March Madness 2014: Day 1

Grab a Crazy Deal in March: 1stWelcome to March — let the Madness begin! All month long, DAZ3D will have a selection of hot offers and big discounts on brand new products.

So that you don’t miss a thing, even if you haven’t been visiting their site daily, I’ll be keeping this day by day summary of the new releases and offers for you. Today’s post includes the Sci-Fi releases from 28th February which also qualify for the reward points (punches) this month.

Jump down to How it Works if you’re not quite sure on how the pricing and rewards work during the March Madness 2014 event.

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Quick Link: March Madness 2014 page on DAZ3D.

New Releases

Release Date Model Artist Type 40% Price You Save Regular Price
1st Iyo Matsuyama Castle sugatak Building $17.97 $11.98 $29.95
1st 5 Low-Poly Bungalows NFX Studios Building $11.97 $7.98 $19.95
1st Felicity HD for V6 Raiya Character $9.57 $6.38 $15.95
1st Eskrima Stick Fighting Chinchbug Poses $5.97 $3.98 $9.95
1st Everyday Household Items maclean Props $5.97 $3.98 $9.95
1st Venice Beach for Sunny Swimsuit Shanas Soulmate Clothing Texture $5.97 $3.98 $9.95
28th (Feb) M3D Men03 HD for M6 Male-M3dia Morphs $11.37 $7.58 $18.95
28th T-Shirt for M6 StreetWear (aka Stonemason) Clothing $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
28th Sci-Fi Passage Dexsoft- Games Scene $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
28th Veins HD for G2 Male SimonWM Morphs $7.77 $5.18 $12.95
28th Expressions for Teen Jayden TheNathan Parable Expressions $5.97 $3.98 $9.95
28th My Man for M6 Fuseling Morphs $5.97 $3.98 $9.95
28th Futucar Extra Pack Kibarreto Vehicle (Add-on) $4.17 $2.78 $6.95

Limited Time Discounts on Selected Items

Note: asterisk * is for prices on DAZ Originals or where DAZ 3D is a co-vendor, and include a PC discount. If you are not in the Platinum Club the discount will be 40%. Why not join now to get maximum benefits in March, or read up on the PC benefits here.

Date Model Artist Type 40% price (*=58%) You Save Regular Price
1st Victoria 6 Pro Bundle DAZ 3D Character $52.48* $72.47* $124.95
1st Ethnicity for Genesis Bundle DAZ 3D Morphs $16.78* $23.17* $39.95
1st Farmhouse NFXstudios Building $17.97 $11.98 $29.95
1st Knight Gear Accessories FeralFey Weaponry $9.57 $6.38 $15.95
1st Steampunk Canes and Swords Nightshift 3D Weaponry $9.57 $6.38 $15.95
1st Double Trouble for M4 muted banshee Characters $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
1st Fantasy Forge Weaponry1 Spiritfoxy Weaponry $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
1st Sunny Swimsuit HD Elele Clothing $8.37 $5.58 $13.95
1st Ribbits for Genesis JoeQuick Character $7.77 $5.18 $12.95
1st Mouse for Genesis JoeQuick Character $7.77 $5.18 $12.95
1st Sci-Fi Bladed Weapons Nightshift 3D Weaponry $7.17 $4.78 $11.95
1st Build Your Own Sword Kit Valandar Weaponry $2.92* $4.03* $6.95

Artist Store Sales: Save 40% Today

Please note: to help new users figure out which artists they might enjoy, I’ve added a category for each PA’s specialism, genre, or the type of product they are best known for. This is based on their store content as of March 2014. Artists often try new things so this might not represent their future work.

Date Artist Genre or Speciality
1st ARTCollaborations Characters, props, scenes
1st DAZ Originals Hair Hairstyles
1st DAZ Originals Lighting Light sets
1st Design Anvil Props, accessories
1st drakken3d Post-apocalyptic props/sets
1st Kibarreto Sci-Fi vehicles/sets
1st maclean Contemporary props/sets
1st Muze Medieval sets
1st NFX Studios American architecture
1st Raiya Characters: Male and Female
1st ShanasSoulmate Textures and Tattoos
1st Sugatek Japanese architecture
DAZ sales, while exciting, can be notoriously complicated. Let’s figure out the best way to get the top discounts during March.

How it works

  • New items are released each day throughout March. These include a selection of buildings, characters, clothing, additional clothing styles (textures) for recently-released outfits, useful props, and poses.
  • If you buy one new release, you will get it with a 40% discount on the usual selling price. Normal discount for a new release is 30%, so this is 10% more.
  • If you buy two March Madness discounted items, you will get both of them with a 50% discount — so half their usual selling price. To be on the safe side, you should buy both at the same time to qualify.
  • At the top of the March Madness page, you will find listed special items that earn you an extra 10% discount. There may be a couple added during the month — usually big ticket (expensive) items such as bundles. At the moment, the only qualifying product is the Stephanie 6 Pro Bundle. Note: this 10% is normally applied to the discounted price, so won’t work out as 10% of the full selling price.
  • Each purchase earns you a reward point (this March, DAZ3D is calling them punches, which are applied to a virtual punch card). Only the newest items — released on that day or the day before — are eligible for reward points. In other words, if you go back after 5 days to buy a March Madness release, your purchase won’t earn a point.
  • Each point is worth a money off discount, starting from the first point (punch).
  • Earn 5 points to complete the ‘punch card’ and move up to the next tier (where the rewards get bigger). You can see your own personal punch card when logged in, at the top of the March Madness page.
  • Rewards will take the form of discount codes to be used against DAZ Originals (but not new releases). This code will have to be used before it expires so keep a careful eye on its expiry date.
  • No refunds rule: if you earn and use a code, you will not be able to return any of the products you bought to earn that code.
  • Other Featured Items: each day there will be discounts of at least 40% on products that are not brand new (but might only have been released in the last couple of months). They are show in their own category below the new releases. I’ll also list them here. Note: Discount increases to 50% off each item if you buy 2.
  • Artist Store Sales: each day there will be a selection of artist (PA) stores on sale, with all that vendor’s items having a 40% discount. These are show at the bottom of the March Madness page. I’ve also listed them here. Note: Discount increases to 50% off each item if you buy 2.
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  • This is my understanding of the sales based on information at the beginning of the month. If you have any dispute or query, you will need to contact DAZ3D helpdesk who can give you the final answer.

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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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