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Sauron the Deceiver

Submitted by HerrDave
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
"The World is changing..."
"...I feel it in the water..."
"...I feel it in the earth..."
"...and I smell it in the air..."


Changes
- Revamped animations
- Improved cape
- Revamped model to match newly found concept art
- New animations
- Added concept art
- Added in-game screenshot


Keywords:
Sauron, Dark, Lord, War, Of, The, Ring, Rings, Lord, One, Mordor, Evil, Hero, Villain, Medieval, Fantasy, Revenant, ghost, flame, fire, warrior, hero
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Sauron (Model)

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11:55, 19th Oct 2015 Misha: hive him an 'overhead' attachment point, and other ones if you missed any lol Hive? :xxd: anyway, good job :)
  1. 11:55, 19th Oct 2015
    Misha: hive him an 'overhead' attachment point, and other ones if you missed any

    lol Hive? :xxd: anyway, good job :)
     
  2. BalkanLuka

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    Nice model, i see that you based it on the LOTR War of the Ring concept art of Sauron which is very nice combined with othel lotr models one can easily make a good remake of Wotr in wc3.

    Love the stand chanel animation, but maybe make the ring glow a bit to make it more to stand out.
     
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    The quality is pretty low, but at an appropriate scale in-game it's fine; it isn't any worse than the typical in-game models. It's just that Sauron is so epic that I'd love to see a high quality model of him.

    This looks pretty awesome. 4/5.
     
  4. Direfury

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    Fix the disspiate animation.
     
  5. jonbon29

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    HerrDave is really good in making LOTR models that will still fit on Warcraft, this is almost perfect man.
     
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    I like it, but I still think olofmoleman's version is better :)
     
  7. Hayate

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    This is good work :)
    Just In my opinion the texture is a little too blur, Could be Sharper, but it might be limited due to the size of the texture to control the filesize :p

    If the Detail Is Sharper, I am pretty sure this one Blends Well with other In-game Unit

    Stand Ready Animation (according to Hive's Viewer) Could slow down abit, (But not a big deal)

    Love the Attack 1 animation, Good work on tweaking the anim, it is awesome :)
    I like the Mesh, Simple yet it get what it should be done :)
    4/5
     
  8. WhiteFang

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    Truth
     
  9. Connacht

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    Looks pretty cool from the pic.
     
  10. SNIper of DARKness

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    Is there no way to make a death similar to the "Fire Lord" ?
    Also should armor bleed?
     
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    Pretty snazzy, man; nice fit to the rest of your models. I particularly love "animated suits of armor".

    Personally, my only issue with this is that he lacks the gravitas and grandeur of his namesake... That is to say, Sauron of all people shouldn't be loping about, or swinging his arms flamboyantly; I'd look for more cold, calculated & powerful motions in his character. The animation I have the biggest beef with is his Walk; replace that with a potent, slower Stride and he'd be 20% cooler. : )
     
  12. Radagast

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    Any specific reason why he is a flying armor and the helmet is on fire?
     
  13. HerrDave

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    Yep - While I was in the War of the Ring editor looking for colour references and how to properly shape the models; I stumbled across an unused texture labelled "SKIN_Sauron"

    While it was never used in the game, I was able to eyeball it and work out vaguely what the model would have looked like.
    Well, all but the mace, that was purely guesswork.

    I've since refined the concept into something more fitting of WC3's style, while remaining faithful to the original interpretation.
     
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    And the Flaming head?
     
  15. HerrDave

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    The inspiration for the flaming head came from an old LotR cartoon and I rolled with it because t seemed strange to me that Sauron would be naught but floating armour - which strikes me as something that a Nazgul or Wight would be.
    [​IMG] *note - This is the Witch King, not Sauron in the cartoon.
     
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    Fair enough... For me it looks like some Fire Elemental or something and looks good, I've never been a fan of Sauron being a flaming eye or some sort of a ghost.


    But Its your vision of Sauron, And as such it looks good :)
     
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    NICE MODEL AND ANIMATION
     
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    The elden ring oh, elden ring...
     
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    He also looks like Dormammu. :)