High Block Change Request: Brick-colored slate

Request: Brick-colored slate

Request Type: General Addition

Try to describe all workarounds and associated issues that make it necessary to add this block in your eyes.
Request the addition of a new set of slate block, with the color of our current brick bloc (orange).
This is to complete the tile colors we have (red/salmon-ish with LP, and brown) and would be used at OT, the Arbor, probably Lannisport (in a future redo) and potentially Dorne/Sunspear.

My request is mostly based on the need for southern reach (OT/Arbor), in order to break the monotony of the LP slates before starting the 2 server builds that would use it.

Types of evidence to support your request: Historical

Historical Evidence
Just to support the general use of tiles in the southern Reach, it wasn't as hard and costly as we generally claim on the server, and on the contrary was very spread to have tiles roofs around Mediterranean.
Hence the large use of the tiles planned for OT and the Arbor.
 
I tried shifting the color of the LP slate to match that of small orange brick:

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The color ends up being very similar to the LP slate (requiring only a +5 shift in the hue wheel, about the same darkness/saturation). It's not a super perceptible difference. I'm wondering if it would be better for your purposes for me to add slab/stairs/etc. of the small orange brick block, which would allow for a bit of textural variation between roof types as well.
 
I'd like to discuss a couple of things regarding our brick blocks, but I'll need a little time to find some proper reference first.

It's mainly focussed on getting the stones to more accurate proportions, but it might go hand in hand with the changes that are mentioned here.
We're going to be using IMPERIAL measurements I hope? None of that continental nonsense.
 
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I'm wondering if it would be better for your purposes for me to add slab/stairs/etc. of the small orange brick block, which would allow for a bit of textural variation between roof types as well.
In the interest of avoiding ambiguity down the line, I'd like to take a stab at making a tile roof with a slightly different design to the LP slate.

To me, the LP slate resembles this style of roofing. Which is called "Moench und Nonne" in German, or "Teja Arabe" in Spanish, or "Tuile Canal" in French. It consists of two u-shaped segments densly packed. If I understand it correctly it has evolved from the classical "Tuile Romaine" or "Tegula et Imbrice" which consists of a flat segment and a single u-shaped segment.

So I'd love to try making "Tuile Romaine" to break up the texture instead of using the small brick texture, just in case we want to give that an update as bricks later.

 
Alternatively we can change our slate block (or make a new one) that represents slate more clearly, since in my eyes our current blocks represent roof tiles more than they do slate, even in the differing colours we have.

Slate can be laid in several ways, such as rectengular slating, ardoise coquette, scaled slating and German slating. Most of these forms also exist with tiles (except German slating afaik).
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Edit | These already exist in Thamus' texturepack
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To be honest I do not see the need to make a completely new texture for orange slate instead of just using the texture Emot made. The intended use of the orange slate, at least what I thought and then suggested to Eld was to make it match Mediterranean rooves in southern France and the Adriatic better than Lannisport slate does currently (in terms of color).
It also presents an issue as it would be the only slate texture with a pattern that is different from all other slates.
 

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