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by maddoctor
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Good material for steel blades?
Replies: 2
Views: 2451

Good material for steel blades?

I'm looking for a good material for steel blades, like swords, axes, arrow tips and so on There is no such metal preset to select and trying to find a proper metal file (.nk?) for steel proved to be impossible because there are loads of steel varieties. But I'm looking for one that looks good on bla...
by maddoctor
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: DS 4.8, Really 2.5 in Win 10?
Replies: 18
Views: 32268

Re: DS 4.8, Really 2.5 in Win 10?

There is no problem. I've used both R4 and R2.5 on DAZ Studio 4.8 and 4.9 and Windows 10 with no issues
by maddoctor
Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Texture face and neck mismatch
Replies: 7
Views: 4383

Re: Texture face and neck mismatch

How does it look if you render in 3Delight?
I had a similar problem with some skin in the past and I contacted the vendor. She send me an updated version with "fixed" bump maps.
You can open the two bump maps and compare the two if they have the same brightness/contrast
by maddoctor
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: N.G.S. Anagenessis 2 - Revolution
Replies: 8
Views: 6351

Re: N.G.S. Anagenessis 2 - Revolution

Victoria 7 would be nice because we have a really good working preset by Paolo for that and we can see the difference
by maddoctor
Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: open cl bump maps
Replies: 3
Views: 2555

Re: open cl bump maps

I noticed that too. When I used bump maps on some skins using OpenCL I could barely notice them, so I increased the values a LOT and didn't see a difference again. Then I changed to CPU mode and my eyes hurt with all that bump.
by maddoctor
Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: nk files
Replies: 0
Views: 2397

nk files

I was browsing the net and found that Lux Render these so called NK files which contain information about how various metals should be rendered. Is there a way to use these NK files in Reality?
by maddoctor
Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:14 am
Forum: Audience Participation
Topic: On request, Chainmail!
Replies: 14
Views: 31097

Re: On request, Chainmail!

by maddoctor
Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Audience Participation
Topic: On request, Chainmail!
Replies: 14
Views: 31097

Re: On request, Chainmail!

Amazing material!

And just in time as I'm working on a render with a chainmail, now I'm using your material!
by maddoctor
Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Accelerated vs non-Accelerated
Replies: 1
Views: 2217

Accelerated vs non-Accelerated

I was having some trouble with some hair, a weird line was appearing when I activated smoothing. But that's not the purpose of this thread. So to "solve" my problem I tried using CPU no-acceleration mode. And wow aside from fixing the issue the light was completely different, although I di...
by maddoctor
Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Camera Flash
Replies: 4
Views: 3281

Re: Camera Flash

It does! I'll give it a try and see what results I'll get

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