The Movies

The Movies is so much more than a gameĀ 

Feb 13, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Its Wikipedia page starts with the simple statement: "The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios ... released in 2005." The business simula.... 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
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

A Tech Writer in Searches for a Monitor

Jan 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It all started off innocently enough. It was time for this old digital grouch to get a new monitor setup. A setup that might eliminate the need for multiple monitors. If you w.... Read More

Reallusion Releases FREE Indie Version of Unreal Live Link Plug-In

Jan 17, 2020 at 10:02 am by Warlord720

Stand back everyone... Reallusion has officially released the hounds... or maybe that’s the hordes.   Hordes of iClone animators that can.... Read More
RIP Windows 7

RIP Windows 7: The Day After ... and We're Still Here

Jan 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Well… it's probably two days after when this will be published but for diehard Windows 7 users, it is a sad time as support for the likable OS stopped on the 14th of Ja.... Read More
How to enter Windows 10 'God Mode'

How to enter Windows 10 'God Mode'

Jan 07, 2020 at 03:00 pm by Warlord720

Windows 10 has evolved into a somewhat stable and dependable operating system. Yes... you read that right... now to the caveats.   Sure Windows 10 update has d.... 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
ZBrush 2020

Is ZBrush 2020 Making Substance Painter Obsolete?

Dec 19, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

ZBrush 2020 brings us a lot of fantastic functional tools least of which is the vast improvement to that little Morph UV button hiding under the UV Map menu. What was once a h.... Read More
Puget Systems Workstation

Pass the tissues: Returning the Puget System Workstation

Dec 12, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

For some reason, I feel like I'm writing an obituary instead of a follow-up review for the Puget workstation. The computer itself has been flawless and that is the problem. I.... Read More

How the Farmer learned to love the PC

Dec 05, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It was late 1981 or early 1982 as the Farmer sat at his desk in the old farmhouse and stared, in awe, at the greyish white, sort of rounded, boxes that sat in front of him. Th.... Read More
Managing Large Project Video Memory in iClone 7

Managing Large Project Video Memory in iClone 7

Dec 04, 2019 at 03:00 pm by Warlord720

Working with large scenes can be a real pain, particularly in a real-time app like iClone 7.  With most iClone projects... you don't even think about the setti.... Read More
Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Versus the Puget Workstation

Nov 27, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

This isn't going to be your usual review about gameplay but rather about installing Red Dead Redemption 2 PC (RDR2) on a pc and how it handles it. The gaming news is full of R.... Read More
InstaLOD Studio XL

What about InstaLOD Studio XL, the Heavy Duty Poly Cruncher?

Nov 22, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

A few weeks ago, I was given an opportunity to add InstaLOD Studio XL to my 3D creation pipeline. This is the big brother, standalone version of InstaLOD t.... Read More

AI Driven Headshot - New Character Creator Plugin

Nov 21, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Ah… nothing like this time of year and I don't mean the holidays. However, it is an early Christmas for a lot of digital artists out there as our creative products get.... Read More
Reallusion Hub Update Problem

How to fix Reallusion's Hub Update Problem

Nov 20, 2019 at 11:38 am by Warlord720

If you are one of the unlucky few that ends up with the Reallusion Hub hang up… with all buttons grayed out then don’t fret. Follow some simple troubleshooting st.... Read More
Puget Systems Workstation

Puget Systems Workstation - The First Two Weeks go better than expected

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:41 am by Warlord720

For the past two weeks or so I have been using the Puget system for everyday work from character creation to clothing creation and then checking that work in VR. It has been a.... Read More

Marvelous Designer 9 Brings New Tools

Nov 07, 2019 at 11:44 am by Warlord720

CLO Virtual Fashion released version 9 of its clothing app, Marvelous Designer (MD9) about a month ago. This update packs in a few new tools that are very promising to improvi.... Read More
Puget Systems Workstation

Puget Systems Workstation - First Use

Oct 31, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

As it always is in life, the Puget System workstation was delivered during a time of travel, changing weather and not enough hours in the day to take the system out of the box.... Read More

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