How Much Can You Save? DAZ and HiveWire 3D Sales

A new day, a new sale at DAZ3D. How does Smash n’ Grab work? Well, it requires you to buy at least one new release, and then to add your choice from a selection of 2412 items for a scaling discount.

3 items will get you $18 off your order total, 6 items will get you $48 off your total, and 9 items will earn you a whopping $90 off. Big discounts, but you’ll be buying a lot to get the maximum so choose carefully. Note that if you have 5 items in your cart, you will save more on your order total by adding a 6th, and similarly by increasing from 8 to 9. It’s going to be easier to get a great deal if you are in the Platinum Club Plus, but it’s not impossible to make up your order of only vendor items and not blow your budget sky high.

There are no actual new releases so far today, so you will need to choose from one of those that still shows its introductory discount. There seems to be a week’s worth of new releases to choose from. The least expensive are of course the texture sets but if you don’t have the matching item you’ll get more use out of something like the fabric shaders (Fun with Yarn, Brocado, or for a couple of extra dollars the fantastic set by Fisty) or Predatron’s Poinsettias.

It looks like the bundle pricing for those Good and Evil outfits got itself sorted out eventually. Did you pay too much? File a ticket with Customer Service and you’ll be able to request the difference back. The Avalanche of Savings discounts are still going too, with 190 DAZ Original Hair products, 1454 DAZ Original Clothing products, and 309 DAZ Original Creature and Animals products to choose from. PC+ members can clean up here as the 40% is additional to your PC+ discount. You’ll also get a 50% discount (40% for non-members) on the following PA stores:

  • ForbiddenWhispers
  • Horo
  • David Brinnen
  • Artemis3d
  • EmmaAndJordi
  • Ansiko
  • The DigiVault
  • Freya
  • Fisty
  • DraagonStorm
  • Ryverthorn
  • HolbeinC
  • RajRaja
  • Nikisatez
  • 3djoji
  • The AntFarm
  • Predatron
  • K.H. Image Studios

Not a member? No need to feel left out. There’s a handy new set today that’s available to everyone for free. Junk Alley is by Imaginary_House and has a gritty urban backdrop of wall and fence along with assorted props and debris. Love the addition of a sofa! Your teen rebels and down-and-outs are going to have some fun with that.

HiveWire3D Sale

Although the savings aren’t huge, there are some beautiful products discounted in the Birds & Botanicals sale at Hivewire 3D, and your reward points there will give you a bigger saving than that shown on the store page. I can personally vouch for the quality of Ken’s work with the Songbird ReMix series, and Lisa’s Botanicals also have an excellent reputation. HiveWire doesn’t have frequent sales and you’ll have a long wait for the next one.

Quick Links:
See the banners on the DAZ Store Homepage for the current promotions. Scroll down this post for current freebies and fast grab links.

The active promotions are:

  • Smash n’ Grab work — Buy a new release, get an increasing discount on selected items (up to $90 off your order total with 9 products in cart at same time as your new releases)
  • Avalance of Savings — Claim your 20%-80% discount on the Good and Evil bundle, plus 40%-50% off 18 different participating artists (list above), and 40% (plus PC+ savings) off DAZ Original Clothing, DAZ Original hair and DAZ Original Animals and Creatures.
  • Faveral’s Birthday Sale — Enjoy an excellent 66% discount on products by this talented artist. Ending soon.
  • HiveWire3D: Birds and Botanicals Sale — 15% off all sale products, plus you can use your reward points for an increased saving.

New Today on DAZ3D: Tuesday 20th January

Nothing at the moment but see further below for a new weekly freebie.

Other Discounts Today on DAZ3D: Tuesday 20th January

Flash Sales: None right now.

View the Fast Grab deals:

Artist Product You Pay You Save
DAZ Originals DAZ Horse 2 Pro Bundle $37.49 $87.47
DAZ Originals Troll Forest Bundle $13.49 $31.47
deviney Ron’s Horror Bundle $8.99 $20.97
Predatron Upland Troll Armour Bundle $8.39 $19.57
3D Universe Mountain Troll for Genesis $8.09 $18.87
Predatron Lo Rez UplandTroll $7.49 $17.47
deviney Ron’s Explosions $7.49 $17.47
DAZ Originals DAZ Monstrosities: Undead Fiend $7.49 $17.47
DAZ Originals DAZ Monstrosities: Skullcrusher Ogre $5.99 $13.97
DAZ Originals DAZ Monstrosities: Infernal Behemoth $5.99 $13.97
DAZ Originals English Saddle for DAZ Horse 2 $5.39 $12.57
DAZ Originals Western Saddle for DAZ Horse 2 $5.39 $12.57
Predatron Upland Troll Fantasy Armour $5.39 $12.57
deviney Ron’s Detail Smoke $7.49 $17.47

Get the Weekly Freebies:

Get the new weekly giveaway: Junk Alley by Imaginary_House. It comes with lots of useful props and an urban backdrop of wall and fence.

The selection of 12 older products that are free for a limited time could change soon, so make sure you have all you want from here. It’s worth getting those texture sets even if you don’t own the matching outfit if you think it’s something you’d be happy to buy at reduced price in a sale.

  • Dark Priest Poses for M5
  • James for M5
  • Otherworldly Wonders: Tamesis
  • Garden Pavilion
  • Anime Nurse Textures* (Anime Nurse has 70% off at the moment)
  • Lyndsey*
  • Starla Hair Colors*
  • Open Front Dress Textures*
  • Kids Toys*
  • Veranil M4 Unimesh Fits*
  • RM Willow for Stephanie 4*
  • Gillian*
  • Sethos*

*NOTE: Check the required products for these items as they are textures or other add-ons that won’t work alone. (The M5 poses can be used with other figures, you’ll need to own M5 to use the James morph and texture but can also apply the texture to G2M if you have M5 UV maps.)

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As a digital artist on a budget, I’m fascinated by what happens when art and technology meet, and love discovering affordable ways to make that happen.

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