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Product Name: Marrakesh Souks
Product ID: 9777
Published Artist(s): Jack Tomalin
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2009-10-07

Product Information

  • Required Products: None

Marrakesh Souks is the backdrop to a vibrant melting pot of cultures, languages, shops and stalls. This versatile exterior pack includes everything you need to create a thriving bazaar, including structural parts: walls, ground, arch and doorways (4 styles). Details includes fully articulated doors, windows, wall lights, sun screen and 3 styles of awnings.

Additonal bonus items include a Poser 6 environment lightset, a DAZ Studio light preset for the wall lights, 5 Poser camera presets as well as DAZ Studio and Poser 6 MAT files. For full details and additional artwork please refer to the products wiki page.

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.

  • [1 DS] * [1 Legacy]
  • [1 Ps]

[ ] = 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.

Marrakesh Souks DS

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following DAZ Studio Folders:
    • “Environments:Architecture:Mar_Souks:Lights”
    • “Environments:Architecture:Mar_Souks:Materials”
    • “Environments:Architecture:Mar_Souks:Scenes”
  • You can find new icons for this product in the following DAZ Studio Categories:
    • “Environments:Architecture:Exterior”
    • “Lights:Exterior”
    • “Materials:Architecture”

Marrakesh Souks Legacy

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following DAZ Studio Folders:
    • “Environments:Architecture:Mar_Souks:Materials”
  • You can find new icons for this product in the following DAZ Studio Categories:
    • “Environments:Architecture:Exterior”
    • “Lights:Exterior”
    • “Materials:Architecture”

Marrakesh Souks Ps

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following Poser Libraries:
    • Camera: “Mar_Souks”
    • Figures: “Mar_Souks”
    • Light: “Mar_Souks”
    • Materials: “Mar_Souks”
  • Quickstart:

In the Runtime/Figures/Mar_Souks folder load one !Pre_All cr2 files to preload the complete Souk. Any additional elements can be added by loading their respective cr2 file. The files are situated in the Mar_Souks folder of each respective Poser Runtime/D|S Content areas.

  • Detailed Instructions:
    • The Marrakesh Souk is made up of separate sections, which when loaded up will create an enclosed street made up of 2 wall sections, an arch, ground, 8 doorways wall lights and 2 sun screens.
  • Breakdown and explanation of preload cr2's:
    • !Pre_All This loads up the complete street section. You can then extend the street by loading up another and placing it behind the archway. Alternatively, this can be done in postwork.
    • !Pre_Wall_1 This loads in the complete left hand wall section.
    • !Pre_Wall_2 As above, but the right hand wall section. Note how the door ways are in different locations, these can be customized further if required using the separate wall, and gate presets below.
    • S_Arch This loads the arch section only.
    • S_Arch_Tile This loads in the tiled roof section for the arch.
    • S_Awning_1 This loads in the first awning style for the shop front.
    • S_Awning_2 As above, but the second awning style.
    • S_Awning_3 As above, but the third awning style.
    • S_Gate_1 This loads in the first gate style for the shop front, with the doors preload and parented to it. Each gate style has its own texture map too, as well as matching textures for the door.
    • S_Gate_2 As above, but the second gate style.
    • S_Gate_3 As above, but the third gate style.
    • S_Gate_4 As above, but the fourth gate style.
    • S_Gate_Doors This loads the doors only with a default texture. Additional textures can be applied for each gate style by using either the P6 or D|S MAT's located in Runtime/Libraries/Materials/Mar_Souks or Content/Environments/Architecture/Mar_Souks
    • S_Ground This loads in the ground section.
    • S_Int This loads in the low resolution interior sections for both the lower and upper shop interior.
    • S_Screen This loads the sun screen.
    • S_Upper_Win This loads one of the individual upper windows for the wall section.
    • S_Wall This loads a single wall section.
    • S_Wall_Light This loads a single wall light.
  • Camera Presets: Included in this set are 5 Poser camera presets. These can be found in the Runtime/Cameras/MAr_Souks folder for Poser.
  • Light Presets: Included in this set are a Poser environment light preset located in the Runtime/Lights/Mar_Souks folder and D|S wall light preset (saved as a scene file) located in Content/Environments/Architecture/Mar_Souks. Materials: Included are Poser and D|S specific MAT files for both styles of textures. For Poser, they are located in the Runtime/Materials/Mar_Souks folder. For D|S, they are located in the Content/Environments/Architecture/Mar_Souks folder.
  • Notes: The promos were created in D|S 3.0 using Light Dome PRO and UberEnvironment. The main image was created using Lightwave 9.6 and Promo 8 in Poser 6.

Thanks: Our thanks and gratitude go out to everyone who supports our products..thanks and enjoy.

Additional Details

Resolved Issues

  • 2013-10-25 - Updated files, fixed issue with loading, added DS Duf files, updated Metadata.

Known Issues

  • None

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