L. M. Lloyd (ubik@austin.rr.com)
Fri, 22 Sep 2000 01:43:26 -0500


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Actually, Maya only costs around $4500 now days, and it is even less
for the Builder edition, that is pretty much just for modeling.

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From: Brett Jensen <heero@earthlink.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2000 8:48 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Gundam 3D modelling

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>
> KurenaiJiku wrote:
>
> > Well look at Max, Maya, and the other bunch...
>
> Maya costs like $10,000, ($20,000?) and max costs somewhere between
> $2000-$3000 right? Truespace 4 has almost all of Max's features
> (All with a few cheap plug-ins) and some very nice ones that Max
> doesn't have, for Between $300-$600.
>
> Is it as good as Maya or Softimage? No. But it costs a hell of alot
> less. Is it as good as Max and lightwave? I think so, Sure a couple
> of features may be better implemented in either of those packages
> but the easy interface and lower cost make up for that IMO.
>
> I don't work for Caligari or anything, It's just that I get sick of
> the snobbery that usually comes from Professional Max users, who
> have never even seen the software much less used it. I guess it's
> kinda like knocking G or Turn A Gundam before you've seen them. ^_^
>
> ---Brett Jensen
>
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