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Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« on: Jun 21, 2014, 01:30 AM »
Character Name: Nishi Ja'tejag
Occupation: Bounty Hunter
Affiliations: Shonare Vhekadla Clan and Dune Sea Garrison

Original Colour Ideas


Current Colour plan


Prior Colour plan

Icon Ideas July 2014


Visor Ideas


Current Visor Templates (July 2014) Trying decide between these two.
 

« Last Edit: Jul 19, 2014, 01:44 PM by aaronsneary » Logged
Nishi Ja'tejag

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Armour Planning WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=78236.0

Soft Parts WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=77697.0

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #1 on: Jun 21, 2014, 02:09 AM »
I'm not a fan of full size capes on Mandalorians. It just doesn't look right to me. This is just my opinion though. As for your color schemes I like orange and white one. It was the first one my eyes were drawn to. I'd go with the visor on the left and your icon looks pretty cool. This is just my 2 cents though.

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #2 on: Jun 21, 2014, 04:52 PM »
I will definitely attend some troopings before committing to the long cape. However, I am pretty sold on it. It does not preclude some kind of swarzy backpack though.

I've been toying with the idea of Ja'tejag being a Comms and Electronic Warfare heavy bounty hunter. I already have a shoulder or backpack mounted dish antenna built from 70's era photography hardware.

Thanks for your opinions.

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Nishi Ja'tejag

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Armour Planning WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=78236.0

Soft Parts WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=77697.0

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #3 on: Jun 21, 2014, 10:51 PM »
Everything looks good! Though without sounding like a nay-sayer, your icon kinda looks like it could be an alternative for the green lantern corps.

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #4 on: Jun 22, 2014, 01:35 AM »
Considering I have all nine Lantern corps tattooed on my left forearm I do see a slight resemblance to the Indigo tribe. It's not to much to make it noticeable.

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #5 on: Jun 22, 2014, 08:29 AM »
Considering I have all nine Lantern corps tattooed on my left forearm I do see a slight resemblance to the Indigo tribe. It's not to much to make it noticeable.
Seems legit.  8)

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #6 on: Jun 22, 2014, 08:36 PM »
I was going for something similar to Boba's chest emblem, but now that you guys mention it, it does seem more in line with the Lantern Corps logos. Which I was NOT going for.

What do you guys think of the visor design? I have a Hasbro Boba Fett (HBF) helmet, so it needs the eyes narrowed for sure, but I'd like something unique. The paper template will need to be made symmetrical, except I really like the diagonal line below the right eye. I haven't seen many asymmetrical helmet patterns. Is that frowned upon?

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Nishi Ja'tejag

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Armour Planning WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=78236.0

Soft Parts WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=77697.0

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #7 on: Jun 23, 2014, 01:31 AM »
You might wanna ask someone on the app team. This way you know if you can or can't.

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #8 on: Jun 23, 2014, 03:11 PM »
If you are going to use an HBF bucket you can not just put a shim over the visor you have to move the visor up and then elongate the bottom of the T and cheeks.

Be sure to check out the how to Mod an HBF thread : http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=45516.0

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #9 on: Jun 26, 2014, 07:12 PM »
Thank  you for posting the link to that. I had seen it before and am referring to it for my mods. The template I posted is to check the visor proportion and also the fang style mandibles. My plan is to cut and reattach the T into the templated position, use sintra or styrene for the fangs and fill the gap between the mandible and the plane of the visor.

I bought the HBF before I knew how much work it would require. It will take me time, but I have the skills. When I buy something for my son's kit, I want to spend a little more and work a little less. He wants a skull style helmet, but I think he'd be better off with a Rubies Jango.

Are there restrictions against adding shoulder pauldrons as well as the arm bells pictured?

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Nishi Ja'tejag

Riye cuyir te tauira be a ori'jate jag.  Ni shi jate jag.  Pirusti, Ni cuy' an staabi!

Armour Planning WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=78236.0

Soft Parts WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=77697.0

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #10 on: Jun 26, 2014, 07:36 PM »
If you want a Pauldron you can have one. There are a couple of kids that use them. Are you talking about your shoulder bells when you say arm bells?

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #11 on: Jun 27, 2014, 11:14 AM »
Yes, I have shoulder bells in progress, but found some cool plastic pieces that would make nice upper shoulder (from neck to shoulder bell) armor. If it doesn't interfere with the bucket.

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Nishi Ja'tejag

Riye cuyir te tauira be a ori'jate jag.  Ni shi jate jag.  Pirusti, Ni cuy' an staabi!

Armour Planning WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=78236.0

Soft Parts WIP: http://mandalorianmercs.org/forum/index.php?topic=77697.0

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #12 on: Jun 27, 2014, 11:19 AM »
I like the design! I'll be watching this!

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #13 on: Jun 27, 2014, 11:27 AM »
Yes, I have shoulder bells in progress, but found some cool plastic pieces that would make nice upper shoulder (from neck to shoulder bell) armor. If it doesn't interfere with the bucket.
You can totally have a pauldron, neck armor, upper shoulder armor, shoulder bells, and even bicep armor all at the same time. As long as your armor doesn't interfere with your helmet and it's comfortable, go for it.

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Re: Mando Ja'tejag WIP
« Reply #14 on: Jun 28, 2014, 03:43 AM »
Can you throw up a pic of what you're wanting to do?

 


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