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Project: Skull Cove
January 28, 2013
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Hi all,

We're working on a new environment project called Skull Cove. We still have tons of content to add, but here's some screenshots and renders of some of the included content. 

Nothing is finalized yet, and some items shown here will still change, we'll be updating this article as the project progresses.

Each of the items is designed as low polygon models to enable the entire island to be loaded with characters. The buildings are all about 1000 polygons each. Modeling is all done in Lightwave with landscape texturing done in ZBrush, and building/prop texturing done in Photoshop.

Modeler preview of the entrance to the cove (this is a low resolution version with low resolution textures):



Modeler preview of an overhead view of the cove (this is a low resolution version with low resolution textures):



The "Wooden Eye" Tavern:



"Rackham's Rest" hotel:



"Matey's Boat Repair" shop:



Various waterfront shops:



Modeler preview of the view along the jetty (this is a low resolution version with low resolution textures):



Here's a new render of the entrance with the finalized textures and water shader:



Update: We've redesigned the island style and started populating it with vegetation. We've also finished the "Smirking Mermaid"...






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ptyner
Any estimated due date on the arrival of this most excellent place?......I feel like I fell into a Bill & Ted movie.....

1524 DAYS AGO
warmblood
Wonderful project. I know what I'm saving up for!

1524 DAYS AGO
ptyner
Steve I really like this! I hope this will be available for both Daz Studio and Poser.

1525 DAYS AGO
Crystan
Looking very good indeed. Does this mean we might be seeing more piratey goodness coming along later as well? We've got the monkey, and the pirate cove all I need now is a galleon and some pirate outfits for Sam and Sadie!

1548 DAYS AGO
katibabi
This looks awesome! Good variety and has a lot of potential for different scene genera.

1550 DAYS AGO
cosmos1138
Steve this is awesome - I've been wanting to do a Sadie's World MistyCast about pirates and have been disappointed with all the "pirate town/islands" out there. This will be perfect! Many happy returns! Chris

1551 DAYS AGO
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