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MAXscript: saving and loading batch render jobs
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MAXscript: saving and loading batch render jobs

Posted 5 days ago by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

A quick post about saving and loading batch render jobs

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Stingray Intro Videos
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Stingray Intro Videos

Posted last week by p1ut0nium on Game On

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT , Autodesk Stingray ,

Industry: Games ,

Matthew is back with three new videos on using Autodesk's Stingray game engine, including a short 20 minute overview of Stingray, nearly 2 hours of video on using Lua and C++ in Stingray, and a short intro to vehicle physics in Stingray.

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The Art of Fluid Animation
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The Art of Fluid Animation

Posted last week by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Creative Finishing , Professional Video ,

Jos Stam wrote a book on the Art of Fluid Animation

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World Space Effects
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World Space Effects

Posted 28 January 2016 10:01 pm by mcgblog on The Max Creation Graph Blog

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

In this post, we look at the fundamental concepts related to creating MCG geometry based on existing objects in the scene. We show how these ideas can be applied to hang wires between the vertices of two separate objects, and how to create geometry using the world space information of point helpers.

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Bonus Tools for Maya LT (with bug fixes)
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Bonus Tools for Maya LT (with bug fixes)

Posted 26 January 2016 10:09 pm by STLR on My Oh Maya!

Software: Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games ,

Bonus Tools for Maya LT has been one of the most requested improvements on the user forums. I'm happy to announce that it's finally available Maya LT.

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Maya Bonus Tools Resource Page - Maya LT version now available!
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Maya Bonus Tools Resource Page - Maya LT version now available!

Posted 26 January 2016 10:08 pm by STLR on My Oh Maya!

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Professional Video ,

Maya Bonus Tools resource page: Here you will find a collection of tutorials and demos specifically related to Bonus Tools. Once installed the Bonus Tools help menu will link back to this page. Bookmark it and check back later for additional updates.

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MAXScript - proof of concept for setting colours based on a animated bitmap
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MAXScript - proof of concept for setting colours based on a animated bitmap

Posted 21 January 2016 12:55 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

A first stab at mapping colours from a bitmap onto objects.

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The easiest animation tool you'll ever try!
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The easiest animation tool you'll ever try!

Posted 6 January 2016 1:46 pm by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Combustion , Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk MotionBuilder , Autodesk Smoke , Autodesk Softimage , Autodesk Scaleform , Autodesk Maya LT , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite , Autodesk Flare , Autodesk Flame Premium , Autodesk Stingray ,

Industry: Games , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization , Education ,

Give Project Draco a spin!

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Autodesk University 2015 - 3ds Max related videos
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Autodesk University 2015 - 3ds Max related videos

Posted 31 December 2015 12:42 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

All the 3ds Max related videos I could find including download links

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The Array Looping Cook Book
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The Array Looping Cook Book

Posted 21 December 2015 6:01 pm by mcgblog on The Max Creation Graph Blog

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

In this post, we dive into various array looping techniques, including how to reliably create an array of random values.

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