Launch when ready!

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Revell-Fan, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member

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    It's all there...

    Rhaven

    Mentor, I think you've got them all covered!sign1sign1
    But let me ask one SINGLE question: do you guys have any release (trial) date? I guess everyone's been asking that...:oops:
    Cheers!
  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    To my knowledge, there is no "ACTUAL RELEASE DATE" yet. Granted, the sooner the better, of course.
    Revell-Fan is designing this (basically) from scratch. So it will take quite a bit of time. Once he has finished designing it, done the alpha build, he will send everything to me. I will do a beta build and FULL evaluation. After that, I will send everything back to him for clean-up and revision. After that (if everything is OK), it will be released for download.
    We want this model to be the best and the most accurate that it can be.
    So that way, EVERYONE can have a TOP QUALITY model to enjoy.
  3. ShadowHawk141

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    If the Thunderfighter is an example of the quality this Viper is gonna be in then we're up for a real treat.

    Waiting always takes long but it's going to be worth it.

    A good quality model that is not only beautifull to see but also a pleasure to build is the best you can get.
    I just finished the USS Wanderer, it's a nice model but man to keep pleasure in building it was a real task. So many misalignments that needed tweaking and modding.

    I'm convident the Viper will be a model of a complete different order.

    The pictures are incredibly promising.

    Impressive, most impressive....

    Cheers and all the best,
    Elko
  4. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member

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    It's not good, it's excellent!

    I just loved that system! It's just like what we do in cartography, to have independent points of view and quality checks. :thumb::thumb:
    Both of you work with Google Sketchup? 'Cos I've been working in Blender (I already said that:cry:); I know, I know, it's not as friendly and easy as Sketchup, but it has so many resources...:mrgreen::mrgreen: Maybe I could send you my model after I think it's finished, for evaluation...:twisted:
    Cheers!
  5. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    To be honest, I really do not know any design programs. I am just a beta builder. I would like to learn either Sketchup or blender (or both for that matter).

    If you would like, after you are finished designing it (AND do the initial alpha build), I would be more then happy to test and evaluate your model.
  6. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member

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    Absolutely!

    Rhaven

    Totally agree and granted, Mentor! As you can see in previous posts, I have found a Blender script that does unfolding, both manually and automatically (which even works fine, for an unintelligent system:rolleyes:). I'm still learning about seams and related stuff, but my bigger problem now is to design an internal support/forming structure.:eek:
    But I'll get there and make it happen, since I stated that intend to upload the model in about a year or so. I think I'm really ahead of schedule!:mrgreen:
    All the best!
  7. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Rhaven, I couldn't have said it better. :thumb:

    Okay, before any of you is totally confused about the possible directions of this project here is another update. This time it's one of the aft landing feet.

    I hope so, too. However, please bear in mind that the TF was designed by Martin Saenger. Rhaven and I have made only the add-on packages for it.

    You have no idea how right you are..! :twisted:

    Oh no, there we are again... Would someone ask a diagonal question now, please??? hamrhamrhamr

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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    That rear landing skid look perfect.
    It would be cool if the wheels could roll.
  9. ASC Mclaren

    ASC Mclaren Member

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    I have a question! Is there an "Official" 1:18 release? Cause if you do I will modify Star Wars figures to become Colonial Warriors, may even work up some proper helms.
  10. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    The front foot. The other detail will be created on-the-fly.

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  11. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    Getting ready to roll !!!!

    Looking good R-F.:thumb:
  12. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Rollin'! :mrgreen::thumb:

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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    That looks good. THAT LOOKS REALLY GOOD!!!
    YOU ARE DOING PHENAMINAL WORK!!!
    :thumb::thumb::thumb:OUT(FRAKKING)STANDING!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb:
  14. Millenniumfalsehood

    Millenniumfalsehood Active Member

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    Holy frakking crap!! This thing is looking awesome! :mrgreen: I can't wait to build it up. It'll look so much better than the one from the LHV giftshop.
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    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    This is (in essence) the standard procedure when Rhaven and I tackle a new model:


    Stage 1 - The idea:

    Rhaven: :rolleyes:?
    Me: :yep:!
    (or vice versa)


    Stage 2 - Designing:

    Me: :cool:
    Rhaven: :whip1:
    (or vice versa)


    Stage 3 - Alpha test build:

    Me: wall1wall1wall1
    Rhaven: announce1announce1announce1
    Me: wall1wall1wall1wall1wall1wall1
    Rhaven: announce1announce1announce1announce1announce1
    (or vice versa)


    Stage 4 - Alpha test build complete, Beta in progress:

    Me: :razz::razz::razz:
    Rhaven: bounce7
    (or vice versa)


    Stage 5 - Beta build successful & release:

    Me & Rhaven: aussie
    (or vice versa)



    :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:
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  16. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member

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    Now THAT made me laugh ALMOST to spill my milk (sorry, don't drink) through my nose... ALMOST!. That's what the title is about, the sound I did!sign1
    BTW, it looks absolutely fantastic:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::cool::cool:! Just can't wait...:cry:
    All the best!
  17. ASC Mclaren

    ASC Mclaren Member

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    That looks so hot! Marcell, I have said this before, and I'm sure that I'll say it again: You are an amazing designer!
  18. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    :agree1:I would have to say that this is ABSOLUTELY SPOT ON!!!:agree1:
    :roll1::roll1::roll1:
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
  19. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Thanks for confirmation. :thumb:

    To all: Thank you very much for your patience and confidence. It seems that I can begin work on the texture this week. Perhaps I'll scale the landing gear a bit up, too. I'll have to see. Bye! :wave:
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    A winning team if ever I saw one. Great work so far guys!