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

Posted 12 hours 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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Emulating a Particle System using MCG
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Emulating a Particle System using MCG

Posted 3 days ago by Christopher Diggins on 3ds Max Mayhem

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Design Visualization ,

Using a Max Creation Graph geometry tool we can decently emulate a particle system as this tool made by one of our interns shows.

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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 last week 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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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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Formula 1 - TV Globo
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Formula 1 - TV Globo

Posted 18 January 2016 5:12 pm by Rodrigo Assaf on CG Samba

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

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

Interview with one of the CGI Team from TV Globo - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They have achieved an amazing opening for Formula 1 using 3DS Max and Maya 2016. Check it out!

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The MCG Network Deployment Guide
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The MCG Network Deployment Guide

Posted 15 January 2016 8:00 pm by mcgblog on The Max Creation Graph Blog

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Education ,

In this post, we cover different approaches to deploying MCG tools and compounds onto different machines. You can use this guide to render your MCG creations on networked instances of 3dsMax, or to distribute the latest versions of your tools to your technical artists.

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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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