New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

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New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:12 pm

Starting up the next mapscale dropper, the Fortress.
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WIP with Union and Overlord for comparision

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Initial thinking on the Fortress is to do it so it would look exactly as the original art. The "domes" that appear will be metal so the details dont wash out. THere will be two domes for the nose as talked about for the LT.
Landing gear will be done as with the Overlord. Slots in the gear bay recesses. The one thing I want to try is to have optional metal detail panels for the weapons that appear on the upgraded version. Should make for a very decent game piece when done.

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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by AVA MANGO TWO » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:28 pm

Its about time you surfaced again :) great choice there is always room for more dropship designs to get produced and made into models.
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:40 pm

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Landing gear installed
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Gear parts
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going a little bit different route on the Fort. Gear doors are separate from the gear. That way the same doors are used for either the open or closed options.
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:17 pm

Vehicle, infantry & Mech bay doors are separate pieces
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Since one of the doors are used for Mechs only, the height on it was raised for easy entrance & exits

The beginnings of the upper hull paneling
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modeling out an idea on how to do the LongTom turret(both closed and open)
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and then something I like to do, the program patch
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by AVA MANGO TWO » Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:02 am

Looking good from this side of the pond buddy, i getting all excited... :)
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:05 am

Basic paneling is complete. Just have to deepen it now and then start on the engine plate and then weapons.

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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:27 am

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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:05 pm

Ok folks, models are done, 3D files created are out for quotes O0

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all the parts of the prototype

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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by preacher » Sun Mar 24, 2013 4:18 am

:thumleft: Now that looks nice. :thumleft:
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by thatjimboguy » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:29 pm

Looking good so far!
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:07 pm

an update…Here is the main hull master

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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by AVA MANGO TWO » Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:05 pm

:shock: Said my piece...
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by Rommel Twee » Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:17 pm

IWM has this up on their website...
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Re: New Mapscale Dropship WIP - The Fortress

Post by AVA MANGO TWO » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:18 am

Drool factor 10 Mr Alderfer..... :)
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