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Maya Complete 4
by Todd Iorio

05 December, 2001

REVIEW: Maya Complete 4 has made strides in usability and overall reliability. Combined with a huge feature list and cross-platform support, it stands apart among tough competition.

Universe 3.1
by Lachlan Westfall

24 October, 2001

REVIEW: Electric Image Universe 3.1 is a major upgrade--complete with a brand new name.

TrueSpace 5.1
by Jim Boyce

25 September, 2001

REVIEW: Caligari trueSpace 5.1 doesn't sacrifice capability to gain economy and presents a good alternative to the more expensive modelers.

Using Max Script for Building Game Levels
by Shailesh Watsa

10 September, 2001

FEATURE: We were looking for an optimal way to build our levels from inside 3D Studio Max. We ran into issues, had to use a data recovery service to recover our files, and then we were back up. Lofting and other techniques used earlier to make level meshes were rigid to changes. We needed a method where changes to the level mesh could be incorporated without too much effort.

Image of the Week
"Snowman"

Chris Tran

 
 
3D News and Products
12 December, 2001

News:
  • Adobe Adds Havok, Virtools
  • Nvidia Honored by Game Developer

Products:
  • Elsa, Discreet DCC Power Pack
  • Ashlar-Vellum, Inc. Argon, Xenon, Cobalt







 

 

 

 

 


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