Where Do I Start For This Style?
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Posted 09 November 2012 - 11:07 AM
I was wondering how would I recreate a style similar to the non-band footage in the source video (like the intro stuff). Should I use 3D models or 2D? What game engine would be best (for PCs. Maybe ported for mobile)? Any particular shader? Any help would be appreciated. This would be for a future project, so just trying to plan ahead.
I am somewhat knowledgeable in 3D modelling (I do mostly environments), and very knowledgeable in programming and digital art. Don't know much on animation yet.
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:04 PM
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:36 PM
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:35 PM
how would I recreate a style similar to the non-band footage in the source video (like the intro stuff). Should I use 3D models or 2D? What game engine would be best
This is not a Game Design question. Not sure if it's a Visual Arts question, but I suspect it's a For Beginners question. Moving it accordingly.
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Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:49 PM
The higher the quality, then the more likely it will be rendered rather than in real time, though real time is fast closing the gap in quality. I recommend both 3D and 2D art for something like that. Some effects such as lighting and particles would be a natural addition.
Blender - Python, Open Source, no cost development environment
XNA - C# mainly, Planet Renderer, still rocks, so XNA is a consideration
Ogre3D - C++ mainly, can do an image job quite nicely with custom coding and plug-ins
MonoDevelop/Mono for C# and others
SharpDX for C# and others
SDL - C++
I use GIMP, Blender, Wings3D, Mono, and learning a little SharpDX.
There are other engines and simulations out there, some open source and others proprietary, so have a nice search and a nice day!
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