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Here's what I've been working on for the past couple weeks. For ages I've wanted to add another female character model; something fairly generic that isn't obviously a noblewoman, wench or thief. He

I've gone ahead and done this...haven't spent a huge amount of time on it because the mage mesh really needs some improving (bad deformation in spots and the textures could use some work). I don't wa

I've also created a few alternate zombies, to add a little variety to your local necromancer lair.  The first is a fairly straightforward variation that uses the hunched over animation set Kingsal cre

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I've been working on some RITs for AI to do....this one is activated by def_attaching a new prop quill, which triggers the following behaviour for sitting AI:

 

 

http://youtu.be/1AjBT22J0ng

 

The height works for both regular desks and scribe desks, though it's a bit high for regular tables.

 

Heh Arcturus also did up a custom animation for writing for the accountant 2.

 

I could send it to you if you wanted, maybe there could be alternative ways to write that the mapper could choose

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I've been working on some RITs for AI to do....this one is activated by def_attaching a new prop quill, which triggers the following behaviour for sitting AI:

 

The height works for both regular desks and scribe desks, though it's a bit high for regular tables.

 

Very cool. It would be a bit better if you could have them "dip" the Quill into ink, tho. As it is, it looks quite repeating.

 

Edit: Oh, and they write way too fast. Writing on very expensive parchment or leather skin is a slow, careful task, to avoid errors and have a clean image. It's not a fast "lets scribble something with a pen" we are used to nowadays :)

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"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man." -- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

 

"Remember: If the game lets you do it, it's not cheating." -- Xarax

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In addition to Tels comment above, have you tried using the sit and rotate method to get them to sit closer the desk and more centralised on the chair...?

 

Is this in SVN atm, so I can knock up a test map to show you what I mean. Also what arg is used to define writing on a flat desk and a angled one..?

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I did use the rotate method, but I didn't spend much time trying to position them precisely for the video.

 

Also what arg is used to define writing on a flat desk and a angled one..?

 

There isn't one. You just def_attach the new prop quill and everything else happens automatically. I think it's on SVN already, but not the final version, which I will upload tonight.

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Most TDM textures look strange in bright light. In a dark setting it should look better. :)

FM's: Builder Roads, Old Habits, Old Habits Rebuild

Mapping and Scripting: Apples and Peaches

Sculptris Models and Tutorials: Obsttortes Models

My wiki articles: Obstipedia

Texture Blending in DR: DR ASE Blend Exporter

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Sure. Can you show me an example of what you had in mind?

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When you get a minute Springs, can you look at my wine bottles model on the SVN? I finially figured out how to tell how many polys its using and its insane.

 

- models/darkmod/kitchen/wine_bottles_01.ase (the worst at something like 28k)

- models/darkmod/kitchen/wine_bottles_02.ase (while your here etc)

- models/darkmod/kitchen/wine_bottles_03.ase (while your here etc)

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I can't open .ase files. I did offer to do the same thing in .lwo though.

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