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michiel | 2 years ago | 12 comments | 12 likes | 970 views

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Here's a screenshot of one of the projects we're currently working on.

Dinosaurs is a popular theme and lots of 3D models can be found on the internet. But personalizing and animating them is not easy.

The goal of this project is to make it easier to animate dinos:
-bending the neck in all directions
-bending the tail in all directions
-make them walk
-make them jump
-make them scream
-make them look in all directions

And also to make it easier to personalize the dino:
-changing the colours
-changing the pattern on the back (the orange stripes)
-changing the eyes

Next to this cartoon look, the dino effect will also support colour and normal mapping for a more realistic look.

Plan is to launch the Dinos and Dragons BixPack this Christmas, featuring a nice collection of dinosaurs and pterosaurs. All suggestions are welcomed!




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it's really beautiful ... amazing!
But can a simple cartoon-like man ( the classic little white man you see in the slides ) who fits many presentations be done? We talked about it ....

Franco Aversa, 2 years ago


Oh wow, this looks awesome!
I hope, Christmas is soon. ?

Ulli, 2 years ago


Wow...looks like Jurassic World..
realistic textures would be great for look..

Dani, 2 years ago


Nice. Would it be possible to have a displacement map too, for the skin, for example to simulate scales like a lizard skin and which would make the dino a little more terrifying?

vincent, 2 years ago


Je suis déjà impatient d'acquérir ce futur Pack

PAT67, 2 years ago


Thank you all!

Vincent, I love your Todo stack show. Great concept and great implementation! Please consider posting the show files in this community. Thank you!

michiel, 2 years ago


Michiel, thank you, just post the BT show.

outerspace-software.com...

vincent, 2 years ago


ah ah Vincent....it must also be the list of my housework.

Franco Aversa, 2 years ago


Hi Franco, we have all our ToDo list...

vincent, 2 years ago


I think it's tomorrow Christmas. At least it must be........ when I look to the gardening shops.
Great idea Michiel.

I hope we can look forward to not only fierce animals but also nice...Flinstone like creatures....

Filip, 2 years ago


Fantastic Michiel! :)

LostBoyz, 2 years ago




Here's another test render.

Animation system is working great!

michiel, 2 years ago


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Michiel den Outer is the founder and lead coder of Outerspace Software. He lives in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

If he isn't busy improving BluffTitler, he is playing the piano or rides the Dutch dikes on his bikes.

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