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Old 23-09-2009, 04:16 PM   #1
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Default The adventures of Trunky and/or Phantaphus

I think ill give this a shot, not sure entirely where Im going with this though but I have a few ideas (thinking of a Solid Snake spoof for the final image.)
From the name, you can probably guess it will be an elephant of some sort
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Old 23-09-2009, 04:51 PM   #2
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omfg i bet that your wife will be elephant

Just a joke

Waiting to see that interesting thing
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Old 23-09-2009, 06:32 PM   #3
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omfg i bet that your wife will be elephant

Just a joke

Waiting to see that interesting thing
Youre not the first person to say that XD
I have an idea, should be fun....
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Old 23-09-2009, 08:04 PM   #4
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cool, another person entered!

you know, i've never actually seen you model and texture a proper elephant.
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Old 23-09-2009, 08:21 PM   #5
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Made this about a year ago

http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/2466/babyphant.th.png

I intend to finish this challenge (for once ) , I have it all worked out where I have free time and I think I have enough.

edit: made a start, im getting faster
http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/3...cture3s.th.png

edit: more done on the head, done for the night
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Old 30-09-2009, 10:03 PM   #6
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Just a quick update to show that I havent dropped out, obviously has issues
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A bit more work
http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/3142/picture2jc.png
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another update
I still need to work on the back leg, but do you think any thing else needs work before I start to add more detail?
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looks cool, you should post up a wireframe. the form on the body looks nice.
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thanks, here are the wires
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Started on a box, still needs weathering end dirt and things

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Old 11-10-2009, 08:44 PM   #12
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i love cardboard boxes

reminds me of the conversation between snake and sigint

sigint: snake... where are you?
snake: in a box
sigint: a cardboard box?... why?
snake: well... when i saw it i suddenly had the urge to jump inside... no it was more than that.. it was destiny
signint: destiny..??
snake: not only that, but when i'm in here i get this feeling of inner peace...
sigint: ....
snake: you'll have to get in the box to know what i'm talking about
sigint: man... is everyone who's hooked up with the major other than me crazy? well... i guess even that dumb ol' box will come in handy for indoor camouflage


hmm... guess i'm starting to forget the last bits of that conversation...

nice texture mapping though. the side of the flaps need to be altered so that there aren't holes on each side..

so... what's with the box?
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thanks, there are a few references to mgs on the box
What do you mean about the side of the flaps?

Here are a few quick renders just to see what an elephant looks like with a box on its head
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Those might give a few hints as to what the box is for
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He means the corrugatedness (yeah, new word) would only end on one side of the flap. Not all three. Good eye chirone (no avatar pun intended), I didn't notice that.
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Old 12-10-2009, 04:55 AM   #15
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bing bong! stwert knows what i meant to say...ish

the corrugation on the box looks funky on the flaps

you've got the corrugation on the flaps going in two directions, or so says the side of the flaps

the box is following the blue lines that i graffittied (yeah i can't spell either) onto your box but the holes on the side of the flaps (circled in green) say you have the corrugation going in the other way too (the way the red lines are)

and yeah, i spotted the two MGS references on the box

unless TAOTGPE is one too? what's that mean?
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