Sounds like the name of a rock band… Twenty-Two Elements.  And yes, they are basically rocks.

This week, I’ve hunted for various rock and stone 3D models on the good old ‘net.  After finding a bunch, I customized each one in an attempt to make them look like the 22 elements in the game that you can pick up using your terrain vehicle.

These elements are:

Aluminum, Antimony, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Endurium, Gold, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Platinum, Plutonium, Promethium, Rodnium, Silver, Tin, Titanium, Tungsten, and Zinc.

Of all these elements, two doesn’t exist in real life – Endurium and Rodnium.  For all of the others, I looked around for reference photos and tried to base my creations somewhat in reality.  Unfortunately, about 75% of the elements listed look like a silver rock.  So I tried to make some variations in the silver color and shine.

Here is a video of a test scene with all 22 of the elements laid out.  A few are easy to spot right away – such as gold, copper, and cobalt.