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Fun with sizes

Postby Diilicious » Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:10 pm

So i made a thread wondering how tall the model of the human was in the game and it turns out its 1.85m tall. based on that I was able to make a funny screenshot in the editor of how tall a few example people would really be if they were scaled correctly. :D

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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby SteelsSweets » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:06 pm

Hm... Andy is 2'9" approx.

How tall is the "hin male"?
To be fair I don't know if a handful of dice would help - just imaging if I was riding a crazed horse galloping down the streets while wildly throwing D20's over the sides and screaming for people to tell me if any of them landed on a 19 or a 20. -DM Wish
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Cuchilla » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:16 pm

Great pic!

I often thought about the same. Could be fun if it were actually possible to scale the avatars. So thanks for showing!
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Diilicious » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:18 pm

SteelsSweets wrote:How tall is the "hin male"?


exactly 4'0 (if assume he has no hair)

[EDIT]
shanna (in the above pic) is about 5-8cm shorter than 5'0 in this image, but from what i know i can only scale the models in 10% increments, so thats why the gap between her and the hin, and her and duncan looks a little off, incase people were wondering.

shes closer to her actual height being shorter than it, than taller than it.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Diilicious » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:47 pm

SteelsSweets wrote:Hm... Andy is 2'9" approx.

How tall is the "hin male"?


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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby SteelsSweets » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:47 am

Aww that's pretty awesome. It's Alex and Andy. Lol
To be fair I don't know if a handful of dice would help - just imaging if I was riding a crazed horse galloping down the streets while wildly throwing D20's over the sides and screaming for people to tell me if any of them landed on a 19 or a 20. -DM Wish
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby CragOrion » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:06 pm

Keep in mind that NWN did the elf sizes wrong. Elves in FR are roughly the same hight as humans, with exception to drow, who go by base DnD hieghts
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Diilicious » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:08 pm

CragOrion wrote:Keep in mind that NWN did the elf sizes wrong. Elves in FR are roughly the same hight as humans, with exception to drow, who go by base DnD hieghts


truely? I have not heard of this before, how come they made elves the way they did?
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby yellowcateyes » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:16 pm

Diilicious wrote:
CragOrion wrote:Keep in mind that NWN did the elf sizes wrong. Elves in FR are roughly the same hight as humans, with exception to drow, who go by base DnD hieghts


truely? I have not heard of this before, how come they made elves the way they did?


The same reason they gave gnomes ape arms. #Bioware.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Diilicious » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:24 pm

hahaha, yea.... i never understood why gnomes have insanely long limbs and tiny bodies...
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby CragOrion » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:06 pm

"Races of Faerun"
Pg 38 for moon elves
pg 40 for sun elves
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby CragOrion » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:16 pm

it would be so cool if if/when we get haks, if they could give the option of changing your character height between a set range on char creation

EDIT:
Diilicious wrote:
SteelsSweets wrote:How tall is the "hin male"?


exactly 4'0 (if assume he has no hair)


4'0" is really tall for hin
Halfling males range from 2'10" - 3'4"
Halfling females are 2 inches shorter
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby SteelsSweets » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:11 pm

Well Alex is a hin mutant. Andy tells him that. LOL
To be fair I don't know if a handful of dice would help - just imaging if I was riding a crazed horse galloping down the streets while wildly throwing D20's over the sides and screaming for people to tell me if any of them landed on a 19 or a 20. -DM Wish
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby High Primate » Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:22 am

CragOrion wrote:it would be so cool if if/when we get haks, if they could give the option of changing your character height between a set range on char creation

EDIT:
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SteelsSweets wrote:How tall is the "hin male"?


This can be done with a dialogue in the entry area. I don't even think it needs haks. You scale character sizes by assigning a certain character model and tail, and a script could do that.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Diilicious » Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:46 am

without haks though from what i understand, you can only have a preset character model whos appearance can not be changed.

so even if you wear armour, or a helmet, etc.. it wont show these things.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Mithreas » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:44 am

Yes - scaling doesn't work for dynamic models in the base game. So for monster races we could scale size (something I almost did a while back) but for anything that shows clothing changes it wouldn't work.

Haks could change that, if anyone has built scaling dynamic models.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Miaou » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:58 am

Agreeing with what Crag said, halflings are around three feet tall, give or take a few inches.

Also scaling models exists with haks. Even scaling individual parts. Doesn't need multiple models or anything.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby Astral » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:14 pm

Miaou wrote:Also scaling models exists with haks. Even scaling individual parts.
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Re: Fun with sizes

Postby azrael_athing » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:15 am

Diilicious wrote:hahaha, yea.... i never understood why gnomes have insanely long limbs and tiny bodies...


I think they are aiming for making the Gnomes significantly different from "small humans" therefore they made them so that they would not be scaled "correctly" in human standards.
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