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Crypt.blp

Submitted by Pyroproctos
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Well...
This is a re-skin for the undead Crypt, in order to make a rich mansion out of it.
I wanted to make something different from the original model, since the Crypt is so much undead-stereotyped (bone masonry... not sure it holds for long...), and there were not many skins made for it.
So... here is my rich mansion!

Update: Have I forgotten to say it is also my first skin?

2011 08/21; 18:16 (french hour) - Changed the plants to make them look less like shiny plastic.

2011 05/10: 17:08 (french hour) - Updated with a lighter 75% quality version.

Keywords:
crypt,undead,mansion,rich,nobby,posh,manor
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Nobby Mansion (Texture)

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08:50, 16th Sep 2011 shiiK: My main concerns are the bold outlines, flat textures and use of too many highly saturated colours - overly cartoon-like style if you will. It could perhaps use some more shading as well. Furthermore, the leaves on the...
  1. 08:50, 16th Sep 2011
    shiiK: My main concerns are the bold outlines, flat textures and use of too many highly saturated colours - overly cartoon-like style if you will. It could perhaps use some more shading as well. Furthermore, the leaves on the corners look nothing like leaves, and I don't think they fit the concept any way, so it'd be better if you removed them altogether. Lastly, the filesize is a bit high compared to the general quality of this as well as the usefulness. You should try reducing the filesize; remember that setting the BLP conversion quality to 75% will in most cases not reduce the quality of your skin at all, but setting it higher will dramatically increase the filesize (to no real benefit).
     
  2. Silverfish423

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    Very well done, I think!
     
  3. Death_Nevermore

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    I'm impressed!! It's like a completely different building. But yeah the plants could do with some work :p
     
  4. Stanakin

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    Pretty cool, though perhaps a bit too cartoonish.

    First skin, huh? Looking forward to seeing more by you.
     
  5. noobieatmaps

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    Only flaw is that the plants look more like piles of leaves.

    4/5
     
  6. ThePug

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    Why the smilie thing x)
     
  7. Misha

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    Bwahaha XD this here is unique

    EDIT: and it just looks marvelous on my Imposibellus model :3
     
  8. GhostThruster

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    Too blurry and smooth. Design is good.
     
  9. rcshaggy

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    Reminds me of a holy church, and perfect for the Warcraft I unit buildings.
     
  10. cavite000

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    Smiley!
     
  11. Gausslander

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    This has been done before, perhaps better.

    However, this is quite good.

    I hope you continue making building skins, they are quite useful.
     
  12. Pyroproctos

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    Well. Thanks for your comments.
    I will seriously work on the leaves. I made them because I found it too easy to alpha-remove the claw-like thingies at the corners. And it is still my opinion.
    There has been at least one other skin for the Crypt, the Church of the Holy Light, which is rather good too. Actually I must confess it inspired me. But it used much alpha-removing for the most undeadly parts. It's not game for me.
    Also, yes, I know, this skin is rather cartoonish... My hand drawings are also cartoonish. I can't help, it's my style. I promise I will work on it. Anyway, Warcraft III is cartoonish.
    And for the smily thing... this part is not displayed on the model... So, I was bound to draw something here!
    Seriously, yes, I'll work on the leaves.
    (And anyway, it really looks nice on the Imposibelus! Nice model, Misha! Too bad the letters do not write Pyroproctos in greek like they do on the Crypt!)
     
  13. Mechanical Man

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    Looks cute. Do you use the tablet?
     
  14. Misha

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    lol they look like some runes or futuristic language, which is also neat c:
     
  15. Afterburner

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    wow this really turns the crypt into something not undead. good job!
     
  16. Silverfish423

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    Actually, the ''cartoonish'' look makes it seem great to me. WC3 does possess some cartoonish features. So, to me, it fits perfectly!
    +rep (forgot to give it before)
     
  17. MustyToaster

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    Very nice, i could see this fitting in well with maps that do not use undead. Maybe add some flowers or darken some of the leaf's of the bushes for added definition, other than that its perfect.
     
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    I agree with Silverfish423 stick with the cartoon style. This looks great, nice job.
     
  19. Rui

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    I think the leaves are going to look weird no matter what you do. Nevertheless, this is a very good recreation, well done!