Operation Thunder update in progress....

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Here's the latest WIP of my graphics update to operation thunder.

Kurt
 

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Almost more amazing to me than the quality and detail of your work, Kurt, is that I've yet to figure out where you hide your trick mirror.

John
 
Looks better and better, Kurt!
Extreme nicety work!

Servus
Walter
 
Here's a new one for you all....

Kurt
 

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Heres the finished workin playfield. On to the modelling, and I can add to the playfield if I get more info.....

Kurt
 

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Looking good there, I'm wondering how many days it will take for your computer to model this one, with all them plastic mountains and stuff.

I hope your cpu doesn't blow a fuse, sure looks to be complex.

Thanks for all the insights into the art of recreation.
 
Thanks Steve. Yeah, I'm sure it will take longer than usual to render those mountainous plastics... :)

Kurt
 
Started modeling, heres the playfield with the holes drilled.

Kurt
 

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Outstanding scapino! 8-[

I really appreciate seeing the screenshots of your wip and the phases involved in doing your masterpieces.... :painting:

I don't understand it, but it sure looks awesome.
 
Playfield lights and inserts are done. Next, posts, rubbers and GI Lights.

Kurt
 

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Looking brilliant. 8)

I have discovered that I can only play your tables at 1024x768, my video card seems to max out, GF2 MX400 32MB, the 32MB being the limiting factor, I know another user with a 16MB card it will only play at full speed at 800x600.

Just for your information, you may know of these requirements to run your tables, just thought I'd let you know so next time you release, you can relay this information.

I like all your tables and the SS era was my favorite.

I added and extra reel to your round up table, works well, though there is no way to update your decal, its an easy fix and I hope you do not mind me saying, but it could use that update as the back drop for the score reel needs work anyway, I can see black fill in scrible.

Thanks for all your great works.

Cheers!
 
Thanks, Steve.

I'll get around to updating Roundup one of these days. If the new VPM has Gottlieb sys1 in, as was rumoured, I'll have to do CE3k, and Countdown first....

Later!

Kurt
 
Heres the table with posts and GI Lights.

Rubbers and plastics next!

Kurt
 

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Heres my first attempt at mountain modeling.

I'll get better as I go along.......:)

Kurt
 

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Very...

AMAZING!

Great 3D modeling, Kurt! And the lights... WOW!

Servus
Walter
 
Starman7007,

Your hand drawn Rapid Vienna is whats REALLY amazing!

Heres the top right mountains and power plant dome.

Kurt
 

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Here is the playfield fitted into my standard cabinet model.
I'll tweak that later. I also completed the top diverter mountains plastic.

I also settled (more or less) on an angle for the table.

Heres the wip.....

Kurt
 

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Thnx, Leo!

Heres another one,

top left ramp and mountains, and the left sling plastic re-done.

Kurt
 

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Looks amazing Scapino. But I'm sure you've heard that before. :)
 
Thanks, K-man!

Heres the latest.

All the red plastics, and the strobes done.




Kurt
 

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Heres some more for you all...

Heres a new WIP, with the habitrails and such....getting near the point where I can start on the VPM part of the table...

Kurt
 

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I'm moving along now.

I'm making and placing the reel images for the lights, while I do the codeing. The table works great, and the strobes (with their reflections all over the place look cool.)

Baring any unforseen problems, I should be done before Christmas.

Heres a Wip (In game action).



Kurt
 

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