Some Neato Optical Illusions

This photo that created such a wonderful accidental optical illusion is one I have been meaning to blog about for a while. As with most of my favourite illusions, I love how it still works so well…


Vidsorama

Here are a few videos that present some interesting ideas and realisations with the medium. Hello This is a super clever mashup taking an armada of  movie clips to bring Lionel's song to life in…


MMOs

The number of quality MMOs active now is vast and more join the fun all the time. No brand new MMO can get it right out of the box, but SWTOR seems to be doing better than most. There is a pervading…


Electroshock

The shot french animated film Electroshock is exquisitely crafted and is a real standout in terms of every facet of short film making. We have some nice writing supported by groovy production in all…


Titanic Mod

The staggering volume and quality of the work put into this CryEngine 3 mod by the team at ORM Entertainment really shows off the amazing vessel that the Titanic must have been. The Titanic:…


Arrietty

Studio Ghibli's latest film is The Secret World of Arrietty which takes on Mary Norton’s book series “The Borrowers” which suits the charm of the studio to a tee. Here are three trailer versions…


Real Time Architecture

Having spent a little time over the last few days with some of the work being done here at UNSW Built Environment with repect to bringing in Architectural models into real-time environments like…


SW-TOR Tempation

With the release of Star Wars : The Old Republic MMO by BIOWARE the temptation to head over and join the Jedi and Sith going at it is very high. When we were all blown away by each cinematic trailer…


Affinity Software

I was watching some of the promo vids for Trelligence Affinity which offers a pretty extensive set of tools and integrations for doing architectural programming. I like the links with sketchup and…


Eat3D CryEngine Vids

I have started to work through the Eat3D videos: CryENGINE 3 vol 1-3 Introduction and Application. Just watching Crytek's Hélder Pinto do his little intro as he flies around a gorgeous level created…


Three Vids

Some videos that are sitting here demanding to get their day of glory on the blog - they just wont quit with the nagging. Out of Sight is a delightful Grad project takes a nice idea and delivers…


LA AutoShow Design Challenge

I always enjoy seeing the fun that designers have with the Auto Show competitions. They go far beyond a few thumbnail sketches, creating complex fleshed out designs and renderings. The 2011 LA…