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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
The one penetrating the Orion is surely bigger, though...it must be an LRed. The Moloch beam might be an SRed concept(it looks different) and the beam turret is misplaced, too.
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Hence, the box art is bollocks.

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Why're we discussing about the box art anyway?
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Because it's relevant to what's shown on Interplay? :nervous:
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
It's boxart it's meant to be shiny and draw people to it. Which it does.

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
I don't think so. Box arts that used pure CGI stuff get a lot of attention.
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Quake 1, red alert and FreeSpace. There are three of my favourite box arts. They're not too cgi. In fact i can't think of that many that are.

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Colony Wars had damn cool CGI box arts, just to give an example. Recent Ace Combat games use it as well.
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Yeah i love the squadron leader and fires of liberation covers :) i played a three hour game of mutant league football against my brother and won by a margin. (Back on track :nervous:)

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
You don't like the Distant Thunder one? There's Mobius 1 on it... :(

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Distant thunder goes without saying. That's why i didn't say ;)

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Ah, ok... :D

Please note that we're not off topic, we're simply...discussing a few cool box arts in CGI. As you can see they're far better. :nod:
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Completely relevant :nod:
 
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Same here  :)

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Do try to drift things a bit more tangentially back to a semi-topical topic, though. :p

 

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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??


Halt! Stop! We're going the wrong way! :shaking:


It seems that the original topic has fulfilled it's purpose, but out of interest - has there been any similar occurrences regarding other games and publishers? I mean, fan-made content ending up into official use. Apart from cases where the publisher actually bought the mod team to develope a game...
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
SWTFU Trailer

Clearest shot at about 0:24 in.
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Chief you linking that trailer since th' ISD model was stolen from AndrigK (spelling?) from over on SFM by Lucas Arts?  If not then thats a mighty coincidence considerin' the topic :)
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Actually I thought it was FractalSponge's, unless that's an alt nick he uses.  But yeah, it's the closest thing I know of to a company taking fan work, not an original concept, but still the hard work of a fan and he ended up getting no credit in the end for it.  Wasn't even a model they used in the game I don't think.
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Re: Interplay website, FS2, Inferno WTF ??
Your right it was Fractal Sponge.  He's built quite a bit of fantastic Imperial equipment (http://www.scifi-meshes.com/forums/3d-wips/2212-star-wars-projects-thread.html) , I got him mixed with AdrigK who made a nice Pegasus a while back.  As for ingame unless they used it for the accompaning cutscene the game model certainly wasn't.  Of course having an Imperator Star Destroyer in atmo retcons canon, only Victories were supposed to do that :P
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