Interview with game developer Gunstone Studios: part 2

Feb 21, 2020 at 02:00 pm by nemirc

Gunstone Studios is a small game development studio developing games for mobile devices. This is the second part in a two part series. Read the first one here. Living in El S.... Read More
Interview with game developer Gunstone Studios

Interview with game developer Gunstone Studios: Part 1

Feb 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Almost a decade ago, I wrote about Mindblock, one of the first (or more specifically, the first) development studio in El Salvador that focused exclusively on game development.... Read More
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Unity user explores Unreal Engine 4

Unity user explores Unreal Engine 4: Part 1

Feb 13, 2020 at 02:00 pm by nemirc

In the past I've covered different game development engines, but this time I'm doing something different, as I will go through the experiment of moving from Unity to Unreal. I.... 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

The Exigency: Interview with Cody Vibbart - Part 2

Feb 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

This is part 2 of the interview with Cody Vibbart, the creator of The Exigency. If you haven't read part 1 yet, feel free to do it now. What shot or sequence of the movie you.... Read More

The Exigency: Interview with Cody Vibbart - Part 1

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:09 am by nemirc

You may have noticed I've written twice about The Exigency, including my movie review a couple of weeks ago. In this two-part interview, I would like to bring you the man behi.... Read More
Poser content creation

Getting (back) into Poser content creation

Jan 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

If you have been following my articles for a long time (at least 10 years), you are likely to know how I got into computer graphics. However, it is very likely you don't, so I.... 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

Dust3D Feature Preview: Instant remeshing

Jan 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

A few months ago, I wrote about Dust3D. Dust3D is a free, and open source, 3D modeling application that features auto UV mapping, auto-rigging, PBR material support, plus posi.... 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
3D Buzz had closed

3D Buzz is closing, while giving us a final gift

Jan 08, 2020 at 01:52 pm by nemirc

I am inclined to think that most people involved with higher end 3D graphic applications (such as 3DS Max, Maya, Houdini, etc.) are familiar with the site 3D Buzz. As a matter.... Read More
Mixamo animations in Cinema 4D R21

How to use Mixamo animations in Cinema 4D R21

Jan 08, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

As I mentioned in my Cinema 4D R21 review, one of the features is the Mixamo Control Rig, allowing you to easily modify animations you obtain from Adobe's Mixamo. On this art.... Read More

Fresnel Experiments in Amplify Shader Editor

Dec 31, 2019 at 03:30 pm by nemirc

This time I would like to take a look at the Fresnel effect in Amplify shader. I really like the Fresnel a lot because it allows you to add the peach-skin effect to your shade.... Read More

A brief look at Walking Simulators

Dec 30, 2019 at 01:21 pm by nemirc

I am of those who believe the decade will end in 2020, but I see a lot of articles that are about “looking back at the decade about to end” so I figured I might ju.... 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
Game Developer Tips

Game Developer Tips: Useful web apps for GIFs and videos

Dec 10, 2019 at 03:00 pm by nemirc

Hello and welcome to another "game development tips" article. This time, I would like to share a couple of nice web tools that can help you with your promotional material. Th.... Read More

Materialize: a free texture creation tool

Dec 04, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Materialize is a free and easy to use (yet, very good) tool to create texture channels from a single image. The basic idea is this: you import your diffuse map (also known as.... Read More
How to create mist in Unity

Tutorial: How to create mist in Unity

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Welcome to another short tutorial. This time we will make a quick mist effect. In some languages (including my very own, Spanish), things like mist and fog can be confused be.... Read More

Free digital painting on the web: Pixlr Photo Editor

Nov 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Pixlr Editor is another free tool from Pixlr. While Pixlr X was a simpler, easier to use online photo editing tool, Pixlr Editor is a fully featured online photo editor that i.... Read More
Maya Tips

Maya Tips: How to use automatic hard surface retopology in Maya

Nov 19, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Retopology usually performed when you need to create a lower resolution version of a high-resolution 3D model (for example, when you make a model in ZBrush and you need a lowe.... Read More

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