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Steampunk Commando (31/01/10)

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by Plotinus, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    I promised to make this unit a very long time ago. I'm sorry it's taken so long to appear. Those steam-powered wings are slow, but they get you there in the end.





    Download him here.

    This unit won Unit Of The Month January 2010!

     
  2. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    I think that this is your best unit up to now, and that says a lot.
     
  3. BadKharma

    BadKharma Chieftain

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    That is very unique great job! I really like those little steam puffs.
     
  4. Grandraem

    Grandraem Alchemist

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    That is VERY well designed and executed. The look and animation are amazing. I'd say it was your finest unit yet, but I have to say I've been pretty impressed with so many of your units. :goodjob::)
     
  5. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias Civ3 Modding Archivist

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    Bravo! :clap: I can readily imagine the Guard hesitating to raise the alarm when wings are spotted in the night sky ...

    :goodjob: ,

    Oz
     
  6. Balthasar

    Balthasar Wise Man

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    Holy mother of pearl. This is easily the Steampunk-iest custom unit we've seen yet, and given the generally high quality and detail of the units that have been already made for the mod, that's saying alot. This unit has been a wish of ours since it first appeared in the Steampunk units thread, and was frankly more a matter of wishful thinking than unit request, as we had serious doubts that anyone would actually make one. Looking at the original image we provided, you've improved it quite a bit, including more colorful wings (wonderful!), multicolored uniform (splendid!), and steam power-pack (inspired!). The animations are spectacular. All in all, Plotinus, you've more than exceeded any reasonable expectation I might have harbored. I'll leave my praise at that for now, because my inclination is to go on and on and on, and it's really KA's place to speak for the team......
     
  7. KingArthur

    KingArthur Tinkering with biqs

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    :woohoo:

    Best UNIT Ever!!

    So much character packed into such a small package!
     
  8. Vuldacon

    Vuldacon Dedicated to Excellence Supporter

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    Plotinus... This Unit is Absolutely Superb and all special affects such as the Steam Puffs and Attack Lighting add to the already Excellently animated wings and believable unit animation movements.
    Of all the Great Units you have made, I agree that this Unit shows the Good combination of skills you have learned, combined and put to use... Very Well Done :goodjob:
     
  9. Blue Monkey

    Blue Monkey Archon Without Portfolio

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    IMHO this is the best unit you've ever made!

    Quick question re the preview - is the descending flight animation for use as a paradrop?
     
  10. Moosezilla

    Moosezilla Grognard Warlord

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    Wow! Fantastic and what they said!:worship:
     
  11. crazyanswer

    crazyanswer Chieftain

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    A fantastic unit ~
    Just wonderful ~
     
  12. utahjazz7

    utahjazz7 Chieftain

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    Very cool! And very nicely done.
     
  13. ShiroKobbure

    ShiroKobbure Still modding Civ3

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  14. DJ Bonebraker

    DJ Bonebraker a.k.a Laura

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    Definitely going into the Kingdom of Manticore's unit lineup, once I get around to working on my crazy sci-fi mod. :D
     
  15. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    My take is this guy, I think has a lot of character - a headstrong but lovable inventor who may fall down , but never accepts defeat. He's come to save the day with his contraptions!

    Great unit. I really like the floating down animation, the way the wings fold like a fan, and of course, the ever present steam puffs. :lol:
     
  16. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    Thanks for the comments, all. Blue Monkey, yes, the flying animation is for the paradrop.
     
  17. nick0515

    nick0515 Fantasy World Builder

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    What a delightful unit! Amazing animation Plotinus. Your units are truely works of art!
     
  18. Virote_Considon

    Virote_Considon The Great Dictator

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    Brilliant! I especially love the paradrop! :D
     
  19. Blue Monkey

    Blue Monkey Archon Without Portfolio

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    I imagine it would be a lot of work, but would it be possible to get an alternative run that is a sort of forward flight? Just above the ground to help it line up with the default would be fine.
     
  20. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Administrator

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    I can probably do that - but don't expect it overnight!
     

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