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camouflage for the new age

Discussion in 'Setting Discussion' started by Rizzo, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. Rizzo

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    I found a camouflage creator while I was surfing the web. It has a variety of patterns and can be customize with a very diverse group of options including color and pixelation. Its not my website, but I was hoping maybe it could help with depicting camouflage in the story.

    http://www.happyponyland.net/camogen.php
     
  2. Edto Xar'Sivaree

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    So far, I believe CADPat was considered the most effective Camo Pattern sometime recently? That may have changed though.

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f6/CADPAT.jpg/1024px-CADPAT.jpg CADPat for reference.

    I don't know how well we could improve Camo at this point, without getting into Scifi. Honesty at a certain point basic "Chameleon" systems would probably exist ((If it doesn't I am makig it)) and Camo would be more dependant of tricking sensor suits rather than Mk1 Eyeballs.

    It certainly is a cool website. Thoughts anyone?
     
  3. Wes

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    Wow, I'm glad Edto bumped this thread because I somehow missed this when it was first posted! This is a cool and useful tool.

    For the Star Army's current camouflage, RIKUPAT, I actually generated it in old Paint Shop Pro 7 using a free plugin I found.

    There is also camouflage fabric and of course the optic and volumetric camouflage that some Nekovalkyrja have.
     
  4. Legix

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    So this is a thing? I had asked about camo patterns and the like and nothing about this came up.

    @Wes - I think it might be beneficial to stockpile camo patterns, both public domain and in-house created, so that creators can more easily find and access them. I know for sure that Nepleslia didn't have one listed when I asked around (or at least, not that anyone knew), so maybe this can be some collective art page for the site?
     
  5. Edto Xar'Sivaree

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    I'm sure there are ways to Generate patterns, but at this point in Sci-Fi I don't see why Nepleslia would need a CamoPattern other than Asthetics. You guys may not be as finess as Yamatai is but like... I am pretty certain you are in the same technology tier.
     
  6. Wes

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    There is also a page for NMX camouflage patterns.

    I think it might be useful to have some central texture resource for SARP artists, not just camouflage but things like starship hull patterns too.
     
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