[mrel] Low Poly Marine Structures Pack

SnappyCrunchSnappyCrunch Join Date: 2004-08-03 Member: 30328Members, Constellation Posts: 495
edited December 2009 in NS Customization
It's a pack! of structures!
Finally, an entire pack. It has nine models, the ones listed below. I didn't do a turret factory, sentry turret, or seige turret; they've been done before, and pretty well too. If you want them, I suggest Ollj's low poly pack, or Arson's low poly turret pack.
The combined total of all of these models is 1212 polys. The combined total of the default models is 3575 polys. That means these models are a scant 34% of the orginal polycount. You could build three bases for the price of one! And you should!

Armory: 156 polys
Arms Lab: 116
Command Console: 177
Infantry Portal: 75
Observatory: 164
Phase Gate: 104
Prototype Lab: 158
Resource Nozzle: 48
Resource Tower: 214

Download here
Mirror at www.nsarmslab.com (Thanks, DeathKnight)

Download is available through my pack at FPSBanana
[Low Poly Packs: Marine Structures, World Models, Players]
[High Poly Models: Phasegate, Infantry Portal]
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  • spinviperspinviper Join Date: 2003-05-08 Member: 16151Members Posts: 1,301
    Nice stuff, post this in the offical release topic!
  • DeathKnightDeathKnight Join Date: 2004-05-11 Member: 28607Members Posts: 119
  • AlkillerAlkiller Join Date: 2004-05-23 Member: 28847Members Posts: 1,124
    The arms lab looks a little wierd, like some of the sides have been chopped right off.

    Other than that it's awesome.
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  • SnappyCrunchSnappyCrunch Join Date: 2004-08-03 Member: 30328Members, Constellation Posts: 495
    Alkiller, you should have voted when the arms lab WIP thread was active. You missed your chance, and it's too late to complain now tounge.gif
    [Low Poly Packs: Marine Structures, World Models, Players]
    [High Poly Models: Phasegate, Infantry Portal]
  • ShazbotShazbot Join Date: 2003-03-05 Member: 14328Members Posts: 730
    You got to fix your sig! Heh GJ man, I'm sure cyrix and AMD K6-2's are rejoicing.
  • DeathKnightDeathKnight Join Date: 2004-05-11 Member: 28607Members Posts: 119
    Snappy you are AWESOME. You have redefined the term low poly does not mean low quality. You have set the standard of low poly models. You didn't destroy the quality and you have minimized the # of polies required. GOOD JOB.
  • ThantosThantos Join Date: 2004-05-26 Member: 28940Members, Reinforced - Supporter, Reinforced - Diamond Posts: 43
    ...



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  • ChronoChrono Local flyboy Join Date: 2003-08-05 Member: 18989Members Posts: 5,865
    nice work smile-fix.gif
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    my framerates love you
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  • RadagastRadagast Join Date: 2003-06-29 Member: 17776Members, Constellation Posts: 341
    does it cater for mp_consistency?
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  • SnappyCrunchSnappyCrunch Join Date: 2004-08-03 Member: 30328Members, Constellation Posts: 495
    Well, changing just about anything makes consistency fail. However, not many servers enforce consistency because NS seems to have such an enthusiastic modding community behind it, and a low percentage of lamers. If you absolutely need file consistency for say, competetive play, I suggest searching the forums for how to keep dual NS installations.
    [Low Poly Packs: Marine Structures, World Models, Players]
    [High Poly Models: Phasegate, Infantry Portal]
  • GneralasGneralas Join Date: 2004-01-20 Member: 25523Members Posts: 296
    Nice work dude! biggrin-fix.gif This can really help my fps problems. WOO! *happy*
    rawr.
  • RaZaRaZa Join Date: 2003-08-24 Member: 20144Members, Constellation Posts: 54
    OMG. You're a legend. I was sorta waiting until you did a whole pack before I was gonna start using 'em.

    My GeForce2 wants secks with you.
  • Private_ColemanPrivate_Coleman PhD in Video Games Join Date: 2002-11-07 Member: 7510Members Posts: 2,415
    If I had a terrible PC, I would definately <3 you very much in the face. Unfortunately, that is not the case...

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  • DnomDnom Join Date: 2004-04-25 Member: 28173Members, Constellation Posts: 94
    Lol Coleman, same here, but without the suckers part tounge.gif

    Nice work though, cant really tell a difference with most of them smile-fix.gif
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  • InvaznInvazn Join Date: 2004-03-04 Member: 27142Members Posts: 466
    Whadya doin next?
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  • OrganoXOrganoX Join Date: 2004-03-21 Member: 27473Members Posts: 837
    edited October 2004
    Woho, already made a whole pack? Awsome!
    Great job!
    More FPS, here i come!

