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M.D. McCallum

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Commercial Artist, 3D Animator and Character Creator, Published Author, Project Manager and Legend in his own Mind.


User Since

Mar 08, 2018

Warlord720

Game Bar - Windows 10 Free Screen Recorder

Jul 16, 2016 at 10:09 pm by Warlord720

Ok... I'll be the first to admit I had no idea that Windows 10 had a screen recorder. Actually it's not Windows 10 but the Xbox application installed with the OS that provides.... Read More

Game Review: RAW DATA - VR the Way It's Should Be

Jul 15, 2016 at 09:04 pm by Warlord720

I was mesmerized the first time the lights came on in Raw Data. The scene... looking from huge office windows gazing down upon a futuristic city complete with traffic was an.... Read More

Review of "Finding Dory"

Jul 11, 2016 at 01:02 pm by Warlord720

Last week, my fiancé and I went to see "Finding Dory." I'm not really one for animated movies - unless it received good reviews, but I just went because my fiancé was rantin.... Read More

V-ray for Nuke: The Atomic Pipeline

Jul 08, 2016 at 09:17 pm by Warlord720

[Note: This review is based, in part, on a conversation with expert compositor/lighter/artist Shahin Toosi - IMDb] One of the distinct pleasures of writing about technolog.... Read More

Left Hand Path - VR Game Review

Jun 28, 2016 at 02:42 pm by Warlord720

I finally got to realize one of my fantasies and no... we aren't going there. I'm mean a fantasy set in the fantasy genre with fantasy characters. You know... the undead in va.... Read More

VR as an Art-Form: Reviewing the "Night Cafe"

Jun 15, 2016 at 08:53 pm by Warlord720

VR Tribute to Vincent Van Gogh Trailer Any artist that has experienced VR is immediately impacted by how it will change art. Not just as new art form but it's impact on a.... Read More

HTC Vive Review - Part 2

May 24, 2016 at 03:31 pm by Warlord720

I've read all sorts of information about the HMD. How it was heavy, bulky, clunky and uncomfortable. For my own taste, I will agree it is clunky but that is as far as I will g.... Read More

Besiege Videogame Review - An Amazing Bit of Fun

May 18, 2016 at 11:47 pm by Warlord720

Whilst waiting for my consumer version virtual reality Vive to arrive I was looking for something to wind down with for the weekend. I had just finished up some work and tr.... Read More

HTC Vive Review - Part 1

May 03, 2016 at 03:13 pm by Warlord720

After much anticipation, the HTC Vive headset finally arrived. This writer had waited impatiently for it just as many pre-order customers that endured the somewhat flawed deli.... Read More

Consumer VR: First Impressions

Apr 30, 2016 at 11:52 pm by Warlord720

Astounded... awed... tired jaw from holding mouth open. Physically drained, emotionally charged and mainly just sitting there... still taking in what I had just seen... no....... Read More

VR - Demise is Greatly Exaggerated: Exploring Virtual Reality

Apr 28, 2016 at 10:57 pm by Warlord720

Some of us old-timers... you know... the real old-timers... not just before the internet but before computers... are feeling a bit of Déjà vu with the launch of consumer Vir.... Read More

Hardware Review: NVIDIA's New Quadro M2000

Apr 22, 2016 at 09:20 pm by Warlord720

In the world of nVidia there exists two distinct paths towards pixel enlightenment. I'm just going to be plain spoken here. Today's digital artist has a lot to keep up with e.... Read More

Exciting Time to be a Freelancer

Apr 08, 2016 at 08:59 pm by Warlord720

Something funny happened on the way to the Virtual Reality (VR) hype train. Turns out... it's not all hype. It truly is an exciting time to be a freelancer. In the past twenty.... Read More

Motion Capture on a Budget with Perception Neuron

Mar 25, 2016 at 10:32 pm by Warlord720

Motion Capture (aka mocap) - most of us are already familiar with it and some of have either worked with it or seen it in action. Early mocap was great but required an almost.... Read More

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Graphics Card Review

Mar 23, 2016 at 09:09 pm by Warlord720

The NVIDIA Quadro M4000 is a workstation class video card. It was launched along with its bigger brother, the NVIDIA Quadro M5000 which I wrote about in another article. T.... Read More

Freelance Experience: The Importance of Taking Direction

Feb 25, 2016 at 10:49 pm by Warlord720

After a couple of decades as a freelancer (and project manager), it's not difficult to take direction. In fact, it's imperative that you follow script notes and direction as.... Read More

iClone Character Creator Update 1.4 - Custom Morphs

Feb 12, 2016 at 10:15 pm by Warlord720

For some time, the folks at Reallusion have envisioned putting the power of character creation in the hands of the average user without requiring extensive modeling and riggin.... Read More

Review: Autodesk Maya 2016

Feb 10, 2016 at 05:33 pm by Warlord720

Autodesk Maya 2016 has been out for a while now and I got to test drive it as part of my daily routine these past few months. This article covers some of my favorite feature.... Read More

3DS Max 2016 Review

Jan 29, 2016 at 09:28 pm by Warlord720

A long time ago whilst designing web pages I came across this funny little program: 3D Studio. I was looking for royalty free artwork to use on the web and to be totally hones.... Read More

Coexistence: Poser and DAZ Studio

Jan 08, 2016 at 10:49 pm by Warlord720

Coexistence of applications is something that was not really on my radar until it came up in a conversation with my editors about Poser and DAZ Studio (DAZ) coexisting on the.... Read More