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New Units: Medieval Wall

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Kinboat, Mar 16, 2003.

  1. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    This pack is actually 15 different units, each consisting of a one frame FLC. The best (and maybe only) use would be in a scenario where you preplace these units to form a Great Wall of China like structure. I recommend flagging them immobile and giving them a relatively high defense. While I haven't tested it I assume you could even give them a bombard so they can attack approaching armies.
    Several other versions are planned including a Chinese, Log Palisade and possibly Industrial age earthworks or WW1 Trenches.

    File... Very small for 15 units :)

    Update... Someone mentioned the lack of gates. So even thought they aren't functioning doors :D I've made up two more sections of wall with massive gates in them (Ne-SW and NW-SE).

    http://www.civfanatics.net/uploads7/Wall_Gates.zip
     

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  2. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    And the first Post :D

    Grear Job Kinboat :thumbsup:

    BTW, can you do an Industrial Age Earth works and WWI trenches :).
     
  3. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    In game preview provided by Yoda Power... with one of the individual units in the inset.
     

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  4. letis

    letis Chieftain

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    Thank you Kinboat, I've been waiting so long for this kind of unit !!
     
  5. Yoda Power

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    yeah they are great, the palisade and the china wall will be extremly cool, just think of the possibilities!:)

    edit- maybe someone could make a unit32 pcx file, that would make it alot easier, when placing them.
     
  6. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    oops.. Forgot that. I'll make one and post it soon.
     
  7. Ossric

    Ossric Hedonistic Ruler

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    this is a really interesting idea. This would definitely add another dimension to the game.
     
  8. Random Observer

    Random Observer Warlord

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    for the WWI trenches you could take an industial age worker use the digging animation and fortify it into a trench
     
  9. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    Here are the Wall PCX Large and Small and 15 different Units_32.pcx pictures for the different units.

    I originally tried having a worker building a wall when I did a palisade unit a long time ago... It didn't really work out right. Mostly this is because the Fortify animation is played everytime the unit is attacked... So we'd get the strange effect of having the trench built every single time there's an invading army... Plus These are really planned as preplaced scenario units, not really as handy in a normal game.
     

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  10. Godzilla

    Godzilla Kaiser von Asgard

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    I like this I can finally build the medieval empire I wanted now
     
  11. Kindred72

    Kindred72 Vampire

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    does anyone use these in their game? And if you do, how do you use it? I'd love to be able to use these walls, but I can't think of any practial way to do it.
     
  12. snsfro

    snsfro Warlord

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    What about barbed wire? It would be good in WW2 scenarios and N. Korea and S. Korea scenarios.
     
  13. unscratchedfoot

    unscratchedfoot War is a good thing.

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    Tag immobile, give some sort of defense which is not too high. Attackers fall off the wall when trying to scale it could justify attackers losing. Then create a resource called NO BUILD and place the walls on the map when creating your mod but can't be made during it otherwise the AI will just pile them up in their cities not knowing what they are.

    I think this concept would work much nicer with barbed wire than these walls.

    Any chance on some barbed wire? Pretty please. :D
     
  14. Sims2789

    Sims2789 Fool me once...

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    maybe you could give them the Paradrop flag, but still make them immobile. with the Paradrop flag, you could choose where to "build" you wall, and since it is immobil, it would be there permanently.
     
  15. Sims2789

    Sims2789 Fool me once...

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    or instead of making a resource called "NO BUILD" you can just not select any civ to be able to build it, but some start out with it.
     
  16. unscratchedfoot

    unscratchedfoot War is a good thing.

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    AI doesn't know how to do this. It only understands paratrooper airdrops like special ops. There's no way it could line up segments of a wall without added programming by Firaxis (idea for expansion pack I guess).
     
  17. ahj150

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    Gerat work!

    Maybe the next project is The Maginot Line for the Industrial era. Inspiration to this and other fortifications please wisit http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/1491/
    [Please note the Webring on the tema fortifications on this page]

    Serving my rationale "To make the life of my rulers merry and insightful"

    AHJ150
     
  18. TVA22

    TVA22 King

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    Or a Chinese version...
     
  19. Strider

    Strider In Retrospect

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    hmm... excellent... Is there a possibility that you can make industrial/modern age walls also? (Maybe modern age's being stone with barbed wire at the top or something of the like).

    Also a trench animation will be really lovely also.

    BTW, this might be the VERY first "added" thing I put into Civ3. So consider yourself honored ;).
     
  20. Kinboat

    Kinboat Conan the Librarian

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    I did this a little while ago, and while I had plans to do more versions they got lost in the shuffle... It's still on my to do list but don't expect them soon.
     

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