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Hi, i am a independent film dev. As you know we are not on the budgets like universal and momentum pictures. I am trying to create a greek battle of marathon and i have researched for AI battle software. I stumbled along massive which was used in the 300 and in Lotr. Its abit out of my budget does anyone know of a cheaper or even free simialar piece of software? Cheers Ben P.S fancy helping join the team! e-mail me studious512@googlemail.com

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BlenderPeople

That is the only thing close I have in my bookmarks, but don't get too excited. I doesn't look quite "ready for prime time" and I was hesitant to even post it - figuring someone must know of something better. I have not actually used it myself. Maybe if it got some active developement it could become something awesome.

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BlenderPeople development is on hiatus while I am writing my book. Development will resume in the Summer of 2008. I’ve had a number of requests for step-by-steps about getting BP running, and requests for personal service. Due to my writing schedule, I can’t give personal service right now. Also, the documentation is complete as of the latest version and contains a step-by-step simple startup. If you can’t get it working from that, I just don’t have time to help you get it going. Sorry for the inconvenience, but 1) 0.8 release and 2) free.

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One of the science channels on TV (History Channel, National Geographic, or some other) used the Total War engine for some historic battle visualization. I have no idea if it can be used for machima out-of-the-box, or if they used a special version. It's bound to be cheaper anyway, though :)

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One of the science channels on TV (History Channel, National Geographic, or some other) used the Total War engine for some historic battle visualization. I have no idea if it can be used for machima out-of-the-box, or if they used a special version. It's bound to be cheaper anyway, though :)


That was decisive battles I believe. Time commanders in the BBC in the U.K. used the Total War engine too.

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