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The Ronin 119 May 18, 2012 @ 6:05am
[Ronin's Workshop Idea Thread] SUSPENDED! Got a TF2 idea? Let us listen to them
It's been going on for a while and it must be addressed officially in this thread. It has been increasingly difficult for me to make items for TF2 due the time i have in real life. Because of this it was also difficult for me to take any ideas and work on them.

Effective immediately, i will be suspending my activity in this thread indefinitely.

Thank you for everyone that suggested and posted in this thread and i apologize if couldn't comment on your ideas. I will be making more items though at a very slow pace and I will leave this thread open in case that i may need to look for ideas. I will contact the person if i choose his/her idea.

That is it for now.

BASIC RULES:
  • Create a ITEM idea.
  • Post your COSMETIC ideas on the comments.
  • Post an image of your idea.
  • Dont post Weapon, Taunts, Animations, Effects or Map ideas.

For those still reading on... We want to help the community get more involved in submitting items in the workshop. So if you think you have a good idea for an item for us to create for TF2, post them here and lets discuss them. If it's good we'll work on it. You will be creadited with at least 5% of the contributor shares and more if you work with the model itself. Posting pictures and raw renders are prefered. Please, post ideas for TF2 cosmetic items only, we cannot create maps, particle effects or weapons or stats at the moment.

Also, please do not add me in steam. Do not try and give me your idea in steam chat as well. It's not only going to take my time, it is also not safe. I cannot possibly keep track of everyone i talk to so there is very minimal possibility for me to credit you that way. If you feel that posting your idea publicly is not suitable for you or are afraid for the idea to stolen, then i'm sorry i cannot accept it privately.

Recently completed Items:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=79247527
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=81206712
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=90095838
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92498965
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92497768
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=94669677
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=97308114
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=97410294
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=111327749

Rate them up if you like them. Thanks for your support.


*Winter Ideas:
All-Class Goggles Remake
Multi-Class hoodie
Kringle Heavy (Heavy)
Scout Coat (Scout)
Overcoat with Scarf (Medic)
Hot Mug + Hot Canister (All-Class)
Angel Wings (Pyro)
Winter Boots (Multi-Class)
Snowboard (Scout)


*Working Ideas:

Football pads
Fist Full of Bullets Remake (soldier/engineer)
Guitar Case with New Guitar model (misc and taunt for the Engineer)
Tomahawk (scout)
Indian Headdress (Scout)
Gorilla Buddy (Heavy)
Musketeer Set (Demo)
Confederate Hat (Soldier)
Confederate Sword (Soldier)
Dagoon Helm (Medic)
references
Paratrooper (Soldier)
Scout medal
Turban (Demo/Soldier/Heavy)
Bag Pipes
Zorro Hat + Domino Mask

*These ideas are ideas i'm actively working on. It may or may not be completed based on many circumstances. If they are removed from this list, it means they will not be worked on due to some justifiable reason. The ideas work list is also arranged in no particular order.
Last edited by The Ronin; Dec 21, 2013 @ 6:44am
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The Ronin 119 May 21, 2012 @ 9:37am 
http://i.imgur.com/CLLlN.jpg
Here's sample of a set i'm working on currently from a community idea.
Oubliette Jul 25, 2012 @ 3:14pm 
i have an idea for a sniper weapon.
"The Unwelcome Surprise"
level 5 bayonet
-15% base charge rate for sniper rifle
-10% fire rate
instantaneous weapon switch between primary and this weapon
longer reach
The Ronin 119 Jul 25, 2012 @ 4:35pm 
Thanks for the input. I would prefer model design suggestions though.
Big Shep Jul 25, 2012 @ 6:38pm 
Originally posted by Emrikir:
i have an idea for a sniper weapon.
"The Unwelcome Surprise"
level 5 bayonet
-15% base charge rate for sniper rifle
-10% fire rate
instantaneous weapon switch between primary and this weapon
longer reach

The workshop is mostly for models only. Not much stats. Of course if you have made a model you are allowed to make suggestion stats. But of course Valve comes up with them.
Digits 2 Jul 25, 2012 @ 7:14pm 
Here's a simple one that surprisingly I did not find on the workshop:
A length of lead pipe for the scout as a bat. With a style that has barbed wire around the end.
If you want a throwable projectile with it I'd recommend a ball bearing.

It's simple, they could have picked it up on the battlefield, has a reputation as one of the best makeshift weapons out there and would fit the scout's character and the tf2verse.
KarkasMolenKlok ( <) Jul 26, 2012 @ 12:21am 
Hey Ronin, I have an idea I'll pitch to you once I get some of the concept art nailed down better. I'm trying to learn to do this stuff myself.

By the way, here's a quick concept-art of that "Corporal Punishment" I told you about.[files.myfrogbag.com] I know you said it screams set piece but for the life of me I'm struggling to come up with a proper set for it.
MrMarioman 1 Jul 26, 2012 @ 1:45am 
I'd like to see a green tank themed sniper rifle, which retains a smaller version of a tank's barrel.

RetroMike 32 Jul 26, 2012 @ 4:28am 
Nice idea Ronin. Keeps ideas off the shop page where they don't belong while giving people a place to express their ideas and possibly see them made real.
Big Shep Jul 26, 2012 @ 6:00am 
Ronin, you're being quite generous. Thanks for helping other people have ideas atleast submitted. You go out of your way for a lot of things and that really shows support to your fans, like me, I like your workshop creations. As well as everybody else who has taken the time and effort to make a descent model.
The Ronin 119 Jul 26, 2012 @ 7:34am 
Originally posted by KarkasMolenKlok ( <):
Hey Ronin, I have an idea I'll pitch to you once I get some of the concept art nailed down better. I'm trying to learn to do this stuff myself.

By the way, here's a quick concept-art of that "Corporal Punishment" I told you about.[files.myfrogbag.com] I know you said it screams set piece but for the life of me I'm struggling to come up with a proper set for it.

I generally try to avoid the "strapped together" style of items cuz if its not done well and doesn't make sense, it appears too contrived and tacked on to be a good idea. Also, these tropes are generally relegated to the pyro and probably some on the engie. Nice attempt though and could be interesting for some people to make.
boingydoo Jul 26, 2012 @ 8:11am 
i have an idea of a pyroland gun.....
the gumblaster! it looks like a flare gun (painted gold) with a glass ball full of gumballs!
patrick-johnson Jul 29, 2012 @ 11:31am 
I've got a hat for the sniper. I haven't come up with a name, but I think it's a good idea. It's the snipers default hat with a bullet hole through it, he was close... but you were closer.
patrick-johnson Jul 29, 2012 @ 11:33am 
I've also got ideas for a few other classes
patrick-johnson Jul 29, 2012 @ 11:39am 
For instance a misc item for the medic, It's the spys knife in his back with blood around it, you win this round
patrick-johnson Jul 29, 2012 @ 11:53am 
A hat for the Pyro, The Flamible Fedora. It's a light brown fedora that's scorched and smoldering around the edge, and bursts into flames when the pyro lands a criticle hit.
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