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Issue Media Asset Category Title Vendor/Format OS Description
120
Sept
2009
3D Landscapes
Terragen (version #2) (Learning E version)
Reviewed in 3D World last issue, Terragen is a versatile terrain-generation package, capable of creating ultra-high-quality(more) digital landscapes. This disc includes the non-commercial edition of Terragen 2 for Windows and Mac OS X. This version is limited to a maximum render size of 800 x 600 pixels, and does not provide the advanced detail and anti-aliasing options of the commercial edition. Licensing: See website for details

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120
Sept
2009
3D Model Collection
Amazing 3D Graphics Model Collection

(5 files)
This issue, Amazing 3D Graphics has provided five quality models: a research vessel, a garbage truck, a house,(more) a pair of work boots and a Sony PDA. The files are supplied in 3DS and OBJ formats. Licensing: Please read the individual licensing agreements included with each model.

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120
Sept
2009
3D Model Collection
ShineFX Character Model

(1 file)
In the folder is a detailed 3D model of a mature woman. The model is anatomically correct and is an accurate(more) depiction of how the body looks at age 80. It can be used for rendering in scenes, rigged and animated, or used for anatomy studies. NB: The model displays full-frontal nudity The model is supplied in ZTl, OBJ and MAX (3ds Max 9 and above) formats. Licensing: Commercial use; please read the license.txt document in the folder

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120
Sept
2009
3D Model Collection
The Girl 4: Base Figure and Clothing Packs

(4 files)
This issue, the disc includes The Girl 4 Base, a V4 bodysuit, a V4 bodysuit for The Girl 4, and DreamWeaver, a(more) conforming clothing set that includes a luxury-style dress and shoes. All assets are provided as installers for both Windows and Mac OS X. For: Poser, DAZ Studio. Licensing: Commercial use

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120
Sept
2009
2D Texture Collection
Absolute Texture Collection

(50 files)
In the folder there are 50 high-quality textures from each of Absolute Textures' two best-selling collections:(more) Landscape Architecture and Cityscape. Most of the textures include an Alpha channel. All files are provided in JPEG format. Licensing: Commercial use and rights-free. Please read the license agreement in the folder for more information.

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120
Sept
2009
Audio Editor and/or Collection
SoundScalpel Sound FX

(11 files)
On the disc is a selection of 11 useful ambient environment sounds, including both outdoor (pond, ducks, seagulls,(more) distant rivers and birds) and bar and cafe sounds, provided in WAV format.

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120
Sept
2009
3D Landscapes
World Building
This issue, Northern Studios' Cirstyn Bech-Yagher provides a guide to using Terragen 2, the free edition of which(more) can be found on the disc. You can find the project files and Cirstyn's supporting video tutorial via the link below. The software itself can be found in the Resources section of the disc. For: Terragen Licensing: Personal use

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120
Sept
2009
Modeling - Character
Gnomon Workshop Video Clip from "Robot Design: Concept, Model and Paint with Josh Nizzi"
This CD includes the nine-minute chapter 'Modeling the Legs' from the Gnomon Workshop training DVD Robot Design:(more) Concept, Model and Paint with Josh Nizzi. In the complete DVD, Josh reveals his techniques for designing robots. He demonstrates his entire robotic design process, from sketching concepts in Photoshop and creating a rough 3D model in 3ds Max, to rendering the model in HyperShot and finishing the design in Photoshop. Licensing: Educational use only

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120
Sept
2009
Modeling - Textures and/or Materials
Model and Paint a Cephalopod
Andrew Kerr from the UK's Dotnamestudios provides a complete guide to detailing and texturing a prehistoric sea(more) creature.

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120
Sept
2009
Animation - Character
Animate the Goblin King
This issue, Andy Brunton of leading UK games company Lionhead Studios, best known for its work on the Fable series(more) of titles, explains how to create better combat animations for games characters. You can find the scene files for the tutorial and animations of the finished combat moves on the disc. Download supporting video walkthroughs from the 3D World website. Licensing: Personal use

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120
Sept
2009
Animation - Character
Animation Options: Straight Ahead and pose-to-pose animation
In our regular series of tutorials on the fundamentals of CG, Weta's Steve Lambert explains how to apply Disney's(more) 12 classic principles of animation to 3D work. This issue, Steve looks at the fourth of those principles: straight ahead and pose to pose animation. This disc includes scene files and video examples showing the principles in action. Licensing: Personal use

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120
Sept
2009
Modeling - Object Replacement or Proxies
Object Replacement
Lightwave
This issue, Chris Peterson, formerly of Rhythm & Hues and Screaming Death Monkey (officially 3D World's favourite(more) name for a VFX studio ever) explains how to create a script that was used in Battle 360 to swap planes from proxy to hi-res versions or swap one type of plane for another. You can find the fully annotated script and a sample scene file showing it in use on the disc this issue. For: LightWave 3D Licensing: Personal use

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120
Sept
2009
Modeling - UV Projections
10 Ways to create better UV maps
This issue, SCEA's Tyler Breon provides his expert tips for more efficient, faster UV unwrapping for games work.(more) The disc includes full-sized versions of the images printed in the article in the magazine for you to study. For: Any software Licensing: Personal use

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120
Sept
2009
Texturing - Procedural Texture Creation
How do I recreate TV-quality reflection shaders for a sports logo?
120
Sept
2009
2D Texture Creation and/or Editing
What is the best way to paint fur textures in Photoshop?
120
Sept
2009
VFX - Compositing
How can I add mist to moving footage?
120
Sept
2009
Animation - Timeline, Keyframes and F-Curves
How can I reverse an animation in MotionBuilder?
120
Sept
2009
Rendering - Multi-Pass Rendering
How can I render colored distance fog in Blender?
120
Sept
2009
Lighting
How can I achieve a realistic effect of outdoor lighting in trueSpace?
120
Sept
2009
VFX - Volumetric Effects
How do I create geometry-based volumetric effects?
Lightwave
120
Sept
2009
Modeling - Landscapes
How do I model a mountain range procedurally?
120
Sept
2009
Renderer - Rendering and/or visualization application
V-Ray RT
Chaos Group's new real-time interactive rendering solution looks set to revolutionize the visualization industry(more) says Gustavo Capote.

Verdict (new purchase): 9/10

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120
Sept
2009
Plugin
Ozone (version #4)
Everything in e-on's software updated atmospheric plug-in is sky high: quality, stability and render times, says(more) Steve Jarratt

Verdict (new purchase): 9/10
Verdict (upgrade): 8/10

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120
Sept
2009
Presentation and/or Web Authoring Tool
DX Studio (version #3.1)
With a new 3D Gizmo, procedural terrains and streaming HD video, Mike Tully believes this real-time authoring(more) tool packs a bunch.

Verdict (new purchase): 8/10
Verdict (upgrade): 8/10

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120
Sept
2009
Hardware - Graphics Card
ATI FirePro V7750
With a similar performance to AMD's flagship FirePro V8700, but at two thirds of the price, James Morris argues(more) this card is a great deal.

Verdict (new purchase): 9/10

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120
Sept
2009
Hardware - Graphics Card
Nvidia Quadro FX 1800
Nvidia
Balancing frame buffer, CUDA processing units and cost almost perfectly, this card offers amazing acceleration,(more) says James Morris.

Verdict (new purchase): 10/10

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