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European Castle

Submitted by Mike
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
I made many castles and adapt in this thing. So i decided to make a real castle in German style.

Changelog:

1.01 - Although instead of basement i used more longer walls, would be better to use a rock basement. Also added a wooden bridge to gate.
1.02 - New stone textures and new wrap.
1.03 - Wooden bridge replaced with stone.
1.04 - Changed roof textures. Changed gate towers and roofs for them. Added bricks for castle angles.
1.05 - Maded "Needs fix" requirements
1.06 - Added drawbridge instead of stairs.

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Castle Citadel
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European Castle (Model)

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10:48, 29th Apr 2016 Misha: I really, really like this castle, but.. due to how you did the animation, the front-left curved wall needs to have a capped end (where it meets the gate towers) so it doesn't have a hole in plain sight while i'm waiting...
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  1. 10:48, 29th Apr 2016
    Misha: I really, really like this castle, but.. due to how you did the animation, the front-left curved wall needs to have a capped end (where it meets the gate towers) so it doesn't have a hole in plain sight while i'm waiting for the gate towers to rise up in the birth animation. Also, i find it strange that the rally-point attachment is in one place while idle, and in other while training a unit. The rock on the other side of the bridge could be accented with stairs, and lastly, but just imo, the castle could use teamcolor on tower roofs

    07:26, 30th Apr 2016
    Misha: changes made, resource approved. very cool castle indeed
     
  2. MiniMage

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    Oooh, I like this a lot. Still not sure why you switched back to these older textures though. Your previous use of ingame textures gave it more charm.
     
  3. Arad MNK

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    Superb. 5/5
    I don't know what's wrong in the hive viewer though.
     
  4. SNIper of DARKness

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    I disagree with MiniMage, the textures are well and pretty. Still a standard using one wouldn't go a miss at all, much like how you did with your "alltypecastle", I find the custom textured castle still useful and the same could apply to this as well.
    What I'm saying is that using those textures didn't hurt at all and is nice having variation but would be nice if we can get a standard texture version as well.


    EDIT:
    Would be nice for it to have a "base" so it doesn't bug out if you put it on a hill.
    I think what you could do is simply lengthen the walls and buildings, I advise that, as giving it a base might bug things out.
    Also may we get some eastern Castles too? Those are all western European. Maybe Saracen too? :p
     
  5. Solu9

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    A lovely model you've got here Mike.

    If a user would want a castle where players can walk around, no this model would not do the trick. But for standard rts or Simcity like maps this is very much appreciated.
    I like the more "realistic" textures you have chosen. It won't fit in with the standard wc3 model set, but with enough of these types of realistic models some very cool maps could be created.

    I agree with SNIper of DARKness. It would definitely benefit the model if the outer walls stuck deeper into the ground.
     
  6. jonbon29

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    Ahh a nice looking castle, the skin is great and it achieves the German style. I guess that's why you didn't use the texture on you're previous hd castle.
     
  7. SteakMediumRare

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    Good.

    Yes.

    Noice.
     
  8. EloTheMan

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    Could use some more team color.

    Maybe add some banners on some of the towers or make a version where the roofs are team colored?

    Looks good otherwise.
     
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    Excellent. 5/5 ^^
     
  10. Mike

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    Thanks for comments and advises) I used this type of basement. About teamcolor - i need to think. Maybe i will use in future teamcolored heraldry in it.
     
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    A lovely model, Nice work!
     
  12. Grey Knight

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    A Realistic Castle
    Good Model 5/5
     
  13. SNIper of DARKness

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    It looks stunning now, though my only concern is about the death animation.
    Though I guess is not that important and the model is already a fine size.

    You are the most brilliant Medieval Artist Modeler I've seen, Keep up the good work.
     
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    It's a great design, but one thing i don't like about your castles is how they seem to lack shading and texture depth. I understand that you want to be able to loop a single texture, but it is possible to shade a looping texture as such that it still looks deep. The wood is also a bit too contrasting to the stone. Overall very nice though.
     
  15. SNIper of DARKness

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    While teamcolour roofs are not what I would say necessary they could work, though I advise on adding another teamcolored flag on the round tower.
    Also I agree that the stone bridge end rock is a bit too out of place, maybe stone stairs would fit it better?
    EDIT: Personally I like the wooden roof texture, it just gives it a more "gothic" look. That's just me maby.
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2016
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