Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby AquaAbyss » Fri May 19, 2017 7:59 pm

The allies/USA's AA gun, the Bofors 40, looks more like an artillery gun in the units picture because it has two wheels and doesn't have a rotating turret. A real AA gun in WWII should have 4 wheels and a turret that rotates otherwise it seems historically inaccurate to have an AA gun looking like and artillery gun. Also if you search the Bofors 40 on the internet it has 4 wheels an a turret that can rotate so I would advise to change the units picture.
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Daniel (the dev) » Sat May 20, 2017 3:03 am

you are right, would you try changing the image? or anyone can try any attempt is welcome.
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Puss_in_Boots » Sat May 20, 2017 3:23 am

Sure! Maybe I can have a go, my other projects are a bit slow. :)
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Puss_in_Boots » Sat May 20, 2017 3:29 am

Here I found a good outline!
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Puss_in_Boots » Sat May 20, 2017 3:46 am

A (Plastic model of) German captured AA, but it has the best angle I could find. ;)
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby AquaAbyss » Sat May 20, 2017 7:45 am

Yeh that sounds good I might try remaking it too
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby AquaAbyss » Sat May 20, 2017 7:50 am

I will also try and make the unit picture
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Daniel (the dev) » Sat May 20, 2017 9:59 am

cool!v i suggest starting from the current and modifying that
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Puss_in_Boots » Sat May 20, 2017 6:04 pm

Maybe there is some way we can collaborate on this one to finish it faster and with good quality? :)

Also unit sizes are 64 x 64 right :?:
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby AquaAbyss » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:05 pm

How far are you in finishing the AA gun? Don't rush it if your not close just wandering.
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Re: Allies AA gun has wrong unit picture

Postby Puss_in_Boots » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:10 pm

I started from the wheels, and went on to platform, but it may be too 2D-ish
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