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advantages of Normal Mape?
show user profile  hellofani

i am workin on games and use lot's of normal maps. but dont now advantages of Normal Mapes on Bump-Maps. do any one have info on them. y v need normal-maps when v have bump-maps.


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5/8/2006 10:35:31 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 10:35:31 AM)
show user profile  ChaosQuack
Bump maps are up and down. Black / white.

Normal maps contain the information for all angles of light.

A normal mapped surface will be affected by light much more "realistically" then bump maps. They are, sadly, the standard 'new' map nowadays.

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5/8/2006 10:38:48 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 10:39:18 AM)
show user profile  hellofani
thanks ChaosQuack

not even 4 min i posted and got the ans. that's y i love


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5/8/2006 10:44:19 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 10:44:19 AM)
show user profile  ChaosQuack
No problem, and the single best resource for this.

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5/8/2006 10:50:58 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 10:50:58 AM)
show user profile  Undersky
Chaos, why "sadly"? The only negative about them is that they are a tad trickier to create.
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5/8/2006 11:08:52 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 11:08:52 AM)
show user profile  HANZZ
I don't know. Normal "Mapes" must be new technology. Normal MAPS, however, are old hat. And if you want to KNOW the advantages of normal maps, they make a low surface mesh look like it's high detail.

You might take time to use correct spelling. It helps make you appear more professional.

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5/8/2006 11:10:59 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 11:10:59 AM)
show user profile  Error404
my sister had a mape one time, it was sad when she lost it though :-( -

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5/8/2006 11:29:43 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 11:29:43 AM)
show user profile  modena_Art_3

i guess a mape means "cherry"

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5/8/2006 11:32:07 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 11:32:07 AM)
show user profile  ChaosQuack
Laughed out loud.

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5/8/2006 11:43:11 AM (last edit: 5/8/2006 11:43:11 AM)
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