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Animator / What are steps 4 char. creation
« on: January 03, 2015, 11:13:54 AM »
i was wondering what the steps are for creating a character? so far i got.

import mesh
build skeleton
assign vertices
create poses/animations

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Editor / Question about auto build level?
« on: January 01, 2015, 11:56:39 AM »
If you name your textures floor, walls, ceiling, doors, Will it assign those textures to the right places or is it just completely random?

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Editor / My Video tutorials on youtube.
« on: January 01, 2015, 10:08:15 AM »
Since there doesn't seem to be a tutorial section, I'm going to post some videos here. I will be starting with some very basic ones as i really don't know much about the engine yet. I hope more advanced users join in and start making some tutorials.

How to move in the editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsXkSkuhAHM&list=PLhJggTWzV8SXFtUkeIuWFYHzpz7U_17-I

How to import a model

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhjBIj8ucIY&list=PLhJggTWzV8SXFtUkeIuWFYHzpz7U_17-I&index=1

How to build a skeleton and assign verticies to bones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86UM0Hx5LW0&feature=youtu.be

          This video shows you how to animate a character with poses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p59rppisPi0&feature=youtu.be

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3D Modeling Help / Fragmotion Videos on my site
« on: January 01, 2015, 08:01:48 AM »
Just incase anyone is interested i have some fragmotion video tutorials on my website for download. http://www.chaosbrosfilms.com

They are located on Joe's page. You have to right click on them and click "save target as"

I also have some free models that you can make dim3 ready and use as you want.

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Animator / How 2 set bones?
« on: December 29, 2014, 03:10:20 PM »
When setting up a skeleton for a character is there an easier way to move the bones into position than entering numbers into the string box? Can you somehow drag them into position? Also, what does (set bone do?) Also, How do you attach the verts to bones?

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Editor / Notes on editor
« on: December 28, 2014, 09:47:02 AM »
As i start playing with Dim3d, I'm taking down notes and adding them here. I encourage others to add facts (not questions.) to this post.

 When viewing models.............................................

Scroll wheel zooms in and out.

Alt+lmb will rotate the view.

Spacebar+drag in window moves up, down, left, right
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             When positioning bones.
Red line is x axis: Positive number is screen left. Negative number is screen right.

Green line is y axis: Negative number is up. Positive number is down

Blue line is z axis: Positive number goes back. Negative goes forward.

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It appears that the only 2d picture format that can be used is .png
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Set bone: Attaches the selected verts to a bone.
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Mesh/scale: will scale just the mesh.
Model/scale: will scale the mesh and bones and hit boxes.

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Idle Chatter / new guy here
« on: December 27, 2014, 07:14:04 AM »
Hi, i'm joe. Just wanted to get a post on here. Just started messing with dim3(on windows) Will have many questions later. ;D

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