Reviews

Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints Fundamentals Online Course

Apr 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

As you know (if you read one of my previous articles), Pluralsight has made available all of their courses for free, for the month of April. All the different things I do for.... Read More
5 Digital Painting Apps to Try While in Isolation

5 Digital Painting Apps to Try While in Isolation

Apr 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Barbara Din

If you never tried digital painting, or you just dabbled, or even you do paint digitally and you're curious to try something different and see what new programs you might bene.... Read More
3DS Max 2021 Release

A Look at 3DS Max 2021

Apr 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Can you believe it? 3DS Max adds PBR materials!   But wait… this isn't 2016… this is 2021! Even real timers have had PBR for a whi.... Read More
Exploring Unity's High Definition Render Pipeline

Exploring Unity's High Definition Render Pipeline

Apr 14, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Even if Unity has been releasing new versions, I had opted to remain on version 2017 (currently on long-term support, or "LTS") because that was the last version to support Pl.... Read More

Unreal Engine 4 Materials Fundamentals Online Course

Apr 13, 2020 at 01:34 pm by nemirc

Last week I told you about Pluralsight making all their content free to everyone. I took advantage of that and decided to take a look at an Unreal Engine 4 course: Unreal Engi.... Read More
Autodesk Maya 2020

Review: Autodesk Maya 2020

Apr 07, 2020 at 02:00 pm by nemirc

Recently, Autodesk released Maya 2020, and, a couple of weeks ago, the update 2020.1. This time we will take a look at what's new in Maya 2020 and the latest update. As you k.... Read More

Video Game Review: Final Fantasy VII Remake DEMO

Mar 31, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Early in March, Square Enix released the demo of the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake. The game looks pretty amazing, so I went ahead and downloaded the demo on my Pl.... Read More

Half Life: Testing Alyx on Three VR Headsets

Mar 30, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Warlord720

Like a lot of people, I was excited when Half-Life: Alyx was released and so far I have not been disappointed. My initial playing was m.... Read More

Half Life: Alyx - Is it the title VR has been waiting for?

Mar 27, 2020 at 01:03 pm by Warlord720

By now there have been loads of reviews on this much-anticipated release. Prerelease videos and the first few minutes of play have been online for all to see for some time and.... Read More
Free Online Background Generator Review

Free Online Background Generator Review

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

Today I’m having a look at BgGenerator.com, a new free online image creating tool, Background Generator, which is a free online background maker that generates random ba.... Read More

A Rookie Dives Into Resin Printing

Mar 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

While not exactly new to 3D printing (filament) I had my qualms about resin printing. Its resolution was stunningly superior but there were a few things that concerned me. It.... Read More

Smart Gallery Plug-in for iClone and Character Creator

Feb 27, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

For a lot of iClone users, particularly longtime users, the massive amount of content has made it difficult, if not almost impossible, to keep up with all the assets you've ac.... Read More
Maya LT 2020 Review

Maya LT 2020 is 'one of the best 3D modeling and animation packages out there'

Feb 11, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Last December, Autodesk released Maya LT 2020, and, as always, I am curious to see what's new and what has improved from the previous version. A while ago, my main focus was.... Read More
Unreal Engine tool LiveLink

Is LiveLink\Unreal Worth the Time to Learn?

Feb 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It wasn't that long ago that Reallusion released its Unreal Engine tool LiveLink to indie devs for free and since that time I keep getting the question of how hard it is to us.... Read More
Review of KeyShot 9

Review: KeyShot 9 is an amazing rendering application

Jan 29, 2020 at 11:00 am by nemirc

KeyShot 9 is a real time ray-tracing rendering software developed by Luxion. KeyShot uses a physically correct render engine to accurately replicate the materials from the re.... Read More
Super-wide format monitor

Digital Nirvana in Super Wide Format

Jan 29, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Last week I wrote about my search for a new monitor. Specifically, a large, super-wide format, digital beast that could replace two aging monitors.  I also wrote about my.... Read More
The Exigency

Movie Review: The Exigency is weirdly watchable

Jan 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Almost one year ago, I wrote about The Exigency, an animated feature-length movie made in Poser. The movie was released on New Year's Eve, and I recently had the chance to wat.... Read More

Review: Using KAPWING (KA-PWING) Online Tools was 'a pleasant experience'

Jan 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

As some of you know I'm an avid desktop user when it comes to digital art. I don't mind using a tablet or other device when it's called for, but I want my tower power to do my.... Read More
Redragon S-101 Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

Reviewing the REDRAGON S101-3 Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

Dec 26, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

I can admit it now that the Puget system is gone. I straight up used a cheap, shipped with a PC, HP keyboard, and mouse that was just short of not being input device.... Read More
Maxon Cinema 4D Release 21

Review: Maxon's Cinema 4D Release 21

Dec 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Cinema 4D R21, the 3D modeling, animation and 3D painting software from Maxon, was released recently, featuring some interesting changes, and also a change in the software lic.... Read More

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