Re: [nbos] 3D medieval city
Paul Keyes
Thu Oct 4th, 2012
For low cost 3d modelling software I use DazStudio. Right now it is free
and you can get free or low cost templates to use in it. I use it for
everything from character sketches to environmental scenes.

Paul

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Dennisdutton <dennisdutton-at-yahoo.com> wrote:

> As to cost, again all I'm prepared to share are pictures as I cannot
> afford more software or commercial products. The models I use are free but
> I dot have the rights to distribute them. Regarding what others have I
> would be interested in low poly (free or very low cost) wavefront object
> files others are prepared to offer and concepts but I can't afford much
> else.
>
>
> Khaire, Theoros Dennis
> Iereus ekathbolou Dionysus
> Demarkhos, Demos Hellenotamiai
>
>
> On Oct 4, 2012, at 11:49 AM, Whirlpool_1 <whirlpool1-at-blueyonder.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> I discovered it during some annual leave I had years ago. I spent my
> annual leave playing with it, told work about it, and we now use it a lot.
>
> Compared to many 3D applications, it's the easiest out there. Just watch
> some tutorials on YouTube and use the online help.
>
> The style manager makes it a great visualisation tool.
> The Pro version allows you to export your meshes into other program's too
> (say Bryce or 3D Studio Max) for doing photo realistic renders, but the
> free version is easily powerful enough.
>
> It's worth a play ;)
>
> On 4 Oct 2012, at 18:45, 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 <nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com>] *On
> Behalf Of *Whirlpool_1
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 04, 2012 1:18 PM
> *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)****
>
> 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.****
>
> ** **
>
> 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,****
>
> Glynn****
>
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> *From:* nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [
> mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com <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****
>
> ** **
>
> 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. ****
>
> ** **
>
> 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****
>
> ** **
>
> Rong, daz is a commercial company that sells models, I don't think you can
> upload to it without their revenew.
>
> Dennis Dutton****
>
> Dennisdutton-at-yahoo.com****
>
>
> On Oct 4, 2012, at 8:51 AM, Dalton Calford <dcalford-at-distributel.ca>
> wrote:****
>
> I have used Bryce and Daz3D but not for a few years.****
>
> ****
>
> Daz is free and I believe you can share meshes between Bryce/Poser and Daz.
> ****
>
> ****
>
> Not sure though as I have not done it for a few years.****
>
> ****
>
> *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****
>
> ****
>
> I'm using Bryce 6, Poser 6 and Photoshop CS4 for this.****
>
> 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).****
>
> My final results are in PDF format when I figure how to share them (the
> later being the steepest of the learning curves).****
>
> Khaire, Theoros Dennis****
>
> Iereus ekathbolou Dionysus****
>
> Demarkhos, Demos Hellenotamiai****
>
> ****
>
>
> On Oct 4, 2012, at 8:13 AM, Dalton Calford <dcalford-at-distributel.ca>
> wrote:****
>
> 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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> ****
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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****
>
> ****
>
> Yikes! Your font size frightened me. :)****
>
> ****
>
> 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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