Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city
Doug Jessee
Thu Oct 4th, 2012
Hello,

(you probably didn't mean me, but I thought I would share my very limited
experience with it)

I dont do more than look at it and try to make something, then get
distracted and never finish what I started.

I talked to the original creators of it, before it got snatched up by
Google, at my job at the time, and have always followed it since.

I like that people share the hard work they did creating the models and
have thrown a few models together to get something I wanted, but I wouldn't
call it working with it.

I find it much easier to work with than any other 3d tool, but I have only
tried a few and never longer than a month or two at most.

-Doug Jessee


On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 1:45 PM, Dalton Calford <dcalford-at-distributel.ca>wrote:

> Sounds good – never had a chance to work with Sketchup, what is it like
> to work with?****
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> *From:* nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:
> nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] *On Behalf Of *Whirlpool_1
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 04, 2012 1:18 PM
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> *To:* nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> *Subject:* Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city****
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> I have created some maps in Sketchup which I’m happy to share via DropBox.
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> **1) ***Winterhaven* (from D&D Keep on the Shadowfell)****
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> **2) ***Loudwater* (from D&D Forgotten Realms campaign setting)****
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> Also, a couple of test/sample dungeons that I was expermineting with are
> knocking around too.****
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> I posted the city maps on the wizards.com site a few years ago, and even
> got a nice comment from Chris Perkins their Creative Manager. Never had
> chance to do anymore, but I really fancied doing Fallcrest out of the 4E
> D&D DMs Guide… then Waterdeep lol J.. Life got in the way as per usual J**
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> Let me know if you want a DropBox link posted to the board address.****
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> Thanks,****
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> Glynn****
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> *From:* nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:
> nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] *On Behalf Of *Dalton Calford
> *Sent:* 04 October 2012 16:59
> *To:* nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> *Subject:* Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city****
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> True, I was not saying to share the models, I was stating that the Daz3d
> software is free and the models he has can be shared between the software
> he has. ****
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> The reason I was asking was that I already own a great deal of building
> models and if I own the same ones he has, then I can use any creation he is
> willing to share. As Daz is free, then anyone who wants to contribute
> could also purchase the required models and work on the project. Since
> most of the models are cheap on their own, if you are only working with a
> few, the cost to become a contributor would likely be under $100, which is
> far less than the cost of Bryce and other such packages.****
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> It all comes down to how accessible the material is and how steep the
> learning curve is.****
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> *From:* nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
> [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] *On Behalf Of *Dennisdutton
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 04, 2012 11:39 AM
> *To:* nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> *Subject:* Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city****
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> Rong, daz is a commercial company that sells models, I don't think you can
> upload to it without their revenew.
>
> Dennis Dutton****
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> Dennisdutton-at-yahoo.com****
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> On Oct 4, 2012, at 8:51 AM, Dalton Calford <dcalford-at-distributel.ca>
> wrote:****
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> I have used Bryce and Daz3D but not for a few years.****
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> Daz is free and I believe you can share meshes between Bryce/Poser and Daz.
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> Not sure though as I have not done it for a few years.****
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> *From:* nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
> [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] *On Behalf Of *Dennisdutton
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:33 AM
> *To:* nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> *Subject:* Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city****
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> ****
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> I'm using Bryce 6, Poser 6 and Photoshop CS4 for this.****
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> I got a package of a dozen ground floors, a dozen upper floors, a dozen
> roofs, etc. that can be used to make thousands of ****
>
> Georgian style buildings (from Zippy).****
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> My final results are in PDF format when I figure how to share them (the
> later being the steepest of the learning curves).****
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> Khaire, Theoros Dennis****
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> Iereus ekathbolou Dionysus****
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> Demarkhos, Demos Hellenotamiai****
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> ****
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> On Oct 4, 2012, at 8:13 AM, Dalton Calford <dcalford-at-distributel.ca>
> wrote:****
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> What software are you using? Which model meshes are you using?****
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> I am very interested in this.****
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> *From:* nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [
> mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com <nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com>] *On
> Behalf Of *Dustin Evermore
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 04, 2012 9:45 AM
> *To:* nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> *Subject:* Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city****
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> Yikes! Your font size frightened me. :)****
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> Might I suggest putting it in a google drive and setting permission to
> share it? Or if you use Dropbox you could drop it in your Public folder. In
> each of these options, you can simply copy the link (URL) and paste it in
> an email here. Both Google accounts and Dropbox accounts are free options.
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> On Oct 4, 2012, at 5:20 AM, Dennisdutton <dennisdutton-at-yahoo.com> wrote:**
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> I cannot send an attachment to this list, which is understandable, but if
> I m to share I need a address to send to.****
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