[WIP] Gerät 040 Mortar

03-09-2004, 10:54 AM
im working on this mortar for my map karl040
just say if it a good start or its crap ....
and say what can be improved
ps. this is my 2nd map model the first one ..... well lets just say
i need to improve ....

Ska Wars
03-09-2004, 01:24 PM
So far so good mate. Not a very clear pic so i cant really give any advice.

For teh railing i'd jus use single faces as they can be turned transparent later.

I'm assuming this is gonna be the main map piece? Either that or you're making one huge frigging map lol

Keep us posted, looking forward to this one getting finished.

- Ska

03-09-2004, 02:04 PM
sorry for going off topic, but your new sig is from Zulu, right Ska? One I've actually seen now...well, not all of it, just parts in European history, but whatever.

03-09-2004, 02:07 PM
now where we are off topic
ska i can consetrate on what you are posting
because of your very nice sigs :D

ps: sry for the very bad pic

Ska Wars
03-09-2004, 02:21 PM
Aye its from Zulu. I love the film, especially cos the Welsh finally get a mention. Everyone seems to assume that the British Army was jus full of English (I'm half Welsh jus incase you haven't guessed yet lol)

BTW, whats the poly's so far? if you're serious about modelling i suggest getting 3ds max or GMax as i personally feel they are easier to make stuff in than in Milky. I only really use milky for minor edits and as a staging point between 3DS max and importing to dod.

Anyway, looks good so far. Kepp it up mate, I'll be keeping an eye for this definately.

- Ska

03-09-2004, 02:29 PM
post a picture of the model NOT smooth shaded, so we can see the polygons.

03-10-2004, 06:54 AM
i have 3d max 4 and have "played" with it for about a year now
but i find milkshape easyer .... :)
and it have all the importers and exporters ....
i know nothing about the scripting part in 3dsmax

03-10-2004, 09:25 AM
some pics

03-10-2004, 09:26 AM
and another

03-10-2004, 09:26 AM

03-11-2004, 11:36 AM
ok look how far iam now !!

03-11-2004, 11:36 AM
and this ..... :D

Ska Wars
03-11-2004, 12:47 PM
Very nice work mate. The cylinder in the second new pic though is a little too high poly, could probably be cut down to a 4/6 sided cylinder.

Aside from that very good work mate. You gonna animate it firing later? That would be quality.

- Ska

03-12-2004, 05:50 AM
yea u right ska ... its a 12 sided :) .....
if i can im gonna make a firing ani
and a destroyed
im NOT good at skinning so when im done mayby i could get some help with it

Ska Wars
03-12-2004, 03:53 PM
I'm not a very good skinner to be honest but I'll ask around some of my mates for you.

- Ska

03-13-2004, 12:40 AM
thx m8 :)

03-13-2004, 01:10 AM
can i see ur ref. pic pls?

03-14-2004, 06:21 AM
ok im done i think ..... :)
deleted all unseen faces
added ladders and stuff
now it just needs a skin
all in all vertices: 1240 triangles: 1152

03-14-2004, 06:22 AM
and another pic

03-14-2004, 06:23 AM
and the last ...
weeee !

Ska Wars
03-14-2004, 12:12 PM
I like it!

Nice work mate.

- Ska

03-14-2004, 01:13 PM
lol thx m8 my first big model ....

Sly Assassin
03-14-2004, 07:08 PM
I love it mate looks really good :) I was considering doing a map where the allies had to assault a tunnel network in order to get to a big cannon like this and had to cap/destroy it :)

BTW whats the poly so far on this monster?

Ska Wars
03-14-2004, 07:21 PM
Give us a shout if you need a map tester, i would love to see this big ******* in action lol (well that didn't sound gay did it ska *shakes head*)

- Ska

03-14-2004, 11:31 PM
well iam working on a map where this belong
thats why i made it

ps. if someone is interrested in skinning this beast pm me, or send a mail

03-15-2004, 10:00 AM
looks liek a ncie model though i think you ned to smooth some bits off.

Ska Wars
03-15-2004, 10:58 AM
The model isn't smoothed lol

When showing WIP pics of a model in construction you should always show them flat shaded to show people the basic polys of it.

- Ska

03-15-2004, 11:15 AM
Looks good, but if it was me i would add a few more polys to the cannon, IMO it looks awful. If you look at this pic, you can see the cannon is shaped a bit different to your model, you could rebuild it, and where the rear ring is, you could use a texture to show that, and the polys you save, could be used to round it off a bit.

pic (http://www.rlm.at/galerie/11/DSCN3666.jpg)

03-15-2004, 06:14 PM
if i was a nazi i would SO shoot myself out of that thing!

03-16-2004, 08:40 AM
nice pic marzy now im realy able to see the loadingthing
i couldnt on thoes i have

03-16-2004, 08:52 AM
Originally posted by mXed.dk
nice pic marzy now im realy able to see the loadingthing
i couldnt on thoes i have

No probs...:)

Here is the link to the main site, it has some nice reference pic's of various German models, mainly planes, but theres a few more pic's of the Gerät 040 Mortar, should help you out a bit, and with the textures aswell...:).


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