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Grayson
01-15-2002, 12:01 AM
I hooked up some IK, animated a quick little test, and gave him a new paint job. I think some of the IK settings still need a little work, but I'm excited about how it's looking so far. What do you think?

(I know the motion looks goofy, I just wanted to test him out. :p )

http://www.grayson.vi2.com/img_drop/dreadnaught_IK_stretch.mov (Quicktime: sorenson 870k)

http://www.grayson.vi2.com/img_drop/Dreadnaught_Done/paint_job_2_small.jpg

Dis
01-15-2002, 12:07 AM
looks really great ! although i think that the medieval looking flag on it's back doesn't really match with the rest of the overall look. maybe you could give him some similar detail on the body, (engravings, i dunno !)

Array
01-15-2002, 01:43 AM
WOW! thats exactly how i imaged a warhammer 40k dreadnaught to move. Very nice texturing job as well. What did you use to model/render/animate this? :)

nomis-es-macho
01-15-2002, 04:22 AM
i always wanted my wh 40k figs to move around on the table. thanks for making this! that is one bad ass dreadnaught. if anything i would have the flag be brighter, more flamboyant. im sure though it matches with his army. lets see some fire come out of those barrels.

caulfield
01-15-2002, 04:33 AM
I think the modelling and textures are wicked but for something that's probably as big as an elepant, the movement seems a bit too snappy.

Not too fast, but with so much weight, he wouldn't be stopping and starting so abrubtly.

Beautiful work though. How'd you do it? huh? huh?

LordIron2k
01-15-2002, 08:04 AM
WarHammer Rulz

Error323
01-15-2002, 01:45 PM
It's very nice!!! The IK looks pretty good imo. Just 1 little critique :P Plz render in divx next time. Quickmovie SUX (Can't even go fullscreen and updating stinks) ^_^


And it crashes my system 30% of the time i use it
:mad:

Blackarts
01-15-2002, 01:48 PM
hey, cool! Warhammer stuff rocks, and you did a great job on this bad boy. How about getting those guns firing?

philbert
01-16-2002, 10:56 AM
oh oh oh!

animation of him and his friends on the w4k gaming board
with fake landscape and rocks n stuff

walking about.

Jimmy
01-16-2002, 04:38 PM
i like it! like Black arts wrote....get those guns a blazin'

JoBbE
01-16-2002, 05:09 PM
wew that simply ROCKS!
and, hehehe, I also like the motion. imagine such a giant (it's a giant, isn't it?) moving on a battlefield this way. :D would be funny to se that. maybe sneaking around. :D

Array
01-16-2002, 06:21 PM
jobbe- dreadnaughts are supposed to be about 7-8 feet tall. According to the warhammer 40k universe, they are controlled by the brains of fallen heroes who have seen countless battles.

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