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Author Topic: Mandelbulb 3D v1.8.9  (Read 1382 times)
Description: Need help with how things work and how to chose formulas
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« on: June 20, 2013, 11:58:47 PM »

1)   How do you know which formula to use? Why should I use Amazing Box with _SinY ?
I have gotten some amazing images almost always from tweaking other people's parameters. I want to be able to chose the formulas myself. Is this just a matter a trial and error?
2)   Is there something in plain English (or other languages, I live in the US) that explains what tabs and stuff actually do? For instance: When you hover over the 3 tabs in Formulas a pop up says "Type of Hybrid" "Alternate: Formulas 1 to 6 Alternated"  What does that really mean as far as making an image? Is there something that explains in plain English what these 3 tabs do and why you should chose one over another?
This is just one example of the frustration I find in using this program.

I could go on and on, but this is enough for now.

Larry Hodgson
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2013, 09:09:10 AM »

1. It involves lots of trial and error, I have spent thousands of hours to find my favorite combos, after a while you get a feeling for how the different formulas can affect a scene...

2. Read the manual. A text-file included in the Mandelbulb 3D folder on your computer, it is in plain english...

Good luck!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2013, 09:35:27 AM »

There are some pretty good tutorials here on the forums that explains some, but not all off the features. http://www.fractalforums.com/tutorials/  smiley
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