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Hum3D Auto Contest!

Want to show off your 3D skills to some of the industry pros? Check out the fourth annual Hum3D Car Render Contest! The rules are simple, create a new model of a car in 3D along with an environment then make the sickest render you can. Any vehicle, and in any environment. First place g...

Posted: 10/14/2017

Quixel Suite 2.3.1 on Sale!

The latest and greatest Quixel Suite 2.3.1 is on sale now! Ddo has a material library containing 1,000 realistic smart materials and brushes, awesome photoshop workflow integration and the ability to handle 8k painting directly onto the mesh. The tools are fast and play friendly with U...

Posted: 10/10/2017

New Hexels 3!

From the Makers of Marmoset Draw, speed paint, animate and create pixelated characters levels and game pickups in Hexels. Use the customizable grids to draw in isometric views fast and easily, or choose a different grid, or heck, make your own! Convert vector art to pixel art and control ...

Posted: 10/08/2017

CryEngine 5.4 Release!

The newest addition of CryEngine has been released with some awesome new updates. Substance has been integrated smoothly into the viewport. The CryEngine terrain generation received updates. Multiple and complex meshes and objects can be blended together with greater fidelity. This wor...

Posted: 10/03/2017

Marvelous Designer 7!

The newest addition of Marvelous Designer has released. From a clothing pattern maker to a leading software for dressing characters, the package offers some powerful features for hemming and sewing from pattern to some really exact simulation of different fabrics. The new additions to ...

Posted: 10/02/2017

VR Game Creation Tips!

For any students or industry professionals working in VR we have a bite sized roundup of game creation tips for both technical and emotional narrative that may inspire or inform decisions you should be making for your VR games.      Jim Ivon talks with 80.lv on how to ...

Posted: 09/24/2017

Marmoset Toolbag 3.03

The new Free update for Marmoset toolbag 3 is here! The 3.03 update is jam packed with new features. The update includes support for Mac computers for the first time. To help with shader creation, the new update supports Python scripting to allow any studio or user to customize and aut...

Posted: 09/12/2017

ARCore From Google!

Google has released a preview of ARCore which allows developers to build for AR across all Android 7.0 Nougat and above platforms. ARCore is powered by Unreal Engine and UE4 support. The next major UE4 release 4.18 will include the ARKit support with early access for ARCore. Android St...

Posted: 08/30/2017

Custom Shaders for Marmoset Toolbag 3

From the awesome tech artist Danilo Nunes Paulo come some really fantastic new shaders that can be downloaded and customized. Danilo has created a shader that supports animated UV coordinates, for pannar or for displacement and an additional heightmap blend, which would be perfect for ...

Posted: 08/27/2017

DevCon/GamesCom Recap

Since it’s start in 2009, GDC Europe took place next to Gamescom in Germany. Last December, event organizer UBM announced it was cancelling all future GDC Europe events. To fill the void, DevCon was created and hosted nextdoor, to bring together speakers, lecturers and connect in...

Posted: 08/26/2017

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