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#1 Kurshok

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 01:03 AM

What sort of ideas for treasures do you have for the land across the sea? Mayaincatec golden idols and amulets? Ancient relics? Massive jewels found in blood-drenched altars where the natives worship a flying snake covered in feathers? And that's just the southern area. Further north, dark forests where tribes survive the harsh winters in heavily fortified caves, while special fast zombies called Wendigos lurk outside the walls, or bein hired by a mages guild to steal a medicine man's magical trinkets so they can be studied. Maybe stealing a crate of valuable furs from trappers in a Menoan frontier fishing village on the coast.
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#2 Springheel

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 10:52 AM

All sounds good to me. Are you planning a mission?

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 01:59 PM

As they say, the best missions are the ones you can visualize, but haven't made.   ;)

 

(A lot of us have great imagination, but lack the executive ability to get it done)



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Posted 11 May 2017 - 03:39 PM

If you never try, you'll never know.


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#5 Sotha

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 01:49 AM

If you never try, you'll never know.


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#6 NeonsStyle

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 01:55 AM

Sounds more like a modelling idea for loot. We could do with some exotic loot. 


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#7 CarltonTroisi

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 01:47 PM

Just do. There is no try.

Try not!  Do, or do not...



#8 Kurshok

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 09:25 PM

Oh, I don't know how to model. I'm just sharing ideas to inspire those who can.

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 12:48 AM

You don't need to model things to be able to create fms. You just need to learn how to use the editor and some setup stuff. Much easier then modeling.


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#10 Kurshok

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 03:38 AM

I also don't have a PC. I'm typing on an Amdroid phone.

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 11:59 AM

Well, that is indeed an obstacle. :D


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#12 demagogue

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 01:07 PM

You can write some fan fic. Telling a good story will give a lot more ideas and inspiration than asking questions.
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#13 Kurshok

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 07:22 PM

Okay. Does anyone else have any ideas for the New World? Maybe lake serpents like Ogopogo, or Sasquatch instead of Ape Beasts?

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 08:31 AM

So long as things are treated with respect. I wouldn't use the name Wendigo for something like a zombie, for example. The Wendigo is a much greater and more frightening being - you could probably get a whole mission out of trying to avoid the Wendigo's influence or people who have been affected by it, come to think of it.



#15 Springheel

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 08:35 AM

I would think Maya temples and Aztec gold would be better suited to Thief gameplay.



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Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:17 AM

Offtopic: I still wished there were more FM's that were thematising pagans. I know, there's a lack of models, and also that modelling nature is a difficult thing, still... the pagan levels in the Thief games had a unique atmosphere, and there's also much potential for great stories in the "pagan universe". Already love the hints on "barbarian attacks outside the city" in many FM's. :D


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#17 Springheel

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:44 AM

We have a couple AI, but no vocal sets.  We have a character model I never got around to rigging that could be added to the game--but rigging is quite a chore, and I don't want to do it  when there are no vocals to make the new character usable.



#18 chakkman

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:50 AM

Fair enough. Hope someone will be able to provide the necessary things at some point. Could really make for some nice stories IMO. 



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Posted 14 May 2017 - 11:48 AM

Oh, I don't know how to model. I'm just sharing ideas to inspire those who can.

 

Nothing inspires more than images. Take a look in the Editor forum at the Inspiration thread. 


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#20 Kurshok

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 08:21 AM

We have a couple AI, but no vocal sets.  We have a character model I never got around to rigging that could be added to the game--but rigging is quite a chore, and I don't want to do it  when there are no vocals to make the new character usable.

Are there any players from Europe with European accents that could provide voices?




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