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Re: Graphics
« Reply #60 on: September 19, 2012, 05:01:15 AM »
Some of these seem a little warped, is that normal?

I love that Aztec one. :D

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #61 on: September 19, 2012, 01:09:46 PM »
I think it's to do with my widescreen monitor.  The screenies come out narrowed, which makes the perspective badly off on some of the structures, for example, the town center I posted back in post 34.  I've corrected it on some buildings, but not yet all of them.

It's easy enough to fix, not like the psuedo-3D I had to deal with on Age of Mythology for Bases 3.  They were all narrower at the bottom than the top, and I had to fool with the Scew funtion.  This just takes a simple resize.

That's the Mayan wonder.  The Aztek one was the first wonder I saved, but I haven't cut it out yet.

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #62 on: September 19, 2012, 03:23:33 PM »
Ah thanks for the correction! It has been a while since I have played that game, for sure.

And yeah I was just asking as it's something I noticed. :)

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #63 on: September 19, 2012, 03:29:12 PM »
I think I just collected the last strucure I wanted.  If strucures in cold climates didn't have some snow on the roof, it would have saved me a lot of time.

Now to buckle down on the roughly half the stuff I've yet to cut out -tedious work - and finish up...

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #64 on: September 19, 2012, 03:31:20 PM »
I'm sure somebody will really appreciate ya for doing this hey. :D I'll definitely take a browse through what's available when it's all up and done.

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« Reply #65 on: September 19, 2012, 04:08:33 PM »
I'm sure somebody will really appreciate ya for doing this hey.

Without doubt they will. I like the idea of the Pleasure Dome for a cult hybrid; and the Mayan wonder (yeah, I thought it was Aztec too) are sort of suggesting to me that the Alin come to Planet...

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #66 on: September 19, 2012, 04:34:51 PM »
Well you know, a body with minimal graphics skillz could go through the files I've posted of various elements and assemble their own faction graphics.  The leaderheads would be the most trouble, as few of the pictures in the file I made are painting-converted, and none are cropped right, but there's an example of each element a faction needs there for use.  Easy.

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #67 on: September 19, 2012, 04:42:34 PM »
Yeah it removes one of the major barriers to new faction design. :)

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #68 on: September 19, 2012, 04:53:32 PM »
And of course, I've explained a good deal of how to do everything.  There should be no impediment, graphically, save time and effort for someone who wants their own custom faction.

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #69 on: September 20, 2012, 05:52:40 AM »
Crenelations.

Everywhere, everywhere. Zig-zagging, disrupting orderly straight lines, making everything take five times as long.  Sticking up like rude fingers raised at me.

The Gates of Hell are crenelated.

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #70 on: September 20, 2012, 07:50:15 AM »
What are crenelations?

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #71 on: September 20, 2012, 08:07:13 AM »
Seriously?  The sine wave shape on top of castle walls.  What did they teach you in college, anyway?

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #72 on: September 20, 2012, 08:13:45 AM »
Nothing about castles haha

Still hope you get it right soon. :)

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #73 on: September 20, 2012, 03:34:36 PM »
Reading books is good for you, sunny-me-lad.

I had me a thought about some base stages...

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #74 on: September 20, 2012, 05:48:22 PM »
My head hurts.

 

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