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Modeling HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Modeling & Skinning' started by MurrayMurray, Apr 14, 2004.

  1. MurrayMurray

    MurrayMurray New Member

    Apr 14, 2004
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    i'm a beginner to modeling. :lol:
    my computer cant download big files.
    i need a 3d modeling program. (not too big)
    i also need help about all those wierd sounding words and meshes ect.
    if there's something like a guide. (no tut cos i cant download something big.
    also how do you convert the files?
    so many questions.
    how do you make skins\models?
  2. BulletProof

    BulletProof ...I wish I was

    Mar 27, 2002
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  3. Voodoo_180

    Voodoo_180 n0b

    Feb 13, 2001
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    Milkshape 3D is always a good start, seems to be the most supported low-cost program in terms of exporters etc. Use it for modelling, skinning and animation.
    Blender is open-source and therefore completely free, but well done to you if you can figure out the user interface, I certainly can't! ;) As far as I know it does everything - modelling, skinning and animation.
    Ultimate Unwrap3D is purely for unwrapping your models so you can skin them correctly.
    CharacterFX is purely for skeletal animation.

    These are the main low-cost/free download programs I have come across in my time. If you have a higher budget then you can move on to things like the Caligari products (trueSpace and gameSpace), Maya, or the mighty 3D Studio MAX. But if I were you I'd stick with the ones mentioned first, approximately 200x cheaper :D

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