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Discussion in 'Fan Films, Fan Audio & SciFi 3D' started by Macho, Feb 2, 2002.

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  1. Jedi_Master_dude

    Jedi_Master_dude Jedi Padawan star 4

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  2. Jedi-H

    Jedi-H Jedi Youngling star 1

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    On the Select Pics page is that a Dark Trooper on the bottom pic?

     
  3. DaftMaul

    DaftMaul Former TFN Fan Films Staff star 5 VIP

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    Hey, someone else has played Dark Forces! Jedi-H, it is based on the Dark Trooper, it is actually a 'Sith Trooper' Basically it can do everything the Dark Trooper can, but instead of hands it's got a giant claw in one arm, and a laser chain gun in the other. Behind a Stormtrooper, the Dark Trooper is probably my favourite all time character, I just love the head, it looks so very mean.

    Nikki doesn't like him much I've got to fight that? I'm scared!

    I'm going as fast as I can with the trailer boys, but this time I'm not going to rush it out to hit a deadline, it'll just be ready when it's ready I'm afraid :)
     
  4. Macho

    Macho Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I wish I could help you with it Daft, but I'm not good enough with EI, nor AE yet...I could probably render for you though(maybe)
     
  5. wixmmm

    wixmmm Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Daft, I just need to know...

    ARE YOU HOLDING OUT ON ME!!!

    I posted a thread a while back for my now-in-rough edit (90 percent visual about 5 percent audio, we're going for video lock this weekend) Metal Gear Solid movie. I was asking if anyone knew how to do good muzzle flashes.

    It seems you have quite a nice one sitting on that fourth pic... WHAT GIVES! share the knowledge. :) (the smily is there to let Macho know I am not ACTUALLY angry.)

    But I am curious, how did you do that? I am happy with my method that I figured out in Media Studio Pro, but yours look VERY cinematic.

    Cya
    Mike
     
  6. Macho

    Macho Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Daft, have you figured out to character animation yet in EI? If so could you PM me on how?

    Wix, when is your film going to be viewable to us[board members]
     
  7. wixmmm

    wixmmm Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Macho, give me a month, than you can bug me.

    And now here's me acting as Daft's Publisist:

    Character Animation is tough... I doubt my boss could give you serious help within a simple PM or email.

    Daftmaul's hours are 8 to 9 weekdays. You can reach him through contacting me at TF.N name wixmmm. We will schedule an appointment that is convenient for You and Daft.

    Daftmaul appreciates your query.

    Cya
    Mike
     
  8. Macho

    Macho Jedi Padawan star 4

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    lol wix...wouldn't that be his agent or secertary?
     
  9. ExFilms

    ExFilms Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Daft -

    So when will the trailer be out???





    :p
     
  10. fritz

    fritz Jedi Youngling

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    I wouldn't dare speak for another filmmaker or fanfilmmaker, but guys you must realize that in the world of the film and efx you can't expect that all will share their secrets, especially when a film contains the little gems that set their projects apart from the many quickly forgotten fanfilms. Those interested in sharing are usually 3D specialist who provide tutorials all over the net. Once again I'm not speaking for Daft or anyone else, but that has been my experince in the creative community. 3D can be learned as well as the Filmmaking language, there is a difference in the two. Not long ago when I added 3D to my filmmaking skills, trust me I learned no competitive secrets and very little was shared by those who are now famous for there work. Search deep in books and on the web, you'll find answers to many techniques and tricks, maybe better than the next guy.
     
  11. wixmmm

    wixmmm Jedi Padawan star 4

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    yo fritz... did you not see the :) in my post? I would LIKE to know how he made muzzles but like I said, I found out my own way.

    Cya
    Mikee
     
  12. Macho

    Macho Jedi Padawan star 4

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    so daft, are you going make us ALL go crazy and realse your trailer tonight or morrow...I don't think I could take the excitment though...but owell
     
  13. Jedi_Master_dude

    Jedi_Master_dude Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Ok, i've seen clone war, so where's the trailer!!!!
     
  14. Avene

    Avene Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The Dark Trooper sure looks impressive. Although I've only ever played the demo of Dark Forces, so I don't know what they actually look like.

    Now if I could just be a pain for a moment? Daft, in the last pic above, and the 3rd select, the shadow looks like it's going in the wrong direction. Especially when you look at where the light on the suit appears to be coming from. Is that one of those fake shadows like Commotion Pro does? I don't know if After FX does those aswell. As for the lens flares, there should be more of those :cool:
     
  15. EagleIFilms

    EagleIFilms Jedi Knight star 5

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    Wow, Daft, that trailer was awesome.

    Those ships were really unexpected, and how did you get Ewan MacGregor in your film?

    Nikki looked startlingly like Natalie Portman in it. Did you really scratch her back like that? Ow!

    Anyway, I can't wait for the completed film!

     
  16. Jedi_Master_dude

    Jedi_Master_dude Jedi Padawan star 4

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    You've seen the trailer, or are you just joking, because i dont see it on the site!
     
  17. Darth_Apporth

    Darth_Apporth Jedi Master star 1

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    Daft, don't make your trailer too good or someone will start a thread about Storm Ahead visual effects glitches!
     
  18. link64PD

    link64PD Jedi Padawan star 4

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    <<You've seen the trailer, or are you just joking, because i dont see it on the site!>>

    [face_laugh] JMD, He's talking about the Clone War trailer for Attack of the Clones. ;)
     
  19. Jedi_Master_dude

    Jedi_Master_dude Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thought so....... i'm a little slow in the head :p
     
  20. ExFilms

    ExFilms Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The selects looked really cool. That Sith Trooper reminds me of Max from "The Black Hole".


    So, when does the trailer come out?


    :p
     
  21. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    I have to say, I'm looking quite forward to this one. I thought that Dark Skies was okay, but needed some improving on the visuals, but this one has got it down. Great improvement! Well done!

    I love it in that 4th select pic how you put the "thing" in sillohette; makes it look...spooky! :p
     
  22. Lone_Padawan

    Lone_Padawan Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Dark trooper! Yay! But no Assult cannon? :(
     
  23. Jedi_Master_dude

    Jedi_Master_dude Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Where's the freaken trailer!!!!!
     
  24. Macho

    Macho Jedi Padawan star 4

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    WOAH! I just went to stormahead.com and went around to all the sections to see if Daft is keeping one of his serects from us. :p I went into the 3d-gallery and noticed he has a new entry
     
  25. darthshine

    darthshine Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Good job thats some high quality lookin stuff!
     
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