Physically-based rendering (PBR) is increasing in popularity and with its vast range of benefits, it is no wonder why. Artists can now remove the guesswork around authoring surface attributes and set up a material once, then reuse it throughout game development, freeing up more time to focus on the more creative aspects of asset creation.
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Producing 2D games now have been much easier than before with tools like Unity and help of online 2D Game Asset stores. Below is a list of top 10 2D games asset store you can find online, some commercial and some free.
I wanted to make a game play trailer for my original arcade puzzle game Futile Tiles (http://www.futiletiles.com). The game is very fast and I needed to achieve high framerate and quality for the video, which is challenging using a slow computer. Low recording frame rate can also distract controlling the game actions.
The new version of Maya 2014 has lots of small performance enhancing improvements and several larger new features that make the software easier to use. In particular, the new Grease Pencil tool and the Modeling Toolkit are worth looking into. There is also a new Mesh Reduction feature and several interesting new options for working with Paint Effects.
Autodesk is aware of the plight of indie game developers and is making a version of Maya, known as Maya LT, available to address their needs. Maya LT 2014 is a full-featured version of Maya that is specifically tailored with only the features that game developers need at a significantly discounted price point
Autodesk recently released the latest version of 3ds Max. This latest version, called 3ds Max 2014, is available as both Standard and Design versions. The new version includes a host of new features and several clever improvements to the existing tools.
This article will introduce you to basic art concepts to give you a head start in making your game art great. This article is written for those non-artists who would like to start creating their own quality 2D assets, or inexperienced artists just getting started with creating 2D art for games.
Autodesk Maya 2013 software is available as a stand-alone product; as part of the Maya Entertainment Creation Suite 2013, which includes Maya, Mudbox, MotionBuilder and Sketchbook Designer; as part of the Premium Suite which adds Softimage to the mix; and as part of the Ultimate Suite, which also includes 3ds Max. So, there are several different packages that include Maya.If you plan on working...
Introduction3ds Max 2013 is available as a stand-alone package or as part of a suite of tools and, for the first time, Autodesk is also offering an Ultimate Suite that includes both 3ds Max and Maya together along with the other suite packages. This provides a solution to artists that lets them choose the best tool for the task at hand instead of deciding at the project's start which packag...