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3D export ( STL OBJ ...)


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Sesu Uisu
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most needed feature


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kiel thompson

Would love to see this! OMG!


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This should definitely increase integration with Foundry 3D Canvas and make many users happy, and would prompt more users to buy your program


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Nijaansh DND

You guys NEED to have 3D export to some degree. I think you would give more benefit for using alchemist if people could implement their 3D exports into the foundry games just IMAGINE how amazing that would be.

Please change your mind and revisit this topic if at all possible even if its somehow restricted to be used in VTTs for whatever other reasons you can think of this being a bad thing.

I assume it may be because of steam workshop / asset and copyright laws or you plan on turning this into a VTT-Lite but that could i feel be way harder than being able to partner up with other VTTs or Modules to just be able to import it into them I believe.


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For the record, on the subject of "the devs have already decided they will not implement a 3D export: They don't have to. All that would technically be needed is a JSON file with all the individual "asset parts" as text names and an exact XYZ location in space. The "people who never sleep and only think in BINARY" would eventually make a separate program that can turn that into a 3D scene with some basic equivalent parts - ie flat stone walls instead of fully 3D pretty walls - and we could manually fix the 3D scene ourselves. As time goes on, more people would make better versions of the JSON to 3D tools.


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For the record, on the subject of "the devs have already decided they will not implement a 3D export: They don't have to. All that would technically be needed is a JSON file with all the individual "asset parts" as text names and an exact XYZ location in space. The "people who never sleep and only think in BINARY" would eventually make a separate program that can turn that into a 3D scene with some basic equivalent parts - ie flat stone walls instead of fully 3D pretty walls - and we could manually fix the 3D scene ourselves. As time goes on, more people would make better versions of the JSON to 3D tools.


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Please. This is such a massive feature. I can't find any use for this 3D dungeon builder without the capability of utilizing the 3D. I use the fantastic 3D Canvas module in FoundryVTT.


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Rodney Bishop

3D export to foundry would be a great asset


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Lo Daim

This would honestly make me use DA infinitely more often than I do.


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Please add support for exporting for 3D Canvas in FoundryVTT


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Mike Carvalho Barbosa

It would be wonderful if DA could export in 3D to the VTT foundry, because there we already have the amazing module of Ripper 93 - the 3D Canvas. It would be the crossover of the century and the joy of all the players in the universe and the one that earnestly asks you for an implementation


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Gabriel Plante (Kaallis)

This needs to happen!!!


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Puneet Chhikara

Would love to import this into Blender/Unity through any possible path !!!

It would allow what we created in DA to merge with other skillsets that we have. Basically it would allow a lot of 3d Modeling handicapped folks to create cool 3d Map Models and take them to places where they could extend its use, maybe VR, maybe other rendering programs where other rendering/material styles could be tried to get a different look.

Willing to pay double the price of Dungeon Alchemist just for this to be implemented.

I am aware of the reasons it could not be implemented immediately. Just wanted to share a few thoughts.

1: From a software level DA wasn’t designed to export 3D.

That is understandable. Just feel that making architectural changes even at a time cost to enable future 3d export functionality would be greatly useful in connecting DA with other ecosystems and greatly multiply the usecases and customers who could find it useful. It could be imperfect, but much better than not having it at all.

2: Secondly, to allow for certain types of transparency, liquid textures, and animations we rely on custom shaders built into the customised version of Unity.

You can start with just terrain export, and Water and other shader magic could be just exported as volume, 3d program could take care of it. It could be imperfect and perfectly okae.

3: Thirdly, is also a sort of IP issue. Allowing 3D export could also essentially open up our large library of assets to easy theft.

You can allow only basic terrains, or set some objects to be out of bounds, or even better, require additional payment to export. I would happily pay as it enable so many usecases for us. At least a basic terrain/wall/map export with no object objects added in could be enabled for export.

Just saying that it would be incredibly useful even if it is not perfect.


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Kyle Dore

Love how "Make into own VTT" has like 20 votes and this has 745. Yet that one's planned....makes me wonder if there's any point towards voting anyway


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Kyle Dore

Maybe we should make a new requested feature called "Votes determine priority"


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The devs have repeatedly said that 3D export will not be implemented - as has been pointed out multiple times in this thread. People continuing to vote for it regardless of this fact isn't going to change anything.


