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    Post Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    I hope everyone had a good holiday! I didn't, as I work in retail currently. Chaos beyond belief.

    It looks like the video I promised is going to take a bit longer than expected. Instead, here's some shots of the new bodyguard NPC for v3.5 Bronze. The NPC was designed mainly for the Assassination game type, but mappers are free to place the NPC in other kinds of levels as well.

    These are development shots, so please pardon the additional text on the screenshots.


    In some of the shots, you can see a few dead (Alien) Commanders. The portals hovering in the air were recently created by them. The Xen Commanders generate the portals to summon reinforcements.

    The bodyguard model pictured above was created by Erosion_84 with help from The Zxeno Prophet. They'll be enjoying bonus features in the next patch. Good job guys!

    Thanks also goes to everyone else that somehow participated in the contest.

    Additional media will be posted soon. Stay tuned!


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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    wow that was a fast post! the only problem is that the images give me the 404 error when i click them and here in the forums gives me the red X

    EDIT: and the thread is double posted well, that can happen to anyone
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Yeah oops, something messed up when the news was built. Fixed.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Oh god that is absolutely awesome.

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    Smile Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    *Jaw drops*

    This is awesome

    Can Tor summon new alien grunts with those portals? Class . . . The new bodyguards bear a stark resemblance to agentsmith don't you think? Shades and suit, forgot the earpiece though

    Honestly I'm really excited about this news update; for next few days I'll be constantly refreshing the main page for the new footage

    Keep up the stellar work!
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Wow, those guys are nice

    Is that MP5 a new weapon or is it just a model replacement for the 9mmAR?

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    This is looking awesome, I'm really looking forward to seeing these guys in action.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    everythin looks very good, except i have to say that the bodyguard looks too much like gman and please don't tell me that it comes with custom weapon models because i prefer the original hl models.

    eit: oh but i like thr hud
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Lol, the body guard is awesome ^^

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    mother of shit...you guys arent messin around. now is his mouth open because hes talking or is that the facial expression he makes when hes shooting the uzis?

    all those little details are amazing...i didnt know you guys were adding so much.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    I am so fucking excited about this.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    All I can think is "Star Wars" and "The Matrix."

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Haha, this looks awesome. And gawd, is that one body guard :D -ing?!

    http://www.svencoop.com/davemcd/35/s...bodyguard1.jpg

    Haha, this will become awesome the shizznizh. Great work, Sniper! This looks more than promising, keep up the awesome work!

    ...Assassins versus bodyguards, anyone?! X3
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Hahaha the expression on the bodyguard's face is priceless. Also that mp5 looks freaking sweet, is it one of the new models also?
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    OOOOHHH MMMMY GOOODNESSS!!!! I see the time you took was worth it, I CAN NOT WAIT!!! im checking the sven coop page every 5 minutes to see if something has come up xD!

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Haha, the first pic guard is like BD. SO wrong.


    Epic.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Nah, He is just happy that he will be in 3.5.
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Well, I like the bodyguard entity alot, but the models are not really that good I think.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Quote Originally Posted by Sph!nx
    Well, I like the bodyguard entity alot, but the models are not really that good I think.

    yeah, it could probably be replaced with a SD/HD Gman later on (if the mapper decides to replace it)

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Good job winning the contest Erosion_84, you just brought happiness to all of the sven community.

    edit: forgot to congradulate The Zxeno Prophet
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Glad you like it so much guys ^^

    And BTW sniper if you have any other model to do don't be afraid to ask =D

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    It seems people can do things a lot faster when they aren't in a team, but just doing a "quick job".
    Great job guys.

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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Quote Originally Posted by killa_can2k5
    Good job winning the contest Erosion_84, you just brought happiness to all of the sven community.

    edit: forgot to congradulate The Zxeno Prophet
    Glad to be of use.

    I guess it's not such a bad idea to allow the community to aid the production of a mod.. just gotta be careful of what's done and how it's done.
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    These look pretty damn awesome, Keep up the great work guys, damn. I have two questions though. How tough are the bodyguards compared to Hgrunts or Massns? And what sounds will they use? Can't wait for 3.5 Bronze, sooo excited.

    *OFFTOPIC* Another random question will Osprey2 be in 3.5 Bronze? I'm VERY happy you made another Osprey Sniper, in my opinion Osprey1 is the best map ever made, EVER.
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    Re: Bodyguard and Xen Commander NPC Shots

    Well playing on the snark cafe I come to find out that to much of a good thing is bad. Can you say "Osprey Again" 20,000 times? Then that is how many times we go to that map a day. It's a good map don't get me wrong, But after playing it more times then there are Stars in the sky it gets boring.
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