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Model request.. BSG AAA turret
« on: November 02, 2005, 12:37:03 AM »
I'm swamped with work right now, and the existing AAA model I made sucks ass. Can any of you modellers research their exact appearance and create a 20-30 polygon model? There will be 76 of them in addition to the existing Flack guns. I dont want these turrets to make the BSG exceed 40k polys.

I've also read somewhere that the BSG has a HEAVRY RAIL GUN cannon in the front. Can someone confirm this?

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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2005, 01:35:38 AM »
If someone can get me a pic, I'll model one real quick.
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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2005, 02:44:20 AM »
Yes they have a couple of heavy guns up front.

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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2005, 08:57:50 AM »
Here ya go Fusion. The test version has 30 polygons X 75 = 2250. Feel free to go higher but try to stay under 100. I'd rather these turrets not add an extra 10k to the BSG

See what u can also do to make the Flak turret's shape more accurate. I'm tempted to use Bob's subobject LOD for these turrets. This BSG is becoming a polygon intensive BEAST. She's at 35,720 polygons. I've still yet to get around making LOD's for her.

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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2005, 02:46:38 PM »
NOTE:  the image on the left are galactica's flank (side) AAA, which line the outboard sides of the landing pods.  The image on the right are the large dorsal and ventral (above and below) flak cannons.

...just so everyone's clear on that;-)

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« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2005, 03:34:52 PM »
How should I make the arms on the side turrets? Or should I just leave them off?
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« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2005, 06:59:24 AM »
heavy forward cannons pic as requested. note that there are four of them in this section of the ship, the one just in frount of the cannon seen fireing had just fired before. pic taken from sen 1 ep 01.
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2005, 01:12:30 AM »
Ok, here is two shots of the side turret.

First one, does not have the barrels. 52 polys

Second does have the barrels. 92 polys.


Hmmm. Perhaps u can shave off the polys by getting rid of details that textures can handle (like center square), so you can make the barrels more round. A hex shape would be good. Also make the barrels as seperate mesh group... just in case WMCoolman succeeds in making side mountable rotating turrets.


BTW the Astral Queen is next on my texture list.
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« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2005, 03:03:54 AM »
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Hmmm. Perhaps u can shave off the polys by getting rid of details that textures can handle (like center square), so you can make the barrels more round. A hex shape would be good. Also make the barrels as seperate mesh group... just in case WMCoolman succeeds in making side mountable rotating turrets.


BTW the Astral Queen is next on my texture list.



Allright, I'll see what I can do. :)
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« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2005, 03:25:17 AM »
Better? ;) 80 polys.
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« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2005, 01:12:57 AM »
Here's a shot for you guys

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« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2005, 04:22:59 AM »
oh im soooo putting my FLAK AAF table entries onto those, u guys thought Omnis laser show was hot, wait till u see the Sea Of Fire encircling the ship...!
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« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2005, 02:53:43 PM »
I'll jump on that and make a new turret. ;)
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« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2005, 03:32:55 PM »
Ok, made a nice looking turret, only problem is that it's 248 triangles. I've tryed making small changes, but it still far exceeds 100.
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« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2005, 04:55:01 PM »
I'll take it!!!