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This is an article introducing one of our newest developers GeneralMVeers work on the E-Wing and A9 Interceptor and IceWolf's work on the Assault Frigate.

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Getting high quality models has been this mod's foundation of garnering attention for quite some time. While we realize that graphics don't make the game, having high quality material certainly does help add to the experience.

That being said, we had our newest developer, GeneralMVeers, work on two models that certainly needed his amazing talents; The E-Wing and A9 Interceptor. Giving him some images of the comics, he was able to create some spectacular models...

He was able to make this beauty:



We then gave him the task to improve our E-Wing. While we wanted the ship to be canon, we also felt that some of the comic interpretations of the model felt too rectangular. Thus, we asked him to improvise a little in his design and he astonished us with what he had done...


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****UPDATED***
New textured Version


The last model I'd like to share with you all is the one that IceWolf has been working on for the past several weeks. We wanted to improve upon the look of our Assault Frigate. He used the following image as a basis:

And with this in mind he was able to make this beautiful beast


As always, any questions, comments or suggestions are appreciated!

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QPsychosis
QPsychosis

I never cease to be amazed by the amazing detail in your models, particularly considering the fact you are using the (sadly) aging Freelancer engine. Very well done, indeed!

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FW:ToW_Sushi Author
FW:ToW_Sushi

Thanks for the kind words! GM and IW did a great job on these new models. Also, just so you know, w0dk4, a member of our development team, is making the Freelancer Engine DX9 compatible. So, in that respect, we won't be that old anymore :)

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MXMach
MXMach

techincally is not the normal freelancer engine ^^, since its been countlessly edited, modified, fixed and improved that it may also be a new engine ^^ :). Oh and great models!!!

And just saying in japanese xD.
がんばて!

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alleanah
alleanah

pure awesome.

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ChewieBacca
ChewieBacca

Great job to both of these guys, that E-Wing model makes me drool, and IW, keep it up :P

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BrustwarzenLenny
BrustwarzenLenny

Great models and I really look forward to this excellent mod!

But own question to the nice frigatte.
The comic-picture has a really nice painting. These ocher-, white- and grey-shades are really nice and unique.
So, is the texture of your model still WIP, or is it finished?
Because a texture more like the comic-picture would really benefit this nice model.

Edit:
One real critique to the frigate-model ;)
The upper peak of this whale-like-tail at the ... *** of the frigate, is really nice on the comic-picture, but a little generic at the model.
Would be really nice, if the model gets more the style of the picture in this area, too.

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Stukov961
Stukov961

Stern would be the correct term for the back end of a spaceship.
:P
It sort of reminds me of Babylon 5's Excalibur class;
Mateengreenway.com

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FW:ToW_Sushi Author
FW:ToW_Sushi

*** is more fun to say, no? Ya, there are some similarities there, definitely.

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nazfalas
nazfalas

reminds me more of the Nebulon-B frigate...from...well...Star Wars :D
Upload.wikimedia.org

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icew01f
icew01f

Yep, the frigate is definitely still a WIP. I'm still VERY new to modeling and much of that ship was built more like lego's than sculpting.

As for the textures, most of what's on there are actually place holders, or older textures which I've been slowly retouching and adding detail to.

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USam
USam

Really GREAT!!!

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56er
56er

Sorry, but the first model looks like s*** imO. Just saying.

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FW:ToW_Sushi Author
FW:ToW_Sushi

What exactly makes it look like s***? I hardly think it deserves that connotation, but maybe if you elaborate you could help improve it rather than being the general run-of-the-mill forum troll.

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droideka95
droideka95

I love all of it except one thing. The middle section of the assault frigate seems a little skinny. Anyway it could be a little buffed up?

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FW:ToW_Sushi Author
FW:ToW_Sushi

Definitely. As Icewolf said, it's still a WIP so it's still up for slight modifications.

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