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Anuxinamoon
02-17-2008, 11:21 PM
In a jungle far to the south, five high summoners partake in their last mortal task. Their world is like a flickering candle in the ravaging storm of the intergalactic war, they know that is their last attempt at grasping a foothold on this war aand pushing it back into their favor.
Standing in their positions they weather five days and five nights in deep concentration. Atop a rocky rise; wind, rain, hail and hot sticky sun test their endurance. At last on the dawn of the 6th day, the ground trembles violently under the virgin rays of the morning; the summoners take a last inhale of breath, and welcome eternity.

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Latest WIP:
http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/DWIII_base04.jpg

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Hey there! This will be my first dominance war and I'm excited and intimidated at the same time.
My participant in this war is Artifact Weapon. Constructed from the very earth itself it is a last line of defense against the invading armies of the machines. Fused with the artifact power of Earth, he is a monolith of rock, soil and bramble. Imbedded with the natural loathing of all things mechanical, he smote’s his enemies down with brute strength and the power of the earth mother, dismissing the once earth bound metal ores as betrayers and will stop at nothing to destroy them.
Powered by the spirits of the 5 summoners, they are locked away in special crystals on his body, controlling his movements with their powers. Perhaps if you could somehow climb on him and destroy the crystals you might destroy the weapon?

He will be some kind of Minotaur looking thing, made from rocks and plants and soil. I will get some concepts done today with my idea. I'm very excited ^^

Good luck to all, and may CGsociety triumph this time!

Xarxys
02-17-2008, 11:22 PM
That is a really nifty idea I haven't heard one that is really close tot hat one yet today. :)

Anuxinamoon
02-18-2008, 03:28 AM
Thanks man <3

Here are his stats, I forgot to put them in in the rush of this morning :)

Name: Artifact Weapon
Race: Summon / Earth Elemental
Class: Warlord
Artifact: Earth/Rock

Anuxinamoon
02-18-2008, 08:30 AM
Okies I just got home and have plopped down some rough silohette forms. The ones bordered in green are the ones I like. I dont really want to go with the centaur guy cause of the polys but I like his form, so I may have to rethink my poly stratagey ><


http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/Conceptwip01.jpg

madshooter
02-18-2008, 10:12 AM
Nice concept, but it is little difficult rightnow to understand what U have in your mind regarding the character from the recent rough silohette forms:) But I guess this is the intial stage. All the best Dude:thumbsup: and waiting to see Minotaur ready for WAR:bounce:

Anuxinamoon
02-18-2008, 11:53 AM
madshooter: Thanks man. I'm trying to design something that wont break the budget but its so hard, so if I have a silohette I can cut back to it should be okay. Sorry they dont look like much so I have cleaned up one of the ones I liked ><

Well here is a cleaner version. Its not working for me to be honest. I need something more earthy I think and less made from ruins =/


http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/Conceptwip02.jpg


EDIT: Well after a quick sketch I came up with something more along the lines I'm after. I'm going to have to work it more though.

http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/Conceptwip03.jpg

AlltracAdrian
02-19-2008, 12:21 AM
I like this idea a lot. I think right now its looking a bit to close to shadow of the colossus, especially in the face, and overall armor designs.

Keep it up though, looking forward to seeing the iterations of this. :thumbsup:

Anuxinamoon
02-19-2008, 12:43 AM
Ahhh excellent! I'm trying to go for a SotC Art style. Thanks <3

Here is my schedule I hope to hit. I have 1 week in germany so its made my process a bit tight in some areas, but hopefully I can pull it off with little sleep and lots of tea :D

http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/gant.jpg

Anuxinamoon
02-19-2008, 03:23 AM
Okay here is my zsphere base I did at lunch. Tonight I will shape it some more in zbrush then take it into max and fix it up.

Matcap is from Erklaerbar (http://www.zbrushcentral.com/zbc/showthread.php?t=53879&page=2&pp=15)
http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/DWIII_base01.jpg

Xarxys
02-19-2008, 03:33 AM
OMG all run for your lives its a a crazed minotaur ahhhhhhhhhh! lol

Love the design man keep it up I probablyw ont start modeling for another week :(.

Anuxinamoon
02-19-2008, 01:27 PM
Well I pushed the shape around and finally came up with this. I think he needs to be bulkier :D

http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/DWIII_base02.jpg

madshooter
02-19-2008, 01:38 PM
Okay minotaur is shaping up:) looks cool:thumbsup:

Anuxinamoon
02-20-2008, 01:00 PM
Thanks Xarxys and madshooter <3

Small update and running a bit behind. No excuses! D: I never miss deadlines so this is pretty annoying for me.

I tweaked it some more in zbrush them imported into max for retoppo. I'm hopeing to spend around 4k on the body and 3 k on the rest, ( bramble trees rocks and particles. )
Will juggle it around depending on how it progresess.

http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/DWIII_base03.jpg

Xarxys
02-21-2008, 03:33 AM
Raaaaahhhh.... I am going to destroy all in my path, says the giant minotuarlike monstrocity hehehe, Looks good man keep up the good work.

Anuxinamoon
02-21-2008, 01:24 PM
Thanks Xarxys ^^

Here is my effort for tonight. My productivity isnt so good. But thats why i left a week at the end for polish =O

So far the rocks are just placeholders till I can make new ones :P

http://www.kalescentstudios.com/Data/miscsteph/DWIII_base04.jpg

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