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New logs for Gondor and Lothlórien packs

Discussion in 'Textures' started by Bombur8, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. Bombur8

    Bombur8 Aspiring Commoner

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    I noticed that log_acacia(_top) and log_jungle(_top) are starting to get used in, respectively, Gondor and Lothlórien, so I made new textures for those blocks, staying close to the vanilla ones in order to respect the work of the builders but with a more MCME aspect :) .

    So, for the gondorian acacia:
    Forum title: New logs for Gondor and Lothlórien packs
    File name: log_acacia and log_acacia_top
    Ressource pack: Gondor
    Texture description: New tree logs for Gondor
    Has this texture already been used? If not, where will it be used? No, hasn't been used. Would be used in Gondor, wherever the builders want to put that kind of tree.
    Texture image: log_acacia.png log_acacia_top.png
    Ingame image:
    DSUeTGM.png

    And, for the lothlórian jungle tree:
    Forum title:
    New logs for Gondor and Lothlórien packs
    File name: log_jungle and log_jungle_top
    Ressource pack: Lothlórien
    Texture description: New tree logs for Lothlórien
    Has this texture already been used? If not, where will it be used? No, hasn't been used. Would be used in Lothlórien, wherever the builders want to put that kind of tree.
    Texture image: log_jungle.png log_jungle_top.png
    Ingame image:

    Vnx68Ko.jpg
     
    #1 Bombur8, Jul 5, 2015
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2015
  2. Eriol_Eandur

    Eriol_Eandur Designer
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    Hey Bombur,
    I really don't like the default texture of jungle wood. Thus I made a texture suggestion for jungle wood in Lothlorien long ago. My suggestion was just to copy Gondor Jungle Wood to Lothlorien because I'm very bad in making textures. I usually use Gondor pack as secondary pack to get the look as in this picture:
    jungle_wood-jpg.857.jpg
    I'm not really content with that texture, mainly because of the vertical stipes at the edges of the blocks.

    Thus I'm glad you are working on a new texture. I'm not yet sure if I like the distinct horizontal stripes. I will try to walk around Lothlorien with your texture to find out ;).
     
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  3. Ardelenia

    Ardelenia Yellow flower puncher

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    Personally I dislike the red-orange wood on the top of the acacia log. Of course, it wouldn't be seen much, but if I wanted a grey log as a table, for example, I wouldn't want to use it because of the exposed wood.
     
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  4. Bombur8

    Bombur8 Aspiring Commoner

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    The vanilla acacia is orange and similar wood colours actually exist, so I made it orange :) . I think it really give a nice, particular feature to the block.
     
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  5. Kisos

    Kisos Yellow flower puncher

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    Maybe its just me but i prefer @MattTheLegoman acatia wood texture that never got added to the packs. What happened to those?
     
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  6. Fireinferno13

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    I believe they weren't "approved" and were originally just part of the unofficial pack for a while.

    If you want you could try to push these forward again as, personally, i liked them a lot
     
  7. Kisos

    Kisos Yellow flower puncher

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    our lack of texture types for logs is one thing ive always found sad. Changing the color does not fix all problems. :D
     
  8. Eriol_Eandur

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    I walked around Lothlorien with your texture Bombur. I think the stripes are too distinct. Especially the bright stipes looks quite repetitive at larger trees. Thus I tired to reduce contrast a bit:
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    It looks quite nice to me.
    As I mentioned above I never really used the default texture thus you don't have to stay near to the vanilla texture to "respect the work of the builders". To me mainly the color matters. It should not change a lot.
     
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  9. Bombur8

    Bombur8 Aspiring Commoner

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    OK, I'll try something else :) . This one could be saved for an eventual Harad pack.
     
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  10. Bombur8

    Bombur8 Aspiring Commoner

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    Well, I did and I ended up with a perfect palm tree, don't ask me how :p . So I guess it will be for a southern pack too. I'm now testing a simple recolorization of the Gondor jungle tree.
     
  11. Bombur8

    Bombur8 Aspiring Commoner

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    Here it is! I edited the first post too.
    log_jungle.png
    Vnx68Ko.jpg
     
  12. Bombur8

    Bombur8 Aspiring Commoner

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    I noticed that the Gondor pack have been updated with Mat's texture, which is great. But I also noticed that acacia logs have been used in Rohan and Eriador too, so Mat's texture should be added to those pack too (or mine if you want more variation :p , or another one).

    On the other hand, I noticed that a texture for the jungle log have been aded to the Lothlórien pack, but it does not match the jungle log top texture, which is weird. My own jungle log top texture works with the newly added jungle log side texture though, so you can still use it :) .
     
  13. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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