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NeoFur

From polycount user cman2k, Carlos Montero, is a new plugin for Unreal Engine 4 called NeoFur. NeoFur is a gorgeous solution to fur and hair simulation in game. The plugin consists of a blueprint control over a complex and controllable shader, geo shells that generate off of a static o...

Posted: 05/11/2016

Hand Plane 3d Becomes a full Baking Tool

Hand Plane 3d is a free baking tool used by industry pros to get fast and accurately baked normal maps. Hop over to the handplane baker gumroad to download for free or give a donation of gratitude. The new updated tool bypasses the need to explode a meshe and allows you to bake multiple me...

Posted: 05/08/2016

Unreal Meetups!

Looking for fellow Program users to hang out with? Look no further! Enthusiasts, hobbyists and industry users of Unreal Engine have put together groups in select cities to meet up and discuss UE4, trade tips and tricks, or show off their work. Check out the Unreal Engine Meetup page...

Posted: 05/05/2016

Cartrdge

Show off Your Portfolio!  For the budding 3D artist, there are many sites to post work. Artstation, Polycount, Behance. Another that many not be on your radar is Cartrdge. Cartrdge was made by a small group of artists from New York for the purpose of being a portfolio community. Show...

Posted: 05/01/2016

Film Engine

Crytek Announces Film Engine Recently Crytek partnered with the Film Engine company to develop a powerful Film Engine software. The new Film Engine (software) is based off Cryteks Cinebox Prototype which was first showcased at GDC 2011. The Film Engine has been built ontop of CryENGIN...

Posted: 04/27/2016

Resource Roundup!

To start your monday off, here is a collection of resources to aid in project work, or Indie game development. Texturing Allegorithmic has a Substance Painter has an official series to get you going on the new Substance Painter 2.0. The series features a break down on all the new UI ...

Posted: 04/25/2016

Substance Painter 2!

The new Substance Painter 2 is out with some really amazing features. The interface has been overhauled, and added content in the shelfs. Material chaining and compositing and Iray path tracer has been integrated for some really slick rendered shots - which you can now save straight out us...

Posted: 04/20/2016

3ds Max 2017

New and Improved! Autodesk’s new 3ds Max 2017 is right around the corner. Powerful upgrades have been made to nearly every commonly used feature. Modeling, Uv Mapping, animation, skinning, dynamics and effects, UI and workflow tools have been drastically overhauled, many based o...

Posted: 04/18/2016

Unity 5.4 Beta!

On the heels of GDC comes the Unity 5.4 Beta. The 5.4 Beta comes with improved Lighting, particles and beefier VR rendering capabilities. Materials and textures are now improved and will look shinier after import thanks to a switch to the GGX shader model. The Cinematic Effects tools are n...

Posted: 04/10/2016

Godot Engine

Godot Engine is a new and up and coming gaming engine developed by Juan Linietsky and Ariel Manzur. The free and open Source engine supports both 2D and 3D art assets. The build is currently at it’s stable 2.0 release which now includes plugins, 2D physics, kinematic controllers in a...

Posted: 04/02/2016

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