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

Free Online Photo Editing with Pixlr X

Nov 14, 2019 at 02:00 pm by nemirc

You have surely noticed we now live in a time when technology has allowed web apps to evolve a lot, and let you do a lot of things you were unable to do only a few years ago..... Read More

Adobe introduces distribution changes to Substance

Nov 14, 2019 at 11:36 am by nemirc

As you know, Allegorithmic, the developers of Substance Painter and Substance Designer (as well as other Substance-related services) was acquired by Adobe in January this year.... Read More

Amplify Shader Editor for Unity

Nov 08, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Amplify Shader Editor is a node-based shader creation tool for Unity. Some time ago, I discussed Shaderforge, a tool that became my de-facto shader creation tool, but, after.... Read More
DesignCap review

Easily create cards or promo material with DesignCap

Nov 05, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

DesignCap is another do-it-yourself web service that lets you create different kinds of promotional or branding material, as well as arts for personal use. You can create thi.... Read More

Creating NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 5

Nov 01, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

As I said in the previous part of this series, AI-driven NPCs can be used for scenarios where you need to deal with friendly NPCs. Last time I showed you this clip from Half.... Read More
Video Combiner

Easily join videos with Video Combiner

Oct 30, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Video Combiner is a small, and free, Windows application that lets you combine multiple video files in one single file. The application is developed by MP3 Toolkit. The sof.... Read More
Poser has a new home

Poser has a new home: What can we expect?

Oct 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

If you have been following the news, you know Poser was acquired by Bondware, the company behind Renderosity. Also, Poser was updated to version 11.2. Poser 11.2 is not a big.... Read More

Review: Free and easy 3d modeling with Dust3D

Oct 16, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

3D modeling has earned a reputation of being difficult, and I am not going to say it is easy, because it's not. However, every now and then, there's a new 3D application that.... Read More

Creating NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 4

Oct 11, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Adding AI to your NPCs could also be used for scenarios where you need to deal with friendly NPCs. If you have played Half Life, you may remember how cool it was when you cou.... Read More
PortraitPro Body

Fast and easy body editing with PortraitPro Body

Oct 09, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

PortraitPro Body is another software photo manipulation by Anthropics, a company that also offers PortraitPro and LandscapePro, two applications I've already covered. Portrai.... Read More

Easy video creation with Clipchamp

Oct 07, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Clipchamp is an online video-editing application aimed to make it easy to produce video, be it for blogs, social media, promos, or pretty much anything you want. The easiest.... Read More
How to create NPCs

How to create NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 3

Oct 01, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Now the question is "what else can I add to my NPC?" It really depends on what you want to do. Say you have a roaming NPC, and that you want your NPC to chase your player char.... Read More

Free 3D sculpting with MeshMolder

Sep 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Sculpting to create 3D models became very prominent with the release of ZBrush. After that, a few more sculpting tools have emerged to offer an alternative. MeshMolder is one.... Read More
Using PlayMaker to make an NPC

How to create NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 2

Sep 24, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Last time we used PlayMaker to make an NPC that would "patrol" between a series of different points, and then we also made an NPC that would follow the player. Right now we wi.... Read More
LandscapePro

Review: Landscape photo enhancing with LandscapePro

Sep 18, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

LandscapePro is a software aimed to digital photographers, or hobbyists, that will help you retouch pictures of landscapes and cityscapes. LandscapePro is made by Anthropics,.... Read More

How to create NPCs with Navigation Meshes and PlayMaker - part 1

Sep 13, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Unity includes a set of components that let you create computer-driven NPCs that you can use for various things in a game, from characters with pre-defined movements across th.... Read More

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