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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:23 am

Getting some ground objects done for my challenge maps.

Carrier built on the body of an ore transport ship
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Integrated optical landing system (OGL1 and 2 only. D3D doesn't like my abusing lights)
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A mobile SAM using the TOS-1 rocket platform
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A train with SAM/AAA cars
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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:33 pm

Some more work on the new UCW pack
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Making some custom weapon skins too:
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I decided the GAU-8 wasn't enough, and slapped some GUV-8700s on the Hog
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And the Su-24 gets the funky SPPU-6:
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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Fri Dec 11, 2020 3:03 am

In preparation for next year's WW2 RvB event, I've been developing a radar using animations. It uses the thrust vector buttons to set aircraft altitude to properly calibrate range, and a whole bunch of turrets to do the actual tracking.

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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Sat Dec 12, 2020 6:15 am

I have completed the radar system. It can distinguish targets with a separation greater than 3.75 degrees, and can track up to 24 targets if perfectly spaced. On the left is the radar view from the nose showing a 45deg cone around the centerline of the aircraft. The righthand scope is a top-down view from 45deg left to 45deg right and a maximum range of 18 miles from 20,000ft, with an altitude calibration. Altitude is set with thrust vector keys, and night mode is on bomb bay animation.

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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:33 pm

Building the glass panels for Ping's upcoming Bonanza. Only 2900 faces

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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by Gordo » Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:41 am

2900!?!?! This thing is going to be a beast to fly, and a lagfest too!
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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:58 am

My current estimate is 11k faces for all the glass displays. I think the rest of the cockpit is floating around 10k too
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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by Gunny » Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:33 am

This is going to be some epic eye candy at the very least :shock:
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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by Luisitoo » Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:58 am

waspe414 wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:58 am
My current estimate is 11k faces for all the glass displays. I think the rest of the cockpit is floating around 10k too
+7k faces of cockpit detail :lol:
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Re: Violet's Sketchbook

Post by waspe414 » Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:42 am

Switched from one ridiculously detailed project to another. Decaff needs a J75, so I set to working on a J79 by accident.

Casually adding 28000 faces to the stock Phantom
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Doing some multiaxis animation
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Better colours, more blending
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Internal paint and better weathering
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It's sitting at 15000 faces right now, and that's probably where it'll stay
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