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SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber (my first unit)

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Unit Graphics' started by bmarnz, Mar 31, 2007.

  1. bmarnz

    bmarnz Chieftain

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  2. bmarnz

    bmarnz Chieftain

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    snafusmith Unit Maker

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    For a first unit, that looks great! Keep up the work, we definitely need more unit makers in Civ 4!
     
  4. bmarnz

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    Thanx for the compliment.:D I know you make a lot of units, do you make custom animations for them? If so, how much more work does it take?
     
  5. snafusmith

    snafusmith Unit Maker

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    It depends on what the animation is for. For my ships/tanks I make a general 3ds Max file that I can merge models into and use. After that it's a matter of finding the right sounds and fine-tuning it to match the need. For aircraft I use the standard ones supplied with the game. They're great for most aircraft, and it saves a lot of time using them.
     
  6. Impaler[WrG]

    Impaler[WrG] Civ4:Col UI programmer

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    Agreed that is a superb first, I'm tempted to think you just meant fist Civ4 unit not firsts ever.
     
  7. bmarnz

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    Yes, first ever..:woohoo: I downloaded blender and did the beginning tutorials at wikibooks, http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro.

    I'll have to check out their animation tutorials and see if I can make it dive bomb
     
  8. GeoModder

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    Hey, while you're at it, how about switching the american flag with a transparent flag so all civs can use it? :D :goodjob:
     
  9. C.Roland

    C.Roland FFH Art team member

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    I do not want to disillusion you, but the blender exporter can't export animation that will work wirh civ4, sorry :(
     
  10. Chamaedrys

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    Yeah, and none of the vanilla units have a real dive animation.:sad:
     
  11. bmarnz

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    That's a bummer.:cry:
     
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    I tried, haven't gotten to work yet?
     
  13. Gaius Octavius

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    I love this unit. If I ever get around to adapting the WW2: Pacific scenario from C3C, I'll definitely use it.
     
  14. GarretSidzaka

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    there are new 3ds max inport/export scripts in the database
     
  15. bmarnz

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    of course, anyone is free to use this in any mod.
     
  16. rockinroger

    rockinroger WoC Team Member

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    nice work bmarnz, we can sure use/need more units.
     
  17. Splinter13

    Splinter13 The Learner

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    asioasioasio Fallout Scrubber

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    Very good job - you have a lot of talent - keep them comming :)
    and this units goes to WW2 1939 Phase Two
     
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    I'm glad everyone seems to like my unit.:D Your comments are appreciated.
     

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