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Offline Kazan

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POF CS - Next item on the list 3DS file read/conversion
Ok 3DS modelers talk to me.. give me the file format documentation, etc.

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Offline Nico

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Well, I can't help you there, but I think you'de better use the Max format, coz it allows groupings, which could be used for hierarchy... hem, in second thought, the element/object relation in 3ds could be used too, maybe?
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Offline Kazan

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I have no idea what you're talking about im not a 3DS modeler

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Offline Styxx

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Huh, the MAX format is rather closed as far as I know. I found some specs for the 3DS format, but enver found anything about the MAX format, so I guess that it would be quite hard.

And MAX files have the basic shapes and the modifiers, not the real mesh info, so it would imply in a LOT of processing to calculate the final format of the model...
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Offline DragonClaw

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  Where may I find this "documentation"

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Offline Styxx

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And I'll see if I can find the 3DS format specs. I've wrote a 3DS reader once...
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Offline wEvil

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i have the SDK which shoud contasin all the info on .3DS and .MAX formats...of course thats' more geared towards writing a plugin to run in the MAX environment but i doubt it would be unadaptable to your needs  

got it already RARed up..8mbs.



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Offline Styxx

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Probably away. Contact through email.

 

Offline DragonClaw

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  I found a location where you can download an export plug-in for 3ds so it exports in .cob format (instead of having to use 3dexploration).  Will that help?

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Offline wEvil

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WHERE?!
WHERE?!

TELL ME NOW!


please.
 

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Offline DragonClaw

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  Here: http://www.okino.com/conv/max_demo.htm

you need to download the other 2 demos first though... bahhh..  

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Offline wEvil

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Thanks..i'll have to fiddle around with this and see if i can finally get a model into fs2!



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Offline Snipes

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Kazan, howsabout a Lightwave to pof conversion?

I have LW only, and can't get my hands on ts...
     
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Offline Kazan

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i dont think so

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Offline DragonClaw

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Snipes get on ICQ

got a little surprise for ya

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Offline DragonClaw

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Bump
I mean.... Hump    

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POF CS - Next item on the list 3DS file read/conversion
Kazan, has anyone sent you any of the stuff you need?
If you got this working it would definately be pretty damn cool/useful.  
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Offline Nico

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Indeed   No more Torture space! Nothing could make me more happy. If it could autogenerate the hierarchy too... (naming an object turret01 links it automatically to the objecy called LOD1) Yeah I know, I'm dreaming again  

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Offline Kazan

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both compiler versions SHOULD have pretty much the same features

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Offline Snipes

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damnit, if only i knew how to use the version of TS I got *looks at dragonclaw and grins*
     
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