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WorldBuilder Tutorials


Simply the best way to learn WorldBuilder 3. Check for details here.

Tutorials for WorldBuilder version 3.0 and higher :


A series of tutorials that cover the basics of landscape creation and more.

WorldBuilder Playable Tutorial 1. Basics.

A simple scene is built in this tutorial. Some of the most basic features of WorldBuilder are illustrated. (~900k)
Requires Java enabled in your browser.

Off-line version. This is a zip file with the playable tutorial 1. Download it, unzip it into a separate directory and double click on lesson1_viewlet.html file.

Adobe Acrobat PDF file with the tutorial.

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WorldBuilder Playable Tutorial 2.

The goal of the second tutorial is to show how to scatter vegetation in various areas and how to edit the shape of the areas. (~950k)
Requires Java enabled in your browser.

Off-line version. This is a zip file with the playable tutorial 2. Download it, unzip it into a separate directory and double click on lesson2_viewlet.html file.


Adobe Acrobat PDF file with the tutorial.

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WorldBuilder Playable Tutorial 3.

In the third tutorial we will add water and will set placing conditions for the material and vegetation so that they will be consistent with the water level.(~1.1Mb)
Requires Java enabled in your browser.

Off-line version. This is a zip file with the playable tutorial 3. Download it, unzip it into a separate directory and double click on lesson3_viewlet.html file.

Adobe Acrobat PDF file with the tutorial.

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WorldBuilder Playable Tutorial 4.

In this tutorial you will learn how to use atmospherics.(~1.5Mb)
Requires Java enabled in your browser.

Off-line version. This is a zip file with the playable tutorial 4. Download it, unzip it into a separate directory and double click on lesson4_viewlet.html file.


Adobe Acrobat PDF file with the tutorial.

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Network rendering with WB.

Adobe Acrobat PDF file with the tutorial.

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Making rivers and surfs in WorldBuilder. A set of 5 tutorials covering the rivers and surfs creation in WorldBuilder.

Making Frog animation. Although this tutorial shows how to use Poser models inside WorldBuilder, it might be interesting and useful for all WorldBuilder users.

WorldBuilder Plants Variator Tutorial. Plants Variator is one of the most exciting features of AWB 3.0

Off-line version. Download it, unzip it into a separate directory and double click on variator1_viewlet.html file.

Adobe Acrobat PDF file with the tutorial.

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Poser and WorldBuilder 3.0 integration tutorial (WB version 3.0.022 or later)

Click on the image to see the animation.You need to have the DiVx codec for playing the animation.

Shadow Casting in World Builder (WB version 3.0.022 or later)

A step to step tutorial on how to reach decent results on the creation of shadows

Download samples (17 Mb approx.)

Making Snow in WorldBuilder (WB version 3.5 or later)

In this tutorial, we will create a snowy landscape.

Creating Waterfalls in WorldBuilder (WB version 3.5 or later)

Download skeleton preview sample (437 kb)


AWB MAX
AWB - 3ds max Communication tutorial. This tutorial will help you to get started with the 3ds max Communication plug-in, included into WorldBuilder Professional version. The tutorial is in PDF format (603k).

Example of working with 3ds Max Communicator.

Movie

AWB and MAX files in ZIP archive



Tutorials for WorldBuilder version 2.x and 3.x :
Ch2_grow.awb scene and textures to accompany the Tutorial manual
Creating Greyscale Profile landscapes by Gareth Morgan
Maya Export/Import and Compositing utilities
Importing USGS DEM files into WB by Allen Whitt
Volumetric light tutorial projects

Tutorials for WorldBuilder version 2.x :
Projects Collection for WB
Making snow scenes in WorldBuilder
Shadows in communication plug-in
Falling leaves tutorial (version 2.2.046 or later is necessary)