The EVIL GENIUS pack

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by LeSwordfish, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    This idea is one that's been bouncing around in my head for a while, but i thought i'd post it here.

    Disclaimer: I have no modelling/texture skills whatsoever. Throwing the idea out and leaving is all i can do.

    Its a new theme pack, designed around spytech stuff. Basically, its the sort of stuff you'd find in a bond villain's lair; or an austin powers film, or that sort of place. It could include:

    -Lasers. Not just the ones we've already got, but bigger, and smaller, designed for creeping-toward-the crotch. Plus, env_beams designed around tf2.
    -Supercomputers. Ones that can wink at you menacingly
    -Big red buttons. A great, big, threatening button which must not be pressed under any circumstances.
    -Proper evil genius chairs. Ones you can spin around in. Ones with white cats.
    -Lava, toxic waste, sharks, fricking seabass with fricking lasers on their fricking heads.

    You get the picture. There's plenty of room for crazy expansion, and imagination. Lots of stuff already made would fit it.

    Reasons to do it:
    - Fits the tf2 style
    - Fits with any theme.
    - Goes well with existing spytech.
    - Crazy and fun and imaginative.
    - Gives us the chance to do better than valve: neutral and blu skins of existing props could be included easily, making spytech symmetrical maps, or koth maps easier. (Seriously, how annoying is it to need custom content for a cool ending to PLR)
    - Gives people without clout or skills the chance for some fricking awesome stuff.
    - No more maps ending in rockets.
     
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  2. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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  3. ardysqrrl

    ardysqrrl L4: Comfortable Member

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    I like this idea a lot. It seems like it would be more of an expansion to existing tf2 style, sort of like the flipside of the construction pack in regards to TF2 narrative.
     
  4. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    I like this too, and it doesn't seem like something that is currently in development (like the Asian models/textures/etc)

    I approve, and when I learn how to model (hopefully soon) I will contribute where I can.
     
  5. Corvatile

    aa Corvatile exercise cawtion

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  8. Sgt Frag

    Sgt Frag L14: Epic Member

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    designed for creeping-toward-the crotch

    Icarus did that already in Observatory.

    It would be nice to have expanded models in this area, ref shots/concept art are needed.
     
  9. RagnarHomsar

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    That's sort of the point of Evil Genius.
     
  10. Seba

    aa Seba DR. BIG FUCKER, PHD

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  11. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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  12. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    Needs to have fully-featured chemistry lab. Just a bunch of vials, test tubes, flasks, and flexible tubes all linked together and full of mysterious chemicals. Either with its own supports or made for setting on top of a desk. Also I guess we'd need the desk.
     
  13. Terwonick

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    I've decided to help, and sence I know little about modeling, I've decided to do something simple: a desk with an acid burn in one corner. And instead of starting modeling it right now, I'll wait until vacation is over and I have access to tools I could use to model it... This is getting ackward.

    [​IMG]

    (the vials will be added later, in the shelves and stuff)

    Thoughts?
     
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  14. ardysqrrl

    ardysqrrl L4: Comfortable Member

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    No evil genius would ever use Roget's Thesaurus
     
  15. Sgt Frag

    Sgt Frag L14: Epic Member

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    Looks like a writing desk, not a lab table.

    I'd go with metal, very steril, no need to sit down imo.
     
  16. Exist

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    Something I thought after seeing this thread. idk.
     
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  17. Okrag

    aa Okrag Wall Staples

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    Did that poster get stuck in a hurricane?
     
  18. ColonelBD

    ColonelBD L1: Registered

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    Hmm I just starting creating a more spy-techy security when this thread popped up, heres what I've got so far, still a wip:
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    I want to keep the polycount too a low level, but I can still round stuff out if its necessary. Do you think it could work in a spy base enviroment or not?
     
  19. ardysqrrl

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    I'd say that model has potential
     
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  20. Exist

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