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Offline AuraBoyX

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Quick Question...
« on: July 10, 2009, 09:23:28 pm »
I am making character sheets for all my spore creatures... 4-view spec sheets... Side view, front view, rear view and a 4th view from an angle. Basically I want to line the front, side and back views up to scale with each other for these character sheets.

My simple question is... Is there ANY way to freeze the creatures in place to a static position? Everytime I snap a picture of the creature it has moved somewhat or changed its position and my shots don't line up precisely. I can often get close but I really want to be able to pause the creature and take different snapshots of it just standing there having the height and positions be exact to one another. Any help would be appreciated.

Is there any hack to export the model into some 3d software?



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Re: Quick Question...
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2009, 04:27:36 am »
Can you control the camera with the keyboard?

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Re: Quick Question...
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2009, 05:20:03 am »
Can you control the camera with the keyboard?

Yeah thats not what I mean. I want to stop all animation on the model. Even the slow rising and falling of the head and such. It's probably not possible but doesnt hurt to ask. I want to freeze the creature in a fixed position so that when I rotate around for different views it is all based on the same static position.

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Re: Quick Question...
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2009, 11:24:58 am »
Unfortunately I'm not sure it's doable, which is a shame since it'd be a handy feature... kind of like a 'statue' icon you could click in the editor to freeze the critter where it stands, easily rotate, snap-snap-snap-snap.

I guess you could just take LOADS of screenshots from each angle and hope to get as close a match as possible...? But that's still a deeply inelegant solution.
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Re: Quick Question...
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2009, 11:58:09 am »
I haven't played in awhile, but I'm pretty sure there's a pause button...

Can't remember though...

If there is try pausing and taking the screenshot.


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Re: Quick Question...
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2009, 02:03:49 pm »
I don't recall there being a pause button in the creator's.
Perhaps in the actual single player game, but not the creator's themselves. Of course, it's been some time since I even touched Spore.
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Re: Quick Question...
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2009, 10:00:09 am »
REALLY nice topic.

AuraBoyX: feel free to let us know more how your project moves on. Show pictures, results etc.

I think many would like to see how it goes.
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