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Re: 3D modeller - K-3D

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Steve Baker wrote:

> Mads Bondo Dydensborg wrote:
> > But, this was in the context of OSS - K-3D looks very exiciting to me, and
> > I would love to hear the review of someone "in the knows" (like you, or
> > Steve Baker ;-)
> I downloaded it earlier today - my first impression is that it's not
> really designed for games work.  It seems *heavily* focussed on interfacing
> to renderman shading libraries, doing pre-scripted animations and that
> kind of thing.  I *still* havn't found out how to create a simple polygon!

I followed the tutorials, and created various objects. Don't know about a
simple polygon though.

> It's annoying that the only file format it really supports is it's own special
> XML format.  Still, it shouldn't be hard to convert into and out of it since
> it's ASCII and (hopefully) somewhat self-documenting.

I think it may even be documented in their manual.


Mads Bondo Dydensborg.                               madsdyd@challenge.dk
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