it's entirely solar-driven.

    Here's the file:
    Solar Sailer

    On another good note, thanks to aaglo :goodjob: I can now put together decent animated previews. As always, previews attached below. Enjoy! :D
     

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  2. Left

    Left Real Game Out Here

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    Awesome early space unit. You keep getting better and better.
     
  3. la_dav

    la_dav Chieftain

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    :eek: :eek: Hoho... :goodjob: Beautiful unit! It's sport is felt to person very comfortablely! It is too good as doing! :king: :goodjob:
     
  4. Left

    Left Real Game Out Here

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    And the in-game... Solar Sailer, IN SPACE!










    P.S. Orthanc, your sound files are screwy. They are .mp3s instead of .wav like it says in the .ini :)
     
  5. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    very nice unit :)
    where is the terrain from?
     
  6. Flamand

    Flamand The Visible Elder!

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    Thank you so much! And so quick! :goodjob:
    This will get a nice warm spot in the Star Trek mod...
     
  7. Flamand

    Flamand The Visible Elder!

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    aaglo Furioso!

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    Heh.. I think that orthanc has found the pov-ray-fastlane of unit production :lol:
     
  9. Samez

    Samez ION GUNNER

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    Hmm great unit!
    I love the way the sails move (even if it would be realistic the solarwinds are so constant that u wouldn't see it move anyhow but that would mean less fun!)
    Are the holes in the big sails intentionally there?
     
  10. Orthanc

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    Yeah, the holes were there in the picture I was given to work off of, so they made thier way into the model.

    Fixed the sound problem, just download this file, it contains all the sound files in proper format.

    Yeah I enjoyed a production rate close to yours for a bit there aaglo, but that's come to a grinding halt since I'm working on the Ragnorok now, which I predict will last me until mid August to complete. Just check out the image in my new preview thread and it should be easy to see why.
     
  11. Traianus

    Traianus Why is it dark in here?

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    Wolfwood Elite Commander

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    Nice unit and _very_ quickly done!

    BTW: I think it was Star Wars, not Star Trek... But I may be mistaken...
     
  13. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    Thanks, this one is from Star Trek, apparently Star Trek Deep Space 9, there was a ship in Star Wars Episode 2 that used solar sails as well, you're probably getting this confused with that one.
     
  14. aaglo

    aaglo Furioso!

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    Yep, I saw that preview, and I thought that we'll propably never see you again :lol:
     
  15. flamescreen

    flamescreen Ancient Mariner

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    It's a nice unit.
    I'll not be using it for Federation(It's Flamand's request and the mods have to be different to be playable), but still, especially if I could fit it in the game as I'm thinking it, it would be a great addition.

    The space graphics seem to be a broken link.
     
  16. Flamand

    Flamand The Visible Elder!

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    The link still works fine for me. Strange... :hmm:
     
  17. Vuldacon

    Vuldacon Dedicated to Excellence Supporter

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    Interesting and colorful spaceship orthanc :goodjob: Good Luck on your difficult Ragnorok project.
     
  18. tjedge1

    tjedge1 Writer of writerly things

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    I'm thinking really neat airships for my Mystara mod. I've got to see if they can fit my needs.
     
  19. SPQR87

    SPQR87 Americanus Maximus

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    good Job on your Solar Sailer.
     
  20. flamescreen

    flamescreen Ancient Mariner

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    Just tried again and it gives me a file not found... when i click on the link to dload the graphics. Maybe it's the machine I'm using.
     

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