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This topic contains 13 replies, has 9 voices, and was last updated by  Ola 10 years, 1 month ago.

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  • #5822

    pitt
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    Hi

    I’m actually a vb/sybase developer with a financial institution but I’ve had an idea for some educational software. I’m looking to do some mock up’s but have no experience with animation. Could you recomend anything out there that won’t break the bank but can produce good results and would be good for somebody starting off?

    cheers

  • #35377

    Skyclad
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    Could you detail what you mean by animation a little more? Are you looking for software that can do animation, people who can do animation, or software that can be integrated into a n application that can render existing animations?

  • #35378

    pitt
    Participant

    sorry

    It was a bit vague. I’m looking for a 3d animation game development software package. The idea I have is educational but the I wanted to do it in the style of a first person, point and click adveture/puzzle game. I have programming experience and product development experience but It’s all in financial software and I’m not familiar with animation/game development packages at all.

  • #35379

    mal
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  • #35380

    pitt
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    thanks mal for thelinks and info .

  • #35385

    Idora
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    sorry

    It was a bit vague. I’m looking for a 3d animation game development software package. The idea I have is educational but the I wanted to do it in the style of a first person, point and click adveture/puzzle game. I have programming experience and product development experience but It’s all in financial software and I’m not familiar with animation/game development packages at all.[/quote:2cb76f76ce]based on what you’ve said re: point and click, you could try out Adventure Game Studio (http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/) which would be much easier to get to grips with than a 3D package and is available for free

  • #35386

    mal
    Participant

    Point and Click was mentioned, but also…

    > I’m looking for a 3d animation game development software package.
    and…
    > I wanted to do it in the style of a first person

    AGS would tick one, Blender would tick all three.

  • #37469

    Ola
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    Does any1 know a good java programming software compilere and IDE and does any1 know where i can get video tutorials on 3d max 7???

  • #37470

    parrotbait
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    3dbuzz have tons of video tutorials for 3ds(the same techniques apply across versions) http://www.3dbuzz.com/ click on the video training on the top bar – needs registration.

    Found this the other day, haven’t looked through it yet but could be good
    http://www.poopinmymouth.com/tutorial/tutorial.htm (the website is fine, strange name though!)

  • #37472

    Kentaree
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    Does any1 know a good java programming software compilere and IDE and does any1 know where i can get video tutorials on 3d max 7???[/quote:13be6fe72f]

    Have you considered looking at the Officile Sun Java Website where they have both a compiler and an IDE? Although personally I would recommend Eclipse over Netbeans, but that’s down to preference :P

  • #37475

    lk_
    Participant

    There’s some good video tutorials on the new Azurerus…forget the name…. legit video tutorials…. not dodgy torrents.

  • #37479

    Ola
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    Eclipse serious? That programme does my head in. It doesn’t compiler! I tried jcreator as that doesn’t compile either. I think I will stick to my C++ and HTML. "I can run but i can’t walk" if you know what i mean!

  • #37482

    jayd
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    Eclipse serious? That programme does my head in. It doesn’t compiler! I tried jcreator as that doesn’t compile either.
    [/quote:a9ac9cc001]

    I’ve use Eclipse in the past and I was able to compile and debug java programs using it. It’s a pretty decent IDE considering its free and certainly good enough to get any java development work done. Although, the one thing missing from it is a GUI editor.

  • #37484

    Ola
    Participant

    Eclipse serious? That programme does my head in. It doesn’t compiler! I tried jcreator as that doesn’t compile either.
    [/quote:2436159d3d]

    I’ve use Eclipse in the past and I was able to compile and debug java programs using it. It’s a pretty decent IDE considering its free and certainly good enough to get any java development work done. Although, the one thing missing from it is a GUI editor.[/quote:2436159d3d]

    Ah ok maybe am doing some thing wrong!

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