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A lot of scifi games are for sale on Humble Bundle, deals end on 8/19/2019


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  • #58192
    AvatarCoolhand
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    http://www.projectmessiah.com/x6/shop.html

    Currently selling for crazy, crazy discount car stereo prices…

    It won’t be good for building your spaceship, you’ll have to use blender for that or something else, but it has solid animation capabilities and its currently dirt cheap. approximately 6 or 7 of the queens english pounds, or 10 dollars if you’re some dastardly texas oil baron or some such. This package has been used for feature films such as harry potter, and this crazy pricing strategy is a pretty bold move, one that i’ve chosen to support.

    Once the bar is filled the offer is over and its filling quickly… this package animates characters, makes awesome looking renders and films, handles facial animation, automatically weights your rigs (this is a good thing) and all sorts of cool stuff… If you have need of it now, or think you may in future then for just a few groats it can be yours… who knows maybe we can get some characters into pioneer, have some exploring-a-planet-on-foot-shooting-at-stuff-with-a-cool-space-gun kind of stuff.. but whatever i think this offer is a great one even if you only have a passing interest.




    A lot of scifi games are for sale on Humble Bundle, deals end on 8/19/2019


    #77897
    AvatarKingHaggis
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    who knows maybe we can get some characters into pioneer, have some exploring-a-planet-on-foot-shooting-at-stuff-with-a-cool-space-gun kind of stuff..

    😯 wow…, yes please!

    #77898
    GeraldineGeraldine
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    That is too good an offer to turn down. I have not got a clue how to use this, but I am willing to learn, so I ordered the pro version. Thanks Steve! 😎

    I wonder if lew82 would be interested in this? I will PM him.

    #77899
    AvatarCoolhand
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    better hurry, the bar is nearly full.

    #77900
    Avatarshenle
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    I’m in for 1.

    #77901
    sscadminsscadmin
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    I am fairly new to 3D modeling but does anyone know the differences between Messiah and Blender? Because blender looks to be able to do similar things that this program can do and its free.

    #77902
    GeraldineGeraldine
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    From the little I have learned about it, it is an industry standard animation package with a wealth of features, think of it as an animation program as good as Lightwave was back in the day for 3D renders. Also it does seem to have some rendering capabilities. Perhaps Coolhand could throw more light on this as I am still waiting for my key to try it out?

    #77903
    Avatars2odan
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    …as I am still waiting for my key to try it out?

    You only get the product if enough people sign up for it AFAIK. But they will refund you if there aren’t enough purchases:

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    In the event the goal is not met, we will simply refund everyone.
    #77904
    Avatarshenle
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    Perhaps we should remake Pioneer into a FPS. 😆

    *ducks*

    (boooo, hisss…)

    #77905
    GeraldineGeraldine
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    First Person Ship?

    #77906
    AvatarCoolhand
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    never wanted to get up close and personal with your piracy? how about disabling a ship, docking, cutting thru the hull and stealing the cargo, or the entire shebang.

    anyway, this is very different to blender, it is animation package with numerous cool, professional movie production features, it has a great renderer also.

    That bar is very, very close now. get in while you can.

    #77907
    Avatarollobrain
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    first person ship sounds interesting

    #77908
    GeraldineGeraldine
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    According to the site the offer closes in 14 hours as they have already reached the amount of orders to fill the progress bar yesterday. Licences will be issued in 3 days time.

    #77909
    Avatarshenle
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    LOL. Does anyone remember a number of years back, when Frontier Developments’ page on Elite4 had some concept art on it – a girl in a spacesuit? :mrgreen:

    Perhaps that’s why E4 hasn’t been developed. They were waiting for this offer.

    #77910
    AvatarCoolhand
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    yeah, i’m sure thats been the whole problem all along.

    little dissapointed that it’ll be satuday before we get the licenses.

    but whoever has supported this may have done more than they realise, by this business model succeeding, we may see other businesses adopting a similar strategy. As we all know 3d software in particular comes in 2 flavours, free and extremely expensive. like 500 to 2000 dollars for most packages, which leads to a massive underground black market which is supported by a small handful of professionals who are the only people who can really afford this stuff.

    Hopefully we’ll see more sensibly priced software as a result… perhaps not the really big hitters who are firmly entrenched in their gouging insane policy but many of the smaller ones who sell for 500 – 1000 like modo, zbrush etc.

    coming soon to pioneer…?

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