Has anyone ever tried to program/create in 3dMeNow, Poser (from CuriousLabs) or Microsoft Agent characters?
Has anyone ever designed avatars/people?
What software do you use?
I was at the Strand Bookstore (famous discount/review copies/some used books type of bookstore --12th Street & B'Way in NYC) the other day & I couldn't resist half off the cover price of Virtual Humans by Peter Plantec. I confess I never grew out of dolls & the prospect of creating my own lovable dolly caught my imagination
The cover of the book is somewhat misleading:
because the software included in the CD-ROM was what I call scanty shareware and certain areas of instruction were explained in more detail than others. The 3dMeNow & Poser shareware would not allow me to save & keep anything. I couldn't create my own dolly :whatchutaA Build-It-Yourself Kit, Complete with Software and Step-by-Step Instructions
Full version 3dMeNow & Poser are probably expensive programs too :confused_
Does anyone know of a similar 3D (able to work with faces & hairstyles) "freeware" GNU program similar to 3dMeNow & Poser?
Anyway, there is an accompanying website that is worth a look plus other related sites that are intriguing as well:
I enjoyed fiddling around with creating a personality at:
Scientific/medical approach to artificial intelligence: