Eye of the Beholder

[Eye of the Beholder box art via Wikipedia] This classic game comes up in conversations every now and again, and for a few reasons. Eye of the Beholder dates back to 1990, running in DOS prior to…


Yanosaur Combo Desktop

Here is a more dramatic desktop wallpaper for the Avril the Yawnosaur short. This one features the main characters (apart from the humans) and an edgier feel.


Unity 3D free entry

We can now get onto the goodness of the Unity Engine for no cost, at least for the basic version. This is an exciting development as Unity 3D can do all manner of things including publish to the web…


Avril the Yawnosaur on Youtube

Avril the Yawnosaur is a 5 minute fairy tale that explores the contagious nature of yawning through a father daughter relationship and their imagined collection of dinocreatures. Here it is, all…


WoWing

Just a little post to cover the idea that I and the kids might dive into World of Warcraft over the school holidays together. The idea of starting up a little coven of Blood Elf witches and questing…


Star Trek Online

With my COFA course done for the session and just marking to do for DCS09 I am looking at games with more intent. I am thinking about just diving into WoW again and rolling new characters with the…


A Second Stompadon Desktop

Last desktop wallpaper for now, this one again featuring the big hairy Stompadon searching for his comb. I still need to do a 'poster' or two for Avril the Yawnosaur, but this is a good start...


A Yawn Compendium Desktop

Here is another desktop wallpaper, this time with a handful of yawning Avrils from Avril the Yawnosaur. I actually tried having a heap more, but they kinda end up looking like a choir...


A Stompadon Desktop

And here is the first Stompadon desktop wallpaper from Avril the Yawnosaur:


A Pteranoscreech Desktop

Here is a Pteranoscreech version of the desktop wallpaper for Avril the Yawnosaur :-)


Yawnosaur Desktops

We are looking at just tidying up a few little elements of the Avril the Yawnosaur short before it hits the internet (youtube). So in the meantime, here is the first of a few desktop…


Sims2 Machinima

I am not sure when I first came across this piece of Machinima, but as we saw a slice of it during our final Video Construction lecture, I thought a little coverage here would be fun. Male Restroom…


Shiny New iMacs

Apple have a pretty inspired set of new iMacs out now and they have upped the anti on design, innovation and class for this type of machine. Not only can we now get 27" of gorgeous display, but we…


Raining Fire in Crysis

There is a movie project over in Germany, Raining Fire, where they have used Crysis to generate their proof of concept and it is absolutely gorgeous. The quality of the environment looks so realistic…


Avril meets After Effects

After a long day of basic editing in Final Cut Pro, FCP just couldnt cope with the inclusion of the sketches into our edited footage. Sooo even though we hadnt ever touched After Effects before, that…


Editing and The Guild

I havent watched any of The Guild season 3 yet, waiting until we get past our Avril the Yawnosaur submission. Still plenty of editing to go and all the carton effects and audioscape as well = long…


Avril Sketches

With editing continuing on Avril the Yawnosaur, here are some more sketches:


Machinima, Crysis and a final project

I have been wondering if I should do my final project for the MDM as a machinima piece. Not only would this be fun, it would still require heaps of work in Maya, animation of a different sort and…


Toy Story 3 Trailer

Toy Story is a cinematic milestone and I loved pt2 as well, beautiful stuff. Well the third instalment is on its way and we have a trailer to adore:


Dragon Age Trailer

The new trailer for Bioware's Dragon Age is out and delivers a wonderful cinematic experience that conjures up some great fantasy RPGness. The idea of classes, dark powers used for good against the…