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Toni Petrina

3dsmax as lightmapper?

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Is it possible to use 3DSMax(4.2) to export lighting solution for particular scene? I am thinking of writing my own lightmapper but I am curious if it is possible to ue Max instead.

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Lol, nice answer. I''d be interrested in this as well, so:

How can you use 3ds max to export lighting information for a scene, and how do you use it in an engine? Does it "bake" the lighting information onto textures, or produce seperate lightmaps?

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The render to texture features were added to MAX 5.0.
Maybe it can be done by using tons of maxscripts, but that''s beyond my knowledge.

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