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monotypic
02-20-2003, 05:59 PM
they stuck me on a mac here at work and i'd like to play with lightwave in my spare time.... is there a demo? i didn't see it anywhere on lightwave3d.com

gruvsyco
02-20-2003, 06:09 PM
Lightwave Discovery Edition.

It's on the cover of one of the European CG magazines this month.

Or you can order from Newtek.

monotypic
02-20-2003, 09:13 PM
danke

ThirdEye
02-21-2003, 03:36 AM
No demos on the NT website?

Nonproductive
02-21-2003, 03:44 AM
Word seems to be that it will be up on the site "soon." Last message here indicated it may be as early as next week.

proton
02-21-2003, 02:45 PM
That's correct.....I will let you guys now as soon as possible....

Nice to see you here Third EYE:wavey:

ThirdEye
02-21-2003, 04:54 PM
Hey Proton :) I'm really interested in a Lw demo, i collected the PLEs of Maya and XSI, i'm a C4D user and i'm really involved into the evolutive process of C4D. Right now i'm compiling a list for Maxon as a suggestion form by cgtalk C4D users, something similar to the list you Lw users wrote for NT. We're in the middle of a discussion about a possible new gizmo (or manipulator, or pivot, call it whatever you prefer). Many users want a Maya like gizmo, many others a Messiah inspired gizmo, many others don't want a gizmo at all, like in Wings or Mirai. So i'm collecting all the possible demos to see what an ideal way could be. I talked a lot with Leigh about it and she really likes the Lightwave way so I got curious and i wanted to try it. I'm a bit disappointed cause i didn't find an online demo release on NT website, i hope they upload a trial version soon. :wavey:

proton
02-21-2003, 05:31 PM
We have been sending out CD's and will have an online version shortly....let me know if you have any questions....

ThirdEye
02-21-2003, 05:39 PM
Thank you very much William :thumbsup:

R2D2
02-21-2003, 06:05 PM
If you can get access to the regular version and install it, it will run in demo mode if there is no dongle attached.

Later,
R2

ThirdEye
02-21-2003, 07:03 PM
Is it... "legal"? :shrug:

proton
02-21-2003, 08:30 PM
I wouldn't suggest to do it...but nothing is stopping you....it wasn't designed to work that way but it does :shrug:

ThirdEye
02-21-2003, 09:04 PM
Ok, i'll wait for an online version of Lw :)

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