Imperial Star Destroyer V2 – Work in Progress

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Imperial Star Destroyer V2 – Work in Progress

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Post by Ace Antilles » Tue May 05, 2020 6:30 pm

IMPERIAL STAR DESTROYER V2 – Work in Progress - By Driftwood and DTM.

This is an early look at the ISD2 that Driftwood created. It’s not ready for release yet.
Right now it’s being built in the Kuat Drive Yards. It needs more fine tuning as it’s so amazing looking it would blow your XWA game apart right now! The level of detail on it is brilliant.

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Post by korekwerner » Tue May 05, 2020 6:46 pm

:shock:
Thank you for this great information.
Impressive work.

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Post by rogue518 » Tue May 05, 2020 6:56 pm

:shock: Now that's what I am talking about!! :2thumbs: looking awesome!!

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Post by Kampher » Tue May 05, 2020 7:49 pm

Yes! Finally! I've been personally hoping to see this for quite some time. I may have to stop my current play-through now.

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Post by Rookie_One1 » Tue May 05, 2020 7:55 pm

Nice!

Is the ISD1 in the books too ?
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Post by Ace Antilles » Tue May 05, 2020 8:20 pm

Rookie_One1 wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 7:55 pm
Nice!
Is the ISD1 in the books too ?
The plan is to finish ships before going back and remaking lots of old ones ;) Couldn't tell you right now though, one step at a time.
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Post by DarHan » Tue May 05, 2020 8:30 pm

Pretty. What do we blow up first?
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Post by Trevor » Wed May 06, 2020 1:55 am

Gorgeous...

Is that Ambient Occlusion Ingame or baked on?

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Post by Ace Antilles » Wed May 06, 2020 2:12 am

Trevor wrote:
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Gorgeous...
Is that Ambient Occlusion Ingame or baked on?
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I'm not sure it's a proper in game shot as it's still being worked on. Driftwood would know.
it will have some gorgeous looking FG like the VSD though
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Post by Driftwood » Wed May 06, 2020 3:48 am

Looks like one of the early renders as there are some details missing from what is on the current version. If so the AO is generated by Opt Editor's view window I think.

If not then either it's baked in already.

I'm not working on this alone, DTM is pretty heavily involved with it thus far so he deserves credit too. I'd say me having"created" is less accurate than me "retrofitting" defunct assets.

If we can work through the technical issues to an initial release, I would expect additional features to come at a later date.

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Post by Phoenix Leader » Wed May 06, 2020 7:45 am

The level of detail looks adequate, but I don't remember the 3 main engines of the Imperial II Star Destroyer being cones.

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Post by Will T » Wed May 06, 2020 8:57 am

Well this looks like it's shaping up very nicely.

Can't wait to see more.
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The level of detail looks adequate, but I don't remember the 3 main engines of the Imperial II Star Destroyer being cones.
The ISDII engines are definitely cones. This is a shot of the Avenger filming model.

http://www.modelermagic.com/wordpress/w ... EL-023.jpg

They shouldn't have those baffles in the engines, however. That's a feature of the ISD-I.
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Post by MagnumFR » Wed May 06, 2020 11:24 am

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Post by Mark_Farlander » Wed May 06, 2020 11:47 pm

Will T wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 8:57 am
Well this looks like it's shaping up very nicely.

Can't wait to see more.
Phoenix Leader wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 7:45 am
The level of detail looks adequate, but I don't remember the 3 main engines of the Imperial II Star Destroyer being cones.
The ISDII engines are definitely cones. This is a shot of the Avenger filming model.

http://www.modelermagic.com/wordpress/w ... EL-023.jpg

They shouldn't have those baffles in the engines, however. That's a feature of the ISD-I.
The 3 main engines of the Imperial II Star Destroyer Avenger are ellipsoids inside cylinders, judging from the film model.
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Post by Mark_Farlander » Wed May 06, 2020 11:50 pm

And the final part of a main engine is cylindrical protruding out of the ellipsoid.
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Post by Bman » Thu May 07, 2020 12:09 am

Very nice. That looks a lot better. The SWG version is designed more around the ISD-I "Devastator" model, although Matt's version still more accurate to movies, texture wise, and his has the Ion Cannon battery meshes at back end of the ship. I'm not sure in the RogueOne movie if that detail was changed.
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Post by Oldcode » Thu May 07, 2020 2:12 am

The detail is just amazing! :applaus:

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Post by ual002 » Sun May 10, 2020 2:21 pm

Again, don't want to sound like a broken record, but if you do a set of skins for the different factions, I highly recommend a battered version like the recent victory release. It looked fantastic, and helps for immersion of user made missions sometimes.

Otherwise the model looks fantastic and I am really looking forward to it.
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