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Saibotlieh's Leaderhead Collection

SaibotLieh

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Saibotlieh's Leaderhead Collection

After having made a certain number of leaderheads, I guess it's time to collect them all into one post, to be exactly this post. So far I managed to avoid too much work with these leaderheads by converting models from other games to Civ4, namely Atlantica Online, Mass Effect and Requiem: Memento Mori. Also some leaderheads are converted Poser models. Of course some minor to major adjustments were made by me to fit these models into Civ4, but I can make practically no claims upon the beauty of the artwork and the models.

List of Leaderheads (mostly in alphabetic order):
(more information about the leaders can be found in the download section)



Ariadne



Download link: https://forums.civfanatics.com/resources/lh-ariadne.30092



Brunhild



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=22615



Cleopatra



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15071
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9401011

Note: Was made modular and some minor model glitches were corrected for this post



Cockacoeske



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=20004



Female Ranger



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15064
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9394955



Grace O'Malley



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=17559



Helen of Troy



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=20392



Himiko



Download link: https://forums.civfanatics.com/resources/lh-himiko.29449/





Jacquotte Delahaye



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=17355



Jingu (former [LH] Female Asian)



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15179
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9476358

Note: Was made modular for this post



Joan of Arc



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15295
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9547570



Lieu-Ye



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=17799



Mandukhai Khatun



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15258
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9524543



Mangammal



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15614



Maria II of Portugal




Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15213
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9495628



Marpesia



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=16077



Miranda Lawson



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=17911



Mavia



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=18623



Miss Santa




Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=16228



Nanye-hi



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=16341



Nicholas II of Russia



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=16972



Penthesilea



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=16035



Quilago



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=17685



Tali'Zorah



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15125
Old forum thread: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9437830



Theophanu



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23717



Ulpia Severina



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=20393



Zelda



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=19697



Bunny Girl



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=16973
 
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Thanks, I thought that I should design the first a bit different, too. Your image looks quite nice, but I was planning something different. Hopefully I'll have some time soon to test if it works like I want it to.
 
Thanks for the thought, but I guess I take responsibility for the design of the post myself. Also it doesn't took me that long and this layout should be easy to update.

On other news, I'm working on some units again at the moment, so most likely there will be no new leaders from me in the near future. But I'm pretty sure that those won't be my last leaderheads. ;)
 
It's not very complicated because the files are already in nif format. I've wrote some more about that in the old Female Ranger thread. But not all nifs can be opened with NifSkope, so test a few before starting troubleshooting. For example, the ...Atlantica\NChar3D\Char\WEAVER\WEAVER.nif should be openable.
 
We appreciate all your hard work! :)
 
I've uploaded my latest Leaderhead, Rani Mangammal of the Madurai Nayak kingdom.
Spoiler :



Download link: http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=15614

Again I modified the AO model quite a bit here. The cloth are all made by me, using the shape of the original model with the addition of the saree.
The jewelry was also created by me, although I've gone a bit overboard with the polycount on these. They make up over a third of the complete polycount of the model. :mischief:

Enjoy! :)
 
I'll say one thing they are the cutest leaderheads ever posted on the Civ4 forums; keep up the good work!
 
Wohoo!!
Awesome, again ;)
 
Thanks guys. I don't know if cuteness is really a good attribute for a leader, but it definitely helps my motivation to make them. :)
 
Yes it is.

The cuteness of the leader is directly proportionate to the diplomatic attitude of the average player of the opposite gender (and at times the same gender) toward them.


Hence, the cute AI leaders that you make tend to have an above average chance of receiving gifts and tributes and being on the wining side in the average game. :)

At least in my observations.
 
Yep, cuteness is definitely an advatage :)
But your LHs are not just cute, they really suit in Civ IV very well
Maria is my favourite one, and now Mangammal is the second ;)
 
Yes it is.

The cuteness of the leader is directly proportionate to the diplomatic attitude of the average player of the opposite gender (and at times the same gender) toward them.


Hence, the cute AI leaders that you make tend to have an above average chance of receiving gifts and tributes and being on the wining side in the average game. :)

At least in my observations.
:think: Never looked at it in that way. I guess thats indeed a diplomatic factor one'll have to reckon with. And I think the AI can use all the help it can get. :D
Yep, cuteness is definitely an advatage :)
But your LHs are not just cute, they really suit in Civ IV very well
Maria is my favourite one, and now Mangammal is the second ;)
Aye, Maria is my favourite, too. Movement, artwork, lightening, background, all fits quite well.
 
:think: Never looked at it in that way. I guess thats indeed a diplomatic factor one'll have to reckon with. And I think the AI can use all the help it can get. :D

Aye, Maria is my favourite, too. Movement, artwork, lightening, background, all fits quite well.

Maria has a great hairdo too. It looks nothing like a mullet but it would be accurate to say it has the same overall properties, "business in the front, and party in the back".
 
Great stuff as usual Saibot, as you know I was thinking of turning your Mangammal into Benazir Bhutto, so I went into the folder I have for your stuff and noticed that there was a "Dido" folder in there. So I looked at it, and it was my Dido, but it looks like you shadered it. Did you make a shadered version of my Dido? If you did I totally forgot, and haven't even looked at it in game or uploaded it.

Or am I just crazy.
 
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