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Clash of the Titans, our team could not decide which model is better and seems to be more effective in design, so Coolness7 decided to create this poll.

Posted by Coolness7 on Jun 2nd, 2010

Here, we have 2 titan models to choose from, the first one is the REV1

REV1 Perspective View:

Titan Models


REV1: We will also be showing you the left view:

Titan Models


The second one is the REV2, perspective view:

Titan Models


and here is the left side view of the REV2

Titan Models


Of these models, which do you prefer, REV1, REV2, or neither->go back to the drawing board. REV 1 has dual cannons and a different chassis than REV2. REV 2 only has single cannon.

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RocKRebel
RocKRebel Jun 2 2010, 7:29pm says:

REV2 but with REV1 legs. And also, the part above the cockpit looks a litle flat.

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feillyne
feillyne Jun 2 2010, 7:39pm replied:

Yeah, or simply the REV1. :-) Still, one cannon is more traditional.

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SilentMirage
SilentMirage Jun 2 2010, 8:42pm replied:

I also begin to wonder, wouldn't we can use the Kane's Wrath Titan model, that model is good enough to use already.

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Yanivvv
Yanivvv Jun 3 2010, 5:32am replied:

agreed

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Emperors_Fist
Emperors_Fist Jun 3 2010, 9:56am replied:

Yes, I liked the KW Titan model. I would use it as well.

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yuuzang
yuuzang Jun 3 2010, 5:38pm replied:

would the makers of tiberium essence let you use there model?

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SG1Shadow
SG1Shadow Jun 2 2010, 8:33pm replied:

I agree with this. Rev2 looks better on the upper part but is too short. It could also maybe use a bit more armored look.

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GDICommander777
GDICommander777 Jun 2 2010, 11:03pm replied:

Agreed, Rev 2 with rev 1 legs, dual cannon can be upgrade maybe

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SilentMirage
SilentMirage Jun 3 2010, 12:35am replied:

Upgrade with 2 cannons sounds nice, but I'm worried about the recoil (Yes, laws of physics & realism involve). That's why why I don't like the dual cannon idea.

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Firehawk13
Firehawk13 Jun 3 2010, 5:35am replied:

SilentMirage; your worried about the recoil of using a pair of Standard combustion based Cannons? You could always use a railgun which, based on what ive read have no significant recoil(the theory is the recoil is exerted sideways on to the rails). My evidence? US navy have tested rail guns on platforms with thin mounts and on wheeled carts.
Physicsforums.com
Also the resultant force of using a Railgun to the same scale as the cannon on that walker(10-15 meters?) will produce a much higher impact force. Railguns would be preferable to Coil guns(Gauss cannons) as they have a smaller limiting factor of heat and power than Gauss weapons which have massive heat and power limitations(the coils will create more heat as they will have a higher electrical resistance than the two rails do).
And if your wondering what the difference between the two is, Rail guns use 2 oppositely charged Rails to create a magnetic force and accelerate a slug, whilst Gauss cannons use a charged coil(electro-magnets) to accelerate magnetic slugs down-barrel.

Of course you only need to take this stuff into account if your actually going for realism here.

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-Golan-
-Golan- Jun 2 2010, 7:47pm says:

Rev 2 has the polys on the cannon inverted...

Frankly, I don't like neither, they look way too light. The Titan is a heavy assault/battle walker, these look more like Wolverine Class mechs.

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Jeffman12
Jeffman12 Jun 3 2010, 12:04pm replied:

There's an idea, shorten them a bit and smack a couple gattling guns on those, and you've got a wolverine.

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SpardaSon21
SpardaSon21 Jun 2 2010, 7:50pm says:

The Rev2 would be nice if it had thicker, bulkier legs since it already has a squat appearance befitting of a heavy assault walker, at least in the perspective shot.

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Joshh
Joshh Jun 2 2010, 8:01pm says:

Whichever one you do is fine, but make it taller overall. In the originals, the Titan was really tall and could fire over walls and such. Almost on the scale of being a short-range artillery. These seem a little squat and unimposing. Other than height, both look fine.

