Welcome to the May 2013 Freebie Challenge: "Yesterday's Future"

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  • DorseylandDorseyland Posts: 724
    edited December 1969

    WHOOAAH! That is REALLY something, Sean! I hope it gets accepted! You obviously put a lot of thought and effort into this and the results are superb.

    I think you've cut to the real spirit of the theme by showing how the future looked to us back THEN, in the '50s, rather than going for a scene in the future. Almost makes you want to dive into that showroom and order one. (My dad would have.) (My mom wouldn't have let him.)

  • DorseylandDorseyland Posts: 724
    edited December 1969

    SOLAR HAZARD PROTECTION IN THE FUTURE

    Yes, we'll still use a squirt of sun cream.

    THANKS FOR THE ENTRY GIFT, KRISSY!

    NAE

    Also starring B9 Robot by matrixworkz and the Sulaco Hanger by arjin, both from ShareCG, and MrSparky's Floating Security Head Cam from Poserdirect

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  • srieschsriesch Posts: 3,654
    edited December 1969

    That is REALLY something, Sean!
    Thanks! I was considering a sci-fi theme at first, but then the whole flying car thing caught my attention and I had just found the radio and some links to antique TV set pictures, and changed my mind.

    Almost makes you want to dive into that showroom and order one. (My dad would have.) (My mom wouldn't have let him.)


    haha!
  • Gloomy007Gloomy007 Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    Nice one Sean.. now send it to the engineering department

    Welcome Dorsey.. nice render, love lightning.

    Do not think will have time to enter, have to see how month will come out, but If I won't someone is going to do "the jetsons"for me ? :D:D

  • DorseylandDorseyland Posts: 724
    edited December 1969

    Krissy said:
    Is going to do "the jetsons"for me ? :D:D

    I swear I was going to put an apron on the android in my entry, but RAM was running so short I didn't dare add another thing.

  • Gloomy007Gloomy007 Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    Now Dorsey that's the spirit :)

  • DanaTADanaTA Posts: 9,455
    edited December 1969

    Presenting "The future is now", my entry with two flying cars! Well, they're parked in the showroom right now, but I assure you they'll fly quite well after you take one home. Your family will thank you!

    http://www.daz3d.com/forums/index.php?&ACT=50&fid=41&aid=69672_RlbUk6jq5ryQbLfkqE23&thumb=1&board_id=1

    Very cool!

    Dana

  • robkelkrobkelk Posts: 3,257
    edited December 1969

    robkelk said:
    However... There are a few items in the render that you didn't declare - the radios, the television tube, and the room itself. If any of them are paid items, that would put you over the limit... Do you have links for them? (I'll accept your word if they're freebies that you've lost track of, if that's all you can give me.)

    Whoops, I forgot both the radio and the necklace. I've edited my original post. The radio is the mcjRadio from https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts2/mcjradio-prop , and the necklace is "Pearl Necklace for V4" from Pearl Necklace for V4: http://www.renderosity.com/mod/freestuff/details.php?item_id=56300 .

    Everything else is just primitives:
    The room walls and ceiling are a primitive cube.
    The TV tube is a primitive cube converted to subD and deformed slightly.
    The TV swivel mount is a copy of the tube, squished flatter and lowered slightly into it.
    The TV power light is a primitive sphere with a pointlight in it.
    The 3 TV control knobs and round base are primitive cylinders.
    The TV table is a primitve cylinder, stretched.
    The floor is a primitive plane.
    The round white carpets are primitive spheres, squished flat.
    The square white carpet is a primitive plane.
    The ceiling light fixtures are a squished primitive sphere in the center, a squished primitive torus for the outer ring, and an uber area light disk for the actual light source.
    Materials used are a combination of things I started with using the shaders from Gemologica, the ones that come with DAZ Studio, and/or me just fiddling around in the surfaces tab and Gimp.

    That's some very impressive primitive work!

    ENTRY #007: ENTRY ACCEPTED

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  • robkelkrobkelk Posts: 3,257
    edited December 1969

    That is REALLY something, Sean!

    Thanks! I was considering a sci-fi theme at first, but then the whole flying car thing caught my attention and I had just found the radio and some links to antique TV set pictures, and changed my mind.
    There's no rule against submitting multiple entries! (You only get one entry gift no matter how many entries you make, though.)
  • srieschsriesch Posts: 3,654
    edited December 1969

    Thanks everybody!

    @Robelk,
    I actually spent a lot of time searching around for a free old TV, but couldn't really find anything with the super-bulgy screen like I wanted. It finally occurred to me that all I really needed was sort of an inflated rounded rectangular object, so I tried the subdivision on a cube to get rounded corners. It rounded them, but the whole thing was still mostly a cube. I almost gave up, but then thought hey, I wonder what happens if I stick a DFormer in the middle and just make it larger. I had to fiddle a bit to get the DFormer the right size, but it worked great. What looked like a horribly painful modeling job turned out to just be a little bit of randomly-press-buttons-and-drag-sliders-and-see-what-happens. The majority of the time on the TV tube was actually spent trying to position a light correctly to get reflection got into the upper right corner, not modeling.
    There's no way I'd manage to get another entry done in time for this contest, so I'll have to stick to a single entry this time.

