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Paul Price
10-14-2005, 06:09 PM
Hey, this is my first weapon model that I have payed attention to and worked at for a while.
Although it isn't finished I would like some ideas for what else to add.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v292/118118/Renders/m4carbine8.jpg

HellBoy
10-14-2005, 11:46 PM
It would really help if you showed us more angles/shots

theres something in that model that doesn't look alright, I hope you're using references while you are modelling, I guess you probably checked google images, if not then heres it is (http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&c2coff=1&q=M4A1+Carbine) also this looks useful (http://world.guns.ru/assault/as17-e.htm)

The scope thing looks like its in the wrong place, I think you're missing that handle part on the scope area and have the scope on top maybe

Paul Price
10-15-2005, 12:53 AM
I used this image as reference, as you can see there are a few minor details that i'm missing.
http://imageserver.gaming-networks.net/www.battlefield2-news.de/Waffen_US/m4a1.jpg

A few other angles, although these are older renders.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v292/118118/Renders/m4carbine5.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v292/118118/Renders/m4carbine7.jpg

HellBoy
10-15-2005, 02:03 AM
well m8 you could pull it of with some bump tricks and good texture

how about if you modified it, e.g. add a third handle, tourch, M203 grande launcher

good luck tough

Wokky
10-15-2005, 01:43 PM
Some good modeling there, although you would do well to use photographic reference instead of the BF2 M4. You certainly need to make the weapon a bit wider.

Paul Price
10-15-2005, 05:54 PM
Ok i'll widen it and add on the safety switches etc. When it comes to texturing it i'll see how far I can go with bump mapping etc.
Cheers for the suggestions.

requiem2d
10-15-2005, 06:13 PM
You'll need to find other refs on this one as the BF2 model and texture is not accurate at all. For the scope, it's an Aimpoint ML2 Comp:

http://www.rockriverarms.com/images/aimpt.gif

For the M4 in general, just do an image search via google for M4, Sopmod, etc. Good start, just needs some fixing up :D

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