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Fingolfin
Last Activity:
Jun 22, 2017 at 11:55 AM
Joined:
Jan 11, 2009
Messages:
3,014
Albums:
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Birthday:
Feb 23, 1991 (Age: 26)
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Location:
Gothenburg, Sweden
Occupation:
Computer engineer student

Fingolfin — Model Reviewer

Panzer, VORWÄRTS!, 26, from Gothenburg, Sweden

Fingolfin was last seen:
Jun 22, 2017 at 11:55 AM
    1. StoPCampinGn00b
      StoPCampinGn00b
      Hey, tell us whenever you upload your World Dom map so we can spotlight it on the hosted projects tab.
    2. SNIper of DARKness
      SNIper of DARKness
    3. Yousef
      Yousef
      Hello, remember me? A while back I asked if you could give me the Starcraft 2 models you made and you told me to remind you later, just asking, why didn't you upload these models to hive? They look pretty good and functional.
    4. Strikest
      Strikest
      Hi, I downoaded your GrassTallFlowers model from here https://www.hiveworkshop.com/threads/tank-wars.240987/page-2#post-2438523 and it looks really great, except I got weird shadows when I tried to place it in the World Editor (looked fine in Magos for some reason). Here is a picture of what I mean: http://imgur.com/a/8prrY

      I saw in your post that you mentioned something about unshaded layers or something, and was wondering if you could maybe edit the model to remove the shadows? Thanks!
      1. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        I can explain to you roughly how to solve this:
        *Open the model in magos model editor.
        *Go to Windows>Materials and double click the material.
        *You will see one or two sub-materials. Right click and add a new one. Double click on it.
        *Set the filter mode of this material to "blend" and the texture to the same as the others. Check "unshaded" and "twosided". Finally, set "alpha" to something suiting - maybe 0.3.
        *When you go to Window>Animation manager and play the "stand" animation, you will see the effect.

        Note that the higher alpha you add to the unshaded layer, the more the grass will appear to glow at night. It's a difficult trade-off, and you'll just have to either balance it yourself or just disable day/night cycle in your map.
        May 21, 2017
      2. Strikest
        Strikest
        Thanks, it worked perfectly. The glowing at night part is fine, I'm using custom DNC anyways.
        May 22, 2017
    5. Yousef
      Yousef
      Hello, I have seen 2 models you made from SC2 (Stalker and Marauder) and I saw tan image uploaded by you on the Stalker page with really cool protoss models, if you didn't release them, why? if you have released them where can I find them? They look very cool, thanks in advance.
      1. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        I haven't released them because they are incomplete. I can probably send a couple of them to you though, just remind me later.
        May 10, 2017
      2. Yousef
        Yousef
        Ok, I will make sure to remind you later.
        Any specific time?
        May 10, 2017
    6. deepstrasz
      deepstrasz
      Hey, so, I don't understand. You upload World in Flames on EpicWar but not on Hive? (in the maps section)
      1. StoPCampinGn00b
        StoPCampinGn00b
        pls why
        Apr 30, 2017
      2. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        It will be on the hive within days, I promise! I just didn't have time to write a description yesterday.
        Apr 30, 2017
      3. StoPCampinGn00b
        StoPCampinGn00b
        Keep up the awesome work, Fingolfin. I hope to see World Dom up, of course :)
        Apr 30, 2017
    7. SNIper of DARKness
      SNIper of DARKness
      Any news on World In Flames update? I hope you didn't give up just because a grumpy Marcus told you no one wants it anymore.
      1. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        It's practically finished, i just have to take some screenshots for the news post! I know Marcus is just sad because i won't let him edit the map, he even asked me once how much money i wanted for it. ;)

        EDIT: It's uploaded now!!!!!
        Apr 29, 2017
    8. PhantomNiqht
      PhantomNiqht
      How would I convert your Republic Gunship model to a StarCraft 2 compatible format? The files are not compatible with the game, and I can only guess that the .mdx format is for Warcraft 3.

