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===[TASK]=== Ox Cart Trader

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lilstewie    27

Very easy. Bullock carts have existed in the subcontinent sense the Indus civ and still exist in modern times.

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Here's a nice cart..

Make it less ornate I guess and without that lion head. I like those openings on the cart above too. Looks like the railing design that pops up all the time in the reliefs.

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lilstewie    27

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INDIA - FEBRUARY 17: Medallion decorated in relief from the balustrade of the Stupa of Bharhut, Buddhist monument, Madhya Pradesh, India. Indian Civilisation, 2nd century BC. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

Found a relief of a cart design from that period. I'm sure there were many designs.

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Pureon    705

Thanks for the references lilstewie (y)

Making the cart won't take very long, but modeling, texturing, and animating the ox is another story. We may have to use a horse for now.

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lilstewie    27

Thanks for the references lilstewie (y)

Making the cart won't take very long, but modeling, texturing, and animating the ox is another story. We may have to use a horse for now.

No problem.

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Pureon    705

I'll do it. Sounds easy and fun to do.

Expect updates after the holidays season :)

You'll model, texture, and animate the ox for us? Great (y)

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Gen.Kenobi    48

Well, I suppose I could try.

As long as someone rigs the ox model that I'm supposed to model - given that I'm sucessful on that task - I think I can do it.

I need to start animating either way. Maybe this is a good opportunity for me.

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Gen.Kenobi    48

I can try, but I'd need someone with experience to review it, as I never did a rig from scrath - I mostly used Blender's rigfy add-on, but it doesn't works ingame and only for bipeds...

I am not an animator. But that doesn't stops me to learn it.

Anyways, I've started to research the ox anatomy.

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I'll dump what I find interesting here. If someone comes up with something better, please post it here too.

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Enrique    1,296

I played around with the wildebeest mesh and matched those references and others, if someone wants to try to texture I'll post it here.

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Pureon    705

I played around with the wildebeest mesh and matched those references and others, if someone wants to try to texture I'll post it here.

Nice. Daniel want to take it from there?

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poVoq    10

Hmm... actually to my experience living in Nepal for 3 months, something like this (buffalo cart) is much more common than oxen carts.

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Not sure about Mauryan time though ;)

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lilstewie    27

Hmm... actually to my experience living in Nepal for 3 months, something like this (buffalo cart) is much more common than oxen carts.

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Not sure about Mauryan time though ;)

True, water buffaloes are there, but I think Zebus were used more.

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Lion.Kanzen    1,860

I'm Indian, and I would say that ox carts are most prevalent now, and, based on my knowledge of ancient India, in the Mauryan period.

before what they use for animal force to bearing stuff?

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