A foxy request..

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I think it's time to update vanilla fox models and replace them with legion models like you have with bears. Starting with the most coveted.. Lightningpaw. there's an obvious paralell between the two if you use the Llothian mount and it's super immersion breaking.

I know specific requests such as this normally go unnoticed but i feel like it's worth a shove given the love given to other models.

:)
I feel like I was destined to support this thread.
There are no vanilla fox models. Foxes first appeared in Cata.

Update actual vanilla beasts like cats, wolves, scorpions, raptors, boars and owls before you bother what is still a fairly new model in the grand scheme of things.
09/27/2018 01:10 AMPosted by Grinresh
wolves,
NO.
NO.
NO.
NO.
NO.
NO!
They don't know what a wolf even looks like. All they make is stupid fat pigs with fur and stupid undershot teeth like some nasty, mud-grubbing hog. You leave my wolf ALONE. She is my first and most loved and she will stay as she is! *glares*
09/27/2018 01:10 AMPosted by Grinresh
There are no vanilla fox models. Foxes first appeared in Cata.

Update actual vanilla beasts like cats, wolves, scorpions, raptors, boars and owls before you bother what is still a fairly new model in the grand scheme of things.

They may not be from vanilla, but they share the same design as a lot of the models from before they started updating the art in the game. Pretty much every type of beast you listed there does have an uprezzed version available in-game already.

I was honestly surprised that they weren't among the models to be updated in BfA. Especially since they "updated" those non-tarantula spiders...but they barely look different.
09/27/2018 01:15 AMPosted by Xialla
09/27/2018 01:10 AMPosted by Grinresh
wolves,

NO! They don't know what a wolf even looks like. All they make is stupid fat pigs with fur and stupid undershot teeth like some nasty, mud-grubbing hog. You leave my wolf ALONE. She is my first and most loved and she will stay as she is! *glares*

YES.
YES.
YES.
YES
YES.
YES!
Look at this pixelated glowy eyed carboard toothed garbage:

http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=wolfskincoyote

That has never resembled a wolf in the slightest and it's embarrassing it's still in the game. It needs a facelift badly and so do the other remaining vanilla beasts:

http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=tigerskinblackstriped
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=boarskinivory
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=raptorskinyellow
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=batskinbrown
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=basiliskskinyellow-crystalskin
09/27/2018 01:03 AMPosted by Fantømex
I think it's time to update vanilla fox models and replace them with legion models like you have with bears. Starting with the most coveted.. Lightningpaw. there's an obvious paralell between the two if you use the Llothian mount and it's super immersion breaking.

I know specific requests such as this normally go unnoticed but i feel like it's worth a shove given the love given to other models.

:)
yeah personally I feel all starting pet models should be upraised on the top priority, since its the first animal a player as a hunter sees anin the game and is like WAHT !
09/27/2018 01:22 AMPosted by Grinresh
09/27/2018 01:15 AMPosted by Xialla
...
NO! They don't know what a wolf even looks like. All they make is stupid fat pigs with fur and stupid undershot teeth like some nasty, mud-grubbing hog. You leave my wolf ALONE. She is my first and most loved and she will stay as she is! *glares*

YES.
YES.
YES.
YES
YES.
YES!
Look at this pixelated glowy eyed carboard toothed garbage:

http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=wolfskincoyote

That has never resembled a wolf in the slightest and it's embarrassing it's still in the game. It needs a facelift badly and so do the other remaining vanilla beasts:

http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=tigerskinblackstriped
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=boarskinivory
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=raptorskinyellow
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=batskinbrown
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=basiliskskinyellow-crystalskin


I mean they shold still have some low res if you like em like mounts and stuff, but as long as they do as good as a job as they did with the high resed orcs im down
09/27/2018 01:21 AMPosted by Arlinea
They may not be from vanilla, but they share the same design as a lot of the models from before they started updating the art in the game. Pretty much every type of beast you listed there does have an uprezzed version available in-game already.

There are new boars, wolves, and raptors from draenor and new cats from pandaria and broken isles, but they're not updates for the vanilla ones, they're totally different creature designs without the same colorations. What they've started doing in BFA is actual 1:1 updates of beasts like spiders, wind serpents, gorillas, tallstriders, diemetradons, and thunder lizards which go back and replace all the old ones in the vanilla world. They need to finish the job and do all the pet families from vanilla before they start working on updating expansion mobs.
Please no. They already ruined the hyenas.

The old hyenas looked like feral, savage beasts who would brutally maul you to death.

The new hyenas look like stuffed animals from a disney-pixar movie who look like they just need a hug.
09/27/2018 01:28 AMPosted by Grinresh

There are new boars, wolves, and raptors from draenor and new cats from pandaria and broken isles, but they're not updates for the vanilla ones, they're totally different creature designs without the same colorations. What they've started doing in BFA is actual 1:1 updates of beasts like spiders, wind serpents, gorillas, tallstriders, diemetradons, and thunder lizards which go back and replace all the old ones in the vanilla world. They need to finish the job and do all the pet families from vanilla before they start working on updating expansion mobs.


Considering that there are foxes in BfA zones that stick out like a sore thumb, I ... disagree. Hell, there is already an updated fox model in the form of the mounts. I have no idea about the logistics, but it doesn't seem like it would be too much hassle to scale them down and turn them into NPCs.
09/27/2018 01:32 AMPosted by Arlinea
Considering that there are foxes in BfA zones that stick out like a sore thumb, I ... disagree. Hell, there is already an updated fox model in the form of the mounts. I have no idea about the logistics, but it doesn't seem like it would be too much hassle to scale them down and turn them into NPCs.

I guess it is kind of odd that they never took the Legion fox mount, removed the saddle, did a few recolors and made some versions usable as wild beasts. Part of the problem I guess is that the fox mount is using cat animations. (it's easier to rig player characters to ride something that's already got attachment points for mounting) It's OK for a mount that only ever needs to run, but it gets noticeable when your wild fox mobs are swiping and biting exactly like a cat would.
09/27/2018 01:22 AMPosted by Grinresh
http://www.wow-petopia.com/look.php?id=wolfskincoyote
I will take that any day over the stupid, fat, hairy, grub eating orc-pigs of Draenor. I am fine with the way my old wolf looks. I much rather she remain as she is than be turned into some glorified wart hog.
09/27/2018 01:30 AMPosted by Fatcow
Please no. They already ruined the hyenas.

The old hyenas looked like feral, savage beasts who would brutally maul you to death.

The new hyenas look like stuffed animals from a disney-pixar movie who look like they just need a hug.


I like the new ones, they are cute. My lightenslaved draenei hunter has a matching set of them.
I think some of the old style should be left for players that like that style. Wolves absolutely do not look like wolves in the updated version. I have old style and the newer version... My husband has a laugh because I call the updated version a dog...

Some of the newer versions are not so bad, but still in my stable are some old school cats and wolves. I love the rare lion... But I also love the look of old style tigers...

Updated wolves look like a bad hybrid of dogs...

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