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Subject: Re: [flasher] RE: how was this 3d map made?
From: Helen Triolo
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 20:47:48 -0000

Hi Jamin. It probably won't be anything, actually. I have a map that I
did in Illustrator that I planned to use -- a regular ol 2d street map
that'll do the job. But I thought it would be so much more fun, since
I'm doing it in Flash, to do it with a 3d map like that one if there
were any way I could. It sounds from other people's posts though, that
it would take an eternity to do (2d streets took me long enough, I can
just imagine trying to do 3d with buildings and cars and little
people...) But it was worth asking about just to see. If I did do a 3d
map, I had only envisioned doing it from a single perspective and then
being able to scroll over and/or zoom to various parts of it, as I'm
currently doing with the 2d version.

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Jamin Shoulet wrote:
> will this be for something that you can fly around and manipulate or will it
> be a static image that you can zoom in and out?
> --Jamin
> http://www.lostnewyorker.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Helen Triolo [designerati-technica [dot] com (mailto:designerati-technica [dot] com)]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 11:19 AM
> To: flasher from chinwag
> Subject: [flasher] how was this 3d map made?
> Hi all. I got a very cool-looking (except for all the ugly ads) map in
> the mail the other day and wondered if anyone can clue me on how it
> might have been made. I scanned in a piece and stuck it up at
> http://i-technica.com/streetmap.html . Aerial photos plus 3d software,
> I'd guess, but what 3d software? It looks like a lifetime of work to me
> (!) but it would be so great to do something like this for a map project
> I'm currently working on...

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