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Ætherblade

Submitted by Solu9
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
The Ætherblade

A blade made of dwarven steel deep beneath the mountains, and blessed by the Aether in an effort to unite earth and wind.

I highly suggest using this icon by ~Nightmare in conjunction with the Ætherblade:
BTNAetherblade


Update 1:
-Lessened the poly count.
-Cut the file size from 48kb to 35kb.

Update 2:
-Added death animation

-Update 3:
-Changed texture of the handle
-Model has been scaled down to fit better as a one-handed weapon

Keywords:
Æther, aether, sword, blade, sky, air, heaven
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Ætherblade (Model)

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17:40, 13th Aug 2015 Misha: and very good blade
  1. 17:40, 13th Aug 2015
    Misha: and very good blade
     
  2. Solu9

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    In game screenshot:
    Ætherblade_In_Game.jpg

    Edit:
    Update 3 version:
    Ætherblade_In_Game_002.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2015
  3. InfernalTater

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    The file size is pretty high for an attachment, but it looks really cool.

    3/5. It's on the verge of a 4/5, though; you can either improve it (without increasing its file size) or reduce its file size (without making it look worse). At the moment, its quality-to-file size ratio is simply not very good, but it's just one step away from being worth it.

    Edit: 4/5.
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2015
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    This is looks awesome! Reminds me of something you'd find in some kind of space temple! Keep up the great work, God Bless!
     
  5. -Grendel

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    try adding some billboarded glows on the blue part. more parts that connect the lower and upper part of the blade and a different texture for the handle.
     
  6. Solu9

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    Thanks for the comments.

    I know the file size is a bit steep and I'll see what I can do about it. On that note, adding a billboard was in my thoughts, but I don't know how to work with those (or I haven't tried).
    I'll look into that as well.

    The general form will stay at it is, and same probably goes for the handle texture (unless there is an uproar against the current).

    Thanks again :)
     
  7. InfernalTater

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    It's close enough to a 4/5 to round up, so I'm giving it a 4/5, but know that for it to really deserve a 4/5 it will need to look even better or have an even lower file size.
     
  8. WhiteFang

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    Pure awesomeness
     
  9. Misha

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    I'd say this blade needs a less-detailed handle, that'll also make it more crispy and not blurry as it is now.. (its blurry when you zoom out a bit)
     
  10. Zwiebelchen

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    What's with those ridicolously oversized attachments always? They are great in quality, but they are pretty unusable in their default state without adjusting their size in Magos...
     
  11. Solu9

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    As -Grendel and Misha suggested the handle texture has been changed.

    As Zwiebelchen "suggested" the overall size of the model has been scaled down to better fit as a one-handed weapon.

    Thanks for the comments.
     
  12. Zwiebelchen

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    Much better! It still looks like a 2-handed weapon, but depending on the style you go for, you could say it's a bastard sword.
     
  13. PurgeandFire

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    Monado lend us your power!
     
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    Nice !!! +Like