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diffa
10-16-2006, 03:26 PM
http://img50.imageshack.us/img50/1089/mgacpostercopy0zl.jpg

Your goal is to model and texture something powered by steam. It can be anything you want. Just keep in mind that it has to be powered be steam. here's a couple of examples. a steam powered mech (http://incolor.inetnebr.com/legato/Art%20Scans/Steampunk%20Freelance/Steam%20Powered%20Walking%20Platform%20Inked%20Reduced.jpg), a steam powered dog walker (http://www.sjgames.com/miniatures/img/photos/sp_walker_back_sm.jpg), something (http://www.privateerpress.com/images/news/democorp.news.jpg) , steam-walker (http://www.farmgeek.co.nz/images/steam_walker.jpg) .

The limits:
4x512x512 texture this includes diffuse, normal, spec, etc...
2500 triangles.

Deadline:
Starts now : Monday 16th of October
End date: Monday 23th of October at 11:00 PM CET

psychojohno
10-16-2006, 05:18 PM
im in! steam powered cannon for me inspired by mythbusters :thumbsup:

RuinedMessiah
10-16-2006, 09:14 PM
2500 triangles?!?

I may give it a shot.

living_the_dream
10-16-2006, 10:10 PM
just make something for Half-Life, lol. Steam-powered.


just kidding...anywho, this topic reminds me of Steamboy, which is an awesome movie. Maybe I'll make something inpired by that. We'll see...I gotta get over this cold before I feel like doing much.

blacker
10-16-2006, 11:14 PM
im in! steam powered cannon for me inspired by mythbusters :thumbsup:

Haha, they've got that over there? I prefer the imports... Conquest with David Woodward.. ;)

Anyhoo, Diffa, good topic. I hope to get SOMETHING done this time.

MrWinn
10-17-2006, 01:42 AM
For anyone taking part in this, you may find this article very helpful:

http://www.crabfu.com/steamtoys/diy_steampunk/

It is about designing steampunk machines, and things that are steam powered. It goes over the components of a steam engine, with great reference images and diagrams.

ArchangelTalon
10-17-2006, 02:11 AM
Great article, man. Thanks. Not sure if I'll have time to enter this one, I'd really like to though, sounds a fun topic. Will see if I can squeeze some time in somewhere.

Still, that article is a good read, consider it bookmarked for future reference ;)

Pauler
10-19-2006, 01:57 PM
hi there,

im in x)

great topic diffa x)

ive found this one with google and will give it a chance ;)
http://www.historicalhobbies.com/DOGS/main/images/Gaslight/SteamBot2.jpg

byebye

RuinedMessiah
10-19-2006, 04:22 PM
I guess I'm gonna be the weird one who does something practical.

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c237/sheppyboy2000/steam.jpg

Of course, don't expect this rigged an animated. PaleRaven06 said he might do it but me? I'm just modeling this thing. So, in theory, it works but theory is a fickle bitch.

pruvaloo
10-19-2006, 07:35 PM
Very nice topic :thumbsup: I doubt that I will have enough free time this week to enter, but I'm looking forward to seeing what everyone comes up with!


Good luck guys

blacker
10-20-2006, 11:26 PM
OK.. here I thought I was being really original when I decided to do a Steampunk Mega Man and lo, it was already done on conceptart.org (and I know at least a few of you visit there and may have participated).. BUT, it wasn't 3d..

Anyhow, I'm an unoriginal bastard I guess, but I'm going for it anyway.. I may not finish as I'm just now starting, but at the very least you'll see my concept artwork when I'm able to get home and scan it.

yoyomon
10-21-2006, 06:19 AM
Intresting theme, I might have to jump into this one, even though I only have like 3 days left.

Here's a really rough concept and there's already some changes that I'm wanting (mainly in the cock pit design) but this kinda shows what I'm going after. It's the called the "Desert Moose" ...or something

http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/7740/steamwalkerus2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

tturunen
10-23-2006, 06:06 AM
2 textures; 1*512*512 and 1*256*256 (hair)
2270 triangles
my own concept :P .. idea was injured cat and steampunk accessory to help it move around.

http://www.kolumbus.fi/tomi.turunen/005/cat02.jpg


http://www.kolumbus.fi/tomi.turunen/005/cat_texture2.jpg


http://www.kolumbus.fi/tomi.turunen/005/cat.jpg

Pauler
10-23-2006, 08:49 AM
ahh cute kitty <3

crazy idea :)

Pauler
10-23-2006, 12:06 PM
well, here is my steambothttp://home.arcor.de/allesvolleh/stuff/steamrobot.jpg

just 1x512 defuse map applied,

btw, can someone show me how to apply the spec map correctly in a directX or opengl shader tree in xsi ? :/ i just dont get it right

RuinedMessiah
10-23-2006, 04:58 PM
If'n I get a couple extra days, all I need is a texture. If not, I can post what I did. It's all got UVs laid out and everything. Hell, I can prolly get the texture done (albeit haphazardly) tonight

blacker
10-23-2006, 11:50 PM
Well, I got sick and wasn't able to finish. I'll upload my sketch and the little progress I was able to make when I get home. Hopefully I'll still get around to finishing this as I'm having a lot of fun with it!

RuinedMessiah
10-24-2006, 02:55 AM
Just think, if you give me a couple days... you can see this...
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c237/sheppyboy2000/preview.jpg
Textured... Adventure Horror game style.

blacker
10-24-2006, 03:42 AM
http://www.hostrealm.com/todd/megasteam.jpg

Told you I didn't get much done.. anyhow, that's what I would have made..

Auctane
10-24-2006, 06:25 AM
Blacker, that is a really cool character, I hope you finish it some time. Pauler yours is rad too. tturunen what have you done to that poor cat!?

I wanted to do something for this one, I just couldnt come up with anything that really lit my fire.

diffa
10-24-2006, 08:11 AM
It's time to announce MGAC 027 winner.

blacker : really nice concept. too bad time's up...

yoyomon : interesting looking concept.

Pauler : really nice looking steambot. the model and texturing looks really solid.

tturunen : interesting concept, I like it. The model and texturing looks good.

And the winner is . . . tturunen and the steam cat! Congratualtions! It was a though call, so well done everybody.
tturunen it's now your time to decide next topic and post up the new MGAC.

Gamedev
10-24-2006, 09:40 PM
Pauler I was rooting for your piece as it was well done and executed. Congrats to all.

Pauler
10-24-2006, 09:55 PM
hehe :) congratz to tturunen, crazy idea ..

and thanks gamedev for your kind words, motivates me a lot :)

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