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[Conceptart] Engineer Electrogun

Discussion in 'Models & Textures' started by ethankarnopp, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. ethankarnopp

    ethankarnopp L1: Registered

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    Working out some ideas for a new engineer rifle, here is the start, I'm pretty happy with the idea but not sure if this is the final iteration. The idea is to have a rifle that shoots electrically charged 'pigeons' which are then shot afterwards with an arc of electricity coming from the gun. Any input would be greatly appreciated, I'll hopefully have another update on this in the coming days.
     
  2. ANova

    ANova L7: Fancy Member

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    Looks like its from Borderlands
     
  3. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    Would you be opposed to someone creating this as a 3-D object?
     
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  4. Trotim

    aa Trotim

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    So it shoots projectiles that hurt all enemies that are near the projectile? That's pretty cool, but doesn't sound like something Valve would do. Nice model though!
     
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  5. ethankarnopp

    ethankarnopp L1: Registered

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    I wouldn't have a problem with it, right now the ideas are kind of rough but if you or anyone else wants to take a shot go right ahead, I was going to do a SKP model of it (maybe after some modifications) but if you would like to model it in max go right ahead, I'd be honored.
     
  6. Sel

    Sel Banned

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    Gonna guess that that's why he posted it.
     
  7. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    I think I might, just because I've always wanted to turn concept art into the actual deal. It would be a fun project!
     
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  8. ethankarnopp

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    Yea, the basic premise is you shoot a disc out of the bottom part of it (similar to a clay pigeon) then when it is over whoever you shoot it with the electric beam, it explodes and I'm not really sure the effect. It would have an AOE but I haven't decided whether to have it have something like a slowing effect or damage.


    Go for it, I can do some orthos or detail specific areas if you need it, this was just to get a rough idea of what I want it to look like.
     
  9. Jonah

    aa Jonah

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    Looks awesome
    I'd like to draw stuff like that too but I'm so lazy :/
     
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  10. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Very Professional.

    Would the Arc deal damage? Because I could imagine setting "tripwires" up with this by shooting across a busy path..
     
  11. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    Please do! All I'd need is really is side, and top maybe, the illustration is so well done--it leaves no question as to detail. Fantastic work.
     
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  12. FreeLance_FoX

    FreeLance_FoX L6: Sharp Member

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    I checked your blog out, Ethan, and I was very impressed by this one you put up:

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    You should have that modeled as well :D
     
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  13. Boylee

    aa Boylee pew pew pew

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  14. cyked

    cyked L3: Member

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    This is great stuff!

    Probably not something valve would actually do, but great none the less.
     
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  15. ethankarnopp

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    To those who responded 'Valve wouldn't do this' could you elaborate on why or what you think they would do instead (related or unrelated to this design). I'm just curious to get some input, maybe I'm missing out on something but I've noticed a pattern with these updates in that they are generally trying to break class constraints with updates. IE the sniper update allows the sniper to get in to mid/close range as opposed to the original weapon set which was designed for long range only.
     
  16. Micnax

    aa Micnax L0: Terribly Lazy Mapper

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    Looks retro-punk'y

    I like :D
     
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  17. Zwiffle

    Zwiffle L6: Sharp Member

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    Keep em coming, your stuff is cool.
     
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  18. ethankarnopp

    ethankarnopp L1: Registered

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    Some quick orthographics I threw up for rexy, if you need more than this just let me know.
     
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  19. drp

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    iirc, ortho drawings are at 45 degree angles

    looks amazing tho
     
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  20. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    I'll make this the official WIP thread for this model, and I'll add screenshots as I get them.

    [​IMG]
     
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