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No one said that popularity of suggestion was ever the final decision maker, and no one said that "Hundreds of people wanting something that's not technically possible can make it suddenly feasible".
Also, neither Talespire or ANY of the other 3D map VTT's actually export their own 3D models or allow 3rd party imports. Even the new crop of RPG makers on Steam won't import 3D maps that their software will create.
All I see is people saying how easy it would be to do "X". If you are a software developer, then by all means show them how easy it would be by creating your own mapping program with all the bells and whistles you think should be standard. All the while dealing with potential customers asking constantly why you did not do this since it's a no brainer to have this instead of doing that.


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Dungeon Alchemist is not a VTT. It is a map builder. It is also one that we like using.

Why are you so against this popular feature being added? Why the hostility towards your fellow community? It's very strange.


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Julien Veldez

a 3D export would be amazing for TaleSpire


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Benjamin “Old Ben Kenobi” Lakes

Agree'd. Now that Foundry can work in 3D, if we could get our amazing looking 3D maps exported there so we could play in our world rather than just on an image of it, that would be outstanding.


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Promo video: "Hey, look at this nice 3D map created just with a few clicks. You can even navigate it as if you were a playing token"
user: *exports maps to 3D use*
DA: "hmm, no, that's not gonna happen..."


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GLTF/glb export would be amazing!


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Jake Bennett

Would be Awesome if we could Export the 3D file to TTS


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Timothy Huey

Even if it's an add-on or a third party app that evaluates your maps and transforms them to 3D output it would be such a boost to your base. Even if your team doesn't have the expertise or skill base you could collaborate and hand off the responsibility to a third party team that specifically does 3D rendering of 3D images. I've seen some AI moves in that arena.


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I understand this is a tall task, but it would make the software so cohesive. Seeing the loss of detail for a scene when shifting from 3D to 2D is so disappointing. Company will 10x with this feature.


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Alejandro Villarroel

What a great idea. To be able to print in a 3D printer


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Jeremy Noto

Please please please this feature cannot come fast enough!!!


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Justin Mattiuzzo

Unity3D as well, please!


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Russell

.Obj with .mtl or .fbx

For easy blender importing


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Puneet Chhikara

This would be amazing


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As much as I would love to see this feature added I also highly doubt this feature will get implemented. After all, the devs have plans to turn DA into a VTT with multiplayer potentially being added which could then be monetized further. Consider it like this, if the devs add 3D exporting then players will be able move their maps to other VTTs thus reducing the potential recenue DA's eventual VTT service can generate. While from a moral perspective I believe that deliberately witholding core features in order to keep users locked into an ecosystem for the sake of maximizing profit is highly unethical, I also have to acknowledge that ultimately money talks sadly.


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If that's the case then they ain't seeing my money


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Gerd L. Plüü

As much as I understand and agree with your points, I wonder what you hope to achieve by posting them here. This is the place to voice our wishes, not to give the devs good reasons not to implement them.


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+1, i really want to use this with 3d canvas in foundry


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Jack Best

This right here is all I want. using it to 3D print terrain. use in table top simulations or to make better D&D animations for my players


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Jonathan Mateer

How is this not #1? With almost every VTT planed to have 3D maps or already do, this should be a no brainer.


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John B

add it, it will seriously boost consumer involvement


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TheFakeMarineBlue

Would be so damn great to export to Tabletop Sim and the like. Slam other 3D tabletop competitors into the dirt!


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kiel thompson

Make it so!


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Eric Roberts

This is the feature of all features


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I understand this is a different company, and that other companies use different programs for their dungeon creators. What about adding the ability to export maps to games such as Solasta or other Tabletop sims?


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Octavio Carlo

would be great ala printable scenery's terrain tinkerer which allows for a gltf export with all the textures. looking at all the amazing assets in DA has me salivating at the thought of being able to import these into foundry.


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+1. Although I believe that it is very hard, but it could be great to have it. But as I already bought the program, my voice shouldn't be heard =)


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Kay Prins

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3D export would be amazing.


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Michael Inzunza

export 3D to Foundry VTT similar to the current 2D export. this would be amazing.


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Merged with: Is there a plan to export 3D

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Are You For Real!?

The devs have said that a 3D export of the map would not be feasible. Quote from Aerynus Lead Developer, " Honestly, it would be easier to turn DA into a full 3D VTT than properly export the 3D to another VTT."


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John B

We all want the one tool that has all the features for proper 3D VTT. The question is: who will develop it first?


