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#1 Syntax Error

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 05:01 AM

I just want to know what is the name of the 3D design software you are using.
Is there only one to make 3D and textures?

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 06:59 AM

i'm using 3ds max, and if i ever get to know how to use it, photoshop.

though, you can also use maya, blender, wherever you want.

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 11:25 AM

Everyone uses different software to model in but as a standard all the models are posted as .3ds

Blender is an open source program which means no cash outlay for you. Then going up the scale a little, Milkshape is another prog some of the team use which isn't very expensive but is quite powerful and is designed for making game models so its ideal for use in the project.

Then going upscale again into big money territory you have Maya, 3dsmax and all the other high end modelling software.

A similar situation for texturing at the open source end of things you have theGimp which is very much like photoshop only free.

Then going up the money scale paintshop pro is getting to be a very powerful program now. There are lots of other painting and image editing software for a similar amount of money as psp so its a case of pay your money and take your choice.

Then we get up to the big boys again like Photoshop which will set you back a hefty amount of cash.

My advice would be to go for Milkshape and either theGimp or psp and you'll have access to everything you'll ever need for the project. Hope that helps.

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 11:56 AM

Or nab photoshop. You can get it at bestbuy for around 100$ if its on sale.
Or there are other, more unsavory methods of getting it, but you don't want to know about those. :)

Of course, you have to know how to make textures before photoshop can be useful! :)
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Posted 29 November 2003 - 12:05 PM

Well, thank you for all these explanations, if i have understood, i must use a software for 3d design and an other for texture, is it correct?

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 01:48 PM

A modeling program (such as maya, 3dsmax, blender, milkshape, etc) is required to make a 3d model, such as a piece of equipment that will be used in the game.
Another program is usually required to do textures (usually Photoshop, paintshop, or the gimp.)
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Posted 29 November 2003 - 02:38 PM

Are there no sites where we can find textures already made?

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 04:17 PM

plenty. use google to find em.

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Posted 29 November 2003 - 04:29 PM

Gooood, i have find some.

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Posted 30 November 2003 - 02:34 AM

Make sure the texture you use (or modify) are royalty free..

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Posted 30 November 2003 - 03:47 AM

Of course.