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Hehe, you're on a roll aintya?
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onno256 wrote:Hehe, you're on a roll aintya?
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I'll bring a big torch then :lol:

Well after a bit of struggle I managed to convert a .dat file to .obj (The CobMKIII) and with the appropriate plugin a perfect model of the Cob sitting in sketchup.

Soooooo. I suppose the next bit is to add some tail pipes to it. Can I add them as part of the existing mesh or is it prefered to make them a sub entity?

Tecturing is not great in SU but if I can add color/material to use as a guide that I can manipulate in Gimp after conversion it should be OK?

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Diziet Sma wrote:
onno256 wrote:Hehe, you're on a roll aintya?
The lure of the Dark Side is strong..
Join the dark Side, Luke...
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The Darkside. This would be the darkness of unconsciousness? Currently banging my head against several large brick walls trying to unfold in UV with wings3d. I've watched videos, read how to's, downloaded the manual....... I'd be better off with a bloody slide rule :shock:

Managed to output a UV.png of the cobra outline. A quirk of linux I have seen before - When exporting BMP/jpg you get a large black square. When exporting as .png you get the outline with a transparent background. Possibly progress..

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Also like your 'location', a nice Clarke reference... :)
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onno256 wrote:Also like your 'location', a nice Clarke reference... :)
Also a good description of this community :)
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Smivs wrote:Also a good description of this community :)
You mean.... They only come out at night? :lol:

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Even in the far future, the Empire Lives on. Tally Ho!
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Bangbangduck wrote:Even in the far future, the Empire Lives on. Tally Ho!
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What Ho! Indeed it does old chap. :) Nice to see the old flag on another ship.
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Also, Oolite uses wormholes for travel, wich reminds me of one of the last scenes in 2001 ;)
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Jack_Sterling wrote:What Ho! Indeed it does old chap. :) Nice to see the old flag on another ship.
Stap me vitals! Hullo old man. Keeping the home fires roaring this side of the galaxy! Just given the local Thargs' a bit of a bashing don't you know. They need keepin' in place. Don't forget - They don't like it up em!! Pip pip!
onno256 wrote:Also, Oolite uses wormholes for travel, wich reminds me of one of the last scenes in 2001 ;)
Indeed it does and yes I watched it again recently. Outstanding movie!

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Have to work on the damaged version next! Not that that happens very often. Eye's in the back of me ed'

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Jack_Sterling wrote:Nice to see the old flag on another ship.
<grins> If the people north of the border march joyfully into the utopia that is Salmondland, that old flag will have to be changed.

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Oddly enough, that was the first thing I thought of, too.. :lol: :twisted:

@ BBD.. I was wondering why you're not taking your screenshots in full-screen mode?
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Cody wrote:
Jack_Sterling wrote:Nice to see the old flag on another ship.
<grins> If the people north of the border march joyfully into the utopia that is Salmondland, that old flag will have to be changed.
Fear not We have them firmly by the Trossocks so it's all up with them :D
Diziet Sma wrote:Oddly enough, that was the first thing I thought of, too.. :lol: :twisted:

@ BBD.. I was wondering why you're not taking your screenshots in full-screen mode?
A peculiarity I am having on my netbook. Fullscreen disables the function of the prt Sc key. Running Mint 13. My main PC has more poke but is upstairs until I make a small unit to hide it in in the living room.

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