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Unit Requests: Steampunk

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Creation & Customization' started by Blue Monkey, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. Blue Monkey

    Blue Monkey Archon Without Portfolio

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    Balthasar, KingArthur, and I have been busy bees, and tests of Balthasar’s “Lost Worlds” scenario are very promising. The beta of it is not quite ready to unveil yet. One of the things sorely needed is units for which there just are no good stand-ins. Hence this thread. The links are to fuller descriptions & concept art in further posts. Please post questions, your potential interest in making a particular unit, or links to available units we may have overlooked that are suitable for our needs. Hopefully something on our list intrigues your creativity.


    Still Needed/ Wanted - please contact us for details if you wish to make any of these:


    1. Barsoomian Beasts - We need Thoats with riders most of all, then 4-armed White Gorillas, then Zitidars.

    2. H.G. Wells' Time Machine - model available

    3. Dr Caligari - an evil hypnotist. Plotinus' Victorian Gentleman looks just like Caligari; what we have in mind is an m-unit that unites him with his sleep-walking flunkie, Cesare. You can see the original silent film >Here<. I guess we need a Cesare unit, first.

    4. For Blue Monkey's Dark Continent Steampunk Mod: African animals. Might as well ask now!

    We now have a Models thread in the Steampunk forum!

    Leaderheads wanted - seriously:

    Selenite Grand Lunar

    Pterodactyl (Mahar)

    Chthulu

    In Progress - these units have been reported to us to be in production:
    Note to unit makers: if you are not making this unit, please tell us so we can put it back on the "to do" list. Thanks.

    Calot, Thoat (see above) - status unknown, models available.
    Alice Liddel - from Wonderland fame but now grown up - being completed by Supa from original by Balam-Agab
    Annie Oakley the real-life sharpshooter.- status unknown.


    Completed Units:

    Since we first Started this project, the whole community seems to have gotten behind our effort, and these units in particular have been made for us, or at our request (In order of creation):

    Housekeeper - made by Balam Agab Oct. 2008
    Bobby - made by Balam Agab Jan 04, 2009
    Peeler - made by Balam Agab Jan 07, 2009
    Tardis - made by Vuldacon Jan 27, 2009
    Steamtank - made by Wyrmshadow Jul 12, 2009
    Steampunk Rhomboid - made by Wyrmshadow Jul 16, 2009
    Wells' Land Ironclad - Made by Wyrmshadow Jul 24, 2009
    Nautilus, Sword of the Ocean - Made by Wyrmshadow Jul 31, 2009
    Cavorite Sphere - Made by Wyrmshadow Aug 11, 2009
    Flame-Throwing Steam Tank - made by Wyrmshadow Oct 23, 2009
    Cat made by Tom2050 Dec 12, 2009
    Wailing Virgin - made by Tom2050 Dec 15, 2009
    Aasimar - made by Tom2050 Dec 16, 2009
    Victorian Gentleman - made by Plotinus Dec 31, 2009
    Jekyll / Hyde - Made by Vuldacon Jan 5, 2010
    Aerial Commando -Made by Plotinus Jan 31, 2010
    Coffins - made by Vuldacon Feb 14, 2010
    Early Balloon - made by Tom2050 Feb 26, 2010
    Sherlock Holmes - Made by Plotinus Feb 27, 2010
    Devil's Reef - made by Vuldacon Mar 5, 2010
    Mammoth - Made by Plotinus Mar 28, 2010
    Sabre Tooth Tiger - made by Tom2050 Apr 04, 2010
    Universal Mining Robot made by Tom2050 Apr 15, 2010
    Apatosaurus - made by Supa May 15, 2010
    Automatic Gentleman - Made by Tom2050
    Van Helsing - made by Plotinus Aug 14, 2010
    Victorians - made by Plotinus Aug 14, 2010
    Propeller Island - made by Tom2050 Aug 14, 2010
    Vernian Lunar Capsule - made by Tom2050 Aug. 17, 2010
    Countess Carmilla Van Karstein - made by Tom2050 Aug 22, 2010
    Rykors - made by Plotinus Aug 23, 2010
    Multi-Mammoth Manni - made by Wotan49 (from Plot's Mammoth) Aug 31, 2010
    Mortician & Mortician Coffin (Count Orlok) - made by Vuldacon Sep 7, 2010
    John Carter of Mars - made by Tom2050 Sep 8, 2010
    Futuristic/Sci-fi Zeppelins - made by Tom2050 Sep 13-16, 2010
    Cthulhu - made by Plotinus Sep 26, 2010
    Steampunk Scout - made by Tom2050 Sep 29, 2010
    Banth of Barsoom - made by Tom2050 Oct 3, 2010
    Karameneh - made by Tom2050 Oct. 5, 2010
    Barsoomian Flyer - made by Polyphemus Oct. 12, 2010
    Black Coach - made by Tom2050 Oct. 21, 2010
    Jack the Ripper/Scoundrel - made by Plotinus Oct. 22, 2010
    Thark Warrior - made by Tom2050 Nov. 29, 2010
    Alice in Wonderland - made by Hikaro Takayama Nov. 29, 2010
    Spy - made by Ruby Sauce Dec. 9, 2010
    Scout Sniper - made by Ruby Sauce Dec. 25, 2010
    Steampunk MagLev Train - made by Tom2050 Jan. 8, 2011
    Alice 'Through the Looking Glass' Mirror - made by Blue Monkey, Tom2050 Jan 20, 2011
    Frankenstein's Monsters Pack - made by Supa Feb. 1, 2011
    John Devil Leaderhead - made by Rob (R8XFT) Feb. 5, 2011
    Thark Top Sergeant 2 - made by Tom2050 Feb. 6, 2011
    Brachiosaurus - made by Supa Feb. 9, 2011
    Dejah Thoris - made by Tom2050 Feb. 14, 2011
    Amazons - made by Tom2050 Mar. 27, 2011
    Thark 1st Lieutenant of Barsoom - made by Tom2050 Mar. 27, 2011
    Thark 4-Sword Elite of Barsoom - made by Tom2050 Mar. 28, 2011
    Thark Captain #2 of Barsoom - made by Tom2050 Mar. 29, 2011
    Thark Captain of Barsoom - made by Tom2050 Apr. 1, 2011
    Selenites- made by Supa Sept. 12, 2011
    Columbian Mammoth by Supa Sept. 17, 2011
    Selenites (Pack II) - made by Supa Sept. 18, 2011

