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  1. Quote:Original post by Zahlman Try here for Python. I think that A Byte of Python is a better book to start with (and it's also free).
  2. This may be helpfull: http://otothecleaner.free.fr/tutorials/LevelDesign1/level2/level1-2.html http://www.voraxgames.com/community/blogs/dut/archive/2006/02/04/124.aspx And indeed, texturing a level is like texturing a model... Basically a level is a "collection" of models.
  3. Nothing special here, this was done for a speed modelling challenge on game-artist.net. It took me about 40 minutes:
  4. Quote:Original post by Captain P I think that how much it should be in that other language at the end should be determined by playtesting with various people. Yep, thats what I think too :-) + learning curves like Captain P already suggested is also a good idea.
  5. I really like the idea, it gives more educational value to a game. After you played the game you can say "hmm, I had a good time playing that game and I learned japanese..." - and thats a good thing, not only for the game industry... But like algumacoisaqualquer said: I don't think its a very good idea to have the whole game in japanese at the end, that would be too hard... - Fenryl
  6. Hi mmoWoWmkr, like smr said, its a good idea to take a look at the drawing workshop. But if you want a free drawing guide, then I can recommend you this: http://barthost.net/tjnr/angel/AndrewLoomis_funwithpencil.pdf (direct download) It's is a free book written by Andrew Loomis, it's aimed to beginners. It will teach you the most basic stuff to a little more advanced stuff. Also take a look at the Drawing Resources thread, maybe you find something useful... - Fenryal
  7. Can you please tell us what software you use? [smile]
  8. Quote:Original post by Juggie - Where is the direct download to 2D GIMP? Can't find it on www.gimp.org cauz of the many links on the site. Maybe you should click on "Downloads"... [smile] A direct link for the Windows installer: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gimp-2.2.13-i586-setup-1.zip?use_mirror=ovh
  9. Gimp isn't that bad... Its the only good opensource photoshop alternative I know. It has all the options you need to create something nice.
  10. They have made a whole new physics engine for it, and they are planning to make an Ogre3D plugin
  11. It is already included in your copy of Blender
  12. Quote:Original post by Splinter of Chaos Few pointers. 1) c++ is considered by some, not good for beginers. But I don't know it yet so don't take my word for it. 2) USE MULTIPLE TUTORIALS! ( http://www.programmingebooks.tk/ ) programmingebooks.tk doesn't seems to work, you can try techbooksforfree.com Good Luck!
  13. Quote:Original post by destron hey guys... i really appreciate all the links and stuff you've given me but i was trying to focus this section on design, rather than "cut-and-paste" tutorials. i'm gonna post the gnomon workshop link up there and maybe some of the other ones, but i'm afraid i'm gonna leave out most of the tutorial links. Oh, sorry [oh] These articles give more information about the 'design' of level design (hope this is a little bit more helpfull then my last post [smile]) www.gamasutra.com/resource_guide/20010716/index.shtml www.gamasutra.com/features/20030603/licht_01.shtml www.gamedesign.be/Hourences/articles.htm EDIT: The website has changed. New site: http://help.hourences.com/ You can find the old tutorials on this site: http://phalanx.planetunreal.gamespy.com/tutorials.htm /EDIT www.gamedesign.net -Fenryl [Edited by - Fenryl on November 19, 2006 5:32:14 AM]
  14. Quote:Original post by destron Thanks for telling me about that typo Shankar *fixes typo* sometime i'll dig up some more stuff to post up here... Oh, you want more stuff? Here you go [smile] ------------------------------------------------------------------- Tutorials --------- Gnomon Online -- http://www.gnomononline.com/information.php A web based service launched by the Gnomon School of visual effects. Gnomon Online offers video tutorials for Maya. Head modeling tutorial -- http://www.thehobbitguy.com/tutorials/polymodeling/index.html 3D Studio Max tutorials ------------------------ http://maxrovat.sns.hu/subdiv/ http://www.3dmaxer.dk/tutorial.asp?ak=777&type=max http://www.tutorialoutpost.com/3d-studio-max-modeling/ http://www.3d-resources.com/ http://www4.discreet.com/3dsmax/3dsmax.php?id=399 http://www.huntfor.com/3d/tutorials.htm http://www.web3dservice.com/3d_tutorials.html http://www.3dlinks.com/Links.cfm?categoryid=13&subcategoryid=105&subsubcategoryid=44 http://www.the3dstudio.com/default.aspx Blender 3D ---------- www.blender3d.com http://www.be3d.org/ The most updated tutorial list -- http://www.elysiun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4624 Tutorial on armatures -- http://mmaigrot.free.fr/didac-blender/ikas/ikas-eng/ik-intro.php Tutorials on BlenderWars -- http://www.blenderwars.com/tut.php?module=index Tutorial on texturing -- http://www.geocities.com/woodsmith102000/Tutorials1.html? and part 2 of the above tutorial -- http://www.geocities.com/woodsmith102000/Tutorial2.html? The good places to learn about RVks: -- http://download.blender.org/documentation/html/x4939.html -- http://membres.lycos.fr/bobois/Tuts/VertexKeys/rvk1.htm -- http://membres.lycos.fr/bobois/Tuts/VertexKeys/rvk3_2.htm A big list of Blender tutorials -- http://membres.lycos.fr/bobois/Liens_Links/big_list.html A tutorial on making clothes in Blender -- http://www.free-webspace.biz/sonix/BlenderTutes/QuickClothTute.html A basic tutorial -- http://www.fanfilmengine.com/Blender0001.html Video Tutorials ---------------- http://www.bl3nder.com/tutorials/ http://www.letwory.net/tutes/edgefaceloops.htm UV -- http://www.ibiblio.org/bvidtute/mytut/uvtut.avi SubSurf -- http://www.ibiblio.org/bvidtute/mytut/subdiv.avi Duplivert -- http://www.ibiblio.org/bvidtute/mytut/duplivert.avi Small examples -- www.weirdhat.com for sfx with blender Modeling a stargate -- http://www.fanfilmengine.com/Blender0003.mov Atutorial for beginners -- http://www.fanfilmengine.com/Blender0004.mov on widgets Character Modeling ------------------ Character Process -- http://www.poopinmymouth.com/process/character_tutorial/character_process.htm A full procces character -- http://67.15.36.49/ffa/tutorials/max/joanofarc/joanmenu.asp modeling tutorial ------------------------------------------------------------------- Hope this is helpfull... -Fenryl [Edited by - Fenryl on August 30, 2006 5:39:33 AM]
  15. You can try to use another exporter, like this one