River boats/ships

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Re: River boats/ships

Postby Wahazar » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:46 pm

I got green light from barque drawings, andythenorth, for using it in this project under GPL licence, thus there are sprites for steam tug barque and diesel propelled barque, arranged for trident and amplio tileset:

steam_barque_t.png
steam barque trident
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diesel_barque_t.png
diesel barque trident
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steam_barque_a.png
steam barque amplio
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diesel_barque_a.png
diesel barque amplio
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Re: River boats/ships

Postby Wahazar » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:29 pm

Barque oriented graphics for cimpletoon:

steam_barque_oe.png
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diesel_barque_oe.png


PS. no idea why images are displayed in different formats, but after download they are OK with size and marquee.

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Re: River boats/ships

Postby XYZ » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:52 pm

Cool, how did you get all those different perspectives?

PS. no idea why images are displayed in different formats, but after download they are OK with size and marquee.


Yeah, I can confirm they both have no white background but are both transparent. I guess it has to do with the file size. Once your image has a certain width (or maybe with width/height ratio?) it displays a would-be white background that doesnt exist once you download.

What is now the purpose of those ships? Only carrying freights on rivers? An sucessor of the cog so to speak? Although the cog is also seafaring but maybe shoudnt be able to carry freights. Only caravans.

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Re: River boats/ships

Postby Wahazar » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:45 pm

XYZ wrote:Cool, how did you get all those different perspectives?

These drawings are modified and repainted OpenTTD creation (use granted by original author).

XYZ wrote:What is now the purpose of those ships? Only carrying freights on rivers? An sucessor of the cog so to speak? Although the cog is also seafaring but maybe shoudnt be able to carry freights. Only caravans.

Same like Trireme, transporting any units along rivers/sea shelf. Such units are needed if rivers are obstacles for movement of land units, opposite to standard rulesets.

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Re: River boats/ships

Postby Hans Lemurson » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:48 am

Wahazar wrote:I got green light from barque drawings, andythenorth, for using it in this project under GPL licence, thus there are sprites for steam tug barque and diesel propelled barque, arranged for trident and amplio tileset:

steam_barque_t.png
diesel_barque_t.png

steam_barque_a.png
diesel_barque_a.png

Maybe it's a translation issue, but aren't those Barges (large flat-bottomed ships) rather than Barques (small multi-masted sailing ship)?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barque
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Re: River boats/ships

Postby Wahazar » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:28 pm

Of course it should be Barges, river flat boats, not Barques. Thanks for correction.

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Re: River boats/ships

Postby vodot » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:30 pm

Wahazar wrote:Of course it should be Barges, river flat boats, not Barques. Thanks for correction.


I just assumed there was this cool ship called a "barque" that I knew nothing about. :)