March Madness: Day 27

Bag Yourself a Troll on day 27Nearly there. How did your budget hold up this month? I was doing OK but the DAZ Original People sale was too good to miss, especially with the $10 off.

On to day 27 and let’s see what’s new to the 3d art world today. There’s no real theme going on the March Madness 2014 Event for Day 27, but a nice selection for you to choose from to grab your last few ‘punches’. You’ll get to spend these reward points next week.

My money is on there being a new Genesis 2 Male figure release to round off the sale or start April with a bang. I’m also going to guess (yes, it’s an ‘educated guess’) that he’ll be the kind of guy who will look great in Lorn, a skimpy warrior outfit from Dumor3D. Skimpy it may be, but with 9 separate wearable items it is also versatile and will be good for mixing and matching with other outfits too (‘kitbashing’).

RawArt is well known for his amazing creations. I’m not into monsters, but even I can’t resist some of his characters. He has a way of giving them real personalities. Their expressive faces can inspire all sorts of stories, and while they look menacing, many of them seem to me to have a lovable side. The HD Rock -n- Troll gives you all this in high definition. As always, RawArt has done a fantastic job with the promos so take a look.

New Releases, plus Eligible Items from Earlier Days

Release Date Model Artist Type 40% price (*=PC) You Save Regular Price
27th Lorn Dumor3D Clothing (G2M) $13.77 $9.18 $22.95
27th Rock – n – Troll HD RawArt Character (G2M) $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
27th G2F Mixed Morph Resource Kit Handspan Studios, Thorne Morph Utility (G2F) $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
27th Generation 5 UV Bundle Slosh UV Map Utility (G2F) $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
27th Dance Studio Add-On Predatron Set Add-On $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
27th Dance Studio Add-On (Poser) Predatron Set Add-On $8.97 $5.98 $14.95
27th Cross Strap Heels Dumor3D Footwear (G2F) $5.97 $3.98 $9.95
26th Portals of Power: Serpentem Portae Ignis Serpentus Set and Effects Bundle $18.57 $12.38 $30.95
26th Apocalipsa Mec4D Clothing and Props (G2F) $14.97 $9.98 $24.95
26th Introduction to Character Surface Settings Khory Tutorial $13.17 $8.78 $21.95
26th Justiciar Armored Suit Design Anvil Armour and Weaponry (G2M) $11.37 $7.58 $18.95
26th Exuberance Poses blondie9999 Poses (M6 and V6) $7.77 $5.18 $12.95
26th Justiciar Men of War Pose Set Design Anvil Poses (G2M) $7.17 $4.78 $11.95

If heroic and mythical scenes don’t grab you and you’d rather create unique beauties with your Genesis 2 female characters, that’s also possible. The Handspan Studios and Thorne partnership has already brought us many fairy and doll-like female creations, plus those useful head and body morph creator kits. Their newest Mixed Morph Resource Kit is for G2F characters, helping you to shape your Genesis 2 women into fairies or human characters of your own design. Plus, if you need more choice when it comes to skin textures, Slosh’s new utility will let you use Stephanie 5 and Aiko 5 UV-mapped skin textures on your Genesis 2 girls.

Dumor3d has a pair of strappy sandals with 12 different material options for your 3d women to strut their stuff in. Just take them off at the door of Predatron’s Dance Studio add-on for his new Loft 4 Lease — it converts the loft into a rehearsal space with mirrored walls and props.

Today Only Discounts on Selected Items

If you didn’t pick up Loft 4 Lease in time and want to get it with this expansion pack, here’s your chance. Some other popular releases from this month are back in this section too, including the Domina Bundle, Jack Tomalin’s Rural Chateau Bundle and the Viking Village Bundle from Faveral. I imagine that those Wet, Sweat and Rain skin maps by Flipmode for G2F were also a hit. Pick them up if you regretted missing them the first time round.

Growing Up for Genesis 2 Females and V6 is a handy set of morphs that will let you create your own girl characters from this latest generation. For something different, go under the sea with Gardens of Poseidon — a bundle of 120 coral reef and seabed plants, creatures and props.

Date Added Model Artist Type 40% price (*=PC) You Save Regular Price
27th Gardens of Poseidon Super Bundle Orestes Graphics Props and Nature $38.98 $25.98 $64.96
27th Boudoir Bundle Diane, Predatron Set, Props, Lingerie and Lighting $38.97 $25.98 $64.95
27th Viking Village Bundle Faveral Set (large) $29.97 $19.98 $49.95
27th Rural Chateau Bundle Jack Tomalin Sets and Props $23.97 $15.98 $39.95
27th Domina Shifting Images Character and Outfit $21.57 $14.38 $35.95
27th Light Dome PRO R Dreamlight Lighting Utility $20.97 $13.98 $34.95
27th Loft 4 Lease Predatron Set $14.97 $9.98 $24.95
27th Loft 4 Lease (Poser) Predatron Set $14.97 $9.98 $24.95
27th Wet, Sweat & Rain Flipmode Texture Utility (G2F) $11.97 $7.98 $19.95
27th JeanZ Skirt Flipmode Clothing (G1, G2F) $11.97 $7.98 $19.95
27th Growing Up for G2F and V6 Zev0 Morphs (G2F, V6) $9.57 $6.38 $15.95

Artist Store Sales: Save 40% Today

4 new stores to the Artist Sales today, joining RawArt and the artists from yesterday.

I’ve mentioned Slosh before as someone who does innovative work and who has made much-loved shapes and textures from previous generations usable with Genesis 2. Thorne is another artist whose work helps many of us get more from the DAZ Original characters. Besides her resource kits, she has a range of characters, often with a big-eyed faerie look to them.

Dumor3D began with pose collections and is now adding fantasy warrior outfits for Genesis 2 to the mix. Meanwhile, Tim Payne may be a new name for DAZ Studio and Poser users, but will be more familiar to Carrara users who are enjoying his skies and lightdomes. If you picked up Carrara 8.5 Pro in a recent sale, make Tim’s store one of your next stops.

Date Added Artist Genre or Speciality
27th Dumor3D Poses, Clothing
27th RawArt Creatures, Monsters and Fantasy Characters
27th Slosh Character Utilities
27th Thorne Characters and Morph Utilities
27th Tim Payne Carrara Lighting, Skies
26th blondie9999 Poses, Props, Tutorials
26th Khory Poses, Shaders, Dynamic Clothing
26th IgnisSerpentus Fantasy Sets and Characters, Brushes, Textures
26th Category Sale DAZ Original People

Quick Link: DAZ3D March Madness page.

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