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Thread: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

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    Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Hello fellow.

    I'm planing a game, something simple. It will be a clone of FamousItalianPlumber Kart using a retro Mode-7 style. Problem is how can I create the car graphics? I think I can create simple 3D models with a graphic application then render them in 8 directions, but I never used a 3D editor so I don't know which one to use.

    So, I need a 3D model creator simple for beginners, that allows to render 2D sprites in different angles and animations (or another application that allows this) and md2 support (this last is because I did wrote a md2 loader some time ago so I can use it if I'll do a 3D game someday ). Can you recommend me one?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Blender or Milkshape. The first is free the other around $50 or so, I think.

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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Personaly i never understood blender ui.

    You might also want to look at anim8or: http://www.anim8or.com/main/index.html and even into google sketchup http://sketchup.google.com/
    http://3das.noeska.com - create adventure games without programming

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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Use DeleD!

    It is easy to learn and has a very simple UI. It is written in pascal and it's even opensource now.
    You should give it a go.
    Coders rule nr 1: Face ur bugz.. dont cage them with code, kill'em with ur cursor.

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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Two apps that I know can do it:
    SpriteWorks ($50 US) - http://www.envygames.com/content/?page_id=65
    SpriteForge (Lite is free) - http://www.d-grafix.com/?page=spriteforge

    Depending on what you want to do, either may be a quick and simple solution for you.

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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    I see most of them are Windows only. I hope I can use them with Wine (Anim8or says it works). I'll take a look.

    Thank you.
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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Yeah, I'd like to find something cross platform as well. If nothing else, writing something like this can't be that bad (of course, as you can see from my other post I don't know 3D cross platform LOL). Maybe someone will build a similar app in Laz so it is cross platform

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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    Quote Originally Posted by Old Spanish proverb
    If you want to get it right, do it yourself.
    Again. In the last months I said this to myself a lot of times. Actually I have two projects in mind that "re-invent the wheel": a Pascal interpretor, (because I can't find one that fits my needs) and a "personal versioning manager". Should I add a 3D editor + Sprite maker?

    Actually I like the idea. And it's bad. Too bad.
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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    I like the idea of your own version management system.

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    Re: Looking for a 3D editor to create 2D sprites

    The views expressed on this programme are bloody good ones. - Fred Dagg

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