EDIT: After looking back, the cannons on #1 seem a little bit high and unsupported for their (presumably huge) recoil. If you end up using that one, have them underslung, or somehow supported better than they are now.

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BluishGreenPro
BluishGreenPro Jun 2 2010, 8:09pm says:

My answer is complicated:
I like the chassis of REV1, the cannon and legs of REV2.
By that I mean it should have 2 cannons of REV2's design.
If I had to pick outright I'd go with REV2.

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Coolness7
Coolness7 Jun 2 2010, 8:10pm says:

the REV1 is the one that has 2 cannons

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Jeffman12
Jeffman12 Jun 2 2010, 8:12pm says:

I'd say just take a look at the old Titan leg designs, both sets look awkward. I think the main problem is they don't look like they could support the chassis standing at attention like that.

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SilentMirage
SilentMirage Jun 2 2010, 8:18pm says:

I prefer 1 cannon, to keep the traditional feeling. 2 cannons is more like heading towards EA's design, and it'll be an obvious no go!

KW's Titan is already a good model, we can use that. ;)

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gdi_commando
gdi_commando Jun 2 2010, 8:21pm says:

I gotta say that it's definitely REV2 with REV1 legs. I love the old school look of the Titans!

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omega286
omega286 Jun 2 2010, 8:21pm says:

I vote REV2

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█Black/Brunez█
█Black/Brunez█ Jun 2 2010, 8:45pm says:

Hard decision =S

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Vader91
Vader91 Jun 2 2010, 8:49pm says:

Both look good to me.

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General_Aurum
General_Aurum Jun 2 2010, 9:50pm says:

The workmanship on these models is stellar, as far as I can tell. Compliments to your 3D artists; I can't wait to see more. :D

That said, here are my thoughts:

1. The design of the turret and cannon are sleek and futuristic--just what we're looking for. If I had to critique one thing about those parts of the design, though, it'd be the inset areas on the turret. These "air vents", if you will, strike me as weak points in the unit's armor, which is detrimental to its identity as a main battle tank. It should have smooth, implacable surfaces--like an Abrams tank--which give the impression of resiliency.

2. The legs of both designs don't quite look right to me. REV 2's legs simply wouldn't work from a practical standpoint; they look far too frail to support the weight of the main turret, and the bent-backward joints make the whole thing look awkward. REV 1's legs are much better, though the "knee" joint still looks a bit weak. If you look at TS's Titan, the legs maintain thickness throughout, giving an impression of strength.

3. Whatever you do, make sure this thing gets only one cannon; that's the iconic part of the Titan. Slapping another gun on for the sake of symmetry just makes it look strange and unwieldy, as though it'd fall over from the recoil.

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SilentMirage
SilentMirage Jun 3 2010, 12:38am replied:

QFT with you, the 2 cannon idea just ain't gonna work well, laws of physics is one thing when you think of the recoil, but not to mention the idea itself might head towards EA's bad side or C&C4 itself. Let's keep it within the seriousness or Westwood level, shall we? 1 cannon will do. ;)

2 cannon as an upgrade? No way, I prefer that 1 cannon to be upgraded as a railgun. Just like in Kane's Wrath.

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Dr.Sean
Dr.Sean Jun 3 2010, 12:49am says:

When I say "Clash of the titans" I thought this was going to be about the greek myths. I am disapointed.

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Forloftol
Forloftol Jun 3 2010, 6:08am replied:

ha ha, you should have looked at the picture, does clash of the titans have the strapline: tiberium eclipse ?

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MrTaxikiller
MrTaxikiller Jun 3 2010, 1:04am says:

Rev 2 but with Rev 1 legs or edit them so it doesn't look like a kangaroo

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dta.Osiris
dta.Osiris Jun 3 2010, 1:31am says:

REV1 looks like a slight spinoff of the C&C4 Avatar. The positioning of the cannons make it look as though the Titan will be flat on its back from the recoil. The legs look good and somewhat sturdy, using a wider foot base would make it look like it can stay standing after firing.

