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New Modder needs idea on which sofware to use for models

Post by USS_Oblivion » Mon Jul 14, 2008 3:51 pm

Could any of you suggest some programs that really work for you- Preferably FREE programs.

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Post by pepperman » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:22 pm

MilkShape 3D is probaby your cheapest solution ($35 USD)

http://chumbalum.swissquake.ch/

This software will allow you to model and there is a plug in pack that allows you to export them as SOD files. Its not too hard to learn and many Armada modellers use this application.

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Post by Zman » Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:54 pm

And for doing the textures there is paint.net which is free and easier to use than gimp.

http://www.getpaint.net/
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Post by USS_Oblivion » Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:00 pm

yay!

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Post by graviton » Sun Jul 27, 2008 1:45 pm

FYI, my absolute favorite modeling program is Newtek Lightwave 3D :D
I tried the trial version and fell in love with it. But it's rather expensive and doesn't directly export to SOD.
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Post by USS_Oblivion » Sun Jul 27, 2008 5:00 pm

will try out, ty

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Post by Captain_Bruce » Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:13 am

Gimp is free, and good for doing textures if you can't afford messing with photoshop or forking over money for it.
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Gimp

Post by hms_custody » Sun Oct 19, 2008 9:47 am

ok where can i get this gimp from i want to try it out textering i kind of got the hang of but if theres summat easier to use then maybe i cud use that. i think i know what oblivion is on about trial free programs because deleting and reregistereng the programs can be a paint in the butt ;-)

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Re: Gimp

Post by Zman » Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:29 am

hms_custody wrote:ok where can i get this gimp from i want to try it out textering i kind of got the hang of but if theres summat easier to use then maybe i cud use that. i think i know what oblivion is on about trial free programs because deleting and reregistereng the programs can be a paint in the butt ;-)
Look at my post.;)
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NR2K3(750+ tracks;5000+ cars)
ST:BC(latest KM-custom) ST:Legacy(custom)
ST:Armada(custom) ST:Armada2(custom)
ST:FO(latest version)
SW:EAW(custom) SW:FOC(custom)
TF2: Name - 086gf

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OH

Post by hms_custody » Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:02 am

Oh ok i already got that r there any other better ones ?

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Re: OH

Post by Zman » Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:12 am

hms_custody wrote:Oh ok i already got that r there any other better ones ?
That are free...no.
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ST:BC(latest KM-custom) ST:Legacy(custom)
ST:Armada(custom) ST:Armada2(custom)
ST:FO(latest version)
SW:EAW(custom) SW:FOC(custom)
TF2: Name - 086gf

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OK

Post by hms_custody » Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:33 pm

OK Has anyone tried blender 3d and why do u have to copy my questions cant u just reply normaly i find that irritating.

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Post by pepperman » Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:09 pm

One advantage of GMAX is that you can find books in the bookstore regarding its use (at least I think they are still available). But you are still going to have to use Milkshape to covert it.

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Post by Zman » Mon Oct 20, 2008 9:09 pm

Fallengraces wrote:and there is Blender again free but you have to ask Zman how to use it i still havent got the hang of it yet.
hms_custody wrote:OK Has anyone tried blender 3d
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro
http://www.blender.org/education-help/
My Games:
NR2K3(750+ tracks;5000+ cars)
ST:BC(latest KM-custom) ST:Legacy(custom)
ST:Armada(custom) ST:Armada2(custom)
ST:FO(latest version)
SW:EAW(custom) SW:FOC(custom)
TF2: Name - 086gf

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Post by USS_Oblivion » Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:12 pm

ty, i will try

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