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    Has Buzz considered bit-torrent?

    I was just wondering if 3DBuzz has considered using bit-torrent to distribute the VTMs. Bit-torrent is a free open source method of distrobution that is based on peer-to-peer technology. This is...
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    Well, I'm not at liberty to discuss details. But...

    Well, I'm not at liberty to discuss details. But I can say that it's going to be something like an FPS/RPG spanning large outdoor and indoor arenas. We want vehicles, both land and air (possibly...
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    How big can a UT map be?

    My mod team is looking for an engine to handle are first total conversion. I was wondering if anybody knows just how big a UT2003/2004 map can be. Is there a limit on the size at all?
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    My tip would have to be: Learn ActionScript,...

    My tip would have to be:

    Learn ActionScript, and learn to love it. You can do almost everything there is to do in flash with nothing but actionScript (including drawing objects if you have MX). ...
  5. Thread: motionblending

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    Yeah, but that's just an animation. That has...

    Yeah, but that's just an animation. That has nothing to do with the physics engine.

    I think what he is looking for is something like this scenario.

    Player is running forward.
    Player gets shot...
  6. Thread: Head and Limbs

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    I always thought the limbs and other "giblets"...

    I always thought the limbs and other "giblets" were seperate models. Then when somebody dies, the game replaces their character model with the appropriate giblets and gives them a velocity. I know...
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    It could be a bit higher, simply because there's...

    It could be a bit higher, simply because there's been about a year of advancement in computing power. So todays average computer is more powerful than the average computer was when 2003 came out. I...
  8. Editable poly, mesh, patch...what's the difference?

    Ok, so I'm pretty knew to Max and 3D modeling in general. I was wondering what the difference is between an editable mesh, editable poly, and editable patch. What are the benefits, disadvantages of...
  9. Thread: Flash MX?

    by Cyanide
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    You can definately make an entire site in Flash. ...

    You can definately make an entire site in Flash. The problem with it (and the reason that many people don't like 100% flash sites) is that it takes a lot more skill to make a good 100% flash site...
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    www.actionscript.org www.flashguru.co.uk

    www.actionscript.org
    www.flashguru.co.uk
  11. Thread: the 64 chip

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    Definately wait on the 64 bit chips. They're...

    Definately wait on the 64 bit chips. They're only faster because they have a lot more cache built onto the chip. Windows and most other consumer level applications do not support 64 bit computing...
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    60 degrees C is actually normal for an AMD...

    60 degrees C is actually normal for an AMD processor of that speed with the stock heatsink and thermal compound. It's much hotter than it could be, but you're not in danger of damaging the processor...
  13. Thread: Differenc

    by Cyanide
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    Poll: Macs being better for graphics or sound editing...

    Macs being better for graphics or sound editing is a myth from the old days (back in the 80s :D) when artists prefered macs because of their then far superior graphical interfaces. Now PCs are...
  14. Thread: This a virus?

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    Your friends system is not running the currently...

    Your friends system is not running the currently spreading worm (the type of virus this one fits under) according to that image. That worm is called msblast.exe. Here are instructions for removing...
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    Try to make your text effects stay on the screen...

    Try to make your text effects stay on the screen untill they fade out. If they get cut off by the sides of the movie then they just look weird.
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    Flash does not natively support 3D drawing of any...

    Flash does not natively support 3D drawing of any kind. If you want to do 3D in flash it's going to be emulated with actionScript and a bit of calculous. It's going to be low polygon. It's going...
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    The best way to do it in vector (to keep file...

    The best way to do it in vector (to keep file size down) is to make a seperate layer over your text that is a gradient rectangle. That's how I've seen it done most of the time. Just offsetting some...
  18. Thread: Flash MX VTM's

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    I don't know if 3Dbuzz does any VTMs for flash. ...

    I don't know if 3Dbuzz does any VTMs for flash. I'm guessing they don't. If you're interested in learning Flash I would suggest you check out the boards at www.flashkit.com. That is the largest...
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    How do I merge nurbs curvs?

    I was trying to make a right angle section of a pipe today and having some trouble since i've been using maya for all of 12 hours. Anyway, I made a nurbs circle and somehow managed to split it into...
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