The cannon on REV2 is too high,it looks like the Titan will start spinning if it fires. Dropping the cannon lower would be a good idea. The legs for REV2 also make it look top heavy, especially with the length of the cannon, and that the legs barely support the body. Thicker and possibly taller legs would look a bit better.

Both are decent designs, but I say REV2.

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TotalSnappy
TotalSnappy Jun 3 2010, 2:10am says:

Rev 2 but please just fix its cannon, a simple shape merge from the rev1 .max into the rev2.max will do

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ApornasPlanet
ApornasPlanet Jun 3 2010, 2:47am says:

Both are horrible! Stick closer to the design of Tiberian Sun!!!

Edit:

For the love of god! Listen to Golan and General_Aurum! They know their stuff!

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ReLiFeD
ReLiFeD Jun 3 2010, 4:38am says:

REV 2! :D

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vZv
vZv Jun 3 2010, 4:46am says:

Obviously REV2 with REV1 legs :) !

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yoda589
yoda589 Jun 3 2010, 5:05am says:

REV2, just make it a bit taller and add a "head" sort to speak i mean make it look like an improvement of the original tiberian sun modals, just improved

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Yanivvv
Yanivvv Jun 3 2010, 5:34am says:

i think REV 2 just with legs more like REV 1
and lower cannon

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kazarr
kazarr Jun 3 2010, 5:39am says:

Agreed with most people here, REV 2 all the way, except that it needs bigger legs. I'm not so fond of REV 1's legs, however, so maybe you could just scale REV 2's legs up a little?

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Forloftol
Forloftol Jun 3 2010, 6:14am says:

REV2 with REV1 legs, i like the single cannon and chassis of the REV2 but the legs are bent to far back, and the idea of having to cannons makes it look a bit "over-powering" and a bit untraditional

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Cybio
Cybio Jun 3 2010, 6:47am says:

REV2 with REV1 legs ;-)

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Valherran
Valherran Jun 3 2010, 7:13am says:

REV2 with Rev 1 legs, make the dual cannons a purchasble upgrade and were golden.

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Blood-Russia-Mk2
Blood-Russia-Mk2 Jun 3 2010, 7:32am says:

I like number 1 better. Number 2 is a bit "Squat".

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Coolness7
Coolness7 Jun 3 2010, 8:48am says:

Alright, it looks like REV2 with REV1 legs

btw, this already comes with the Railgun

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SilentMirage
SilentMirage Jun 3 2010, 2:26pm replied:

Wow, that's good news to hear. :) As far as the recoil goes, let's hope you don't break or bend too much the physics and realism laws.

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simon1812
simon1812 Jun 3 2010, 12:20pm says:

they both look great, but I go for REV2.

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HOPE1134
HOPE1134 Jun 3 2010, 12:40pm says:

rev1 with rev2 cannon

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Kuiki
Kuiki Jun 3 2010, 2:43pm says:

Rev 2 with Rev 1 legs !!!

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dsi1
dsi1 Jun 3 2010, 4:33pm says:

REV 2's leg style looks nice, but they look too weak to support the chassis, either buff up REV 2's legs or use REV 1's legs.

REV 2 otherwise.

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flashknight33
flashknight33 Jun 3 2010, 7:00pm says:

i like rev1 but u can some sort of a heavy bag at its back to balance the weight of its 2 cannons and for ther make an animation for the whole titan geting back while it is firing just like c and c 4

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TiberiousKirk
TiberiousKirk Jun 3 2010, 7:38pm says:

Revision 2 looks most like Tiberian Sun.

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TotalSnappy
TotalSnappy Jun 4 2010, 3:28am says:

Do post an update when you've unwrapped and textured it

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Coolness7
Coolness7 Jun 4 2010, 6:07pm says:

we are in the process of remodeling the Titan's legs and have already redone the railgun to actually make it look like a railgun, shortly after the next news post comes up we will show you the finished product.

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GooberTrooper
GooberTrooper Jun 4 2010, 10:04pm says:

I like Rev2's Cannon but it would look better on Rev1. A Titan isnt a Titan when it has Dual Cannon's. But if it was a Upgrade I'm cool with that. Also Using KW's Titan would be good But that probably is out of the question. Nice work Keep it Coming!

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