Total conversion for SAGE engine. Prequel to Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn. Sequel to Command & Conquer: Red Alert.

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A short clip showing the Allied MCV buildup animation. The animation has been sped up somewhat since the video was made, and some dust particle effects have been added. In HD on youtube:
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Alex_06 Sep 22 2011 says:

That's odd...Why do the textures only appear after the animation ends?

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Chronosheep Sep 22 2011 replied:

We were going for the RA1 style, where structures are grey/white during buildup. As you can see, some parts receive color before others. It would, of course be nice to hear if people like or dislike it.

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Railgunner2160 Sep 22 2011 replied:

Don't really care for it......, I'd much rather see it have at least some basic textures during buildup like their covering in tarps or something for example, but I could live with this.....

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alenoguerol Sep 22 2011 replied:

i would like covering it with tarps when its a building being built with a crane or something
the animation is great as it is but please add the textures alteast with some ductapes on the corners or something be creative XD
i just dont liek it to be gray, it was ok in 2d but not in 3D

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Pyrodaimon Sep 23 2011 replied:

Maybe having the whitish surface at the start that quickly turns into a noticeable but still textureless shade of grey that becomes darker as the rest of the building continues deploying, then the skin turns up.

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Lucífer Sep 25 2011 replied:

Desaturation of the original texture whilst the animation is in progress would probably be better, when its nearing its completion the colours for the textures on the building can saturate.

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Zeke_Dlyoung Oct 6 2011 replied:

Indeed color desaturation would be much better than just plain white.

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Chronosheep Oct 6 2011 replied:

What you do not see at this distance is that it is not plain white. The normal map comes in much before the color.

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Prettyboy326 Sep 22 2011 says:

personally i love the tribute to RA1 :)

but i played it ALOT when I was a kid.

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ApornasPlanet Sep 23 2011 says:

oh my god!

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AirborneSn1p3r Sep 23 2011 says:

i love it, the red alert style build up gives lots of nostalgia

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GriffinZ Sep 25 2011 says:

I didn't love it, just looks untextured, and doesn't make any sense at all. The nostalgia part is as much worth as infantry men made up by 8 pixels :P

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Komrade-Buchino Jul 14 2012 says:

It could use some texture, not plane grey, mabey shadow effects as building, but defenatly have the textures added after building, for RA1 sake.

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Tsumetai Nov 27 2012 says:

I love it but the RA MCV didn't fade-in its textures, only the buildings did that. Not to start a mod war(as I said I love it), but I think the RA MCV unpack animation I made for The Red Alert is more true to the original. I'd also love to know how you made the textures fade-in like that.

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kazarr May 16 2013 says:

Texturing during the unpacking is a bit weird. But the animation itself is AMAZING.

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A short clip showing the Allied MCV buildup animation. The animation has been sped up somewhat since the video was made, and some dust particle effects have been added.

In HD on youtube:

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