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92F

Racing Battle 2006

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AzO

@Bonsai: Absolutly wonderful. Great modelling and texturing you did there! smile.gif

 

@Bumper: w00t! Your model looks so beautiful! wow.gif

 

@DieselGT: Interesting for sure, I wonder how many BHP would have the GT version in reallife if it would be possible tounge.gif

 

@Irloading: Very smooth there, looks very sexy. Ferraris are taking over the contest biggrin.gif

 

Keep up the great work all, beautiful models smile.gif

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GT-1

http://azupload.com/members/GT-1/escortcomp.jpg

 

The above was going to be my competition car up until I threw a meshsmooth modifier on it. It now stands at close to 1 million triangles which is a little high for the competition and it hasn't got an interior or wheels and well, its a quater finished. I might see how the base model is nearing towards the end and just beef that up a bit. Take into account its my 4th car and I've never finished one before. wink.gif

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chickenplucker

Keeping hush hush on this, but what has 4 wheels, is made mostly of plywood, and is rope started?

8k in drivetrain details so far...

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123abc
wohoo, kind of ferrari domination in here biggrin.gif looks great and smooth irloading smile.gif

got my suspension textured, seat also, but it looks awful, will have to do that again, apart from that its finished. when we're ready, should we send the models to someone, or post renders and wires?

user posted image

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Pictures

 

There's some pictures, it includes a pic of the IRS. Looking very good though so far. Same goes for everyone else.

 

Will there be another compitition at all?

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iRloading
Keeping hush hush on this, but what has 4 wheels, is made mostly of plywood, and is rope started?

8k in drivetrain details so far...

a horse-drawn carriage?

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Bonsaijodelfisch
wohoo, kind of ferrari domination in here biggrin.gif looks great and smooth irloading smile.gif

got my suspension textured, seat also, but it looks awful, will have to do that again, apart from that its finished. when we're ready, should we send the models to someone, or post renders and wires?

user posted image

user posted image

Pictures

 

There's some pictures, it includes a pic of the IRS. Looking very good though so far. Same goes for everyone else.

 

Will there be another compitition at all?

well, thanks for pictures, got them already, and found a cobra-everything-site (http://www.cobragarage.com/site_index.htm) with lots of pictures of cage and suspension (jeffs cobra)

i'm finished so far, already started to convert it to sanandreas, so i'd really like to know, what we should do with the models?

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Herc

Looks sweet irLoading, nice and smooth. icon14.gif

 

B-fish, making good use of the extra polys. how many u got left? also im sure the gearbox X member doesnt puncture the tranny notify.gif I would have thoght it should be resting on it with a rubber mount or summin to dampen the vibrations and the movement of the engine and gbox.

 

YeeeArrr viddy_pirate.gif

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Bonsaijodelfisch
Looks sweet irLoading, nice and smooth. icon14.gif

 

B-fish, making good use of the extra polys. how many u got left? also im sure the gearbox X member doesnt puncture the tranny notify.gif I would have thoght it should be resting on it with a rubber mount or summin to dampen the vibrations and the movement of the engine and gbox.

 

YeeeArrr viddy_pirate.gif

whooops, thats to much at once for a stupid german, (1400 polys left by the way) what is the x-member of the gearbox, what means punkture the tranny? and what is a rubber mount or summin? but thanks for pointing it out anyways, but if you could show it in a picture it would help me very much biggrin.gif (perhaps you'll find what you mean here at jeffs cobra)

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Kaj.

bonsai, I think he means this -- user posted image

 

 

And about your "what should we do about the models?" question, if you're talking about judging, I think it'd be best to send the file itself, so we can get a look at the whole mesh, rather than snapshots of it. You may want to ask 92F about that though.

 

 

 

NOTE: Check out my 1337 fotoshup skillz. tounge.gif

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iRloading

 

send the file itself

i'd also have to ask in which format tounge.gif

 

not everyone gets to use the same program (and exporting to another format often leads to borked models XD), and not everyone is geared up to place it into dff and aim it for "a release" (it aint mandatory tounge.gif)

 

maybe "final" ortographic and isometric (all 6 ortographic views + 4 isometric angle shots) wireframes and texture maps posted on-topic or pm'ed to the judges instead? (tis less messier and it's tried and tested to work tounge.gif)

 

(near every 3d prog has a poly/triangle counter, they should also take a screenshot of it~ now if anybody even "cheats" that, well~ there goes integrity)

 

anuj_cop.gif

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Herc

Thanks Kajun icon14.gif sorry b-fish I'm a bit slack at my english sometimes suicidal.gif

 

I'll have to agree with Irloadings idea, seems like a good idea and everyone should be able to do it.

