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New dwarven door

Post by pekka » December 9th, 2006, 1:47 pm

Hi,

I wasn't satisfied with the dwarven-door.png. Here's a proposal for a substitute. There might be a minor problem that the new door is attached to mountain - I hope it doesn't confuse the terraintype that is underneath the door.

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Post by Eternal » December 9th, 2006, 1:54 pm

Looks great! I just get this weird sci-fi feeling about it... :?
And perhaps it's too humble? Those item-graphics can be pretty large which IMO dwarven doors should be too.
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Post by Eleazar » December 9th, 2006, 2:37 pm

much better.
commited.
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Post by Oreb » December 10th, 2006, 6:16 am

I like it, but might it not look better on the actual mountain terrain, instead of the hill?
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Post by Tux2B » December 10th, 2006, 11:40 am

I think it looks better on hills : it makes it look bigger, more monumental. Maybe dwarves made the hill artificially bigger.
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Post by pekka » December 10th, 2006, 2:00 pm

Eternal wrote:I just get this weird sci-fi feeling about it... :?
Now that you say so, I think there really is quite a sci-fi feeling.. :?

Although this item isn't in very central role in the game, so I think it isn't urgent matter to deal with.

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Post by Dragon Master » December 10th, 2006, 5:09 pm

I'm surprised this hadn't been done earlier. Good job

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Post by Jetrel » December 11th, 2006, 6:31 am

Pekka: Thanks.
Eleazar wrote:commited.
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Post by battlesquid » December 11th, 2006, 11:41 am

Nice door, a much needed update imo.

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Post by Tux2B » December 11th, 2006, 8:23 pm

At second look, there is something that looks a little strange, but it might be done on purpose, which is that the two stones on the sides of the door aren't the same dimensions.
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Post by pekka » December 12th, 2006, 9:24 pm

Here's a natural follow-up for the new dwarven door.
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Post by Woodwizzle » December 12th, 2006, 10:04 pm

These both look great and much better than the old ones. But the both kinda look like they are pasted on the side of a mountain, not like they are actually built into the mountain.
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Post by Jetrel » December 12th, 2006, 11:12 pm

Woodwizzle wrote:These both look great and much better than the old ones. But the both kinda look like they are pasted on the side of a mountain, not like they are actually built into the mountain.
I think that's largely a problem of scale, e.g. something rather unavoidable.

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Post by pekka » December 12th, 2006, 11:23 pm

Jetryl wrote:
Woodwizzle wrote:These both look great and much better than the old ones. But the both kinda look like they are pasted on the side of a mountain, not like they are actually built into the mountain.
I think that's largely a problem of scale, e.g. something rather unavoidable.
Hehe.. I was about to write just the same.

This particular image belongs somewhere between the terrain- and building scale. The line between those scales is very blur.

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Post by Midoron » December 16th, 2006, 1:52 pm

Nice, they look much better.

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