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XM8 lightweight assault rifle model in progress

Discussion in 'Infiltration Development' started by MP_Duke, Feb 21, 2004.

  1. Crowze

    Crowze Bird Brain

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    Yeah, but how reliable is his source?

    Good work Duke - if you need a hand, feel free to give me a yell :).
     
  2. (SDS)benmcl

    (SDS)benmcl Why not visit us here in the real world.

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    Nice work. Looking forward to trying it out. One minor question though about the texture and its probably been brought up before.

    With the current reference photos its obvious (I think it is) that this colour is only used for demo and testing. I am sure once they field this weapon the paint job will look much different. Why don;t you try to come up with something that it may look like when actually used in combat?
     
  3. mat69

    mat69 just fooling around

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    Yes I knew ecale (I need to explain myself better :) ), but as Crowze had posted that does not mean much.
     
  4. ecale3

    ecale3 Sniper - May be harmful to your health.

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    will the modular components be available Duke? My guess is no, but it would be sweet to be able to customize your setup to your needs. Like for me i would want the 20" barrel, suppressor, bipod, scope.
     
  5. Spier

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    Good job duke.
    No, it wasn't. They put it on hold until the technology catch up with the concept. The grenade launcher component is now being developed as the Xm25.
     
  6. sir_edmond

    sir_edmond In my own world

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    any ways the XM8 can be fitted with a 40mm grenade launcher firing the same ammunition the m203 fires.
     
  7. Specter

    Specter Infiltrator

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  8. MP_Duke

    MP_Duke Banned

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    Prophetic black version...

    Until someone can find me a photo of a black XM8 in the same format (side-view) like this [​IMG]
     
  9. LIGHTFIGHTER

    LIGHTFIGHTER 11B3H AFA MEMBER

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    FYI

    I'm a BRM/ARM Instructor which is Basic Rifle Markmanship and advanced R M so any changes to the current Weapons or the ones in Development stages we are most of the time on top of that stuff.........Also look for a New .50 Sniper Rifle to replace the current 20 year old Barret M82 XM107
     
  10. LIGHTFIGHTER

    LIGHTFIGHTER 11B3H AFA MEMBER

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    FYI

    I'm a BRM/ARM Instructor which is Basic Rifle Markmanship and advanced R M so any changes to the current Weapons or the ones in Development stages we are most of the time on top of that stuff.........Also look for a New .50 Sniper Rifle to replace the current 20 year old Barret M82 XM107
     
  11. Meplat

    Meplat Chock full-o-useless information

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    Duke- As an aside, where did you find that piccie of the M4? It's "Lacking" something .(A few things actually)

    Meplat-
     
  12. MP_Duke

    MP_Duke Banned

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    From Specter's post 3 responses up
     
  13. LIGHTFIGHTER

    LIGHTFIGHTER 11B3H AFA MEMBER

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    FYI

    I'm a BRM/ARM Instructor which is Basic Rifle Markmanship and advanced R M so any changes to the current Weapons or the ones in Development stages we are most of the time on top of that stuff.........Also look for a New .50 Sniper Rifle to replace the current 20 year old Barret M82 XM107
     
  14. geogob

    geogob Koohii o nomimasu ka?

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    triple post!!!! o_O
     
  15. MP_Duke

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    Almost ready...

    for beta testing.
     
  16. Turin_Turambar

    Turin_Turambar Pls don´t shoot to the Asha´man

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    i will sign a NDA for the beta testing. ;)
     
  17. Dr_Strangelove

    Dr_Strangelove http://www.jeremycox.com

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    for the most part, photographs used to make a weapon texture will look very wrong ingame. I would suggest that in almost every case you use photos only as reference. The only exception to this would be if you get access to the weapon itself and can photograph it yourself in very specific lighting.

    EDIT: oh, and the skinmesh you are using is at least, if not more, important than the texture itself. Make parts of the weapon that are closer to the viewer more detailed. Sometimes you might even want a whole new mesh just for the sights and other details that will be viewed at extreme proximity.
     
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  18. Bushwack

    Bushwack Avenged Sevenfold...

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    Im beta testing it, the weapon doesn't look FUBAR ingame at all, the skin doesnt need to be more detailed, since the weapon is very plain looking in real life, check out the videos here :http://www.hk-usa.com/pages/military-le/rifles-carbines/xm8.html

    I agree there will probably be another skin needed for it once its adopted into usage by the US Military, it wont be the color it is now ;)
    But until Duke sees a picture of it in black or green or whatever, it can stay this way, it doesnt stand out that much in any of the maps that ive noticed. {its still waay less visible at range than the damn silver d Eagle was in former versions}

    The version i have is only Beta, so there are more tweaks going to be implemented , especially regarding the optic unit, and at least one attachment{check out the optics video, and the xm320 vid in the link to HK above, it will give you all an idea about whats gonna be done}
     
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  19. Sterno

    Sterno Eastern Canadien

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    Looks awsome Duke. Are you going to include that 100 round drum with it?
    If you guys need any help testing it let me know.
     
  20. Spier

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    In-game pics?

    I'll gladly test it btw.
     

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