Nerubian Vizier

This bundle is marked as useful / simple. Simplicity is bliss, low effort and/or may contain minor bugs.
Nerubian Vizier I've made for my map. I based him on screenshots from WoW, so I think that he's quite similar to original (and only 50 kB :D). Credits go to me and Hayate for walk animation.

EDIT 1: improved his arms

EDIT 2: uploaded alive version as complementary, so there are two models + texture for alive version (undead uses in-game). Additional texture is not compatible with crypt fiend model.

EDIT 3: deleted unused texture. There is a problem with alive version, I'll post it again when I fix it.

EDIT 4: Uploaded workin' alive version, special thanks to Chaosium for helping me with fixing texture.

EDIT 5: Compressed texture - it's now 54kb instead of 175kb

Keywords:
Nerubian, Undead, vizier, mage, ancient, spider, sorcerer, necromancer, wizard, seer, egyptian, necropoly, lich, warlock
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Nerubian Vizier (Model)

Nerubian Vizier (Model)

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11:07, 29th Oct 2015 Misha: give a crypt fiend/nerubian death sound to both of them, and also give them attachment points like hands, origin overhead and so on..

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11:07, 29th Oct 2015
Misha: give a crypt fiend/nerubian death sound to both of them, and also give them attachment points like hands, origin overhead and so on..
 
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He remains of too weak construction when next to any other nerubian, almost if he was about getting squeezed to death, but managed to get away at last second.
Not a fan of his pitch-black cloth parts either, given in the lore they are high ranking members of the nerubian society, do try to get some texture on them.
 
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I forgot to add: he's undead, not only killed and resurrected, but killed, mummified and resurrected. That's the reason why he wears black clothes.
I hate this muscular mages from WoW - they spend entire life reading books and they look like Schwarzenegger. I've made him 'weak' to look like real mage.
 

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On one hand, I really like this, since (IIRC) there really aren't any extant "Nerubian Vizier/caster" type models around. Or almost none. And you've managed to make what at first seems a bit... underwhelming, but then I realize "hey, most Wc3 units are pretty low-poly/underwhelming. That's on purpose". So yay.

The proportions aren't bad, the hood is neat, the SFX are exactly as simple as they should be...

On the other hand, I feel like he's just a bit 'wonky'. Part of it is the arms (see Misha's comment; you can make "wimpy caster arms" but they should still have certain defined lines & curves to not look like putty), and part of it is... I can't really say. Something 'more'. Perhaps more TC, maybe a few baubles/jewels... The Egyptian staves (from the Destroyer) wouldn't be out of place here. An extra Stand animation could also allow for Egyptian hijinks.

Those are just some thoughts. But I think you've done a pretty good job, and an excellent base from which to improve. I hope to find use for this. : )
 
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