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Model Matze's Base Enhancement Set

Discussion in 'Models & Textures' started by DasMatze, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. DasMatze

    DasMatze L2: Junior Member

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    Hidy-ho!

    I'm new to source modeling. I started this small set to extend your base with new objects.

    Door with three skins (red, blue and neutral):
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    The frame will be deleted soon, there are small spaces between the walls and the frame.

    Weaponhooks as seen im Meet the Spy:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Building cubemaps didn't work for some reason so I disabled them and so the bottles and knifes look strange.

    The TF logo with the sizes of 256x256 and 128x128, separate glass covers and with six skins (blue, red, neutral, blue illuminated, red illuminated, neutral illuminated):
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    The characters (I forgot the Soldier on the pic) as wooden fake-things in red and blue:
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    A fan with the sizes of 256x256 and 128x128 in three parts (fan, base and cap):
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Right now it's still a small set. I'd like to know what I could add and what I should definately improve.

    But be aware that I use SketchUp which doesn't have the options of texture baking like other programs do. I can only manually bake the rendered pics on the models. So the simpler the model, the better it'll look.

    Also, animations aren't possible for me. They have to be done in Hammer. Unfortunately the func_rotating still doesn't work.

    DasMatze

    PS: The map is just for testing purposes, I would put more effort in it if it was a "real" map.
     
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  2. Fearlezz

    Fearlezz L10: Glamorous Member

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  3. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    Oh my god that fan... THAT FAN.

    MAKE IT SPIN.

    OH GOD OH GOD I NEEEEEEEEEED.

    Edit:

    Blast! He can't!
     
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  4. Micnax

    aa Micnax L0: Terribly Lazy Mapper

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    Legendary
     
  5. martijntje

    martijntje L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    awesome, it would be nice if the back of the fan was open (so light can come trough) and it would slowly spin (I know you cant animate, I just mention it so someone else could do it)
     
  6. Fraz

    aa Fraz Blu Hatte, Greyscale Backdrop.

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    I love the wooden TF characters. Freakin awsome dude.
     
  7. DasMatze

    DasMatze L2: Junior Member

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    Thank you all!

    If you're patient enough (not like me) to remodel the fan base with brushes you can have light shine through it as well. The base, the fan and the bars are separate.

    Yes, that would be great!

    I forgot to mention that I have problems with the colision meshes right now. Exactly this problem: [ame="http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=9675"]StudioMDL making my collision model into a single convex shape - TF2Maps.net[/ame]

    I don't want to move that discussion to this thread. I just wanted to mention it and that I have no control over any bones in SketchUp. It worked before in HL2 EP2 though.

    DasMatze
     
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  8. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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  9. J4CK8

    J4CK8 L11: Posh Member

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    Epic. Might even use them in my next map.
     
  10. LordNor

    LordNor L3: Member

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  11. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    My reading comprehension is better than yours.

    (it's a screenshot off the steam store)
     
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  12. LordNor

    LordNor L3: Member

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    i was referring to the time we talked about Evil Genius when i saw u playing it :p
     
  13. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    This is pretty hot.
     
  14. Balloonsfor600

    Balloonsfor600 L1: Registered

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    Thanks for this! Love the fan and the doors have a great look to them.

    *Runs off and changes out some of the stock doors on his map*
     
  15. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    I think its' not "Evil Genius" (which, IMO, is a great source of mapping/modeling inspiration) as much as a general "Star-Trek-esque Sliding Doors" thing.
     
  16. Malcolm

    Malcolm L3: Member

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    Nothing to add to my fellow pre-posters.

    These models are simple but at the upper edge of uber-awesome. I like your ideas - and your realization!

    I have quite a uncommon request for the fan's size... could you also create a 320x320 u Version of the three parts?

    EDIT: Evil Genius is one of my favorite games beside TF2. Too bad I never found the motivation to finally end it.
     
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  17. DasMatze

    DasMatze L2: Junior Member

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    A click on my profile should answer that question:
    [​IMG]
    ;)

    Wouldn't 256x256 fit? If I run out of ideas/skill I'll create it for you.

    Evil Genius Gold?
    [​IMG]
    Please tell me if the "Gold"-line is too silly. Then I'll remove it.

    DasMatze
     
  18. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    Make the gold font look more... TF2.
     
  19. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Bullion usually just has a logo stamped into it, so stamp it with the TF2 logo. and for bonus points, give it two more skins with red and blu logo stamping.
     
  20. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    Agreed