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Geo_ru
01-04-2004, 06:37 AM
Hello =)

i will try make metalslug dude. cartoonish style... its new for me.

here some screens
http://www.klov.com/game_detail.php?letter=M&game_id=8675

http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug007.gif

...so lets start

Renderman_XSI
01-04-2004, 07:58 AM
this one is tough also! hope it doesnt turn out better than Contra in 3D..:)

post up some sketches of the concept!

Geo_ru
01-04-2004, 10:55 AM
sure -) small quick sketch here
http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_1.gif
just playing with proportion...

Supervlieg
01-04-2004, 01:19 PM
This oughtta be cool. His legs are bit short though. Could be the choice you made for the character ofcourse.

Renderman_XSI
01-04-2004, 02:51 PM
nice concept!! i would also think the legs could be alittle extended, even for a super deform character.

seantree
01-04-2004, 04:29 PM
awesome choice man. the slug games rock!! good luck

Geo_ru
01-04-2004, 06:47 PM
tnx for replys =)

update:
http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/3RF7BUW5LA/picserver.gif

twindragon
01-04-2004, 08:54 PM
looking great Geo..this game was for the neo geo right? I remeber there beeing alot of great games for that system..is tehre a website where I can check out all the different characters for any ideas?

KazuyaMochu
01-05-2004, 11:46 AM
oh man... I was gonna do Marco! oh well, gess you beat me to it. gotta think of another one!

good luck any way!

Kazuya Mochu

Geo_ru
01-05-2004, 06:31 PM
Twindragon: yes its original for neo-geo, but i played on PS one and afaik its ported on GBA, sorry i dont know site with info.. just with lotsa screens.

Kazuya Mochu: sorry for my english... im not sure what u exactly mean? but thanks anyway =)


cant wait how its lookin in 3d, so i start modeling:
http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/RLL726621Q/picserver.gif

small update:
http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/I29B381Y2L/picserver.gif

Geo_ru
01-06-2004, 07:42 PM
some progress:
http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_5.gif

im still noob at modeling, C&C please =8)

Beaneh
01-06-2004, 07:55 PM
well, you don't seem like a noob in modelling to me ;). great model, comming along really nice.. I also like the fact that you didn't just mirror everything. looking forward to the final product!

Neil
01-06-2004, 08:28 PM
don't overlook how one of the key characteristic of these guys were their 'lack' of necks. Their heads kinda caved into their chests.
I think that would help seperate this from a normal biped guy and give it more liking to the characters.

Geo_ru
01-06-2004, 09:23 PM
Neil: yeah! nice idea, thanks

here some result
http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_6.gif


http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_7.gif

Geo_ru
01-07-2004, 08:52 AM
update:
http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_8.gif
around 3800 triangles atm.

and btw i looking for hair modeling tutorial...

spm
01-07-2004, 11:22 AM
you can probably get a new set of 1000 polys if you optimize the mesh. remove fans etc. and merge polys that together dont apply real shape... i mean that it could be enough with one/two instead.

otherwise its looking good, and i like your selection of character.

Geo_ru
01-07-2004, 01:45 PM
sure i will optimize... latter =)

update:

comments hair please.
http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_9.gif

gun 240 tris
http://g-e-o.narod.ru/mslug_weap.gif

Geo_ru
01-10-2004, 06:20 PM
well... looks like almost all is ready to UVWing.
http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/H49085B6KO/picserver.gif

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/LFA4RHXV4W/picserver.gif

please comments... what and how i can improve?

Geo_ru
01-11-2004, 03:54 PM
no replys? its means good or bad?

uvw done:
http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/ZV25BVO59Q/picserver.gif

Geo_ru
01-12-2004, 05:40 PM
texture in progress... viewport render.

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/U11IP29S91/picserver.gif

Beaneh
01-12-2004, 05:55 PM
it is looking good, but I think the reason you are getting no replys is because your server is really slow, it takes me about 6 minutes to load all images and a lot of people don't have the patience to wait that long.
As for the texture process.. it is looking great. I really like your style of modelleing and texturing.. and this is your first model you say? o_O Only one thing bothers me a bit, and that is the visible toothflesh on the theeth plates.. you should get rid of it and cover the whole mouth with theeth since the corner pieces are missing.. Maybe im wrong.. hope to see this finished soon!

Geo_ru
01-12-2004, 06:44 PM
hey thanks! im on dial-up, so all big pics really slow for me =)
maybe you know free and fast enough ftp?

Nop, i say im noob...its my 8th or 9th model...

CameronC
01-12-2004, 10:17 PM
excellent job with the modeling! it's spot on with the concept.

i look forward to seeing the final texture.

Geo_ru
01-18-2004, 12:57 PM
small update, and test new host...

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/CX6R98X9N1/picserver.jpeg

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/CX6R98X9N1/picserver.jpeg

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/PCH986P59N/picserver.gif

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/PCH986P59N/picserver.gif

Supervlieg
01-18-2004, 02:00 PM
Cool, I like where this is going. I think the wrinkled skin on his face makes him look a bit old though.

twindragon
01-20-2004, 02:39 AM
This is looking very good..his vest may look a bit neon though.

Woyman
01-20-2004, 02:22 PM
Haha I love Metal Slug!

Supervlieg is right that the wrinkles around his mouth and nose makes him look slightly witch-like and old.

And twindragon's comment about the vest being a bit neon is true as well.

Other than that, he's looking excellent. You've captured his essence.

Any plans on making the other guy or the Tank? :D

Jashugan
01-22-2004, 03:41 AM
Just wanted to say that so far, this is probably my favorite entry. I suggest making all the textures darker and with a bit more contrast, but other thatn that, great job on the model.

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