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Matthew Laskaska

It would be fantastic to be able to export STL files to be able to 3D print rooms


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Merged with: Export STL File

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Jason Staines

Would love to be able to create maps in DA and import into Foundry as 3D scenes.


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Merged with: 3D Scene Export

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STL files for 3D printing!


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An option to export the map as an OBJ file or something similar so that people who use 3d Design programs like Blender, can import and mess around with them.


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Shai-la du Sith

good idea !!


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PG Ross

Having a 3D export of the maps would be absolutely amazing, for using them on 3D table tops AND for 3D printing and using as actual physical maps in home games.

I understand that there is a lot of post processing that DA does having in mind the light moving of the trees, shadows, etc.
If it's possible to deactivate those so the 3D export would be simpler would be a blast and ease my life as DM in creating new and interesting maps for my players.


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CJ Tech

Expanding this to 3D Printing community and to to miniature painting hobbyist. Definitely a good idea.


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Export to blender would be beyond incredible.


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Aleksander Chwarścianek

Is there any chance we get some answer to this feature request (from the DA representatives)? Or maybe I missed it? Let us understand why such a critical feature is not even planned on the roadmap.


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Archduke Vecna

The devs have repeatedly said on the Discord that exporting the maps in 3D would not produce the expected result - the amount of post-processing that DA does to make the 2D versions look good would not translate across.

They have also said it would be easier to rebuild DA as a Virtual Tabletop instead - something they have no interest in doing.


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Aleksander Chwarścianek

Thank you for clarification. So sad though :(


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Randy Boeglin

in their faq, they marked 3d formats: not supported at start. which kind of implies maybe in the future. can you link where they stated it wouldnt happen?


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Wojciech Wardaszko

Looking good can be handled elsewhere with filters, shaders and whatnot, but having the models and meshes and textures transferrable would be a gamechanger


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I bought DA on Steam and I love using it.
However, I would love it even more if I could export 3d maps.
Have you seen 3D Canvas on Foundry? It's fantastic and it would pair perfectly with DA.


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MireMira

Giving players the experience of not ON the map but moving THROUGH the map would be just perfect!


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Andrew Chan

3d export make the product great


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I just ordered a 3D printer. I want to print my plans with it.
Please take this feature into development.


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GM Bacon

The ability to 3D export would be the ultimate feature that would drive me to actually use Dungeon Alchemist and recommend/gift it to my GM friends. I just fell down the hole of FoundryVTT + 3D Canvas. I've had Dungeon Alchemist since the Kickstarter and knew they had a "Foundry export", so I figured this was going to be the ultimate mapmaking and GM experience. Finding out it was just a top-down 2D video exporter was the biggest let down and sucker punch as a long-time backer of DA.

Please for all our sakes, getting to market first/early with a 3D export feature will spread like wildfire across the GM communities making DA the defacto 3D worldbuilding tool and all of us so much happier and appreciative of the (honestly) incredibly impressive product you have created!


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Alexis Gauthier

i beg of you to make this happen somehow :D it would be a banger, really to be able to export what we create here in 3d and play it on another software would be better than simple 2d export :S


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Leif Einarsson

yes please!!!


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Sean Parry

What are the DA team's thoughts on this? Is this too hard or something?


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Dan Brusich

Would be amazing to export these wonderful maps to a VTT. I use Foundry at the moment and I have to assure my players that the maps look better in DA.


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Aleksander Ness

Super Important!


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LordChipo

I support this, this is a must


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Joseph Davis

If this could be 3D exported into TableTop Simulator it would be an immediate buy for me and you would have my undying support.


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Robert Trifts

This is, far and away, the most important feature to add. Without it,. DA is largely a software toy to me. Yes, it can do some maps, but not as well as a competing program like DungeonDraft with FA assets.

With an 3d exporter? That is a COMPLETE GAME CHANGER. The nature of the software moves from "toy" to "mission critical".


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Throwing my hat in the ring. This would be a fantastic idea and would solve my 3d canvas needs. If it is ever implanted I will buy right away.


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Griffon Walker

Given there is a player camera view and a cinimatic view how is 3d rendering export not supported, I mean the rendering is happening :).


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Griffon Walker

This needed to happen 9 months back :)


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Rory Burke

The ability to incorporate these wonderfully detailed maps in the same way we can see them as designers?? Game-changing.

Getting all this wonderful detail that we can't currently share with our players is a shame.


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Andrew Rutledge

I want to add my support to this. I have recently gotten my Tilt Five Kickstarter and having a 3d export I could get to pop out to the table in AR would be game changing.


