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Michael Tumey runs www.gamer-printshop.com
where they print RPG maps for game masters. You may have seen them in
use at game conventions such as GenCon, Wizardworld etc...
Mike lives in Ottawa,
Illinois, USA and is Graphics Design Professional. He heard of and
discovered Project Dogwaffle by accident while searching for tutorials
for Bryce. There is indeed a tutorial or two on Bryce, as used with PD
Particles, and others with Project Dogwaffle Professional.
His specialty is digital
"I've also done some animation work
(local tv advertising and forensic display for court) but not much."
His first version was PD
Particles. His goal is to make realistic (or
at least interesting and different) looking trees and foliage for his
games. These are not video games, not 3D side views either. These are
board games, and maps for RPG (role playing games). Typically
they require a top-down view.
As of early July 2007, it's
only been a week or two that Mike's been
Mike also uses 3D programs like
Nendo, Raydream, Carrara, Poser, Daz3D,
Mike continues: "I run the
family business '2me Studio, Inc.' a small town: custom graphics,
digital printing, vinyl signs, reprographics center and web design
studio. I've also just started a company within, called Gamer
Printshop that specializes in the design and printing of gaming maps
the Role Playing Games industry."
What do you like
about PD Particle?
quick, easy, powerful and cheap - the best kind of software you can
You've already got it all in the PD Pro version, so is it worth
other imaging programs do you use?
Designer (which is no longer available, but I still use it), Adobe
Photoshop, Xara Xtreme - The tutorial I created for PD Particles
was entirely generated in Xara.
Do you have a
website of yours, with more images?
started with Digital
Art on a tight budget?
Artist - only $39
Sketch, Animate & Paint