      Thank you for taking the time to read this, and I apologize for bothering you on your Profile, I just started the process of porting custom models into my StarCraft 2 maps, so I am a bit of a noob. I got someone's m3 conversion on your Venator-Class Star Destroyer working, however it is the only file in m3 and dds format. Is there any tips/advice/help you can offer for this situation?
      1. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        The models were converted by a guy called HighKingUlfric (i think), you should ask him. I have to warn you though, Blizzard are a bit more strict on what you add into SC2 maps and usually consider Star Wars content to be copyright infringement. I know that one guy who used the ported Venator model got personally contacted by them and asked to remove it.
        Apr 29, 2017
      2. PhantomNiqht
        PhantomNiqht
        Thank you for the warning. I found will look for the remainder of the models there.
        Apr 29, 2017
    9. LordDz
      LordDz
      Så.. Bor du fortfarande i Göteborg?
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      2. LordDz
        LordDz
        Mittemot Saluhallen, i en av de stora beiga lägenheterna.
        Fick den också på tur + ett sånt där kul lån som man ska betala av..
        Apr 29, 2017
      3. LordDz
        LordDz
        Btw, indiespelsgruppen i Göteborg har spelöl på varannan tisdag vid GG bar kl 18:30ish. Kom förbi o snacka spel / wc3? :D
        May 1, 2017
      4. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        Låter skoj! Är upptagen ikväll, men kanske en annan gång!
        May 2, 2017
    10. BLazeKraze
      BLazeKraze
      Hi! Because I love the dirt tile or savannah dirt from red shift, can you share it to me? Because I will use it to my upcoming project. I can't contact red shift anymore and I know you're the one who have his tile. I will give a credit to him. :) Thanks!
      1. Fingolfin
      2. BLazeKraze
        BLazeKraze
        Oh, thank you very much. :)
        Apr 30, 2017
    11. Mike
      Mike
      1. GolluM_KoMe
        GolluM_KoMe
        That's pretty good ! Simple but get the job done.
        Mar 13, 2017
      2. Mechanical Man
        Mechanical Man
        looks nice, but were are the ships deployed?
        Apr 21, 2017
    12. SeedinAethyr
      SeedinAethyr
      Happy birthday!
    13. Hazop
      Hazop
      Fingolfin do you ever plan on releasing the other models in "World of Flames" I am currently working on a soviet campaign and I am desperate for models.
    14. Mike
      Mike
      Hi, Fingolfin, may i please use pots from your celtic house in my model arabian market? They fits very well)
      1. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        Sure!!
        Feb 20, 2017
      2. Mike
        Mike
        Thank you a lot)
        Feb 20, 2017
    15. Mechanical Man
      Mechanical Man
      do you know if 3dsmax5 works well on windows 10 too?
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      2. Mechanical Man
        Mechanical Man
        it's odd, because I had no such issue on previous windows
        Feb 4, 2017
      3. Fingolfin
      4. Mechanical Man
        Mechanical Man
        Ohh, I had to Toggle the “Scroll inactive windows when I hover over them” setting to Off. Thanks man!
        Feb 5, 2017
    16. Jocker
      Jocker
      You are second Leonardo Da Vinci.You are the ginius that will bring great things :).
    17. General Frank
    18. deepstrasz
    19. Mister_Haudrauf
      Mister_Haudrauf
    20. SNIper of DARKness
      SNIper of DARKness
      Fingolfin will you make more models for World in Flames now that the map size limit has been removed?
      1. Fingolfin
        Fingolfin
        Well, perhaps not make more, but at least i will add any new models that i already have!! Perhaps some new sounds too. :)
        Dec 14, 2016
      2. SNIper of DARKness
        SNIper of DARKness
        Just point us at 'em!
        Dec 14, 2016
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  • About

    Birthday:
    Feb 23, 1991 (Age: 26)
    Home Page:
    http://www.worldinflames.se
    Location:
    Gothenburg, Sweden
    Occupation:
    Computer engineer student
    Current Project:
    WW2: World in Flames
    WarCraft 3 Account:
    I_Love_Cat
    WarCraft 3 Realm:
    Northrend (Europe)
    Favourite Race:
    Arakkoa
    Favorite Organization/Clan:
    Scarlet Crusade
    Staff Position:
    Model Reviewer

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