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Mini-Modelling Contest Theme Discussion

Discussion in 'Modeling & Animation' started by Pharaoh_, Aug 25, 2012.

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  1. HappyTauren

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    Kyrbi0 is on the right track here.
     
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    Yep, Kyrbi0's idea is amazing. I wonder how no one brought up this idea yet!
     
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    How about worker models? We never see many of them, and they're pretty much the backbone of wc3 maps.
     
  4. HappyTauren

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    Make an advanced worker, yo.
     
  5. HappyCockroach

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    I want Kirby0's idea for a normal contest, actually..
     
  6. Kyrbi0

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    *blushing* Wow, thanks all. However:

    Oop, forget my idea, this takes the cake. :p

    ~~~

    Hey, nothing says it can't be done more than once... :p

    Not exactly. It's more like a conceptual successor-type deal.
    Considering this is a modelling contest, it's not really a matter of what kind of spells or where they'd be used, so much as how the HERO version is related to the UNIT version. However, I see it much more conceptual than literal, e.g.:

    Night Elf Druid Example

    Take
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    and
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    , turn the "Druid" up to 11 and you get:
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    or
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    or
    In-Game Undead Example

    Take
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    and Hero-ize it by taking the logical progression;
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    a Lich. Throw in the frost-theme for splash of color :p

    or
    Creeps & Neutrals

    Take
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    and make
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    or
    The Humans

    Even the lowly Knight
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    Can be turned into a Paladin (wc3)
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    or turned evil & epic, into Garithos
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    or turned BETA-AWEXOME and heroic, the Crusader
    Picture removed due to malware:[img]http://hakker.simpsons-online-sehen.de/Warcraft3PressKit/Warcraft_III_Drawings/Humans/Crusader.jpg[/img]


    Anyway, I think you get what I'm saying. It need not be the same exact thing, or even the same gender, or even the same race. It certainly doesn't need the same weapons, or the same type of attack/defense (i.e. Knight + Holy - Horse = Paladin. Necromancer + True Undead + Frost = Lich). But the Lich is obviously a Hero-tier Necromancer, and likewise with the rest.

    *whew*. My browser hurts...
     
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    i like that idea
     
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    kill it with fire!!! :mad:
     
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    Nice idea from Kyrbi0 :thumbs_up: (god damn I am in love with the crusader concept art :ogre_love: )

    Let me give an idea too: Trap

    Btw thats about mini-modeling contest right ? Arent heroes falling into not-mini category ?
     
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    Wow, I actually kind of like the 'trap' idea. It's suitably simple and small. I suppose I can see where Kyrbi0's idea isn't quite so "mini".
     
  11. HappyTauren

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    Yeah, trap is a more appropriate idea for a mini contest, and it would be nice to see some creative stuff in that contxt, it could be useful in many maps.
     
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    Yeah, sorry. I keep forgetting this is a mini-contest. Just take what I said and apply it to a regular contest, I s'pose.

    Mini Ideas... "Trap" is good (plenty of good races for that; a variety of Nerubian "Architectual Traps", or a Jungle Troll "Poison Dart Launcher", or an Orcish "Spike Pit"... Possibly a Tauren/Pandaren "Geomantic Quicksand", haha, even a Burning Legion "Roving Succubus" (unit-model of a tempter demoness that seduces nearby units into submission). High/Blood Elf "Mana/Demon Prison"... Oh the list goes on.

    More thoughts later.
     
  13. neo_sluf

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    How about this... BEST MODEL OF THE DARK OF AGE.
    This is a hero modeling type where they will create models of the heroes of 2nd century like
    Napoleon
    Hitler
    Lots more..
     
  14. HappyTauren

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    What? Not only did your post make little sense, it is also terrible controversial.
     
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    Kyrbi0's theme idea is amazing; we should apply that to the next modeling contest, but it's a bit too epic for mini-modeling.

    How about spell models? Players make models for any sort of ability casting. Traps, particle emitters with fire everywhere, 3-d mesh of ice falling, auras, buffs; any sort of model that could be used for abilities.

    Making a unit and saying "it's a summon ability" doesn't count lol.
     
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    trap and off we go...

    should a test map be required? i think it would be good (very simple, just to show how it works in-game so judges can judge trap mechanics)
     
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    What the... !!!! Hitler is from 20th century Napoleon is from 18th-19th And dark age is ~6-7 centuries before him !! And 2nd century is like ~10 centuries before dark age so... wtf.
     
  18. HappyTauren

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    He probably meant to say 20th, but that'd be a fail either way.
     
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    My ideas are
    -Trees, the lack of good doodads are disturbing
    -A ward maybe? Wards are always good.
    -A vehicle that isn't used for fighting?
    -Perhaps a type of golem, it seems there are only rock-type golems in warcraft...
     
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    Dangit, ^you stole mine. I was gonna say Wards.

    (to broaden this out (as much as I love Jungle Trolls), you could make it a very generic "wards"; i.e. "Jungle Troll Wards", "Tauren Totems", "Human/Elven (magic) Seals", etc.)

    Any sort of physical, magical/magic-causing/magic-wielding stationary emplacement.
     
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