 

 

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pinky

 

send the file itself

i'd also have to ask in which format tounge.gif

 

not everyone gets to use the same program (and exporting to another format often leads to borked models XD), and not everyone is geared up to place it into dff and aim it for "a release" (it aint mandatory tounge.gif)

 

maybe "final" ortographic and isometric (all 6 ortographic views + 4 isometric angle shots) wireframes and texture maps posted on-topic or pm'ed to the judges instead? (tis less messier and it's tried and tested to work tounge.gif)

 

(near every 3d prog has a poly/triangle counter, they should also take a screenshot of it~ now if anybody even "cheats" that, well~ there goes integrity)

 

anuj_cop.gif

You could put the model into a dff format without making it SA ready, this would then allow it to be transfered without the usual format changing hassles.

Just steal a dff node from one of SA's cars and put your model inside and then export it.

The textures could then just be tga and the job is done.wink.gif

 

I have discussed this method with someone before and think it would be a good way for exchanging files without scaling and axis problems, give it a whirl.

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Bonsaijodelfisch
You could put the model into a dff format without making it SA ready, this would then allow it to be transfered without the usual format changing hassles.

Just steal a dff node from one of SA's cars and put your model inside and then export it.

The textures could then just be tga and the job is done.wink.gif

 

I have discussed this method with someone before and think it would be a good way for exchanging files without scaling and axis problems, give it a whirl.

well, would be ok also, since i'm just makin a sa-version anyways biggrin.gif

damage already done, ingame perhaps tomorrow

user posted image

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iRloading

 

send the file itself
anuj_cop.gif

You could put the model into a dff format without making it SA ready, this would then allow it to be transfered without the usual format changing hassles.

Just steal a dff node from one of SA's cars and put your model inside and then export it.

The textures could then just be tga and the job is done.wink.gif

 

I have discussed this method with someone before and think it would be a good way for exchanging files without scaling and axis problems, give it a whirl.

well... *.dff format

 

the only programs i know of that can use the dff exporter thingymajigger is 3dsmax or zmod (kinda leaves the xsi/lightwave/maya/blender users to still export their models to a program that can export into dff tounge.gif and program to program exporting has the off-chance of f*cking up a model [smooth groups, disconnected vertices and the like] on transit and means that the modeler would either have to give it to someone else to do it for them if in the case the modeler doesnt have a program to export into dff tounge.gif ~ unless of course my mind is still in 2005 and every 3d prog atm does have a dff exporter made for it biggrin.gif )

 

well, what i've just basically suggested is a Quick method that anyone could use to show the judges their model and texture maps~

 

simple screenshots of the model's wireframe in ortho/iso views and it's UV map~ and probably a "showoff pic" of either a render or in-game shot to show the judges~ you could easily crit on the model's mesh through it's wireframe

 

and assuming that every participant sends their model to the judges, that'd be a bigger burden on the judge's head (file size, file association, etc.)~ passing this to here and that, when they could just place their comments/crits on a wireshot and discuss with each other~

 

whar the fux are 92f? tounge.gif (or any of the judges) me also wanna know what to do with it tounge.gif i still say wireshots > send model (it's an overall less hassle)~ but that's just my opinion ahahar~

 

and uhh... update on my entry later tounge.gifmoto_whistle.gif

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SuperroadGXE

Wow, lookin' good bonsai! Keep it up!

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Bumper3D

Nice damage, Bonsai!

 

I was wondering what's up with this "original team livery" -thing... For example is it enough for Bonsai to just make it that simple?

I mean it looks all nice and stuff but isn't the two stripes and those numbers on side a bit too simple to be a "real livery"?

 

As for showing the final model... I guess a screencap from the modeler is the easiest and maybe the only way to do it. confused.gif

 

 

Well, I guess I could post some pic as well:

user posted image

 

I know it isn't a team livery of my own, this thing really exists.. But I'll make something of my own after this.

 

All I still gotta do:

-Proper exterior and interior mirrors. The current one is the stock Daytona one. cry.gif

-The shifter inside. No big deal.

-Maybe turn the bottom into some sort of semi-3d underbody.. Dunno, I'd have some faces left but no reference. confused.gif

-A team livery of my own.

 

And that's pretty much it. smile.gif

 

edit: IMG-tag > Thumbnail

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92F
whar the fux are 92f? tounge.gif (or any of the judges) me also wanna know what to do with it tounge.gif i still say wireshots > send model (it's an overall less hassle)~ but that's just my opinion ahahar~

 

 

Izorz around. Not a definite, but for judging/final entry am thinking about, a few renders of the car with team livery and the judges being sent the file so they can access poly count/management/placement etc

 

But as I said not a definite, so I'll get back to ya'll.

