3D Lego™ models - Useful Links

I've listed below some of the useful links that I've found whilst experimenting with 3D Lego™ modelling and rendering

Here are some useful links:

Hispabrick Magazine - download PDF's of the inspiring Spanish magazine (English versions available from the main site) Hispabrick Magazine

MLCAD - Lego CAD software by Michael Lachmann. Create Lego models and building instructions. MLCAD

Brickshelf - The online resource for LEGOŽ fans, with full instruction and catalog scans, a gallery of fan contributed pictures, and more. Brickshelf

Game Extractor by Watto Studios - an advanced archive tool developed primarily to open and manipulate game archives. Looks like this tool could read model data from the Lego™ series of games (Lego™ Star Wars I & II, Lego™ Indiana Jones and Lego™ Batman) Watto Studios

LDraw - A freeware program which can create Lego models in 3D. Learn about LDraw, download related software and latests parts updates. LDraw

3DWin is a 3D file fonverter with support of all major 3D file formats. You can use this tool to convert LDraw models into other 3D formats such as 3DS, LightWave and Alias|Wavefront OBJ files. The 3DWin program is included as part of the Rheingold3D suite - click here for a direct download, or visit tb-softwares website by following the link on the right 3DWin

LdrDat2Dxf - a Windows program written by Rolf Redford that can be used to convert LDraw models into Autocad DXF files LdrDat2Dxf

LdrDat2Obj - a Windows program written by Rolf Redford that can be used to convert LDraw models into Alias|Wavefront OBJ files LdrDat2Obj

LDraw-Pattern-Creator (LPC) - a program written by Nils Schmidt [BlackBrick89] that can be used to create patterns for LDraw parts LDrawPatternCreator

Details on how to get the "LEGO" logo on LDraw parts Thread on news.lugnet.com

High Definition LDraw parts tutorial

LDFind - a program written by Michael Heidemann that can be used search for LDraw parts within your local LDraw folder LDFind.zip


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