3D ATTACK PLUGINS
July 12, 2005: 3D Attack is pleased to announce that we, along with several
known and respected plug-in developers, will be releasing a line of
plug-ins for CINEMA 4D.
The first in our line of plug-ins comes from Developer
Christopher Montesano Author of LightGen http://www.biomekk.com/
Chris has joined up with 3D Attack to bring to the CINEMA 4D Community LUMEN. [b]
LUMEN[/b] is a completely new and rewritten version of LightGen, with some SPECTACULAR new features.
In the next few days 3D Attack will be adding a new forum on our board at
www.3dattack.net with some sneak/peeks at LUMEN and for discussion.
Be looking for the release of “LUMEN” and “LUMEN Lite” version in the
3D Attack shop at:www.3dattack.net/shop/in the next week.
Polygons and primitives:
[li]Align to points or polygons.[/li][li] Aim in the direction of any object, polygon normal, or reverse normal.[/li][li] Support for selection tags.[/li][li] Support for UVW and spherical mapping.[/li][/ul]Splines and spline primitives:
[li] Alignment to the curve of a spline.[/li][li] Single/all segment support.[/li][li] User specified point counts with uniform or natural distribution.[/li][li] Control and animate spline lights with textures.[/li][/ul]Common:
[li] Editor/render light skipping controls with skip offset.[/li][li] Option to limit light creation to above the floor.[/li][li] Textures can be used to control light color, light intensity, visible inner/outer colors, shadow color, and shadow density.[/li][li] Editor/render brightness multiplier.[/li][li] Support for animated textures.[/li][li] HDR image support.[/li][/ul]Shadow Object for fine tuning shadows without affecting illumination.
Two shaders (LUMEN Streak and LUMEN XPoint) designed to help set up and animate lighting effects.