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Model Banyan Jungle Trees 1.0

Made by EArkham

  1. EArkham

    aa EArkham Necromancer

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    I completely forgot that I was going to release these.

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    Team Fortress 2 Model: Banyan Trees
    Release: 08-19-2011

    CONTENTS:
    * screenshot_banyan_trees.jpg

    * banyan_README.txt

    * 3 different tree models in 4 sizes each (total of 12 models)
    * 2 root clusters in 2 sizes (total of 2 models)

    * materials\models\banyan_tree02.vmt
    * materials\models\banyan_tree02.vtf
    * materials\models\banyan_leaf01.vmt
    * materials\models\banyan_leaf01.vtf
    * materials\models\banyan_root01.vmt
    * materials\models\banyan_root01.vtf
    * materials\models\banyan_tree01.vmt
    * materials\models\banyan_tree01.vtf

    * banyan_zoo.vmf

    DESCRIPTION:

    * Root: ~1000 polys (no LOD)
    * Tree #1: ~1100 polys
    * Tree #2: ~1700 polys
    * Tree #3: ~1900 polys
    * textures (1 skin each)

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    Unzip this archive to the "SteamApps\[USERNAME]\team fortress 2\tf\" directory and content should be placed automatically.

    This is an original set of models created with XSI Mod Tool and Adobe Photoshop CS.


    USAGE:

    You are free to use this in any Team Fortress 2 map, including contest-related maps (if contest rules allow custom content).

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    Do not modify or redistribute without asking me first!
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    Please give credit as: "EArkham"

    Thanks, and I hope folks find this useful! :)
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2016
  2. EArkham

    aa EArkham Necromancer

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    This is a blatant thankspost, stuck to a tree with a huntsman arrow.

    And as always, let me know ASAP if I screwed up packing these up or something.
     
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  3. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    ...My entire life I thought banyan trees had enormous canopies? Am I wrong?
     
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  4. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    The only bone i've got to pick with this is the tree trunk etxture. It could do with some dots of a darker color maybe.
     
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  5. EArkham

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    To answer both of those comments, the trees were made to fit into cp_antiquity. They lack large canopies since the main areas they went into didn't have room for them. And there was a previous version of the trunk texture that had darker specks, but it looked really bad and too busy.

    I'm half tempted to make a variant with a huge canopy, but I have a lot of other things I'm working on so I'll probably forget.
     
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  6. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Well for what it is worth, if you end up doing something I think you should make just the canopy, then it can be placed on top of a clump of these, and if you want more than one you can re-clump them differently.
     
  7. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    As you can see from the screenshots, it is recommended that you disable the self-shadowing on these props. At least, I think that's what's causing those blotches all over the bark.
     
  8. woodx

    woodx L1: Registered

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    Guys, need help.
    Maybe because of last updates, but this models renders without textures. Any ideas about how it can be fixed?
     
  9. EArkham

    aa EArkham Necromancer

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    I'm not sure what in an update would have affected these. They're not in a vpk, so maybe something related to that. My local copies are still working fine.

    Ok, here's a link to them in a vpk: https://www.dropbox.com/s/4kw14a8j33ocfz6/earkham_banyan_trees.zip

    Let me know if that works, and if it does, I'll update the OP download.
     
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    Last edited: Dec 8, 2013
  10. woodx

    woodx L1: Registered

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    Yep, this does work, THANKS, but how shall i put it into my bsp then?
     
  11. EArkham

    aa EArkham Necromancer

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    That, I don't know. Maybe you would have to include the vpk with the map vpk download (and that's fine by me if you need to do that)?
     
  12. a hippobottomus

    a hippobottomus L1: Registered

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    wait, how do i install this? the instructions kinda confuse me, the models arent appearing in hammer, so i dont know what to do.
     
  13. a hippobottomus

    a hippobottomus L1: Registered

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    ok, now they are appearing, but they are errors in the hammer porthole.
     
  14. EArkham

    aa EArkham Necromancer

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    This is an old download, so it's set up kind of stupid unfortunately. You should unzip it somewhere outside the tf2 folder, then go inside the top level folder and copy the mapsrc, models, and materials folders to either tf/custom or tf/ depending on your preferences.

    If you unzip it directly into /tf, you'll end up with an "earkham_banyan_trees" folder inside /tf and it won't work.

    Also, these models are in need of updating pretty badly.