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cove
11-19-2016, 03:03 PM
Always suprises me that some freebie plugins aquired over many years still work in the present Lightwave 2015.3.
I still have all plugins going back to before Lightwave V9.
Some you loose with each new version of Lightwave but some just keep on working as always.
Here are a few that have stood the test of time.

Dome Maker. Creates Various round and pointy shapes.
Poke. Divides single/multiple polygons.
Cable. Creates a curved object that hangs from 2 points.
Nipponitis Mirabilis. Creates weird sea shell type objects.
Cobbleclone. Creates multiple cobble shapes over a surface.

Not tried the last one in ages but tried it and not succeeded so far.
Just forgotten how to use it. A bit more testing should get me there.

Which Plugin[s] do you still have from way back that are still functioning?.

erikals
11-19-2016, 04:45 PM
don't have a list, but yep, surprisingly many LightWave scripts still do work   :]

just some links for those you mentioned,


Poke = LW Create Pole

Cable
http://stephenculley.blogspot.no/2012/02/lscript-modelercable.html
Cobbleclone
http://forums.newtek.com/showthread.php?89143-cobblestone-plugin-free-beta-please-test!
Nipponites Mirabilis
http://www.artssphere.com/plugins/nipponitesmirabilis.php

vonpietro
11-20-2016, 12:24 AM
i'm hearing disturbing things like dp kit will not work in the new lightwave!!

i use his light kit all the time!!

bazsa73
11-20-2016, 01:21 AM
Let's hope Mr DuPont will recompiles his plugins for the new engine.

TheLexx
11-20-2016, 08:38 AM
I had a play with Timothy Albee's TAFA (http://ta-animation.com/FA/) recently and that seemed to work. I need to develop my skills much more, but what a remarkable piece of software. I also have the dvd animation set by Jeff Lew (http://www.cgsociety.org/index.php/CGSFeatures/CGSFeatureSpecial/learning_3d_character_animation_with_jeff_lew) and am hoping to use Lightwave for character animation.

cove
11-20-2016, 12:32 PM
don't have a list, but yep, surprisingly many LightWave scripts still do work   :]

just some links for those you mentioned,


Poke = LW Create Pole

Cable
http://stephenculley.blogspot.no/2012/02/lscript-modelercable.html
Cobbleclone
http://forums.newtek.com/showthread.php?89143-cobblestone-plugin-free-beta-please-test!
Nipponites Mirabilis
http://www.artssphere.com/plugins/nipponitesmirabilis.php

Thanks erikals for links.
Checked out Cobbleclone first.
Saw and downloaded version "cobblestone_beta6_v.1.1" for Lightwave 2015.2
[Page 7].
No content/text in download file though!.
Direct Links to producer of Cobbleclone not now working.
Had to find original version with content/text file.
Found it here-----

http://www.iceking.org/files/Lightwave_tools&tutorials/
6th entry down is Cobclone1beta.zip which has stone objects and text file.

With info gathered from the forum+text i was able to work out how to use
Cobbleclone.

And yes, im very pleased to say, it does work with Lightwave 2015.3 at least as far as getting an assembly of cobblestones from
the folder provided to appear spread over a surface [about 20x28 cobble stones].
Yet to try other parameters.
I soon became aware that Cobbleclone needs time to process and noticed a progress bar lower left of window.
With my system took about 27 seconds before the extra cabblestone appeared.
Hope to create/try out extra folders containing bricks/stone slabs or other.

Also tried cobblestone wall in bullit. It works fine.

Made up with the updated Cobbleclone.
Will check out other links tomorrow.