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Post by Eponymous-Archon » January 18th, 2005, 11:55 pm

Elvish Pillager wrote:
Eponymous-Archon wrote:Tyrants were Greek political leaders, supported (at least initially) by the people in opposition to the nasty aristocracy.
Yeah, they were. They aren't anymore, since the meaning has changed completely.
Not completely, as you yourself have pointed out. :-)

Regardless, the unit still doesn't look like a tyrant, but a knight. (Actually I'm not sure what a tyrant would look like. Peisistratus? King George III? ? early Renaissance condottiere?)
mkgego wrote:I like the unit altough the name doesnt fit with the unit
With which I agree totally. :-)
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Post by XJaPaN » January 18th, 2005, 11:57 pm

Cool unit *wants to play with it* :)

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Post by Jetrel » January 19th, 2005, 2:05 am

flip the axe head in the other direction. Otherwise, yes, he's looking cool.

Also, scott, the head is largely the thing making him look like samwise. I'll take a look at that when I get back to my room.

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Post by Elvish_Pillager » January 19th, 2005, 10:30 am

Eponymous-Archon wrote:(Actually I'm not sure what a tyrant would look like. Peisistratus? King George III? ? early Renaissance condottiere?)
Anyone can be a tyrant, even an armored knight.
Jetryl wrote:flip the axe head in the other direction.
:) look at the second post in this thread.
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Post by Sangel » January 19th, 2005, 7:11 pm

Jetryl may have a point, so I've made a version with the axe head facing the other way. Both are attached.

I'm fairly happy with the base model; now comes the far more difficult task of creating animations.
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He is!
He is!
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Who's an evil tyrant?
Who's an evil tyrant?
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Post by Darth Fool » January 19th, 2005, 7:31 pm

version b.

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Post by Elvish_Pillager » January 19th, 2005, 7:34 pm

version a.
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Post by XJaPaN » January 19th, 2005, 7:40 pm

version b

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Post by Elvish_Pillager » January 19th, 2005, 7:46 pm

The way I see it, A looks like he's going to axe someone, and B looks like he's standing around with an axe.
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Post by Darth Fool » January 19th, 2005, 8:07 pm

Elvish Pillager wrote:The way I see it, A looks like he's going to axe someone, and B looks like he's standing around with an axe.
which is why B should be used for when he's standing around, ie the default image, and A can be the beginnings of an animation...

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Post by Eponymous-Archon » January 19th, 2005, 9:05 pm

b.

a looks wrong. The head would want to be on the lower side (the outside here) of the shaft. Plus he could get a nasty cut if he makes a quick turn to his right.
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Post by Piter » January 20th, 2005, 9:46 am

Eponymous-Archon wrote: a looks wrong. The head would want to be on the lower side (the outside here) of the shaft. Plus he could get a nasty cut if he makes a quick turn to his right.
Nothing to add, b is the right choice :wink:

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