Crain Carnage Art

Just a quick post as I came across this amazing image by Clayton Crain for the cover of Minimum Carnage Omega and was inspired. I just loved that someone spent the time and effort…


Loch Dreagan CG plus PhysX Fluids and Fracturing

While I am still fluctuating on exactly which elements of the Loch Dreagan game will end up digitally crafted apart from aspects of the cards and the 3D models to generate the playing pieces - there…


Victory and MkII 3D print test

Over the last two days, having slotted in games of Small World and then 7 Wonders I like the idea that the winner of the game is the focus of much speculation and does change peoples choices as they…


Loch Dreagan Resources

One of the elements that I have been refining over the last day has been the various 'resources' that the male Loch Monsters will be struggling over as they compete for the affections of…


Board Sketching and 3D Test

I have been looking in much more detail at the mechanics of the Loch Dreagan game over the last few days, exploring how the cards and hump pieces might interact in the virtual lake as the monsters…


Monsters and Scots

I have created three more wallpaper images using one of the recent monsters sketches. I used the process of creating a tonal shaded version under the multiply sketch layer then applying the hues on…


Shave It

The Shave It short is a super piece of work from the mighty 3dar studio in Argentina. The little film is just a joy to see with its enthusiastically bright and zany styling. Not only did they design…


MakerBot Replicator 2

The first of the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printers turned up in BE UNSW yesterday and here are some picks of #1 in action. This one is running here in the IT unit and the other zoomed down…


GDC2013 Goodness

Here are a few vids showing off some of the stunning CG tech that is coming our way as shown at the GDC 2013 Conference. We get a dose of the goodness from game and engine developers that will make…


Loch Dreagan Sketches

A quick post with some more sketches for the Loch Dreagan game concept. There are some more variations  on the Water-based Monster idea, giving them enough grunt and fierceness while keeping the…


New Autodesk Tools Cometh

The new versions of many of Autodesk's key software have been announced along with promo videos for all the cool new features they deliver for us. The 2014 versions aren't lighting up in the…