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Modeling and Animation 101

Discussion in '3D Modeling Tutorials' started by donut3.5, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. HappyTauren

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    Err. Dude. To model a full animated character, you need shitload of knowledge. And it is all here. So, read it. You can't model all of sudden either, you need something called PRACTICE.
     
  2. Tarandan

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    those i really need those programs i have photoshop can use it?
     
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  3. donut3.5

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    Photoshop is an image manipulating program, not a 3D modeling tool.
    --donut3.5--
     
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    i need help i dont get the programms to work could sommone tell me exactly how to make War3ModelEditor work cze when i try to start it it ust comes up a grey squere.
    as a start i need help with the others to but could sommone help me start with this?
     
  5. HappyTauren

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    What about learning to read, and make sense?
    First, it DOES start as a gray square, cause that is PREVIEWER window. All others are found under window menu. Also, you want someone to basically TEACH you how to do something on the INTERNET? That is just wrong, man.
     
  6. Frost_Mourne

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    I've tried to import a model into milkshape3D but every time i tell it to open a WC3 model and click ok it closes out. I read about the file in the folder thing earlier but I have it in the file, am i missing something? i'm going to re-read just in case but if anyone knows whats going on please tell me :smile:
     
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    what program is magos material manager? ;o i've searched for it alot but cant seem to find it
     
  8. Softy

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    are u doing like this? "click import then find Warcraft 3 MDX, far down in the list, then find ur MDX model wherever u've saved it" if u did like this and that doesnt work im afraid i dunno why its not working m8
     
  9. SuperCow

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    The tools don't work
    :cry:
     
  10. HappyTauren

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    If I wanted to edit a model, and, say a peasant for example, and edit the attack animation so instead of attacking with only one hand, he attacks with both hands(lets say, I add weapon attachment to both hands so he has 2 weapons).

    I would need some program like Milkshape right, but does anyone know if there are free programs(well, trial is fine too, as long as it's not Milkshape)?

    My Milkshape trial expired, bad thing is, is that I learned how to start editing skeletons of models to make animations AFTER the trial version expired.
     
  12. Linaze

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    This is probably one of the most useful tutorials about modeling that there is, it covers the most stuff you will need to know when beginning modeling for warcraft 3. It is also easy to follow, things are well described, tools are linked good. I see no reason to say anything negative on this tutorial.
     
  13. jadegolem

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    .... isnt milkshake 3d for half life? half life and half life 2 use mdl and mdx files i think
     
  14. donut3.5

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    It is most popularly used for half life, however there are exporters to other games available, such as an .mdx exporter for WC3.
    --donut3.5--
     
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    When i'm trying to open vertex modifyer and geoset merger i get an error.

    ''component 'COMDLG32.OCX' or one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid''

    Can anyone help me to fix this or tell me what's wrong?

    would be very happy then, i rly want to learn how to make models
     
  16. HappyTauren

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    Dude. Ever heard of Google You just need to download that file and put it in system32.
     
  17. SuperCow

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    well, i've done that but it don't work, so i am not sure what to do
     
  18. donut3.5

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    If you google COMDLG32.OCX, you should be able to find a link to download it. Put that in this location:
    C:\WINDOWS\system32
    Everything should work fine from there.
    --donut3.5--
     
  19. SuperCow

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    wll, it don't work
     
  20. Tyreal.F.E.A.R.

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    im sorry but ive been reading this for info and happy taurein cool ways to kill ure self totally fed up until i got to the end funny and perfect for how you used it and if i may STFU whiny bitches google what you want like import .mdx into milkshape3d its not hard or like how to climb the white house in a wheel chair come on how hard is this?