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Discussion in 'Modeling & Animation' started by Ujimasa Hojo, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Ujimasa Hojo

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    Wow, good work Ujimasa Hojo!

    Will you make building for all the factions?
     
  3. Ujimasa Hojo

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    I do what I feel can be done.
     
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    Oh, Fel Orc.. Brilliant idea.
     
  5. Ujimasa Hojo

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    The Fel Orc Barracks is up.
     
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    The Fel orc great Hall wrap is great. Did you used space orc texture there?
     
  7. Kyrbi0

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    Definitely. In fact, I've got several ideas for buildings that could be considered... For you, Ujimasa, I've thrown together a list of possible Textures (in the MPQs) that might be of use, as well as my thoughts.

    ~war3.mpq~
    LordSNatural.blp
    Wards1.blp
    Watchtower.blp
    hut.blp

    ~war3x.mpq~
    Textures:
    wards1.blp
    TrollSymbol1.blp
    Ruins_Staircase.blp
    Ruins_Rubble.blp
    Ruins_Rock.blp (base for Troll blds?)
    RuinsWalls.blp
    RuinsDoodads1.blp
    RuinsDoodads0.blp
    HeroShadowHunter.blp
    Bunker.blp
    Buildings/Orc/VoodooLounge/VoodooLounge.blp (no duh)

    Basically, (Jungle) Troll buildings fall into one of 2 main camps: "Degenerate" and "Ancient".
    - "Degenerate" would be characterized by the classic logs, wood, and bone construction, with minimal amounts of masonry. Ramshackle, un-sturdy creations with skewed angles and haunting interiors (Voodoo Lounge, the neutral Huts, etc). Buildings such as the Troll's "Farm", their "Barracks", their "Shop" (a nasty 'Ritual Circle' with bones & big evil carved Runestones with a boiling pot), and their "Tower" (haunting super-Sentry Wards) would be like this.
    - "Ancient" would be harking back to their history as an prolific and powerful continent-spanning empire; the Gurubashi kingdom was massive and great. This would be typified by stone as well as wood & bone, but not the stone found on Human/Dwarven/Orcish buildings; more like the (Sunken) Ruins textures (Naga-esque, IMO). Buildings such as the Troll's "Town Hall" (as aforementioned) and perhaps some of the late-tier buildings would be constructed from this.

    What might be really useful is to see the (hidden/Beta) Nerubian Ziggurat model, rewrapped with that sort of "Ruins" texture, then made wider and more rectangular (so as to be the base to a building). In fact, the "Troll Town Hall" could be placed upon successive layers of a "Ziggurat-like" building such as this.

    ~~~

    Just some thoughts. I've got more, as well as some crude artwork to scan in if you are looking for more. :p
     
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    Not that one.

    Not really sure about the Sunken Ruins tileset. I already used it for my Highborne series. I can see the those Sunken Ruins textures working well with the Orc buildings though.
     
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    Hm. Well, granted I don't necessarily have the same artistic 'eye' that you do... However, consider that not everyone is going to use all your models in the same map(s). My maps, for example, are not troubled by the textures used in your Highborne models (since I'm just doing Jungle Trolls :p).

    Also, what was the issue you were saying earlier about the Voodoo Lounge's "TC log" wrapped on the Gargoyle Spire? I really have/had high hopes for that one...
     
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    WOW !!! Gj with fel orc buildings. Good luck :thumbs_up: !
     
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    So your'e fine with rewrapped Orc buildings then?

    The mesh of the Gargoyle Spire isn't a complete cylinder.
     
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    Good work so far, do u already knows what will you do next this buildings?
     
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    Personally, or in general? In general (like, for your purposes & others), sure, why not. For me... Yes and no. 'Yes' because they might provide a good base (though they would need some minor/major editing, because...), and 'No' because for myself in particular, I'm working on Jungle Trolls as a "5th race addition", i.e. a faction meant to played alongside the existing 4. Having simply re-wrapped Orc buildings probably wouldn't be enough; a variety of edits would probably be 'necessary'. That being said, that'll probably be the case anyway, since Trollish architecture =! Orcish architecture in general.

    Currently, I'm standing on these models:

    Troll Building Images

    Altar.JPG
    ALTAR: Thanks to Deolrin

    Barracks1.JPG
    BARRACKS: Thanks to Deolrin

    Barracks2.JPG
    BARRACKS2: Yours... I kinda like the spikes & TC wings, though.

    Farm1.JPG
    FARM: Tree-hut, thanks to Deolrin

    Farm2.JPG
    FARM2: Yours... But I like the base (& again, TC flap)

    Mill.JPG
    MILL: Classic Beta; fits well I thought

    TownHall.JPG
    TOWN HALL: Thanks to RightField, Modded by Yours Truly & Deolrin

    CasterBarracks.JPG
    CASTER BARRACKS: Thanks to Retera (and Kam), though I'm not sure I can use it... Maybe without the stone sides (see above).


    With that in mind, the real problem is merely the utter dearth of Troll models. Aside from the ones' I've listed, there's almost nothing in terms of Barrack's' (Basic, Advanced, Caster, Siege, Ranged, Melee, Creature, etc), no Shop, no Towers (well, not like I envisioned them :p). So something is better than nothing. I could see some things working out; a 'Flyer Barracks' made from a modified Gargoyle Spire, or a 'Creature Barracks' made from something like this or even this, modified & retextured... A Shop called the "Ritual Circle", made after the pattern of
    this
    TROLL Ritual Circle2 (hai ookami).jpg
    ...

    Stuff like that. I have more & more, but I don't want to inundate your thread. :p Thoughts?

    Hm, it isn't? I know there's that big "hole" in the front (and side?), but I figured that could just be a carved hunk, with the log-wrap wrapping around it... I guess I'd have to see it. I was trying to get VertexModifier to work so I could try it myself, but I didn't get a PM response back from you. Would you happen to have the "COMDGO32.X" (or whatever) file?

    //EDIT// Just opened it up and yes, it is indeed a bit weird; might be hard to wrap a log around. In that case, I think I'd have to edit it a bit so that the log *would* fit.
     
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    I see you already have a list of "Degenerate"-type of Troll buildings so I'll just probably try to expand on that. But know that the concepts I currently have on my head aren't the same with the ones you're suggesting such as that with the Gargoyle Spire.
     
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    Will you make some Wretched buildings too? or just the units?
     
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    No. Wretched can just use Blood Elf buildings. Anyways, the Fel Orc Burrow is up.

    EDIT: Fel Orc Spirit Lodge is up as well.
     
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    Oh my f____king GOD! The burrow is PERFECTO:goblin_jawdrop:
    The spirit lodge is ok.
     
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    The Fel Orc Watch Tower is up.
     
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    M mm. Looks great. I like that you gave it a metallic look but you could have made those skulls golden(not that important). Anyway good job.
     
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    Cool! Look forward to seeing some of that. Yeah, I realized when making the post that most of what I have & designed involves the "Degenerate", though I wish it weren't so... I'd like to find some way to combine the two (perhaps "Degenerate" buildings on an "Ancient" base? Or some crumbling (Sunken) Ruins-type buildings buttressed & fortified with the wood/bone/leather?...

    Understood. But in my opinion, the more love they get, the better. Let me know if you ever try wrapping Ruins on the Nerub. Zigg.