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Hi everybody, just joined the forums as I'm in need of some help/inspiration for a build I want to do. Recently I've been quite liking the idea of an assassins creed themed mod, however I have no idea how to incorporate that into the a build. I should mention this wont be my first computer mod and I will be water cooling the system. All I do know of for sure at the moment is the color scheme which will be white with accents of red. So far for overall theme ideas ill be finding somewhere to slap that assassins creed symbol but I also realized that perhaps a better way to do this mod overall would to not focus the mod on Assassins Creed in general but specifically on the Animus. It is overall what you see in during all loading screens and gives the theme for the GUI. Other than the Animus the only things that is carried across all three games appearance wise is, the eagles, the hood, the hidden blade, the long overcoat or cloak, and the white and red color scheme. Though the colors are somewhat absent in the most recent game. The problem is how do I incorporate things such as the hidden blade and hood. The hood is something I would really like to find a way to implement, so far all ive been able to come up with is some form of shroud at the front of the computer or an outline of the head etched into the side of the case. Id like to find a way for it to be more than an etch however. So please toss out any suggestions and advice! all is welcome. smile.gif
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First, Welcome on OCN thumb.gif

What case would you like to mod?
     
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I plan to decide on a case after getting a concrete idea of how I plan tp incorporate such ideas as the hood into the project. It will have to be big enough to accomadate watercooling and a two card SLI setup if that helps at all.
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I plan to decide on a case after getting a concrete idea of how I plan tp incorporate such ideas as the hood into the project. It will have to be big enough to accomadate watercooling and a two card SLI setup if that helps at all.

Yeah it does help a lot actually, any other preference?
     
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post #5 of 13
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Well in keeping with the theme it will have to be white. But other than colors no, I'm not a very picky person:p
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Well in keeping with the theme it will have to be white. But other than colors no, I'm not a very picky person:p

Whats about the budget? How much are you willing to spend for the case and how much for the mod?

Do you imagine your ''Animus'' like this?

     
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post #7 of 13
For an Assassins Creed mod, i would go with the last game. A Patriotic theme. Keep or Scrap?
     
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post #8 of 13
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To the animus yes that's how I pictures it. In total for just the case and mod I've got a budget of 750 dollars. As to the patriotic theme id been tossing that around in my head but worry it would come out screaming very much AMERICA and less assassins creed. Though Connors (assassins creed 3's protagonist) nati e american background has me thinking I could incorporate that into the build.
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To the animus yes that's how I pictures it. In total for just the case and mod I've got a budget of 750 dollars. As to the patriotic theme id been tossing that around in my head but worry it would come out screaming very much AMERICA and less assassins creed. Though Connors (assassins creed 3's protagonist) nati e american background has me thinking I could incorporate that into the build.

I think the best case to start with could be the NZXT Phantom 820



Whats about the white!

Review from Anandtech

About the mod: You could easily order a custom vinyls decals for all the side pannal, actually both side.
Something like this (Note that i just googled ''custom vinyl decals'' and clicked the first link, so you might want to check around)
Edited by charleybwoy - 11/24/12 at 1:23am
     
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post #10 of 13
Charley is right that White Phantom 820 would make a great case for that. The top of the case has a almost hood like contour to it already.

You could make the Hidden blade come down from under the front of the case into the mesh area.

You could get a large vinyl for the back panel and make a custom window for the other side. And use 1/4 clear tubing with red dye to look like blood veins.
Edited by AlderonnX - 11/24/12 at 6:50am
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