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James Baker

I agree. The full 3d export is what I am really looking for and would make this a much better tool.


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EireGenasi

adding a supporting voice to this; without 3d export this is just a fun pass-time activity and has absolutely no differentiator from other mapping tools. With 3d export, though, literally world changing.


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Eligios

I can only agree, if I could double somehow I'll do it.
Especially with 3d canvas as said in coms


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Vic LaPira

Especially with the 3D Canvas module in Foundry VTT, it would be great if these could be exported. Like, really great, and would dramatically increase the value (and, I imagine, the exposure Dungeon Alchemist would get).


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Agreed. And 3D Canvas is used by quite a few people, I believe. Unfortunately, DA believes it’s not used by many. I believe they are focusing on theripper93 patreon numbers, instead of Baileywiki patreon numbers (3DCanvas is included in a Baileywiki tier level as well since Baileywiki is pushing 3D now too).

It’s sad but funny that Patreon’s are pushing the 3D, but a company whose entire basis is 3D mapping can’t keep up with and leverage the Patreons. (And nattering negativity from certain DA users who heap on negativity since they don’t use FoundryVTT does not help.)

I guess the question boils down to… If DA is the dog, who is the tail? The nattering negativists who don’t use 3DCanvas FoundryVTT or the users pushing 3D in their games?

Low hanging fruit… but opportunity squandered.


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Robert Trifts

3D Canvas is a niche of a niche module with a perceived high bar to entry.

That said, the thing holding 3D back in Foundry VTT is the wide belief among GMs and DMs that there is no easy to use 3d map making tool.

Enter DA. DA is a tech demo toy in need of a real purpose. It's real purpose is what it is - a 3d fntasy battlemap maker. 3D canvas is also, in a large part, also a tech demo toy.

Add those two together, and what was niche becomes mainstream; what was a toy becomes a mission critical piece of software.

As far as 3D canvas goes, DA doesn't have to specifically support that. It only needs to export to Blender. After that, let 3D canvas (or others) figure out the rest.


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Vic LaPira

For me, any export would be good, not necessarily to any specific program. DA is really great but none of my players will ever get to see anything other than a 2d map…


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Benjamin Walter

would really love this. Export to Blender would be awesome or to unreal engine


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Jacob Engelbrecht

This would make me use it a lot more. Export to foundry. Easy 3D maps!


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Robert Borchert

along with that it would be handy to be able to import from Blender


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I got it on Steam and was sad when I saw it does not support 3D export like Townscaper.

We use tabletop simulator to play, and it would be fantastic to export the 3D there.

I am not familiar about what would be best, but someone on this thread mentioned that GLTF (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GlTF) would work on all tools.

I would not mind if I need to export it to another tool before importing it to Tabletop Simulator, like blender.


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If a 3D export becomes available then I will DEFINITELY be buying this. This is the only limiting factor that's preventing me from a purchase.


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I would have bought it now if it had this feature


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Being able to export to Talespire would be awesome please!


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Nebbers

Being able to make Dungeon Alchemist maps for Tale Spire would be amazing~


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Oskar Rogowski

Playing on DA maps with 3D Canvas on FoundryVTT would be bad ass


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Robert Trifts

This is the way.


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Dino Celli

Creating a way to export the full 3D model of the map would be great! Especially if this could be exported to and uploaded to software like Tabletop Simulator!


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Orodben

I would love to have my players walk through the beautiful places I created in 3d. It feels like such a waste to build it and loose 90% of flair, function and visibility with the 2D export.


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Try Steam's Remote Play and placed token.


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Literally the only lacking feature keeping me from buying it.


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I think exporting as a GLTF ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GlTF ) set of assets (scenes, textures, hitboxes, etc.) would allow importing in *any* game engine (godot, unity, unreal...).

Wouldn't mind if it was developed as a paid feature, but if it was possible, it would be a real game changer 👌 (pun intended)


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I need this for 3D Canvas module in Foundry. Honestly, DA should work with FoundryVTT and theripper93 to streamline a complete package between the 3 of them. All the pieces are there, just no one putting the jigsaw together.


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How is this not a thing? I thought the "full 3D" was supposed to let us use it as full 3d not just view it in 3d. What's even the purpose of having everything in 3d if I can't use it in 3d?


