MapGyver - Creative Use of Props and Assets

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by BigfootBeto, Apr 29, 2018.

  1. BigfootBeto

    aa BigfootBeto Too obsessed with perfection

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    shhhh
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  2. FloofCollie

    aa FloofCollie asshole

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    More from Mountain Lab - this high-up door was given a cool border... which is actually a window!

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  3. Scampi

    Scampi L4: Comfortable Member

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    Nasty old soap dispenser made from a Frontline soupcan and Squeezit's door handle:
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  4. FloofCollie

    aa FloofCollie asshole

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    This isn't mind-blowing, but I always assumed these rickety wood board fences were props, when in fact they're brushes with nail props here and there.
    (I'm aware that the tall board/barrier has a shorter prop version)

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  5. puxorb

    aa puxorb L69: Emoticon

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    I've done a ton of 'mapgyver'-ing in the past and maybe I'll post move here as I find them, but this is one of my more memorable ones.

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    Shutter windows, hubcaps, cranks, and spytech door handles along with some brushwork makes a good stove.
     
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  6. Sandwhip

    aa Sandwhip

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    These doors on glacier aren't actually props, but brush based. That alone isn't too special, until you realise that the handles are actually those spytech glass door handles which have been rotated to only show half of them.

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    Also on glacier, we have a train carriage that has been used as a generic oil tank prop.

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  7. HueZee_

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    perhaps not nearly as practical problem solving, but you can put towel racks exactly inside a shelf unit to look like its being used for a bathroom.
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    need beefier looking AC units for your monstrous Mann Co. Facility?
    Just slap em together like they're a force of nature.
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    not enough rails to keep your mercs at bay? this model fits into itself seamlessly without clipping.

    need a bigger workout, brushes over a bench look like workout benches and some brushes make a great spotting rack. and weights.
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    upload_2019-12-4_4-11-33.png you dont have to shower with those filthy HL2 props any longer dirty mercs,
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    thin wedges at a 22.5 degree twist make a great industrial fan just add a motor.

    displacement to be a a meme. subdivisions can save you some time slaving in blender for that nice button nobody should push.
    upload_2019-12-4_4-17-51.png thanks for reading. and nice work everyone i'm inspired af.
     

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  8. pont

    pont L2: Junior Member

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    dirtroad005 is great for dirtying up textures that don't have a bottom variant
     
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