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Bonsaijodelfisch

@bumper: man you're mean. you cant just pull us down by showing such a semi-photo biggrin.gif

i don't know exactly what you mean by "original team livery", does that mean, that i'll have to do a weihrauch classic-racing-skin? wouldn't be no problem, this car is based on a real one ( even race number etc.) but i just love to make paintjobs, so a weihrauch-skin would be no problem (my lack of english language just drives me from one mistake into another)

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pinky
unless of course my mind is still in 2005 and every 3d prog atm does have a dff exporter made for it biggrin.gif )

Better get your head out your ass and your ass out of 2005, lightwave has a dff exporter plug in as well. It just deosn't do imports.

Besides I thought most here use Max and Zmod anyways.

 

@ Bonsaijodelfisch: looking nice, look forward to the weihrauch classic-racing skinned version.

Even more so to seeing it in game.

 

@ Bumper: Again looking good, your textures look awsome.

 

 

The competition certainly is hotting up and it's nice to hear some of these beauties will make it into SA.

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iRloading
unless of course my mind is still in 2005 and every 3d prog atm does have a dff exporter made for it biggrin.gif )

Better get your head out your ass and your ass out of 2005, lightwave has a dff exporter plug in as well. It just deosn't do imports.

Besides I thought most here use Max and Zmod anyways.

well ouch then tounge.gif

 

sorry for being the layman (n00b) then

 

was just thinking in general terms so everyone who uses a 3d prog doesnt need to worry about incompatibilities and such and all the messy stuff associated with file types and importing/exporting~

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Bonsaijodelfisch

ingame tounge.gif

user posted image

user posted image

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i'd prefer the screenshot-version, its just easier than screwing around with formats and searching the right textures etc... 6wires+4 renders (or normal perspective shots, whatever)

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flashg

Flipping heck Fishguy wow.gif

 

I want to lick it mercie_blink.gif

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pinky

@ irloading: I just made the assumtion that every one uses max and Zmod, hardly ever hear anyone talk about any other 3D programs. Hope that didn't hurt too much. Don't worry, you won't be a noob forever. tounge.gif

 

@ Bonsaijodelfisch: The two hottest cars in SA parked together.

Pinky faints......

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Picolini

Awesome Bonsai! That looks great, and I'm soooo glad to see you put it ingame. You're the best! cookie.gifcookie.gificon14.gificon14.gif

 

@Everyone else, you all are doing great, can't wait to see the finals of all of these.

 

When does this comp end again?

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Kitteh

Looks great ingame, Bonsai smile.gif

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iRloading

 

When does this comp end again?

june 4th (or the 3rd depending where you are)

 

@pinky: yeah i hope so too~ smile.gif

 

@bonsai&bumper: looks great smile.gif

 

i seem to be lagging behind in progress biggrin.gif~ i'll post my drudge later moto_whistle.gif

 

ed:

 

my noob-ish entry

 

user posted image

 

texture+interior = tommorow

 

oh ya, wheels are just there for placement, will make totally new ones

Edited by irloading

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flashg

I restarted my model yesterday. I'll post some screenies later today after I'll get off from work smile.gif

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Bonsaijodelfisch

wow, nice ferrari there irloading. love those old cars, pretty few modern cars here in this competition biggrin.gif

 

i did my paintjob today, but i'm not too happy with it, just dont know how to paint this car, the original ones are only boring one color with stripes. i'd love to do something like on bumpers ferrari, but that wouldn't be too creative to steal his ideas biggrin.gif

user posted image

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Bumper3D

@irloading - Hot damn! That is one brilliant model! It's gonna be real awesome with proper textures. inlove.gif

@Bonsaijodelfisch - Nice skin! I really like it, can't see why you don't like it.

Oh and if you copied this current paintjob I'm using, you wouldn't be copying me. tounge.gif(pic of the real one)

 

Anyways, this is pretty much done except for my own paintjob. Here's two wannabe-renders.

user posted imageuser posted image

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AzO

I agree with Bumper, Bonsai. I can't see why you don't like the skin. For me it looks very nice! smile.gif

 

And it's great that you already put your Shelby ingame. Looks beautiful smile.gif

 

@Bumper: Damn, that is hot. inlove.gif

 

 

my noob-ish entry

 

Noob-ish, eh..? Think again, it's great! Keep it up, looking forward to see the progress. smile.gif

 

@Flash: Can't wait to see your brick on wheels, mate. tounge2.gif

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