Crytek have announced the next version of their spectacular game engine.
CRYENGINE includes many new features and improvements to the previously released version of the engine; many of which will also be propagated over to the to Crytek's free CRYENGINE® SDK later this week!
TurboSmooth Pro is a modifier plugin for 3ds Max which produces nice smooth semi-sharp creases on your models, unlike the ugly creases that the standard TurboSmooth produces. It also give you the ability to have linear UVs which in some cases can help in the texturing pipeline.
The update, which is free for registered users, contains a new features such as IMM Insert Multi Mesh Brushes, QRemesher Alpha, Topology Brush, Mesh Fusion, Improved Vector Displacement Maps along with TransPose and Dynamesh Enhancements!
In this demonstration, Andy Davies goes over the creation of barbed wire within Blender.
He shows the techniques needed to efficiently create realistic barbed wire and how to control its total length and shape by using a curve, which allows it to be changed on the fly while still retaining a large amount of control.
The decimation tool and suite of plugins include such features as Vodel grid based polygon reduction, Intelligent hole filling, Vertex level Ambient Occlusion and Normal map baking and Customisable interface configurations, along with a surprise addition: WeaponX and over 30 minutes of help videos from the man himself!
The decimation tool and suite of plugins will include such features as Vodel grid based polygon reduction, Intelligent hole filling, Vertex level Ambient Occlusion and Normal map baking and Customisable interface configurations!
Epic have released the March 2012 update for UDK !
The update includes numerous bug fixes and new features, including a new ‘Create Sub-Archetype’ feature added to Unreal Content Browse, the ability to use the ‘Screen Capture’ option in Unreal Console to take a screenshotMobile and Texture paint workflow automation will now allow you to duplicate textures and hook them up to a new material instance with a single button click!