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Tavaron

I'll add an upvote to this with a caveat. I think the awesome folks at DA has looked at the product they want to build from the start and told everyone this is a AI powered mapping software. That is what makes them different and special. Once they are past the early access stage they will probably want to grow and expand the company. The most common way to do that is sell DLC and add-ons. Another way would be to create other tools to expand their line of products. Things like City, Kingdom, and Continent Alchemist, or their own Alchemist VTT. A separate VTT software, that would import their dungeons, cities, or worlds allowing them to work together and give DMs the online tabletop they want, possibly adding a subscription so they have continued monthly income. If their plan is to grow their company and to make the best bundle of software for the VTT space, then good for them, I wish them luck. If they are happy with the DLC add-on pack model, then understandable. If so, being able to use the 3D assets in another form would be great, and not merely the cool factor it is now. I know DA is taking steps with the first person view and such to make the 3D aspect more useful, and they are very busy tiring to make us, the supporters happy, but they have their limits and need to stay focused on their vision. I haven't used Foundry and don't have the need or room to 3D print my dungeons, but looking at videos of Foundry or TaleSpire especially, I can see a pairings like DA and TaleSpire or DA and TableTop Simulator working together as something many of the commenters are looking for. Also making the 3D files importable to something like TaleSpire which has a way to create your own assets, would "kill two birds with one development" pre-say. That's my long winded 2 cents.


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MDLB

I'd buy this program if this was possible.


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Plasma Ring

Throwing in my support here! If I could set up scenes in this software and then export them that would be amazing for creating renders, especially since I could add my custom 3D characters or other models I have.


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I know most things won't translate amazingly, but I would LOVE to 3d print my maps for my players


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Chris Campbell

needs Unity 3D export option for Tabletop Simulator


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Yeah, Foundry VTT + Ripper's 3D Canvas would LOVE you for this feature.


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William Bittner

The level of detail provided to these 3d assets does them a disservice if they cannot be used as 3d elements. Your fanbase would skyrocket if you could do a similar port structure as heroforge does with stls being ported to something like tabletop simulator.


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C Hooks

A 3D mapmaker LITERALLY serves no purpose if you can't export in 3D! Other than looking fancy while making it. I can't understand why this request is being ignored/not added to the roadmap. Right now it's probably the ONLY thing that would put DA above the other mapmaking software. Heads up, looking pretty while making the map isn't as important as the actual game play map looking pretty!!


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Van Yakos

Yes please especially if we can export as a jpeg or png directly for those of us not using a vttt


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I agree, personnaly if there was 3D export for fbx files on Dungeon Alchimist it can be the best software of medieval environnement concept, I know that Dungeon Alchemist is a software for classic rpg but personnaly that if maps of the software was in fbx or other good 3D model I can use it on blender for animations.


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It would be awesome if there was 3D export support for TheRipper's 3D Canvas on FoundryVTT.


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Dark Gate

Waiting on this feature before purchasing. This would literally be a game changer for 3D game developers.


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Being able to export stl files for 3d printing maps


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Uhh another fine map making tool - and again it looks even better than the last one I throw my money at :-) But that's great! I love spending money on great Apps! This will result (if enough other people think the same way) in more features and options one can delve into.
But i seems to see some kind of odd development here: it seems that (from a perspective of a fantasy RPG GM) that there is a nice development of tools that are getting more and more user friendly and visually overwhelming (like this gem) but on the other side 3D is getting a growing part of the cake. Yeah I am another one of those using 3D canvas on FoundryVTT. This is just amazing. I follow the development for several month there and I can tell, the guy there is dedicated! But I am also aware of other tools - also on Steam - that enable 3D maps. How wonderful would it be to export a map in some kind of digital format to use in another one. Not talking about 3D prints here - I think there is a pletora of Services to mix and make a dream of af scene and other services to even print whatever you throw at them. But having this all on your digital table where every player can explore the map (dungeon, building, city) on his own pace and only see what his char sees and all this in 3D - wow. That's something. I let my player just 2 weeks ago stroll through their first 3D map and they are still buffled what's all possible. Now it's on me off course to keep this level of entertainment up. Having DA at hand to take some of the preperation off my hand would be .... priceless.
So, this is my story and argument why I really, really vote for some kind of digital export ofthe 3D scenery in this constantly growing market.
I will keep an eye on the Alchemist and be ready to support as much as possible. Thank you.


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Bradley Antill

Needs to happen! It would be amazing to have these assets in 3D file formats.


