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NukeX 6.1 Released

The Foundry has just released NukeX v6.1 with a preview build of the 64-bit version for Mac. The GUI has gotten an overhaul as well and it is lookin' sharp. http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/articles/2010/07/30/113/nuke-61-and-nukex-61-released/

By | 2010-07-30T09:48:12+00:00 July 30th, 2010|Computer Graphics|0 Comments

LightWave 10 Announced

NewTek has announced LightWave 10 at SIGGRAPH and I like what I see and hear. The message is clear, the aesthetics are in place. Good job NewTek! Check out the nice brochure: http://www.newtek.com/lightwave/images/lw10/LightWave1010.pdf

By | 2010-07-28T08:50:01+00:00 July 28th, 2010|Computer Graphics|0 Comments

Polygon Islands 2.0

Just in time for SIGGRAPH, we are happy to announce that Polygon Islands v2.0 is out and available for purchase. Alexandre Labedade ( aka Alexx ) have created a new version of this tool, and it has so many improvements it became a 2.0 release. It is faster and got more features than the first [...]

By | 2010-07-26T03:28:49+00:00 July 26th, 2010|Computer Graphics|4 Comments

LightWiki LScript reference

I have been adding (leeching from Mike Green :D) some LScript documentation to the LightWiki reference section, and adding some of my own LScripts to it. http://www.lightwiki.com/Category:LScript I was looking for some documentation on how to let the user specify a folder, and found it by chance in a page listing all the changes to [...]

By | 2010-07-25T21:06:29+00:00 July 25th, 2010|Computer Graphics|0 Comments

First!

Cause for celebration, I just got my first sale in the Zazzle store ( that wasn't bought by me :D ) and of course it was the awesome Morphin MentalMug that started it. Someone can claim to be "First!"

By | 2010-07-25T17:53:50+00:00 July 25th, 2010|Gadgets|0 Comments

Iron Maiden – Final Frontier

Dang, almost one month since last post. Oh well, I'll try to make it up with some upcoming cool things, first up is the new Iron Maiden music video where all the VFX was done by Darkside Animation. Space-flight animation and all rendering done in LightWave (of course :D) while Eddie was animated in Messiah. [...]

By | 2010-07-19T20:19:50+00:00 July 19th, 2010|Computer Graphics|0 Comments

Indie Game: Limbo

An amazing world, great style and good gameplay from what I can tell. Check out the interview at indiegamepod.com or just enjoy the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/v/Y4HSyVXKYz8&hl=en_US&fs=1&

By | 2010-06-25T11:50:50+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Games|0 Comments

Upcoming plugin Weighter 2

Alexandre Labedade has an upcoming LScript plugin called Weighter 2 and what it does is to transfer vertex maps from one object to another, weight and colour maps, UVs and morphs. Similar to Gator in Softimage. Here is a preview of its weight transfer aspect. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12838390&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1

By | 2010-06-25T00:26:28+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Computer Graphics|4 Comments

My first WordPress plugin

I have recently created my first ever WordPress plugin, Append Posts is the name of it. Pretty simple but useful to create pages with specific posts beneath them. So you can for instance list all posts you have put in a category Products and tagged Free, to create a page of all free products. As [...]

By | 2010-06-24T17:41:09+00:00 June 24th, 2010|Usability|0 Comments