[Blend2cs-user] blendconv vs. blend2cs + blend2cs light issue

Frank W. Samuelson blend2cs-user@blender.org
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 15:51:55 -0600 (MDT)

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, mcbethh wrote:

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> Hi. 
> While converting my scene I noticed one problem with lights.
> However README file says that blend2cs is getting more rapid development
> i think blendconv is much much better. For me... the main defect of
> blend2cs are lights. Since blendconv supports all light types, blend2cs
> only Lamp. However I noticed very strange thing in it. When you turn
> shadows off on Lamp object, blend2cs returns error that it is not Lamp
> and skips it. 
>   As I've started using CS and blend2cs about 2 weeks ago, i don't have
> much experience with them. Can you give me some advice, which version
> (blend2cs or blendconv) to use and why? 

Which ever works for you

> Are there any advices how to
> create scenes in blender so that they will be 'accepted' by these
> converters?

The main point people forget is to texture map your surfaces, or
they won't be rendered by CS.

> And my last question: Are these programs still developed ?

Yes, sometimes rapidly, sometimes slowly