[Skin] Bloody US knife (default model)

Capt. Darling
12-08-2003, 06:30 PM
This is merely an edit of the default skin, a minor work for most of you, I'm sure, but it's also my first effort so please go easy on me. :D

I got the idea for this after using Der Landser's bloody spade for quite some time and not being very successful at finding an allied counterpart. I've also seen some requests for this, so hopefully others will find it useful as well.

Anyway, it's pretty much finished, I was just wondering if it's worth releasing at all or should I just keep working on it. I think the blood might be a bit too dark, even though it looks fine on brighter maps (see picture).

Any feedback/suggestions/constructive criticism will be most welcome.

12-08-2003, 08:23 PM
Very original, but very nice. Great job!

12-08-2003, 09:21 PM
You could even re-skin the hands, and the sleeve with splats of blood, for more of a "going in deep" effect.

12-09-2003, 02:09 PM
looks like real blood very nice

Capt. Darling
12-10-2003, 07:13 PM
Thanks for the feedback, guys. :)

Anyway, about re-skinning the hands, I admit the default skin does look a bit too immaculate and out of place when you think of all that blood on the blade. However, since I use Dillinger's gloves for allied models, that sort of minimizes the contrast and actually looks pretty good IMHO.

I did do something with the hands though, added dirt and some more blood, but wasn't really happy with the result. I like the dirty look, but the blood doesn't quite cut it. I'll probably just release the knife and keep using Dillinger's gloves myself.

Anyway, here's a rough version of what I've been talking about, what do you think?

12-10-2003, 08:25 PM
hands look great i don't know what your talking about.

12-10-2003, 11:06 PM
That looks fine, mate. I'll take it :D

You could also re-skin the handle too.

Capt. Darling
12-20-2003, 09:55 PM
Alright, I worked on the hands a bit more and also re-skinned the handle completely. I used the picture on the left as reference and edited it to make the handle look better. I also did some minor editing to the metal at the base of the handle but that's hardly noticeable.

Anyway, this is pretty much ready for release, I *might* just try to darken the handle a bit and see how it turns out but that's it.

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