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IMVU Starters Files for making custom content with Maya.
Important: theses files have not been extensively tested so are provided ‘as is’ for convenience.
See sections below for further information on the Starter Files for Maya.
Avatar Starter Files
The Avatar Starter Files for Maya include the necessary components to make custom Accessory items, Clothing and Avatar Poses (both static and animated) for both male and female avatars. Zip file includes;
- female avatar (poses).mb
- male avatar (poses).mb
Design note: the Avatar Starter Files for Maya include a rigged version of both male and female characters, and can be used to create accessory items, clothing and avatar poses or animations.
Furniture Starter Files
The Furniture Starter File contains all the necessary components to make functional furniture items for IMVU. The files includes a seated and standing avatar ‘dummy’ and node set to aid positioning pose spots, and a set of mesh objects and accompanying root node for floor, wall and ceiling mounted furniture. Zip files include;
- furniture example (maya).mb
- furniture simple example (maya).mb
Design note: assets may initial load into Maya untextured so image remapping may be necessary. For more on setting up furniture see here.
Furniture Starter File for Maya includes the basic components to make custom furniture for IMVU – includes avatar dummies to help with placement, and some basic furniture blocks set up for floor, wall and ceiling mounts.
Room Starter File
The Room Starter File includes all the essential components to make fully custom (furniture) rooms for IMVU; pose spots and nodes to aid positioning avatars, floor, wall and ceiling furniture nodes, and the core elements of a rooms skeleton. Zip files include;
- room nodes (maya).mb
Design note: or more on setting up a rooms skeleton see here.
Furniture Starter File for Maya includes the basic components needed to make custom rooms for IMVU – includes avatar dummies to help with placement, core room elements and floor, ceiling and wall nodes for furniture.