Digital Artist Mark Johnson - Writer, Animator, Musician

An interview with Digital Artist Mark Johnson - Writer, Animator, Musician

May 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Mark Johnson is a man of many talents… animator, digital artist, director, storyteller, and musician to name a few. One talent that stands out to me is his ability to b.... Read More
Low Poly Crowd Creation

Low Poly Crowd Creation using Character Creator and InstaLOD

May 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It was not my intention to do another article so soon involving InstaLOD but last week's article on using it to reduce a helicopter so it could be used in groups and formation.... Read More
InstaLOD Studio XL

A second look InstaLOD Studio XL: This old hacker is impressed

May 14, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

I was proud of my last article on InstaLOD XL Studio. I was short on time and wanted to get something out that showcased the power of the tool without diving into the technica.... Read More
BioLite 620 - Solar Lighting and Device Charging Kit

Review BioLite 620 Solar Light is an expensive purchase at present, but worth the investment

May 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Being stuck at home means anything from long days in a small apartment to backyards or other private areas outside. For those lucky enough to have some room to roam outside an.... Read More

Cathy Fang & Wireality - VR Touch

Apr 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

This article started off as an introduction to Wireality, a virtual reality haptic feedback device for the hand that allows you to "feel" things in VR. It is a great research.... Read More

Getting reacquainted with InstaLOD Studio XL

Apr 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Last year I wrote about how to use InstaLOD in Reallusion's iClone to make drastic poly count reductions in your models while retaining form. Then I used InstaLOD Studio XL fo.... Read More
3DS Max 2021 Release

A Look at 3DS Max 2021

Apr 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Can you believe it? 3DS Max adds PBR materials!   But wait… this isn't 2016… this is 2021! Even real timers have had PBR for a whi.... Read More
Windows Networking Problems? Try the Master Browser

Windows Networking Problems? Try the Master Browser

Apr 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

With more people working at home it would be a great time for Windows networking to be reliable and it is for a lot of users. However, if you are on the other end of the spect.... Read More
Darth Angelus

A Q&A with Filmmaker Damien Valentine - Darth Angelus

Apr 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Damien Valentine (Darth Angelus), like a lot you reading this, is a man of many talents. He is also hard to put a label on as his creative energy could probably power a small.... Read More

Fate or Windows 10 Update???

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Warlord720

I learned something new today… how to go back to a previous Windows 10 build due to needed hardware not working on the newest feature update. &.... Read More

Half Life: Testing Alyx on Three VR Headsets

Mar 30, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Warlord720

Like a lot of people, I was excited when Half-Life: Alyx was released and so far I have not been disappointed. My initial playing was m.... Read More

Half Life: Alyx - Is it the title VR has been waiting for?

Mar 27, 2020 at 01:03 pm by Warlord720

By now there have been loads of reviews on this much-anticipated release. Prerelease videos and the first few minutes of play have been online for all to see for some time and.... Read More
Environmental Artist and Animator Kevin Seidle

An interview with Environmental Artist and Animator Kevin Seidle

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

One plus about Facebook is the ability to connect with other digital artists that you wouldn’t otherwise have the pleasure of knowing. Every so often you see an image or.... Read More
Mr. Anymation Tom Jantol

Mr. Anymation, Tom Jantol and Where Strange is Normal

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:27 am by Warlord720

Back in the day when machinima meant homebrewed animation folks like Tom Jantol and Hugh Hancock (founder of the original machinima.com) were cooking up ideas that today we ta.... Read More
The Coronavirus, Windows 10 Update & Hollow Resin Printing

The Coronavirus, Windows 10 Update & Hollow Resin Printing

Mar 12, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

One thing you have to say about Windows 10 Update is that is it consistent. Consistently screwed up for some unlucky group of users. So, imagine this: You are sitting at home.... Read More

A Rookie Dives Into Resin Printing

Mar 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

While not exactly new to 3D printing (filament) I had my qualms about resin printing. Its resolution was stunningly superior but there were a few things that concerned me. It.... Read More

Kitbashing in the Digital Age

Mar 02, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Warlord720

From Wikipedia: Kitbashing or model bashing is a practice whereby a new scale model is created by taking pieces out of commercial kits. These pieces may be added to a custo.... Read More

Smart Gallery Plug-in for iClone and Character Creator

Feb 27, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

For a lot of iClone users, particularly longtime users, the massive amount of content has made it difficult, if not almost impossible, to keep up with all the assets you've ac.... Read More
It's Windows Update time and various Windows 10 computers are suddenly having problems.

Is it Safe Yet? Has Windows Update time passed?

Feb 20, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It's February 2020 and people all over the world people are starting to peek out from their bunkers, all with the same question? Is it safe to come out yet? Has the dreaded cy.... Read More
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

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