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Old 08-05-2008, 08:41 PM   #1
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im in
lets hope i can see it though to its conclusion this time, without any major incidents

PITCH: im gonna do this as part of an animation im working on
Basicaly its an indiana jones spoof, and this machine will release the bolder
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Old 08-05-2008, 08:44 PM   #2
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Sounds awesome!
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:51 PM   #3
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heres my Indy character
still need to do all the textures and model his gear
please remember I am on a VERY tight time limit with this project, (if this shot takes me any longer than 2 weeks im doomed)
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looks pretty cool man kutgw


im gonna guess that you either really like elephants or your are an elephant?
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well many have said both
but i dont like them THAT much, i just cant model people. Besides with a "company" name of Elephant Inc. people exspect to see an elephant here and there.
(BTW if an Elephant was going to raid a temple, in an indy spoof style, what do you think he would nick?)
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the ancient may giant gold peanut?:p

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Besides with a "company" name of Elephant Inc. people exspect to see an elephant here and there.
yea true enough i guess... i would have been happier if you were an elephant though:p
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yea true enough i guess... i would have been happier if you were an elephant though:p
Me too!

Hmm, a peanut is a good idea, but what comicla characters would protect it? (i thought of a giant gummie bear but its not really related)
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how about a couple mice?

the mythbusters tested the myth that elephants are afraid of them and everytime the mouse came close the elephant would back off lol

idk sounds funny in theory
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yeah, thats a good idea
the ironic thing is that elephants cant actualt see mice (there eyesight is poor)
so they are probably scared because for all they now it might be a 15foot monster
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yeah, thats a good idea
the ironic thing is that elephants cant actualt see mice (there eyesight is poor)
so they are probably scared because for all they now it might be a 15foot monster
There eyesight must be really poor if they think something that is 6 inches long is 15 foot tall!

More than likely its the movement of the mouse that makes it a bit worried.
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Besides with a "company" name of Elephant Inc. people exspect to see an elephant here and there.
Yeah see many years ago my friends helped me to coin Crimson Designs as my alias. Well to there dismay I gave them website after website which contained no red in it whatsoever. It threw people for a loop but then they started to associate that I was the Crimson out there that wasn't based on literal connections.

It never hurts to do the unexpected

the character is looking pretty good so far mate, keep it up.
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BTW this animation is going to be shown to about 400 people

id be lying if i said i wasnt worried
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Wow 400 people that is amazing, is it a school presentation or?

If it wasnt for your time limit then I will suggest that you should get him some fingers so that he can do the exchange with the golden statue/peanut.

It seems that your character resembles the one in your avatar, I guess its okey on this challange as its an animation challange really. That used to be a felony on some of the previous modeling/texturing challanges.

And regarding mice, if I remember correctly they get frightened becouse they think that the mouse looks like the head of a snake with its small size and fast movement. (Snakes are one of the elephants few enemies)

Good luck with your presentation.
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Its a school compotition (everyone else are doing plays)

Im not gonna give him fingers cos hes gonna use his trunk

hmmmmmm snakes, that could work cos indy hates snakes, and so do elephants
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