Stone Placement Tools

252 votes
Version: 
1.0
Date Updated: 
08/09/2010
Author Name: 
Alessandro Ardolino

This script creates stone walls, quad stones pavements and irregular stone patterns for various uses. It's suitable for both realtime and production.

Additional Info: 

aa_stonePlacementTools 1.0 for 3dStudio Max

this script collects some utilities for the creation of stone walls, stone pavements and an irregular stone pattern to simulate both walls and floors.

the script automatically bakes normal maps, AO maps and height maps for realtime use.

the images from the video are rendering of some script-generated patterns, without any material, only postproduction and compositing.

the script is now available for download!
tha script can be used for both personal and commercial purpose,
I you like it and found it useful, just let me know and let me see
some results :)

Please refer to the video to see almost all the features in action.

Video URL: 
AttachmentSize
aa_stoneplacementtools.zip53.62 KB

Comments

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
nirsul's picture

Solved. MAybe you should

Solved.
MAybe you should instruct other people to do this.
We tend to install it in the startup folder.

NIR

alelink's picture

please, try to run the script

please, try to run the script through the maxScript menu and not installing in the startup folders.

nirsul's picture

Hi I attach an image of the

Hi

I attach an image of the error message.
I tried using the script with the file in a different folder (as zipped) and in the same folder as well

Regards

AttachmentSize
stone.jpg 31.69 KB
alelink's picture

uhm....have you the main

uhm....have you the main script and the _source folder in the same place?
sorry, but the script isn't tested with max design.
can you be more clear about the error?

nirsul's picture

I get a recompile error upon

I get a recompile error upon running the main MSE file

any idea?
I am using max design 2011

NIR

alelink's picture

@script_butler see in the

@script_butler
see in the comments of this page to get a solution to you question :)
http://www.scriptspot.com/3ds-max/scripts/rock-generator

holycause's picture

really nice script. good work

really nice script. good work ;)

Script_Butler's picture

Very useful script. How can i

Very useful script. How can i make a button to run it?

Cheers.

Cheers.

Script_Butler

Jophus14's picture

I understand now. Sorry for

I understand now. Sorry for the confusion. This is a remarkable script. Great work.

alelink's picture

hello, you need to run only

hello,
you need to run only the aa_stonePlacementTools_1X0.mse file,
the others in the folders cointain the function used in the whole script.
they are included by the first one, on the first run.
I've splitted the script in more files for pratical use :)

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.