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Model Forklift 1.0

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  1. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    Forklift

    Release: Feb 16, 2010 - Update from the GRAVE: June 14 2012 - Updated texture fixes, texture filesize optimizations
    Author: Alex "Rexy" Kreeger.
    E-mail: Kreeger242@live.missouristate.edu
    Version: 1.1.0

    Enjoy! Remember to only pack the textures you're using to save on filesize.

    Zip contains:

    *This fantastic readme file!
    *6 model files (1.3 mb)
    *6 texture files (1.5 mb)

    Extract to: "SteamApps\[username]\team fortress 2\tf" directory to install.

    **YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MODIFY ANY OF THE FILES FOUND WITHIN THE ARCHIVE, OR REDISTRIBUTE.
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    I decided to document by taking screenshots with commentaries, which I'm posting in thumbnails here.

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    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    Last edited: Feb 16, 2010
  3. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-hz1GpFpXA"]YouTube- Gabelstaplerfahrer Klaus eng subtitled german forklift safety video[/ame]


    dm_klaus gogogo
     
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  4. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    That is still one of the most ridiculous videos I've ever seen, whether or not it was really used as a training video.
     
  5. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    The Forklift Update
     
  6. Cynick

    Cynick L4: Comfortable Member

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    Awesome, I just needed one of these yesterday.
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2010
  7. redcommunism

    redcommunism L2: Junior Member

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    @Penguin:
    That video was entirely necessary.
     
  8. FlavorRage

    FlavorRage L4: Comfortable Member

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  9. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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    I watched that video all the way through and it was gold. Awesome model rexy, may definitely have some use for this.
     
  10. Okrag

    aa Okrag Wall Staples

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    My German teacher showed me that video. Now I raise you: [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wErpaF1jvjU"]YouTube- MST3K - He tried to kill me with a forklift[/ame].
     
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  11. Sel

    Sel Banned

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    Nice work Rexy, clean and competent as always.
     
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  12. Boylee

    aa Boylee pew pew pew

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    Pure prop_static gold. Nice one.
     
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  13. Void

    aa Void A Self-Proclaimed Jack of All Trades

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    "VertexLitGeneric"
    {
    "$basetexture" "models/props_vehicles/forklift_01"
    "$basemapalphaphongmask" "1"
    "$phong" "1"
    "$phongexponent" "10"
    "$phongboost" ".25"
    "$phongfresnelranges" "[.7 15 20]"
    "$sexy" "1"
    }
     
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  14. Acumen

    aa Acumen Annoyer

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    really nice end result.
    i just think that you went a bit to small with the paint strokes on the main body. i think fewer and bigger ones would look better. it looks quite busy with so many heavy contrast strokes, imo.
    but very cool in every other way !
     
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  15. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    Whats the automatic poly reducing tool you use, is there a max version?
     
  16. Rexy

    aa Rexy The Kwisatz Haderach

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    I'm using lightwave's PLG plugins. Specifically, the mesh reduction plugin, 2nd from the bottom. I spent a good chunk of time looking for non-lightwave related softwares that would generate reduced polygon meshes but keep the UV intact, and the very best results I had happened to be from the same set of plugins I use for unwrapping my UV meshes. But it's a lightwave only thing I'm afraid.
     
  17. Pocket

    aa Pocket I can fix it!

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    Wow. You know, this is just perfect. I'm in the planning stages of a map that, in its current iteration at least, includes a loading dock, warehouse, or something of that ilk (when I say "planning stages", imagine the phrase in six-foot-high concrete letters). And while I knew it would eventually need a delivery truck of some kind, a forklift never would have dawned on me.

    This looks great. It's just the right size to hold the big crate prop, the texture meshes nicely with the other items in the world (especially said crate), and the little knob on the steering wheel is a nice touch; I didn't even know they had those.

    Huzzah!
     
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  18. TMP

    aa TMP Abuser of Site Rules

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    Make sure to safely secure the prop to the forklift!
     
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  19. zpqrei

    aa zpqrei Theme Changer Extraordinaire

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    Wut u did thar, I see it.
     
  20. Ravidge

    aa Ravidge Grand Vizier

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    Impressive. Nicely done Rexy!
     
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