I know that much… I was on of the fools that actually paid for Bryce 7 pro when it came out. I bought the tutorial dvd made by one of the people here but it was really hard to follow so I avoided using Bryce. Also the fact that it was still only 32 bit and didn’t support incremental saves which made long renders risky.
I was thinking of trying again but am torn because I also own Carrara and am wondering if my time is better spent on that.
The best program is the one you know how to use. At a wild guess, I’d say that the average user knows 10% of the program used - no matter whether we talk about text editors, 2D or 3D or whatever programs. Usually, a user is quite happy with that limited knowledge because all can be done that he/she wants. If you want go beyond that, there is always a steep learning curve. The interface of some programs suit a particular user more than another. I purchased all Carrara versions from 3 to 8 and Studio from 0.8 to 4.5. A lot of money wasted because I’m obviously too dumb to get to grips with the interfaces. I find the Bryce interface very straight forward but others hate it. There are almost no limits what can be done with Bryce - though it is not always obvious how to tackle a certain effect. I would be surprised if this is different with any other program.
I wish developers bryce, would create plugin / script / module for effects of wind.
wind that could swing trees, grass and the like;
and also would like to import animations from poser bryce.
That would leave bryce “fuller”.
You’re definitely not the only one thinking along those lines.