    We are deeply indebted to these unit makers*,who have spent long hours at our request. We won't let them down.

    * If we've missed someone, let us know. You deserve thanks.

    And of course, we also owe our thanks to all of the other unit makers (too many to enumerate) whose units have been used to fill out our unit lines. There are currently 521 units in the Lost World mod.
     
  2. Blue Monkey

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    Aerial Commando
    Think of him as a steampunk paratrooper.
    Suggested Attacks: Ketchum Grenade followed by Pistol.
    Free ketchum grenade model and some wing models

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    EDIT: The "Steampunk Airman" @ DAZ3D is a set of props that might work well for this fellow - added to a SP style jumpsuit.
    The wings look a little small, but the steam engine is interesting, & he's got a very SPish looking handgun.

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    Annie Oakley
    "Little Sure Shot" - star of Buffalo bill's Wild West Show.
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    Captain Nemo, if he had joined the dark side. A Pirate Captain from the Indian Ocean - the nemesis in Verne's "Facing The Flag".

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    Spring-Heeled Jack
    Leaps tall buildings, breaths blue flames, laughs maniacally ...

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    The Game Is Afoot - Deerstalker Hat & Inverness Cape.

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    Spy / Shadow
    Who sees ... Who knows ... Who touches...

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    Bobby (Police Constable)
    "What's all this, then?"

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    Floating Island
    A whole air field, a whole city, a steam-propelled island.

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    Yes, some very interesting units.
    Did you guys think about the Victorian Spy as a 'Sherlock' unit? Just not SF enough?
    And as for the diving dress, somebody recolored that Martian unit to look like an underwater diver, looks pretty SF to me.
    What exactly does 'poison gas cannon' entail, not that I can make it, just interested...
    You guys need something bigger than Hikaro's land battleship? That'll be interesting...
    Lastly, that Aerial Commando concept art is too cool.
    EDIT: Oh, nvm on the Victorian Spy, I see he's already in use
     
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    Here`s a preview for the bobby



    (the civ colour is only on the truncheon because I couldn`t think of a better place for it, sugestions for alternates are appreciated)

    Any thoughts?
     
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    I can't belive i didn't think of that :lol:

    Consider it done.
     
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    And the hat band, which it looks like you've already got.
     
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    I welcome all Doctor Who units!
    So please make some...:D
     
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    Heh, the Doctor is a good idea. I think the eighth Doctor is pretty Steampunky too, although of course the fourth is more iconic.

    I would actually really like to make most of these, but alas, I just don't have the time!
     
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    I agree about the 8th - I've even heard his TARDIS' interior described as steampunkish. His hair style is vaguely reminiscent of the 4th & I like his sartorial flair. All of that is gleaned from stills - I wish Netflix had the DVD. The 6th's costume also has some interesting 19th c. elements. Perhaps someone will make a Dr. with bits of all of them. :mischief:

    TWIMC: There are versions of the Cybermen available at one of the TARDIS sites I linked to - with some brassy recoloring maybe they could be our steambot.

    @ Plotinus - your suggestions and advice are welcome participation. We've been bandying about the idea of opening up the writing of 'pedia descriptions to volunteers willing to try their hand at pseudo - Victorian prose. Perhaps you'll find a moment to contribute a paragraph or two.

    @ Plotinus: Also, I linked to some free wing models in the flying commando post. When you have a chance could you take a glance to see if their the ones you suggested?
     

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