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Brian Glenn

any posability a OBJ or STL formatting or other file formatting export option could be made to be able to import maps into blender, DAZ or other 3d software. I see the awesome potential for this beyond DND map creation


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Brian Glenn

Actually already found a similar request already made. BUT NEEDS TO BE A THING


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It needs to be a thing. some way some how


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Griffon Walker

This is so needed for the 3d canvass integration for foundryvtt!


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I haven't actually purchased this software yet. Found it on steam and instantly thought "OMG I could use this for making backgrounds for animations in Unreal Engine! Or even use this for maps in a game! This could be amazing."

Instantly I was super disappointed and...confused honestly. Why such perfect 3D models...when the purpose is make a flat 2D map from a single angle?...Totally...confused.

But I'm still hopeful seeing as the program is in Early Access and can have these changes implemented.

My suggestion to the developers:
Make a "pro/commercial usage" license. Something that costs a little more but allows users to create maps for their commercial games or animations or other creative works. This way people could use your awesome program to make a map for a video game or something, and no legal issues will arise from it. Perhaps even make the export feature ONLY available in the "commercial usage" version. (For your own protection.) There are other options as well, just go the "Unreal Engine" route, where people have to give you a small portion of the profits from the usage of your product in their commercial production if their profits reach over a certain base amount. There are other licensing options out there, but I think these 2 options might be best for you.

I've honestly never seen such polished and quickly produced models and settings and I think what you've created could easily revolutionize an entire sector of game/animation design if you made it available for people to use.

Honestly, you could easily scale this same model into even more themes beyond the medieval RPG stuff, and make even more things, like Sci-fi, Western, Horror, Cities, Office Spaces, Various World Cultures, Like Japanese, Chinese, Indian, ect. You could go ALL out with this and make this way bigger and more accessible if you brand it as more than just a RPG map maker. Honestly you struck gold here, and you might not even be aware of it....

I could easily see people flocking to this software to help them in creating their games and animations in softwares like Unity, Unreal, Godot, Blender, Maya, ect. You could make it so much easier for small creators to make amazing things quickly....

I'm...almost at a begging level here, please...make this a thing, make it possible to export completed scenes, and of course, protect yourselves by making commercial licenses so everybody can win from this amazing thing you've created for the world.

My money is literally dying to jump out of my pocket and into your hands if you can implement this...You guys are like... unaware of your own genius...and you've not even noticed it. Its cute you can be this brilliant and not actually see how expansive and useful the thing you've made is...Please, be aware, right here and right now... you guys are geniuses...now do something hyper great and change the world with your genius product please, and thank you.


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Archduke Vecna

Commerical License is covered under point 4 of the terms of use:
www.dungeonalchemist.com/terms-of-use


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Brett Saginar

That fact that this amazing program creates beautiful, stunning, 3D maps, easily while developing them, and then fails to utilize that same 3D map when actually using it is totally beyond me. I mean, how can this be? This is NOT some colossal undertaking. Create code that enables the user, in one simple step, to change their map, made up of many different Unity assets into a single Unity Assetbundle available for export. TTS users could then take that single asset and import it just as they do with any other asset. It also means the individual assets are PROTECTED as the end user would NOT be able to manipulate, copy, paste, or alter the individual assets, only the initial full map asset is copy-able.

And think of the additional sales generated by this feature! I personally know at least 30 TTS users that would purchase DA immediately to use when creating their TTRPG campaigns. And this is personally! There would have to be dozens if not hundreds more to do so if they were aware the possibility existed. Same goes for the DA side of things. From a TTS point of view, I am confident many DA users would get TTS just so they could play in the maps they created in full 3D.

This is really a no-brainer to such an extent that it is a bit shocking this ability wasn't on the table from the drawing board.

If the team is short on devs, sub this one out! A true, super pro, Unity professional or two, full time, could knock this out in a week or two.


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Ivlev Raul Tiberiu

Those 3D maps would look awesome in Tabletop Simulator!
Would there be a way to export the map as Unity AssetBundle or at least in OBJ format, it would be so cool.


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Merged with: Export as AssetBundle for Tabletop Simulator

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Michael Allen

Even if we could have an Isometric view that was exportable. I've used this in Foundry for maps generated in Inkarnate and it works great - particularly for outdoors scenes.


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quad_laser42

I've started using Foundry as my virtual tabletop, and nothing would be better than to be able to export fully 3D scenes from DA into FVTT for my players to explore!


