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Custom UI - Voidspawn

Discussion in 'Texturing & Surfacing' started by Spellbound, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. Spellbound

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    I made these UIs for Retera's melee gameplay mod Heaven's Fall for the Voidspawn and Lost Tribe factions. Do not edit without permission and give credits if used.

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    I might make more but it's taken me so much time to make just this one UI that I was wondering if anybody had any tips or pointers that might help me make UIs faster or in a more streamlined manner?

    PS: Please do not use this in your map; I made it specifically for Heaven's Fall. The point of the custom UI was for the mod to have some unique resources, so if it's used everywhere it kind of defeats the purpose of uniqueness. If you really want to, ask Retera's permission.
     

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  2. chr2

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    Woah, this is some pretty neat stuff. It's a little too dark for my taste, but still really great.

    UIs do generally take a shit ton of time, which is also why there are so few of them. However, 67chrome made this excellent guideline during Texturing Contest #18, which is really helpful for the early stages. Of course, this doesn't really help you with your current UI, but will make it much easier in the future.
     
  3. Spellbound

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    It is kinda dark, now that you mention it. I'll look into brightening the stone a bit.

    I did actually follow this guideline actually (partially, anyway), but yeah, I guess it can't be helped that UIs take a long time to make. I find it easier to use the existing Blizzard's UIs as guidelines though.
     
  4. Spellbound

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    Bump. Updated OP with download links :D
    Retera said it was okay to share dem UIs. I updated everything complete with cursor, menu borders and spell effect circle, although I couldn't get the later to work. Let me know if you can get it to show up in-game.

    Also can I get a mod to change the thread's title to Custom UI - Heaven's Fall please?
     
  5. PurgeandFire

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    I like the voidspawn UI a lot.

    The lost tribe UI looks great too, but the mushrooms stick out quite a bit. Mostly the huge one next to the portrait.
     
  6. Spellbound

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    The Lost Tribe UI had a few minor flaws with it. Fixed them and made the mushrooms stand out less. Check OP for updated pics :)
     
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    Good job with the UIs!
     
  8. Spellbound

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    Thanks. Also, updated the files. Spell AoE circle should work now.
     
  9. Spellbound

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    Updated Lost Tribe UI with better lighting on the mushrooms. In-game screenshots have not been updated.
     
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    I love people that make custom UI's... They are so difficult to make right, and are tons of work, so that turns a lot of talented people off to them.

    That being said, I feel like while they are definitely cool, they lack somewhat in "Warcraft-ish-ness"... Especially the Lost One UI. Those mushrooms and other nurnies are just so realistic-looking. :< (Now, I know this is for a Total Conversion with nearly total custom model, so if *all* the models & UI's look like this, then it's not so big a deal. Still, from what I can tell, Retera has stuck with the Wc3-look, so maybe it is?...)

    Anyway, if you ever get bored and feel like doing a Jungle Troll UI, I've got some notes... :p
     
  11. Spellbound

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    I know what you mean, but the thing is, I can't draw worth a damn, so all I can do is use textures and photomanipulation. There's probably is a filter out there that can give photos a 'drawing' look to it, but I wasn't took keen on the idea because in my experience filters of this type don't really work. I'm pretty satisfied with what I achieved (being the first time making UIs) so unless I'm visited by an otherworldly drive of perfectionism, they'll stay that way :p
     
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    UPDATE: Lost Tribe UI upadated with better lighting on shrooms, portrait archway, minimap roof and central bar. Check image and in-game screenshots. Download link has been updated as well. Enjoy.
     
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    I might replace the custom UI on my Survive the Night map with the Voidspawn UI if you don't mind. I really enjoy how it looks and feel as though it would help my map's atmosphere increase.
     
  14. Spellbound

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    Sure thing. I uploaded them here for other people to use :)
     
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    here take my rep. I dont throw out rep very often but this highly derserves it. GJ
     
  16. Spellbound

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    Woot! Thank you :D
     
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    i really like the Void spawn UI, but for some reason, when i imported it and redone the texture paths, the map just went corrupt. i still have no idea how this happened and it seems impossible to fix. but the skins are very nice
     
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    Yeah, it's official mate. I'm gonna use your UI for Version 2.0 of my Survive the Night project (it's going to take at least three weeks to make the new version, because I'm adding whole new levels of gameplay)

    So I figured a new, fresh look would add even further to the game.