my name is Luigi Marini (nickname raffyraffy).
I was born in previous millenium, in far away 1957, therefore I am a man of the past!
But now I live in this new millenium, in a small suburban town near Rome, in Italy, with my wife and ours 3 sons.
I work on Hp Pavilion desktop, Intel i7 2.80 Ghz with 8 Gb of ram and
as graphic board nVidia GeForce GTX 745 4Gb of ram. as SO, Windows 8.1 Home Premium 64bit.
Normally, my projects arise from a precise idea or an image from somewhere or playing with a terrain editor program.
Then, step right away to process them with one of my Terrain editors...
GeoControl 2 Gaea World Creator 2
When the terrain is quite defined, I create a highfield map ( generally in Tif format ) and export it to a scenes editor, such as:
primarily in Vue Infinite but then also in Blender and Terragen
where I make texturing for the terrain and generate vegetation with particle systems...
and at the end, also the lighting and the atmosphere.
As support programs to this work, I avail myself of ...
For generic editor, I use