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Samurai Reskin

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Unit Graphics' started by Expositus, Jan 12, 2006.

  1. Expositus

    Expositus Chieftain

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    I was rather unhappy with the default samurai skin when I finally got them. I thought the golden'ish colors were a bit silly and the sword looked rather dull.

    I went with a black-white-red theme and did the entire thing in one sitting. Please letme know if you like it or not. I want to do more, most likely for the Fuedal Japan mod, in more interesting colors.

    I think this does better justice the samurai and their weapon.



    Here's the original for reference.

     

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  2. woodelf

    woodelf Bard Retired Moderator

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    I definitely like these colors better. Nice job Expositus.
     
  3. Shqype

    Shqype Shqyptar

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    This looks really sharp! Definitely an improvement from the former.
     
  4. Exavier

    Exavier Destroyer of Worlds

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    WOW :eek:
    I like these alot :)
     
  5. tora911

    tora911 Chieftain

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    You know this is differntly One Mod that is a MUST HAVE if you play with the Samarai Unit.

    10 out of 10
    Great Job.
     
  6. Expositus

    Expositus Chieftain

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    Many thanks for the praise! I will probably work on one or two more variations.
     
  7. Neomega

    Neomega Deity

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    I used to play as the japanese all the time, for the samauri, and never really liekd their armor, but I like the extra balck and silver in the new samauri... maybe I'll start playing civ IV again....
     
  8. 96th PA

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    I agree with everyone. Your modded Samurai rocks! Much better than the original :goodjob: .
     
  9. ecc

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    I've added the .dds file to CustomAssets\art\units\Samurai

    but it still won't load in-game, what am I doing wrong?
     
  10. Kael

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    Samurai is a unique so thats the wrong path. It should be like CustomAssets\art\units\unique\japan\samurai\
     
  11. Frostyboy

    Frostyboy Never Beaten

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    Very nice. I think I swap for these as I will play the Japs a lot
     
  12. RogerBacon

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    Sugoi! (amazing!)

    How about a Samurai re-skin of the Longbowman to make a Samurai archer? Also, a mounted Samurai would really rock as well.

    Roger Bacon
     
  13. BomberEscort

    BomberEscort Don't be alarmed; this is a kindness Supporter

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    Excellent Work! :goodjob:
     
  14. Expositus

    Expositus Chieftain

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    The samurai archer and mount would be really nice. However I'm reluctant to do it myself as the bow the bowman is weilding is highly inaccurate for the type of bow samurai used. The model of the archer himself I'm afraid wouldn't look very professional reskinned with the type of armor the samurai wore.

    The immortal unit might could be made to look like a mounted samurai with a yari or naginata.
     
  15. Ohtar

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    Awesome re-skin :cool: - a great improvement.
     
  16. Rabbit_Alex

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    I have a question: when you do the re-skinning, which .dds file do you make the changes to, because for some of the units there are more than one file.
     
  17. korvgubben

    korvgubben Chieftain

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    You have tou find out yourself but in general, it's the "unit_128.dds" for human units and "unit_256.dds" for vehicles.
    Convert them in .bmp and watch the one that look the more like the real one!
    Don't worry, the other ones really don't look the same and they have a different name including damage, bomb, fire or stuffs like that!
     
  18. Great re-skin Expositus, I'm definitely gonna use it :goodjob:
     
  19. RED DIAMOND

    RED DIAMOND Prince

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    Nice work:goodjob:
     
  20. Master Lexx

    Master Lexx Warlord

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    They really look much better, and because of this, I inlcuded them in GreenMod.
     

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