The Last Stand is an addon project for the Sins of a Solar Empire, aiming to provide additional and original content, depth and challenge to the game, including three new races, new gameplay elements and tactical gadgets such as mines, interdiction abilities, deployable starbases, new ship classes and more.

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Rubio
Rubio Jan 11 2010, 10:51am says:

spectacular... O_O

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dan720
dan720 Jul 29 2011, 5:46pm replied:

no its not, its AMAZINGLY SPECTACULAR!

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TropicalBob
TropicalBob Jan 11 2010, 7:03pm says:

That is utterly amazing...I am in awe.

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Jhon1to1
Jhon1to1 Jan 11 2010, 10:04pm says:

This is amazing.

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dj_racey_jc
dj_racey_jc Jan 13 2010, 5:48am says:

Now i want a tutroial on how to do the things shown :P

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Lokath
Lokath Jan 22 2010, 10:51pm says:

This is a work of art. It goes far beyond the boundaries set by the original SoaSE staff. Interestingly, however, your work so far has all been based around these organic structures. Do you have experience with more "industrial" texturing? Will all of the races in Last Stand be "organic"? Or will you have a species that uses tech more in line with the TEC?

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ManSh00ter Author
ManSh00ter Jan 27 2010, 3:29am says:

Of course. Xin have the organic theme, but the Remnant will have a completely different, tech/junkyard theme. The Hegemony, on the other hand, will have a distinct organic, elegant flow, but tech texturing. The mod will be split into three episodes, so that people don't have to wait another two years for it to be done. ;)

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Xpomul
Xpomul Mar 6 2010, 9:13am says:

I just wonder if you are a "professional" game modder/ modeler/ texturer. Because all your work so far seems like most other game developers couldnt have done it any better. Everything is simply breath-taking. Keep up the gorgeous work.

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Alex70486
Alex70486 Apr 5 2010, 10:21am says:

Hi all !

This is amazing ! Great work !

Do anyone know title of music ? I like it !

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ManSh00ter Author
ManSh00ter Apr 5 2010, 10:58am says:

Music is "Clockwork" by Deadmau5, from the Best of Trance&Progressive collection.

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_Jinz_
_Jinz_ Apr 11 2010, 4:09pm says:

Got two questions:

1. Can ZBrush be used to model/texture for any game? (e.g If I were to make a vehicle model for CS:S or Battlefield 2142, would it be able to work in that game provided that the number of polys were O.K?)

2. How did you learn how to use this program? Did you take classes? Did you learn by yourself using books/online tutorials?

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ManSh00ter Author
ManSh00ter Apr 14 2010, 7:30pm says:

I learned primarily by using online tutorials and plain old tinkering. Online tutorials are essential for getting the hang of time-saving stuff, so I recommend them, especially the Digital Tutors series, they are almost as good as taking classes.

You can use ZBrush to model/texture for any game, however usually you need a dedicated 3D modelling program in order to do other stuff which may be required by the game engine, such as assigning tangents, rigging the skeleton for animation etc. ZBrush is primarily used to texture existing models and add detailing, although you can make a model from scratch using ZBrush only.

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Alpha161
Alpha161 Apr 22 2010, 11:48am says:

Hi, excellent model and video, it looks awsome.
Can i ask how much ZBrush cost and where you purchased it as i would like to get into modeling and texturing.

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ManSh00ter Author
ManSh00ter Apr 22 2010, 7:48pm says:

Check out their official website: Pixologic.com

Keep in mind the modelling process is quite different with ZBrush compared to the conventional 3D applications.

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Alpha161
Alpha161 Apr 23 2010, 8:00pm replied:

Thanks for the info.

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A timelapse video showing the texturing/detailing production phase of the Xin Citadel model, using Z-Brush.

Music: Deadmau5 - Clockwork (original mix)

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Jan 11th, 2010
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