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New Unit: Umkhumbi

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Orthanc, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    This is a fictional african vessel, a 'what if?' ship, for if the africans had ever developed ocean-going navies like Europe did. The name comes from the zulu word for "Ship"

    This was done by request, and I'll be making a few more smaller vessels with the same general design, eventually.

    The file:
    Umkhumbi

    Preview attached, enjoy!
     

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  2. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    Any chance of a screenie? Either a flic demo or even in-game screenshot?

    I really like what I see so far, and may include it in the X-Mod if it looks as good as it I hope it does.
     
  3. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    Alright, I do have a program (the Flic2Gif from these forums) for animated previews, but remember the quality isn't perfect with this program, the flics will look a lot better in flictser. Here's the run animation anyways:
     

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  4. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    Good enough to DL. In she goes. Now sailing civs with knowledge of Zebras may build it!
     
  5. LMR

    LMR Back In Green!

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    Very nice Orthanc
     
  6. Ekmek

    Ekmek on steam: ekmek_e

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  7. Zion_Withrow

    Zion_Withrow Standing Before a Giant

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    Looks Great.
     
  8. Spacer One

    Spacer One Avatar subject to change

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    just when I thought no more good units would be coming out anytime soon (as Civ4 is coming out soon) you pop this beauty out...very nice...
     
  9. Rob (R8XFT)

    Rob (R8XFT) Ancient Briton Super Moderator

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    Very, very nice. I was looking for more African ships :) .
     
  10. TopGun

    TopGun 258 kills

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    A much needed unit! :goodjob:

    You make me really think about learning Pov-Ray....
     
  11. Steph

    Steph Multi Many Tasks man Retired Moderator

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    For preview, you can also download Paint Shop Pro from jasc, and use the animation shop.
    It give nice results.
     
  12. Bjornlo

    Bjornlo Chieftain

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    nicely done. You've done many nice units in the past; but of all the units to launch from Orthanc's shipyard, this one is my favorite.
     
  13. Supa

    Supa Out of Cheese Error

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  14. la_dav

    la_dav Chieftain

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    Wowoooooo... nice ship, good !!
     
  15. tjedge1

    tjedge1 Writer of writerly things

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    That is going into the Mystara expansion for sure.
     
  16. Rambuchan

    Rambuchan The Funky President

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    Good to have more choice in big sail ships! Nice one!

    Where did you get the design of the sails from?
     
  17. Orthanc

    Orthanc Shipwright

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    Wow, thanks everyone. The praise I get for my work is pretty much what keeps me going.:D

    The next ship will be an 18th-19th century Schooner, and the sails for this ship were based on the sails in this post, which is in my Orthanc's Creation Thread.
     
  18. Vuldacon

    Vuldacon Dedicated to Excellence Supporter

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    Orthanc...Great Ship and the Zulus Thank you for this Super Advancement :D :goodjob:

    ...Here is a Civ Specific units_32.pcx with correct palette for your Umkhumbi if you want it:
     

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  19. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    I just thought I would say I really do like this, and many of your units. Not sure I was clear on that before.:)
     
  20. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Does this have a cannon or arrow attack?
     

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