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Which of these two units looks more Japanese?

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Creation & Customization' started by W.i.n.t.e.r, Sep 20, 2004.

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Which better represents a Japanese Infantry of the Great War?

  1. The "white cloth footwear" is historically accurate

    45.8%
  2. The "brown bootstrap footwear" is historically accurate

    29.2%
  3. I don't really know or cannot decide which to chose

    25.0%
  1. W.i.n.t.e.r

    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    A simple poll to help me chose the gear for my next unit about to roll out:






    WWI Japanese Infantry as seen during the siege of Kiatschou.
     
  2. Mobilize

    Mobilize Nil Satis Nisi Optimum

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    I recollect usually seeing the brown bootstrap footgear. I think it looks better anyways.
     
  3. Dease

    Dease Be Original

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    I voted for the white but not because it's historically accurate (i have no clue if it's accurate) but because I think it looks good, it adds a bit of variety to the colour scheme, and kinda makes it look more "unique"
     
  4. RedAlert

    RedAlert Love one another

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    I agree with Dease. Although both versions look nice, the one with the white adds more variety, and again, makes it more unique looking. So I second the white version. Although I wouldn't be able to say which is more historically acurate either.
     
  5. Dom Pedro II

    Dom Pedro II Modder For Life

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    Isn't the white standard for the Infantry unit?? If it is, I say no way to white. Go with the brown. If not, then go with it.
     
  6. Officer D

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    Brown looks better on the unit IMO.
     
  7. Mobilize

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    White doesn't match.
     
  8. ShiroKobbure

    ShiroKobbure Still modding Civ3

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    i would give him a larger rifle, and no helmet. Japanese didnt have helmets until after ww1. As for the color of the feet I think white. and he needs a bayonet
    here are photos of uniforms from russo-japanese war to ww1.
     
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  10. W.i.n.t.e.r

    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    Ah cool !!!! Perfect pictures there :) Thank you Shiro !!!

    In fact my unit is not wearing a helmet, but a cloth cap like the one depicted in your pics. I may well add a bayonet though (on the rifle itself, not as in the last pic dangling from the soldiers' belts)
     
  11. W.i.n.t.e.r

    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    I could also do with a few Japanese wave files for the fidget, fortify and victory (hint hint)
     
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    it looks like a ww1 british helmet. it shouldnt be round all the way. make the front black, and give him white cloth in the back on his neck.
     
  14. W.i.n.t.e.r

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    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    It is the exact same round cloth hat that came with BeBro's WWI Japanese :| you are obviously blind
     
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    take a look at what? my edit is the type of uniform worn in the russo-japanese war. but i think will work for ww1 as well, because we didnt change that much until after ww1. i would maybe give him a american civil war look alike sword, but only higher japanese would have carried it.
     
  20. W.i.n.t.e.r

    W.i.n.t.e.r Frozen!

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    For starters, the blade you see in your pictures is not a sword (saber in case of the civil war) but the bayonet. I would like to make your version, however I would need the headgear in several directions.
     

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