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JonasAteo

I'd love to export entire scenes into Blender or UE5!


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Brian Gackenbach

Another vote for 3D export. No clue what format, but like MANY others here have pointed out...FVTT module developer (TheRipper93) has an amazing 3D module. I truly believe that the future of VTT game play is going to be 3D, much in the fashion the maps look while creating them with Dungeon Alchemist...but they'll be fully 3D from the players perspective, can pan around, rotate the scene and it's all 3D. You guys really need a 3D export, and given the popularity of FoundryVTT, should collaborate with theripper93 on formats that he'd be able to use with his module 3D canvas.

If this happens, I'm all in and will purchase in a heartbeat! Otherwise, it looks great for 2D top down maps as is, but I already have an arsenal of 2D maps, more than I'll ever need.


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Rick Falkvinge

For us who use Blender and 3D artistry, it would be absolutely amazing to be able to take the entire scene, put the player's characters and the big boss in it, and animate the battle, with cameras moving around the scene - sending it to the players as a way to relive the battle afterward.

It could also be an amazing way to introduce a setting - to move cameras around in, say, a noble manor's dinner hall or similar, as a video clip for the players.

Even animating a scene with something as simple as a camera panning past outside / inside it to create a video clip would be a great player introduction to a new setting, and could conceivably even be implemented *inside* of Dungeon Alchemist if Blender export is troublesome.


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FYI Canvas 3.0: youtu.be/rziXLJEfxqI
(I have no affiliation with FoundryVTT module developer @theripper93 aside from Patreon supporter.)


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Mark Skarr (Mark Skarr)

Would love to see the export as unity asset for Tabletop Simulator.


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Archduke Vecna

Merged with: Export 3D map model to FBX/OBJ

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Jacob Kuntzman

Most of my RP and DMing happens with a group in VRChat. I'd love to be able to export these maps as an FBX, pull them into Unity, and use them as maps in VR. I create worlds for it anyway... this would make it so much easier to pull together a functional map in a short time.


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Griffon Walker

As an original backer I would love to see this happen. Foundry is the system of choice these days but high dpi 3d maps would make it amazing and make DA the tool of choice. the Canvas working module is pretty amazing.


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If I could export files in 3d for use with foundry 3d canvas I would buy this in a heartbeat.


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You should buy it anyway. It's awesome!


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Erik Zieger

Foundry VTT Module that allows for 3 dimensional maps and assets.
www.theripper93.com/#/module/levels-3d-preview

Talk to the guy, He's nice.


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caa421

Another one for Foundry VTT. There's a community contributor that's working on extending out Foundry to a true 3D tabletop experience, which if Dungeon Alchemist could collaborate, could be a "game changer". Just imagine navigating Dungeon Alchemist maps viewing all your intricate objects and textures the way your artists intended--from any vantage point within the actual VTT!

www.patreon.com/theripper93/posts


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David Schäfer

I would love this, 3d print for irl, progran a simple game for players to move around on the map in unity, play it on tabletop. This would enhance my experience Immensely


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Paul Tennent

Ability to export as 3D would be incredible, that is after all the most glorious feature of this project: seeing your map in 3D - and its such a shame to lose that the minute we export for actual use. Even as static in the shorter term. I can see the case for not tying directly into TTS (given the paid model) but any 3d export can be piped into there via unity anyway.


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I think the option to print the models (floors, walls, furniture) using a 3d printer would be great for a higher level of realism.


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Cristiano Chelotti

Refunded for now but will repurchase if this ever gets implemented and I can export to Tabletop Simulator.


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Nerobyrne Anderson

Man if I could export a map made with DA as a 3D asset I'd be SO HAPPY!


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Davide Marcoccio

Export to standard formats to use in Foundry VTT using 3D Canvas module.


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Eduardo Veiga

The wish for a 3d export maybe used in tabletopsimulator on a custom board. Just an ideia. In TTS we can have a better view of the map , so this may also solve the 1st person view of the map.


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Christopher Elliot

Export to tabletop simulator


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Guoccamolé

Export to… FoundryVTT into @theripper93 modules… Levels and 3D Canvas would be…
Mind blown!


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I wouldn't add support for a paid module for a paid software.


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Then I doubt you’re using Levels and 3D Canvas!-)


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Kevin Reidy

Literally the point of DA is to use the exports with other paid software. The fact that it could export in 3d wouldn't be exclusive to any one paid mod of software suite.


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the ability to export maps to tabletop simulator.


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