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Neverhoodian
07-13-2003, 03:55 PM
I just want some opinions here. What's a good 3D modeling program that:
1. can create models and animations
2. is easy to learn for someone who knows practically nothing on the subject
3. I can download for free

*puts on best Jar Jar voice* any help here would be hot.

ET Warrior
07-13-2003, 04:01 PM
Milkshape 3D is really easy to learn, however if does not allow you to UV unwrap your models, so you'd have to have someone with 3Dsmax to do it.


Gmax is another free one that is almost identical to 3Dsmax I have heard, but i'm not sure, i never downloaded that because my 56k is too slow.

You can search those out on google methinks.



(if you look in the modeling forum they have a stickied post about modeling help)

pbguy1211
07-13-2003, 04:22 PM
free? ha... the best ones arent free. in fact, they're very expensive. it also depends on that kind of 3d modelling you want to do.

legameboy
07-13-2003, 07:47 PM
GMax is good for after you get used to Milkshape I think. :)

Tremayne
07-13-2003, 07:57 PM
Here (http://www.discreet.com/products/gmax/) (<- ) you'll find gmax, tutorials, etc. It's really good.

Jo
07-13-2003, 09:51 PM
actually, there is an option on milkshape to UV unwrap..but i think thats only open after you buy it. and i use milkshape. im gonna buy it, it is very good for any total newb to modeling, i know because i was a newb to it. i just have the problem of extracting lightsabers into JO. i definately need to be tought that.

RoguePhotonic
07-13-2003, 11:44 PM
Just download 3dsmax.....who has what is it?...2000 bucks?