View Full Version : Lightwave for real-time interactive web content

12-23-2010, 09:34 PM
Hi All,

I am not sure where the best category to post my questions so I will post in more than one.
I am wondering if there is a way to take the output of content I create in 3D animation packages such as iClone, Lightwave 3D etc. and set it up in such a way that my friends and family can interact with it on the internet? More specifically make interactive changes to content in real-time such as changes in props clothes etc.
I have investigated, Flash builder/flash Catalyst and Fireworks. I am also thinking a game engine might come into play. All look like they may have potential to do something like this. I am not a programmer though I am willing to learn scripting languages like L Script and Python. I hope some combination of this or other software will work so that can make this possible. Any thoughts or experience on this? Thanks.

12-23-2010, 09:46 PM
for interactive web content your best bet is indeed Flash.

12-24-2010, 08:26 AM
Unity 3d could also be your bff... http://unity3d.com/
they have a free indie version, very usable, no major restriction, unless you are planning on a big dead serious game project, but you could use unity for creating all kinds of 3d interactive effects for other that game purposes.

12-29-2010, 12:48 AM
Thank you for the great tip!