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                             L I G H T - R O M
                            General Information

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OVERVIEW
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In cooperation with Lightwave artist Michael Meshew, Amiga Library Services
is producing a new CD called "LIGHT-ROM".  This is a 650 Mb CD-ROM
dedicated to 3D artists all over the world, and contains Lightwave objects,
scene files, textures, bump maps (JPEG, IFF, & TARGA), fonts, thumbnail
renderings, and text files with advice from the rendering pros.  It also
contains a "Showcase Directory", displaying the talents of selected
Lightwave artists from all over the world.

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CONTENTS
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LIGHT-ROM Volume 1 contains the following:
    o   Lightwave 3D scene files, objects, surface attributes, and image
        sequences.  All objects are also usable with trueSpace by
        Caligari, for PC compatible systems.
    o   Imagine objects, surface attributes, and text files for Amiga and
        IBM Imagine artists. (Over 100 megs of objects & text files).
    o   Sculpt 3D objects, readable by Lightwave 3D and Sculpt, for Amiga
        and Mac artiss.
    o   GEO objects, readable by Lightwave 3D and Videoscape 3D, and can
        also be used with Scenery Animator 4.0.
    o   A collection of textures, images and bump maps in IFF, TARGA, and
        JPEG formats, for use in 3D packages such as Lightwave or Imagine.
    o   A collection of textures, images and bump maps in IFF, TARGA, and
        JPEG formats, for use in 3D packages such as Lightwave or Imagine.
        They are also useful as backgrounds for desktop video applications.
    o   A collection of DEM's (Digital Elevation Maps) for use in Scenery
        Animator or VistaPro.  They can also be used in 3D translation
        programs to convert to 3D landscapes.
    o   An exclusive "Showcase Directory", where Lightwave artists from
        around the world can showcase their talents and skills to the rest
        of the Lightwave community, and advertise their abilities to
        potential employers.
    o   A collection of old style Toaster CG fonts and wipes.
    o   A collection of text files covering the Video Toaster and Lightwave,
        from the Internet mailing lists and from various BBS systems.  These
        text files consist of advice and tips from some of the professionals
        using the Toaster and Lightwave.
        text files consist of advice and tips from some of the professionals
        using the Toaster and Lightwave.
    o   Thumbnail renderings of Lightwave objects, images, textures and
        bump maps, included for your convenience.

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MULTIPLATFORM CD-ROM
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LIGHT-ROM is a multiplatform CD-ROM.  It adheres strictly to level 1 of the
ISO-9660 standard, and thus can be read on almost any system that has
CD-ROM support.

When Lightwave is released for Windows, Windows NT, and the SGI, in late
1994, LIGHT-ROM will work immediately on those platforms.

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UPDATES
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LIGHT-ROM will be updated at approximately 6 month intervals.  Contributors
will be eligible for a free copy.

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HOW TO ORDER
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The retail price of LIGHT-ROM is $39.95 plus $3.95 for shipping and
handling.  Orders can be sent via mail, FAX, email, or voicemail to:
        Mail:   Amiga Library Services
                610 N. Alma School Road, Suite 18
                Chandler, AZ  85224-3687
                USA

                VOICE:  (800) 804-0833
                Email:  orders@amigalib.com

Overseas orders can be taken by Email & a credit card.  Please ask for
exact overseas shipping charges.

For submitting your original work, please request a submissions form from;
        Mail:   Michael Meshew
                Graphic Detail
                4556 South Third Street
                Louisville, Ky. 40214   USA
        Email:  michael@iglou.com

All work must be your own original creations and is subject to approval
before receiving your free copy of LIGHT-ROM.  You may select either the
current issue of LIGHT-ROM or the next issue for your free copy.  3D
objects are preferred, but collections of original textures are welcome
also.

LIGHT-ROM is currently advertised by several mail orders companies in
AmigaWorld magazine.