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A Poser user’s thank you to DAZ and a question for the community
Posted: 19 October 2012 09:21 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I’ve been missing in action mostly for a while now because of exciting (but very time consuming) new ventures, plus the new message boards were not very fun to navigate until DAZ got them functioning more like the old boards (Yay!). But now I’m extremely excited that now we Poser users can finally take advantage of Genesis. My particular attraction to the figure is the ability to not only do so many different characters with it, but also the ability to mix and combine morphs, making the possibilities endless.

So I want to sincerely thank DAZ and Smith Micro for not giving up on this project, or for finally getting us loyal Poser users the ability to play with Genesis too.

For the community, I just wondered if there is anything I should be wary of before I install the DSON Importer? I already have DS4 Pro, but I’m going to upgrade it to 4.5. Any pitfalls I should be on the lookout for?

I’m hoping to squeeze in some time to install everything this weekend so I can play a bit, because I’ll need to Poser Pro 2012 soon for a new book project. Having Genesis ready might come in handy.

Thanks in advance!


The Revolution is coming…


“The universe is big. It’s vast and complicated and… ridiculous and sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles…”

- The 10th Doctor, Doctor Who: The Pandorica Opens (Series 5, Episode 12)

Posted: 19 October 2012 09:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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4.5 is more stable but you will most likely NOT be able to open your old scenes with it, unfortunately.


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TUTORIAL - Creating a Genesis/G2F/G2M Full Body Morph for DAZ Studio Pro 4.6 by RKane_1
TUTORIAL - Creating a Genesis Partial Body Morph in DAZ Studio Pro 4 Using the DForm Tool by RKane_1
TUTORIAL - Applying Shaders by RKane_1 (as stolen blatantly from Jaderail)

Posted: 19 October 2012 11:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I haven’t had problems opening old scenes, although they’ve moved and renamed some texture files for the Genesis Starter Essentials, so I had to reapply the material presets.


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