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cassius

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Does anyone know where I can get free skyboxes?????

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ChrisV

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I make them myself. Maybe I should make a bunch of them and add to the store. Posted Image

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That would be very usefull and not just for me.

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That would be very usefull and not just for me.
Yes, it would. Posted Image
I've already started on them. Will make a variety of skies (sunrises, daytime, nighttime, stormy, cartoony, etc...). Posted Image  

Cheers

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If I may put in a request, really gloomy and smoggy dark sky-something that belongs in a post apocalyptic environment. :)

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are they gonna be free? Pretty please with a cherry on top!

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If I may put in a request, really gloomy and smoggy dark sky-something that belongs in a post apocalyptic environment.
Sure, no problem. I'll have a go at making such a sky.

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are they gonna be free? Pretty please with a cherry on top!
Yes, I'm going to make a few free ones, and maybe also do a few skypacks for a small price.

K guys, here's the first FREE skybox I've just finished creating. Posted Image
You may use it for free in your games, but I'd appreciate a credit (my full name is Chris Van Wijmeersch) in your game. Thanks. Posted Image
And here are a few screens of the skybox ingame. It's a sunny skybox with cumulus clouds. Hope you like it.

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Nice of you. Thanks :)
English is not my native language

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AggrorJorn

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very nice. To spread them more you can upload them to the asset store.

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cassius

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Thanks chrisv. Nice work.

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I appreciate it, guys. Thanks. Posted Image

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To spread them more you can upload them to the asset store.
Good idea, Aggror. Just wondering where I should put it. In 'Materials', or 'Models'. Also, in the 'Models' section, there's no section for skyboxes. Maybe I should put it in 'Nature' then? Or, is it possible to make new sections?

Next skybox will follow soon. Posted Image

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Sorry for the double post, but just want to let you all know that I've just done another skybox. This one is more cloudy  than the previous one (no sun). A variety of moods is possible with this one, by adjusting the settings of your ambient/directionnal lights and fog. Could be used for apocalyptic/dessert moods, or also normal or overcast skies. Both skyboxes are now available for download in the 'Models' (Nature) section in the Asset Store. Posted Image  

Here's how the skybox can look with a few tweaks to the ambient light and atmosphere settings. Posted Image

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Cheers.

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Really good. What tools do you use for this...? Photoshop?

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cassius

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There is a tutorial around on making skyboxes with terragen.

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View Postcassius, on 18 April 2012 - 10:03 PM, said:

There is a tutorial around on making skyboxes with terragen.
Making a skybox using Terragen
English is not my native language

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Terragen is not free for commercial use...

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I would recommend to use Vue d'Esprit. http://www.e-onsoftw..._esprit/?page=0
There are versions which are affordable (same price as LE) and you can make amazing skyboxes with it.

I will make a skybox package sometime next week, when i have the time =)

Edited by DaDonik, 22 April 2012 - 09:59 AM.


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View PostBenton, on 22 April 2012 - 12:36 AM, said:

Terragen is not free for commercial use...

Who would know? Posted Image

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i do know now. I'll sue you to death Posted Image

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View PostBenton, on 22 April 2012 - 12:36 AM, said:

Terragen is not free for commercial use...
That's true. But not to expensive either. $99 USD
English is not my native language