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Ronin{TRIAD}
12-13-2002, 03:38 AM
The character is one that I created many years ago, with plans of doing a comic. Her name is Ogiko MatahachiŠ and she is the main character. The story takes place in feudal Japan, and she is a member of the warrior class--the Samurai. (yes, yes, I'm sure you already knew the warrior class is the samurai. I just wanted to make it sound dramatic :) )

Finally in the past month and 1/2, I've actually been able to sit down and actually start on the comic. Currently, though, I'm on a kind of sabitical(sp?) as my writer had to take time off to get some higher priority things out of the way.

Here is a render from Max of the model:
http://209.123.121.33/files/ronin/ogi2.jpg

Here is the model in game:
http://209.123.121.33/files/ronin/ogi4.jpg

and finally, some of the concept work for the character: (these images are kinda big)
pic1 (http://209.123.121.33/files/ronin/BOARD1.JPG) pic2 (http://209.123.121.33/files/ronin/BOARD7.JPG) pic3 (http://209.123.121.33/files/ronin/BOARD8.JPG)

andeeno
12-13-2002, 04:14 AM
looks great!
but the armored version looks even better. :)

Hellfire Jedi
12-13-2002, 06:43 AM
Awesome!!!
Did you model the armor too cuz i must say WOW

Hellfire

skater_craigd
12-18-2002, 08:47 AM
Dude that rocks! its brilliant i need to say more :)

I can see you a good drawer then from the pictures you posted, it must help to model things a bit more if you have references...

well, hope everything stays well, everything im thinking is positive....

thats what i should have done with my model cause at the moment im making it form the top of my head as i go along its on my site if want to look but yea...

anyway take care yours faithfully Craig

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El Sitherino
12-18-2002, 09:00 AM
OH man thats sweet... THERE IS NO EMOTICON FOR HOW I AM FEELING!!!

Ronin{TRIAD}
12-18-2002, 12:27 PM
Thanks guys. I've been tweaking the model the past couple days, so it deforms better the while moving.

As for the armor version, I've thopught about making it, but I'm not so sure. It might be kind of tough trying to keep the poly count down to a respectable level. Plus, the armor plates around the hips might not take to kindly to the JKII skeleton.

Hellfire Jedi
12-18-2002, 02:57 PM
You should try to make a new model with the existing face. I am sure from what i have seen from YOUR work you can make it look good. Good Luck on this.

Hellfire

El Sitherino
12-18-2002, 05:04 PM
if you want i could beta test this and see how it runs and i can tell you what i get up and i can post some pics of the things that could need some changing.if not oh well but i still think this is nice... kinda reminds me of Ryoko Mitsurugi in REAL B0UT HIGHSCHOOL.

Ronin{TRIAD}
12-19-2002, 04:18 PM
Well, I've pretty much got it all ironed out as far as beta testing goes. I've been working on it a lot lately, and will prolly send it to JKII for posting someime today.
But thanks for the offer any way :)

El Sitherino
12-19-2002, 04:29 PM
ah no problem. if you ever need a beta tester im always here. oh i love the way you kept the anime/manga style look. looks awesome. I look forward to more work from you. have you thought about what you will do next. if not id like to see the rx-78-2 in JO that looks really nice.

El Sitherino
12-20-2002, 08:13 AM
Ok i made a naginata and a Jo (staff) put some pics up here (http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/groups/g_8309968/my+naginata+model.jpg?bcU9vK.A352ralTD) if you would like me to send them to you i will ok Ronin?

Ronin{TRIAD}
12-29-2002, 04:24 PM
Thanks again for the offer, but right now, I'm just gonna leave the model as is. As for what model I'm gonna do next... I really have no clue.

AS for the RX-78-2 in JK II, I doubt it. Since the model would have to be fitted to use the JKII skeleton, which has human proportions. (I was a little ticked with this model as I had to chnge her body shape to fit the skeleton). As you know, the proportions on a mobile suit aren't very human.

DrakkenVII
12-29-2002, 05:57 PM
Yea. I've seen your work on polycount. (the real reason I ended up in this topic at first. I have to say thats a pretty sweet model.
The armor would be cool but yea that'd be hell to get working with the skeleton.

Love your work on the gundam models for q3a.

El Sitherino
12-31-2002, 10:33 AM
ok well just thought tryin never hurt so.... anyways good job on the model.

Admiral_Ackbar8
01-12-2003, 05:42 PM
looks great
very good model

El Sitherino
01-15-2003, 06:07 PM
incased noone has notice just to make sure ive uploaded the model for download to my site until jkii.net puts it up. the link is in my sig. just click it and the download will pop up.

AutoCept
01-16-2003, 12:17 AM
Knew the minute I saw the pic InsaneSith would be here.:D
Great work!
Btw, could I skin it?

El Sitherino
01-16-2003, 05:35 PM
Ronin i just wanna let you know i enjoy playing with this model. and one thing i noticed is its nicely detailed and it doesnt lag the game. most models this detailed lag my game. but it doesnt so i must say TOUCHE. go ahead take a bow for your excellent work. hopefully this will start an anime model revolution.

AutoCept
01-16-2003, 09:39 PM
AH! InsaneSith your download breaks up like crasy!
Is there another download site?

El Sitherino
01-16-2003, 09:43 PM
ah man yahoo is doin it again. ahhh do you have aim cuz maybe i can send it to you.

AutoCept
01-16-2003, 09:53 PM
No don't have a AIM or any other messager serivce.