New Rathaus – Visitors

At different stages all through the building of the Rathaus different CDS residents visited the WIP, here are a few photos taken during these visits. Some of the visits were actual checking of the textures, proportions of various parts, parts that didnt match and last but not least the LOD of the build. Thanks to…

Rathaus Rebuild as of 27 March 2017

The above photo shows how the outside of the new Rathaus looks like at the moment. It is completed apart from a few details to fix, some textures and props. I am aware that I haven’t kept up the blog updated on the building of this build, so I am planning to create clips which…

Rathaus – Neualtenburg Coat of Arms

History of the Neualtenburg Coat of Arms Moon Adamant the creative director of Beta Technologies and CDS guild member created the original ‘Neualtenburg – Coat of Arms’ in 2005. Excerpt from: Second Life Wikia about the Rathaus – One of the walls features the coat-of-arms for the City of Neufreistadt (designed by Moon Adamant as…

Texture Creation: Diffuse, Normal and Specular Maps

The immersive factor in 3D games is partially the quality of the textures. so this post is about texturing for 3D games and MMORPG Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within…

Rathaus – Windows

Completed Window + Surround: 1 Li The final windows with stone surround are 1 Li each and give a nice definition to the front walls of the Rathaus. They are fairly easy to put together with no prim cutting except for the top part of the stone which is a half box with a slant, …

Rathaus: Arches Ground Floor

Arches, Windows, Columns The Rathaus design for the ground floor front shows a series of 5 arches with windows in each arch. In RL there is a walk-able space between the arch and the window but since we haven’t got that much space for this building I have combined the arch and the wall where…

Rathaus: Creating the Columns

Checking the Detailed Drawing of the Columns & Arches The next detail of the Rathaus are the columns first then the arches. I went back to the drawing and looked at the columns for the ground floor which are half columns and look very sturdy. For those of you who want to copy this column…

New Rathaus Project

CDS Guild Meeting Approval Yesterday we had a CDS Guild Meeting in the NFS Guild building. Various projects were approved for building, Sudane will look after rebuilding two Colonia Nova builds, and my proposal to rebuild the Rathaus on the Platz in Neufreistadt was accepted by all. Artisan Master I was finally made ‘Artisan’ having…