  • nelson.cnelson.c Posts: 10
    edited December 1969

    robkelk said:
    There's no rule against submitting multiple entries!

    Really? I might try for that Barbarella idea I also had, then. (No flying cars, sadly.)

  • robkelkrobkelk Posts: 3,257
    edited December 1969

    I don't recall any case of somebody taking more than one prize, but it's certainly possible... if you enter more than once. Who gets what prizes is up to the judges, of course.

    Speaking of, I'm still looking for volunteer judges this month...

  • Kendall SearsKendall Sears Posts: 2,978
    edited December 1969

    robkelk said:
    I don't recall any case of somebody taking more than one prize, but it's certainly possible... if you enter more than once. Who gets what prizes is up to the judges, of course.

    Speaking of, I'm still looking for volunteer judges this month...

    It has happened, but it is rare.

    Kendall

  • OdaaOdaa Posts: 598
    edited May 2013

    Sean: Your entry looks awesome! and thank you for the encouragement, I am working on an entry-friendly version of my NAE :)

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  • DorseylandDorseyland Posts: 724
    edited December 1969

    robkelk said:
    I don't recall any case of somebody taking more than one prize, but it's certainly possible.

    It has happened, but it is rare.

    That only happens to Lord Ganthor, and he remains rare this month.

    Paging Ganthor!!!

  • jeeperzjeeperz Posts: 1,097
    edited December 1969

    robkelk said:
    I don't recall any case of somebody taking more than one prize, but it's certainly possible... if you enter more than once. Who gets what prizes is up to the judges, of course.

    Speaking of, I'm still looking for volunteer judges this month...

    Being an ETO and probably the person that holds the record for being a judge (is there such a thing) I can vouch for the fact that most judges will usually pick your best render for that month (if it's in the running) and use that one for their choice. It IS possible but highly unlikely that you will win two prizes for the month. Unless you were the only one to enter. And that's pretty unlikely.
    If you get two more judges I'll judge this month rob.

  • DorseylandDorseyland Posts: 724
    edited December 1969

    Jeepz, you were a judge last June. Like I said, it only happens to Ganthor ...

    http://www.daz3d.com/forums/discussion/1077/P840/#41910

    He pulled off the same coup in July 2011 ...

    http://forumarchive.daz3d.com/viewtopic.php?t=166992&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=680

    And you just KNOW he's adjusting the knobs on a robot someplace right now! :lol:

    (If his job hasn't killed him yet.)

  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 26,639
    edited December 1969

    Neil V, who is the other , normally silent, half of the chohole website (and of course my son) has said he will judge, as he will have some free time by the end of the month. He has his last exam of the year tomorrow at Uni.

  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 26,639
    edited December 1969

    BTW, had another thought. Has anyone volunteered yet to run the Annual Summer fun and Pinups challenge for next month, as Music has bailed out??????

  • DorseylandDorseyland Posts: 724
    edited December 1969

    No up, no down, no way around it. Not me, no how, no way.

    (I just want to be clear about that.)

  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 26,639
    edited December 1969

    No up, no down, no way around it. Not me, no how, no way.

    (I just want to be clear about that.)

    Hmm.....was that a possibly? :vampire:

    oh heck I do miss the devil smiley

  • SiscaSisca Posts: 875
    edited December 1969

    The Titanium Detective:

    Reading this months challenge reminded me of the Pulp-O-Mizer and The Random Pulp Sci-Fi Title-O-Tron. The Title-O-Tron gave me the title and I kind of went for a pulp magazine cover feel though admittedly a bit more up to date.

    Not Counted:
    Genesis figure for both characters
    Male Gun 02 pose from the base install for the Detective

    Freebies: (* = Requires registration)
    Girl:
    Morphs: Die Tryings 182 Morphs (http://www.sharecg.com/v/58198/View/11/Poser/DieTryings-182-V4-Morphs-for-Genesis)*
    Top: Genesis Miniskirt and Crop Top (http://www.sharecg.com/v/68459/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-Mini-Skirt-Crop-Top)* just the top
    Skirt: Flared Skirt from Genesis Skirts (http://www.sharecg.com/v/61886/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-Skirts)*
    Boots: Genesis Buckle Heeled Boots (http://www.sharecg.com/v/67191/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-Buckle-Heeled-Boots)*
    Shaders: Ultimate Shader Pack (http://www.sharecg.com/v/27568/material-and-shader/Ultimate-Shader-Pack-for-DAZ-Studio)*
    Hair: WC Samantha Hair for Genesis (http://www.sharecg.com/v/67985/browse/21/DAZ-Studio/WC-Samantha-Hair-for-Genesis)*
    Gun: Blaster from Tim Polmear’s Erato Base Extras pack - rightmost download, top row (http://www.erato-base.net/download.html)

