Today we are going hands-on with Asset Forge 2.0 by Kenny.nl. Asset Forge is an extremely easy to use 3D modeling application where you can quickly create models using building blocks.
Details of Asset Forge:
You'll have access to a large library of pre-made blocks (about 600 currently), they're each categorized in different categories. You can place an unlimited number of blocks in your creation after which it's possible to export and use in the game engine of your choice.
- Position, rotate, mirror and resize blocks
- Export to common 3D file formats (see below)
- Render your model as a 2D sprite
- Apply colors, materials and textures
- Batch export a sprite in multiple directions
The exported models are compatible with most game engines including Unity, Unreal Engine, Blender and ThreeJS. The 2D sprites (PNG) are compatible with all game engines that support sprites.
Asset Forge 2.0 is currently available, with Mac and Linux versions coming soon. The 2.0 release adds Lua scripting support, making procedural content creation in Asset Forge a breeze.
Asset Forge is available in Standard ($19.95) and Professional($39.95), with the pro edition containing an addition 10% more blocks. Both editions including ongoing free updates and possess no DRM.
Check out Asset Forge in action in the video below.
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