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Now-Crowd Billboards - Roman Legionaries Ready (Roman Legion Vol VII)

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Product Name: Now-Crowd Billboards - Roman Legionaries Ready (Roman Legion Vol VII)
Product ID: 81661
Published Artist(s): RiverSoft Art
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2021-05-27

Product Information

  • Required Products: None

The legions are on the march! The Roman Legion was one of the most effective fighting forces of the ancient world. The Contubernium represented the smallest unit within the legion, a “squad” consisting of 8 men. Follow the same group of men as they perform various activities within the legion, from guarding, marching, fighting, and more! Each product in the Now-Crowd Billboards - Roman Legion series provides a different action for the Contubernium. You can get only the ones you need or the complete Roman Legion set to tell the complete story of the Roman Legion! Fill your ancient world battle scenes with a variety of high-quality, flexible, and easy-to-use billboards. They're perfect as a backdrop for the main action that you add.

Billboards are a fantastically quick and resource-easy way to add background crowds to your scenes. These pre-rendered elements are great to play the background characters in your scene. The Now-Crowd Billboards improve on standard billboards by providing 72 different views for every billboard figure. Change a billboard figure to 12 different horizontal angles and 6 different vertical angles. When your camera moves, the Now-Crowd Billboards can be changed to match.

There are also great scripts to make these billboards easy to use! There is one script to turn the billboards to face the camera and another script to change the billboard figure angle based on horizontal and vertical orientation. Finally, a script pushes your billboard directly away from your camera view or pulls it towards you.

Notes: For Iray and 3Delight

No figures are included with this product.

No other products are needed to use this Now-Crowd Billboards product. Note that Now-Crowd Billboard products are large (multiple GB) because of the many textures (72 images per figure x number of figures) and can take a while to download.

Product Notes

Installation Packages

Below is a list of the installation package types provided by this product. The name of each package contains a Package Qualifier (WIP), which is used as a key to indicate something about the contents of that package.

  • 9 Core 1)

[ ] = Optional, depending on target application(s)

Not all installation packages provide files that are displayed to the user within the interface of an application. The packages listed below, do. The application(s), and the location(s) within each application, are shown below.

Now-Crowd Billboards - Roman Legionaries Ready (Roman Legion Vol VII) (01 of 09) (Core)

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following DAZ Studio Folders:
    • “Props:RiverSoft Art:Now-Crowd Billboards:Ancient World:Roman Legion”
    • “Scripts:RiverSoft Art:Now-Crowd Billboards”
  • You can find new icons for this product in the following DAZ Studio Categories:
    • “Documents”
    • “Props:People”
    • “Utilities:Scripts”

Additional Details

* This product contains scripts that include source or derivative code from the following Scripting Samples:

  • Note that shadows are a weakness for billboards from high up angles (where you can see the shadows clearly). With careful attention to lighting and positioning, you can minimize the issue. Sitting billboards can also be difficult, requiring creativity with their positioning, angle, and even scaling to get looking right.
  • Since this product uses encrypted scripts, it cannot be used in versions of Daz Studio below 4.9.3.166.
  • Scripts included in this product may include source or derivative code from one or more of the Scripting Samples provided here:

Resolved Issues

  • None

Known Issues

  • None

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The contents of these packages are in DAZ Studio Native formats