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TheLoneWolf
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Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:09 pm

Howz it going, Wolfy?

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Wolfy
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Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:16 pm

TSB is temporarily on-hold while I get things moved over to blender (many materials/textures broke, and I spent over a week just fixing the importer so that the meshes themselves would work), and then code up some UI alterations to blender to make it useable for my workflow
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Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:21 pm

Wolfy wrote:
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:16 pm
TSB is temporarily on-hold while I get things moved over to blender (many materials/textures broke, and I spent over a week just fixing the importer so that the meshes themselves would work), and then code up some UI alterations to blender to make it useable for my workflow
Best of luck there!

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Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:57 am

This is a necro, but I'd like to bring to attention the fact that, since Dropbox discontinued the public folder, all the images Wolfy's put up have disappeared. I suppose I'd also like to ask about progress.

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Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:15 am

Oh right. That.
I'll need to put up a gallery or something at some point of TSB pictures.


Anyways, progress over the past year has been pretty much non-existent due to having to switch over to blender and doing a whole lot of work around getting the files to work and such

On the plus side, thats nearly totally resolved, and I have 3 vastly faster computers (thanks AMD) than what I was using previously.
Currently I'm remaking my materials & textures library from the ground up in blender, so all of the ships in TSB will be getting re-rendered with 120 frames (updated with the new scaling & camera setup that george is using now, and having high resolution renders for hero images). This will probably also force george to make the move to 64bit sooner rather than later.

Here is a sample re-rendering (WIP):
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Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:18 pm

Glad to hear you're getting somewhere! Also the new render looks sweet.

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Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:42 pm

Wolfy wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:15 am
Oh right. That.
I'll need to put up a gallery or something at some point of TSB pictures.


Anyways, progress over the past year has been pretty much non-existent due to having to switch over to blender and doing a whole lot of work around getting the files to work and such

On the plus side, thats nearly totally resolved, and I have 3 vastly faster computers (thanks AMD) than what I was using previously.
Currently I'm remaking my materials & textures library from the ground up in blender, so all of the ships in TSB will be getting re-rendered with 120 frames (updated with the new scaling & camera setup that george is using now, and having high resolution renders for hero images). This will probably also force george to make the move to 64bit sooner rather than later.

Here is a sample re-rendering (WIP):
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Nice I like, gimme gimme :o :o . It would be great if the dome sections fired ray weapons in different directions at the same time and / or different sequences!?!?!
NH620

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