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  Hardcore Modder Hardcore ModderMember since: 14.11.2007, 03:25Posts: 906Location: Sweden Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 08.02.2009, 19:15 
Why wouldn't they need an good TOD artist to the team? Isn't the TOD what stands for the majority of the looks of the game? A good TOD versus a bad TOD can make quite some serious difference. If you can't see that, you're blind... Why do you have disbelieve in yourself? You know HP? Helder pinto? Who won the Intel crytek mapping contest a while back? He made that Vulcano island map. Now he's in the Crytek mapping team making levels for upcoming titles from Crytek. He was like nobody before, but with great mapping skills. Crytek hired him. Why wouldn't a TOD artist be a part of the level design team? if this contributed to the games looks and graphics?

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PostPosted 08.02.2009, 19:20 
who knows they might already have hired someone good at ToD's alraedy ;) :easter:


anyway good news for those of you who want to see my ToD's in maps. i've just ordered a new GFX card !!! and i've started to make a start on a new level before it arrives sometime next week.

will be going with my desert survival idea first

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User avatar   Has no life Has no lifeMember since: 21.01.2008, 11:28Posts: 6198Location: 52°21'25.06"N 4°56'48.42"E Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 08.02.2009, 19:36 
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Originally posted by ClanDominator
Thats not sparta...:( Thats a bird, no its a plane, IT IS SuperNK! :p


It's a UFO!!!

But I think the light in the desert ToD is too intense. You don't have to be able to see the horizon, but I can barely see the difference between ground and sky now.
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PostPosted 08.02.2009, 20:02 
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But I think the light in the desert ToD is too intense. You don't have to be able to see the horizon, but I can barely see the difference between ground and sky now.



your not meant to see the difference between the sky and ground so if you move away from the plane too far its difficult to find your way back making you have to decide whether to go and look for water or stay at the plane and wait to die of dehydration ;) or clever people could pick up objects and carry them some distance then drop them to create a path :D or use the planes signal flares and go searching at dusk or in the morning where the light is going to be lower :rolleyes: :D


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User avatar   Hardcore Modder Hardcore ModderMember since: 27.10.2007, 12:36Posts: 817Location: Sweden Likes: 3
 

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PostPosted 08.02.2009, 20:35 
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Originally posted by Hawkeye|Puppy
lol the only problem i got with that ToD is its impractical :D

and incase anyones wondering: NONE of these are photoshopped or edited in anyway other than size cause i take them in 4048*2024 or somthing then reduce them to 1280*960


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Man, that looks so cool and realistic 8o


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  Hardcore Modder Hardcore ModderMember since: 30.10.2008, 23:51Posts: 955Location: Norway Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 01:29 
Yea, probably the most realistic picture of Crysis :))


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  Hardcore Modder Hardcore ModderMember since: 14.11.2007, 03:25Posts: 906Location: Sweden Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 01:48 
Quote:
Originally posted by ClanDominator
Yea, probably the most realistic picture of Crysis :))


Wrong!

These are:

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Actually starting to be hard to tell if it's a real photo or a game lol...
User avatar   Skilled Modder Skilled ModderMember since: 12.03.2008, 01:04Posts: 686Location: Kalifornien! Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 02:03 
Quote:
Originally posted by aNoN_
Quote:
Originally posted by ClanDominator
Yea, probably the most realistic picture of Crysis :))


Wrong!

These are:

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Actually starting to be hard to tell if it's a real photo or a game lol...

Darn straight! Good God, Hawkeye, this is just amazing! And I, too, want to know if that texture is actually stock Crysis.
EDIT: A war-torn, trench-ey TOD (wip)
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Why doesn't Crysis have more stumps?! ;(


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User avatar   Beginner BeginnerMember since: 24.03.2008, 09:31Posts: 46Location: Berlin Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 16:07 
Quote:
Originally posted by aNoN_
Quote:
Originally posted by ClanDominator
Yea, probably the most realistic picture of Crysis :))


Wrong!

These are:

*here should be the pictures but I won't quote them LOLOLOL

Actually starting to be hard to tell if it's a real photo or a game lol...


Wtf seriously WHAT'S THAT?
I was like "omg don't tell me that's actually crysis!".
Nice pics dude.


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User avatar   24/7 Modder 24/7 ModderMember since: 31.03.2008, 11:16Posts: 4643Location: Brisbane, Australia Likes: 1
 

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 16:10 
lol, ok i see what you mean with the desert one.. are one of the challenges "keep your retina from melting?" lol, jk

o btw.. lol at the sparta one.. and OMGWTF at the realistic forest


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User avatar   Uber Modder Uber ModderMember since: 13.10.2008, 19:59Posts: 1172Location: Germany Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 16:20 
First of all: Awesome Pictures Hawk :D

And i found this few seconds ago.
I have to say...sometimes ingame looks better than reality :rolleyes:

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PostPosted 10.02.2009, 19:56 
Quote:
Originally posted by aNoN_
Quote:
Originally posted by ClanDominator
Yea, probably the most realistic picture of Crysis :))


Wrong!

These are:

Actually starting to be hard to tell if it's a real photo or a game lol...



nice are those tests realistic forest map? i wish i could detail mine, cant wait til next week ;)


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User avatar   Trainee TraineeMember since: 22.07.2008, 01:21Posts: 113Location: PeterLand Likes: 0
 

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PostPosted 11.02.2009, 01:10 
Sweet shots Hawk ;)


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PostPosted 11.02.2009, 01:59 
not really done much in the last couple of days lol

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PostPosted 12.02.2009, 21:07 
new GFX card has allowed me to open maps without crashing :D
which = testing my ToD's on actual maps

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