Bunker: Battle for Normandy

Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by Bunker, May 9, 2007.

  1. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    Here are a few quick shots of Bunker. Don't get discouraged by these screenshots ;)


  2. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    A Tiger and a Sherman

    Please don't do a Tiger, anything but.
    The Tigers were over on the British sector.
  3. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    We're still unsure about including the vehicles at this point, so it might not even come about. I am told we could make a Panzer instead if that would fit better. Remember though we are kinda 'cludging' some elements together so the game won't be 100% historically accurate. For instance, I think on the Allied side you will be able to choose British as well and as far as I know Americans and Brits didn't fight in the same areas(?). So we will be stretching things a bit. Also areas you fight in won't have official names, besides names like "TheFarm", just incase we place a Hedgerow in the wrong spot.

    Btw, don't get offended if I say something thats not historically correct, I am just an Artist (caveman). Jeff the designer hasn't been given access to the site so he can't come in here and backhand me yet verbally on things I say. ;)
  4. Gerard

    Gerard Seelow/Prora

    Please don't do a Tiger, anything but.
    The Tigers were over on the British sector.
    Mark IV's are much more accurate and more plentiful than Tigers.
  5. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Jeff the designer hasn't been given access to the site

    Sorry, did we block his membership? must have mistaken him for a spammer.
    Bunker PM me with his name and email and I'll reinstate him.
  6. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    @Gotthard. Ahh, gotcha. I will look into them. It really has to be something that is balanced with the Sherman. Well, not to get into it really, but I guess the Shermans just outnumbered the German tanks as far as I heard(?). Either way, we will have to make it somewhat balanced. I can't see vehicles being a big part of the game anyways. I would rather have infantry battles, but I am sure vehicles will be around to some degree.

    I forgot to mention that we did add an Engineer class. The Engineer would play a support/defense role. He will be capable of laying Anti-Personnel mines as well as Anti-Vehicle mines. Maybe he will carry a grease gun? Seems fitting from playing "Company of Heroes" but I am not sure how accurate it is. ;)
  7. ErikH

    ErikH Senior Member


    I'm not sure if anyone pointed this out, but to be specific those are Canadians, not British.

    I've got a bunch of 3d tanks I would be willing to donate to the project. Get into contact with me some time if you're interested in using them.

    Click me

    I also have a bunch of WW2 weapons, WW2 buildings and textures that I can donate.

    Click me

    I never got around to using them myself, maybe they can go to good use now. If you need them that is.
  8. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    doh! Thanks for the headsup. Glad I didn't start working on their gear. I will try to find some good British reference today.

    Those are some great links! Those models/textures would free up a lot of time.
  9. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    If anyone has any time can you look at this shot of the german soldier so far. I am having trouble deciding what colors his uniform should be as there are tons of reference out there. I haven't edited the pockets to be the german uniform pockets etc. and the straps etc have not been replaced. i was thinking of adding some green to his top, and have dark grey/green pants.

  10. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Lose the eagle on his arm.That's where SS had theirs.
    You already have on eagle above pocket.
  11. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    Ahh, very cool. I will snuff out the eagle today. I also have to change his pockets. His helmet is done also, I will post that a little later. Then on to the rest of his gear. This is the base german rifleman, so there will be a bunch of head/face and body variations you can choose from.

    Here he is, some detail on him. Tell me what you think, or if you see anything out of place:

  12. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

  13. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    You call my face scarey and you posted that pic? :) hehe. Kidding. I hope its not a relative or something. Good ref on the hairstyle.

    I guess you gave me just too much info on the uniforms. When I look at those pages I see so many combinations. Are you able to pick one uniforms and say "Here, this is what a German Rifleman just starting out as a Private would be wearing." If not no worries.

    So you are saying that the strips on his shoulder he shouldnt have, or the rank on his arm? Sorry again, I just don't know much about it, but I will.

  14. conman44

    conman44 Junior Member

    Great looking game ;)
  15. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Sorry for any confusion.
    I'd keep the German soldier nice and simple just like the painting on my post #30. You can even leave off the Iron Cross ribbon on his button if you like.
    That photo in post #32 was just one off that site I linked to, no worries.
    What I meant by scary is how realistic a computer image can look nowdays.
    Good luck with the game.
  16. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    Ok, I think I gotcha. So take off the rank from the sides of his arms, so the arm is bare. But I can leave the Strips on the top of his shoulders. If I still have it wrong maybe you can PM me ? ;)
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  18. Bunker

    Bunker Member

    nice site! ty.

    For the german riflemans gear so far I have some Kar ammo, MP40 ammo, a gas mask canister. I was also thinking a small bedroll. What else do you recommend, if anything? There is one black 'box' with a strap on it vertically that I am unsure of what it is, or if he should have it.
  19. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    There is one black 'box' with a strap on it vertically that I am unsure of what it is, or if he should have it.

    That would be the cleaning kit for the MG 34 & MG 42, leave it off.
  20. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

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