Day116 Hammering

Hammering the SquarehouseArmed with some real-life measurements (in inches) and a nice new plan I set about building the structure for the squarehouse in Hammer. For some reason (not yet knwn) my…


Day115 Sketching and Hammering

SketchingSketched a handful of quick pencil pieces - I like the edgy wild-west type ones, they could show some promise of more development. They ended up hinting at a fusion of Lara Croft and Anime…


Day114 - 3D World Mag

3D World 89 MagGot the new 3D World with the CG gibbon on the cover. The info covering the advancing tech of the game engines is pertinant. That the real-time engines are catching up with the…


Day113 UT3

Unreal Tournament 3Another little look at the promo stuff for this coming superstar of gaming. I will have to get used to calling it UT3 rather than UT2007 now I guess, I just hope they dont keep us…


Day112 Arch Vis, V4 Muscles

Architectural Visualisation I got some info from AutoDesk about their Design Visualisation Asia Pacific Tour today (http://south-apac.autodesk.com/sap/designviz/2007/main_au.html) which features…


Day111 Enreal3 Engine, TMNT

Unreal3 EngineWith UT2007 still coming there are more games that seem to have licensed the Unreal3 engine for development of future releases. Their site…


Day110 Metric Modding and Lebbeus Woods

Hammering in metric?? It is time to start work on a model of the Red Centre in Half-Life 2 using Hammer and whatever other tools become appropriate as I go along. I had a bit of a play with how to…


Day109 Mudbox n ZBrush

Mudbox This new app on the scene (http://www.mudbox3d.com/index.html) is taking on a corner of the rich 3D app landscape that is ripe for the picking. Apart from partial support from the big…


Day108 3D World Mag, the PS3 and more

3D World 88 Reading through my new mag there were a bunch of stories that I really liked. The info on the tech of the PS3 (http://au.playstation.com/ps3/) revealed what to me is movie-making-behavour…


Day107 GMod, DAZ and MM

GMod Did some more work in Gmod making ropes and elements from multitudes of pieces.I havent found a combo that works perfectly as yet - but it is coming together a little. --- DAZ and V4 Had a…


Day106 the future and WoW

2010 FBE thinkingDid some work looking at a future ICT state for FBE targeting not the far flug, but just a handful of years away. What sort of IT environment should a place like FBE be moving…


Day105 MacbookPro & Modding

I was looking at the Macbook Pro configs today (http://www.apple.com/au/macbookpro/specs.html). Why do they only sport ATI X1600s? A quick glance at ATI's mobile range…


Day104 Mags, Panels and UT2004

New MagsGot myself new editions of 3D World (issue 88) and my current favourite ImagineFX (march 2007). The imagineFX mag itself is beautiful and even a quick flick through reveals heaps of…


Day103 Eclipse HL2 mod

Eclipse HL2 ModJust have to know to put the mod folder root directly under the sourcemods folder - not buried as per the .zip downloaded.Well I am very very impressed with the mod, it takes lots of…


Day102 Leopard

MacOS X 10.5 LeopardWell it (http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/ichat.html) may have been delayed - but it still looks like it will have some very nice bits'n'pieces to keep the mac-folk more than…


Day101 Eclipse peek

Check out the Wikipedia HL2 mod list (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Half-Life_2_mods) as it has a nice description of a whole bunch of them. Eclipse…


Day100 - YAY

Yes it is day 100 of this blogging and journey - my how time flies --- Terragen I forgot to look at this landscape generator earlier, so what does Terragen…


Day99 Graz, Fidiciose and TrueSpace

Graz Gallery Had a quick look at the Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunsthaus_Graz) entry for the Kunsthaus Contemporary Art Gallery in Graz, Austria. Think Blue alien in an old city and…


Day98 Elder Scrolls and more

Elder Scrolls & ConstructionElder Scrolls IV : Oblivion (http://www.elderscrolls.com/home/home.htm) looks quite beautiful - these screenshots of the website illustrate that pretty emphatically.…


Day97 Heroes, JN and more

Heroes Another ripper of an episode again well crafted around so many plotlines and there are no shortage of mysteries, shocks, hopes and revelations. --- Jason KnightGot to his Renderosity page…