Warcraft vs Starcraft is a free modification to Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft III originally created by the team ZanMgt, and is now continued by the community! In this game modification, we’ve integrated StarCraft's mechanics and art by hand so the world can see what happens when Blizzard's greatest franchises duke it out! We're all very proud of Warcraft vs Starcraft and hope you’ll enjoy our hard work!

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The Zerg Drone as its model progressed for Warcraft vs Starcraft!

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The Zerg Drone as its model progressed for Warcraft vs Starcraft




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To get a bit of shine on the wings of the Drone, we layered an additive-blended texture above the wings, and as the wings of the Drone moved we animated the texture's opacity by hand to create a simulation of sorts of specular mapping. Though this is no substitute for the real thing, at the very least makes the Drones look more interesting as they move across the map.

At first getting the keyframing to work with this was a bit tricky, but after a while you get the hang of it.

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Jienology
Jienology

Oh My GoodNess this is amazing

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Templarfreak
Templarfreak

You guys are so active it's amazing!

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SE_Viper
SE_Viper

This is a masterpiece !!

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zonbie
zonbie

very awesome model.

Am i missing the part where it says this mod will only be making Zerg? I'm not complaining but I wanted to know if you guys are only trying to do Zerg right now...

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[ZanMgt]Aaron Author
[ZanMgt]Aaron

For lack of time and manpower ( I need to make that into an acronym... "FLOTAMP"? ), I had decided way back when to focus strictly on one race to make sure it was done right, and I picked the Zerg simply because I figured they would be the most challenging.

If there's sufficient interest after the release, we'd love to provide over documentation on how we built WCvsSC, and how more could be added to it. Good practice for somebody, I can tell you that we've learned a lot!

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