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    A nice start! Keep one important thing in mind...

    A nice start!

    Keep one important thing in mind when animating a chracter jumping - The body is not grounded, so it will always rotate around it's own centre of gravity while in the air. It's...
  2. Thread: Xsi Vtms

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    XSI training and VTM

    I'm very eager to see another XSI VTM! I noticed that there is an intensive XSI course planned for June 2-29th. Unfortunately, I will be in Denmark at the time. :(
    There seem to be a few Maya...
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    Ah yes, piracy... the reason that my last job...

    Ah yes, piracy... the reason that my last job just folded up and they cut half of their world-wide staff.

    I suppose it would still be a good learning exercise to create them but I had better look...
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    CHaracter Packs - A viable endeavor?

    Hi all,

    I had an idea that I wanted to run past you:

    The character models in UT2003 are organized into related groups but I noticed that they are all bipeds. If I made new packs of figures of...
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    That's a teriffic offer and I hope that many...

    That's a teriffic offer and I hope that many people take advantage of that and other professionals take up one-on-one training - it would be the kind of fast track that we all need.

    However, I'm...
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    Thanks, but 10 months isn't quite as intensive as...

    Thanks, but 10 months isn't quite as intensive as I need. I have many years of art experience, so I'm not looking for classes on design, life drawing or even specific software. I'm really after a...
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    :D SWEET!!!!! Thanks Legoman!!!!! :D :D :D...

    :D
    SWEET!!!!!

    Thanks Legoman!!!!!
    :D :D :D :D
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    Thanks for the summary, it helps a lot! The...

    Thanks for the summary, it helps a lot!

    The ultimate objective is obj format which can be imported and exported from Max via a free plug-in. I have been unable to find and obj plug-in for XSI but...
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    Thanks! This certainly deseves investigation....

    Thanks!

    This certainly deseves investigation. In game animation can get very stale very quickly unless there is some variance. (For those of us that notice the animation) so I felt that using...
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    Thanks, I found their website and I'll have a...

    Thanks, I found their website and I'll have a look.
  11. Thanks, That clears up a number of points but...

    Thanks,

    That clears up a number of points but 1 burning question remains:

    Is anyone here using the Radeon 9700 Pro for DCC and how have they found it with XSI, Max or Maya?
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    ?Intensive modeling course?

    Does anyone know of an intensive course in 3D modeling in either England, Vancouver or California that would be worthwhile? Preferably teaching with XSI. I won't rule out courses that use Maya but I...
  13. Actually, Tom's Hardware Review is where I got...

    Actually, Tom's Hardware Review is where I got the best information alredy. However, since the two cards have been aimed at different markets, the reviews were focussed accordingly, so it's Apples...
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    Animation for new characters

    Brief intro:

    Hi all,
    I've been a professional feature aninimator for over 18 years and I moved into 3D 5 years ago. I've enjoyed playing Unreal tournament with my friends for the past couple of...
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    Specific needs - Mirroring XSI or Maya?

    I'm trying to find the best modeling solution for my new character modeling responsibilities at work. I'm presently using Max4 but it doesn't seem to be well suited to medium to high resolution...
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    ?Mirroring without renumbering vertices?

    Is there any way in Max 4 to alter a symmetrical polygonal object one one side and have the changes mirrored on the other side WITHOUT splitting it in half and mirroring it? This causes the vertices...
  17. ?Any practial tests-Wildcat III vs Radeon 9700 Pro?

    I'm in the fortunate position of having my employer buying a new DCC workstation for me and allowing me to pick the specs. However, my budget is set so I have to manage the costs.

    I have picked a...
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