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  • The_Real_QuasarThe_Real_Quasar Has the I.Q. of 12,000 P.E. Teachers Join Date: 2002-11-26 Member: 9998Members Posts: 916
    Should be made official. Maybe the "High quality" button in options could be put to effect here...
    Really nice work smile-fix.gif I can handle full detail NS, but I used to have to run really badly. This'll help people like my past self, and for that I thank you.
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  • SnappyCrunchSnappyCrunch Join Date: 2004-08-03 Member: 30328Members, Constellation Posts: 495
    Next on the list is to try and do sprite-like v_ models a la Dr Fuzzy's Doom pistol and shotgun. It's trickier than the low poly models. If it works, though, it could cut each of the v_ models from 1000-2000 polys down to about 50 or so, depending on the animations that can be kept.
    [Low Poly Packs: Marine Structures, World Models, Players]
    [High Poly Models: Phasegate, Infantry Portal]
  • BulletHeadBulletHead Join Date: 2004-07-22 Member: 30049Members Posts: 2,530
    MUHAWHAWHAWHAWHAW!

    Now I shall pwn you ALL again!


    Lol, actually, I've been playing the past 3 or so months with all HIGH poly models... and as a result... at around 5-15 FPS... average of 10 XD


    Now, I might actually be able to SEE what I'm attacking, so my 20/21 score as a marine will become a 40/11 score once again!

    Thank you man, these are THE best low poly models I've seen EVER
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  • InvaznInvazn Join Date: 2004-03-04 Member: 27142Members Posts: 466
    Woot 2d models. I use Fuzzy's pistol and shotgun anyway.
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  • BoomstickBoomstick Join Date: 2004-08-31 Member: 31102Members Posts: 8
    I love this pack! Thank you so much! <3
  • slayerkl2slayerkl2 RUFCKINGKETAMINE?????? Join Date: 2004-10-17 Member: 32324Members Posts: 469
    you need to make a rine mine sucks
  • SidSid Corwid of the Free Join Date: 2003-01-28 Member: 12903Members, Constellation Posts: 2,778
    I can't tell these from the defaults... which mean thats a good thing! biggrin-fix.gif
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  • g0opyg0opy Join Date: 2003-11-02 Member: 22233Members, Constellation Posts: 605
    If my gpu wud suck I wud so be using this. Good anyhow smile-fix.gif
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  • RadagastRadagast Join Date: 2003-06-29 Member: 17776Members, Constellation Posts: 341
    QUOTE (SnappyCrunch @ Oct 20 2004, 01:53 AM)
    Well, changing just about anything makes consistency fail. However, not many servers enforce consistency because NS seems to have such an enthusiastic modding community behind it, and a low percentage of lamers. If you absolutely need file consistency for say, competetive play, I suggest searching the forums for how to keep dual NS installations.

    i play competetive basically always, i rarely play pub, so i guess no. cbf with two installs tounge.gif
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  • Browser_ICEBrowser_ICE Join Date: 2002-11-04 Member: 6944Members Posts: 698
    I'm just curious about one thing.

    These are low poly versions aimed at people having what kind of old PCs ?

    Anything less then Pentium-III ?
    Anything less then 500Mhz ?

    With today's prices, upgrading a PC doesn't costs that much.


    P.S.: I do not intend to start a thread war, so don't do it. I just want to know.
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  • SnappyCrunchSnappyCrunch Join Date: 2004-08-03 Member: 30328Members, Constellation Posts: 495
    Yeah, Browser[ICE]. I understand where you're coming from. My main computer is an Athlon 2400 with a soon-to-be-upgraded GeForce 4 Ti4200. I don't use my low poly models on that. I also have a computer that's dual PIII 850's with a GeForce3 Ti500. It runs just fine without my low poly models as well. I made my low poly models for my laptop - It's an Inspiron 1100 with a 2.0GHz Celeron, and an Intel Extreme Graphics card. The Intel Extreme isn't a 3d accelerator, so NS runs at about 30 FPS on empty classic maps, and can drop to unusable framrates in a firefight. I just don't have the option of upgrading the graphics card in my laptop, so the only thing to do is downgrade NS.
    This pack is made for 3 kinds of people:

    1) People who seriously don't have the money to upgrade their computer. (These people probably recieved their current computer as a gift.)
    2) People who use a computer that isn't theirs (Like their parent's, or their friend's)
    3) People who can't access their computer's innards (Like me, or other storebought desktop computers that are under warranty but don't have a 3d accelerator)

    As far as actual specs... it's tough to say. Just offhand, I'd guess that anyone with a PIII or Athlon paired with a GeForce2 (non-MX) or Radeon 7500 would be okay without these. With just barely these specs, they might want a low poly turret pack from seeing fps drops near turret farms.
    [Low Poly Packs: Marine Structures, World Models, Players]
    [High Poly Models: Phasegate, Infantry Portal]
  • OrganoXOrganoX Join Date: 2004-03-21 Member: 27473Members Posts: 837
    Or, they just dont want to spend money on thier computers at all.
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