    Detective:
    Morphs: RAMWorks (Thread: http://www.daz3d.com/forums/discussion/6841/ Direct Link: http://www.ramwolffsworld.com/3D_Directory/Packs/RAMWorksMorphsGenesis.zip)*
    Hat: SAV Famous Hats (http://www.renderosity.com/mod/freestuff/details.php?item_id=66816)*
    Shirt: Genesis T-Shirts (http://www.sharecg.com/v/61928/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-T-Shirts)*
    Pants: Genesis Jeans (http://www.sharecg.com/v/62009/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-Jeans)*
    Coat: Genesis Trenchcoat (http://www.sharecg.com/v/67794/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-Trench-Coat)*
    Shoes: Genesis Shoes (http://www.sharecg.com/v/61884/gallery/21/DAZ-Studio/Genesis-Shoes)*
    Gloves: Sickle Free Gloves for Genesis (http://www.sharecg.com/v/57522/browse/21/DAZ-Studio/Sickle-Free-Gloves-for-Genesis)*
    Shaders: Ultimate Shader Pack (http://www.sharecg.com/v/27568/material-and-shader/Ultimate-Shader-Pack-for-DAZ-Studio)*
    Gun: Ray Gun (http://www.renderosity.com/mod/freestuff/details.php?item_id=64344)*

    Scene:
    Skydome: RuntimeDNA Skydome (http://forum.runtimedna.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=229)*
    Lighting: Dyalds EZ Lights 2 (http://www.sharecg.com/v/33904/browse/21/DAZ-Studio/Dyalds-EZ-Lights-2)*

    Paid:
    Girl Pose: Fantasy Poses for Aiko 5 (http://www.daz3d.com/fantasy-poses-for-aiko-5)
    Set: Generic Sci-Fi Corrisor (http://www.daz3d.com/generic-sci-fi-corridor)

    I think I've gotten everything but this is my first time trying one of these so if I've missed something let me know.

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  • BWSmanBWSman Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    Anyone willing to co-host June with me?

  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 26,639
    edited December 1969

    If no one else offers I will step up to the plate, but I warn you I am running another contest (Bryce Challenge) and part of the team for the NU one as well so not at all certain how much I can do.

  • robkelkrobkelk Posts: 3,257
    edited December 1969

    Sisca said:
    The Titanium Detective:

    Reading this months challenge reminded me of the Pulp-O-Mizer and The Random Pulp Sci-Fi Title-O-Tron. The Title-O-Tron gave me the title and I kind of went for a pulp magazine cover feel though admittedly a bit more up to date.

    "Updating the pulps" is very much in the 1970s style, and I do like what you've done with the idea!

    I don't see the Skydome in the image - the corridor sections get in the way - but you have more than enough freebies to qualify anyway.

    ENTRY #008: ENTRY ACCEPTED

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  • robkelkrobkelk Posts: 3,257
    edited December 1969

    chohole said:
    Neil V, who is the other , normally silent, half of the chohole website (and of course my son) has said he will judge, as he will have some free time by the end of the month. He has his last exam of the year tomorrow at Uni.
    Please thank Neil for me, cho.

    If you get two more judges I'll judge this month rob.


    I do have another judge, but he isn't a member here...

    (I almost - almost! - had an actual dues-paying SFWA member as a judge this month, but his real life intervened. Such is life.)

  • jeeperzjeeperz Posts: 1,097
    edited December 1969

    I have way too much going on in June to help out. Sorry bout that. I have hubby's b-day, grandson's b-day, the dragon boat races, a week with the grandson, a wedding, and we are suppose to go on a trip at the end of the month.

  • Gloomy007Gloomy007 Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    Jepeerz, you have an exciting june :) hope you will have loads of fun.
    And I'm sorry I have bit to much responsibilities now to take yet one on my head, since it is possible that will have disappear for few days. couple times in a month.

  • jeeperzjeeperz Posts: 1,097
    edited December 1969

    yes it is, happens every June around my house. I live a pretty quiet life except when June rolls around.

  • robkelkrobkelk Posts: 3,257
    edited May 2013

    I do believe, back on page one, that I promised a MINI-CONTEST this month. Well, here it is...

    The Crossover Story

    We've all done it at some time or another - put elements from two (or more) different works into the same setting. Star Destroyer vs. Borg Cube? Marty McFly overshooting his target time and ending up playing the Game of Thrones? Cylons joining the Men in Black ... or enrolling at Hogwarts? Or maybe your crossover is even less plausible than any of those? Who cares, as long as it's entertaining!

    In keeping with this month's theme, please use at least one sci-fi or SF story in your crossover. However, you aren't limited to retro sci-fi for the mini-contest.

    Use what you need to use - I know that most of the freebie uniforms out there need paid base clothing - but please use more free items than paid items.

    The person who submits the best entry gets a $15 Daz GC, paid for out of my own pocket. The Mini-Contest closes at 23:59, Friday, May 24 - you have one week to enter. Please mention whether your entries are for the Mini-Contest or the monthly Challenge.

    EDIT: The deadline for the Mini-Contest is extended to Monday evening, May 27.

    And I'm sure you can do a better job than this:

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