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Hurley’s work: New Plugin Preview

Steve Hurley reveals a new dynamics plugin for LightWave 3D

Thu 16 Feb 2017

Steve Hurley recently published several new exciting videos on his YouTube channel that reveal a new plugin that he is developing for LightWave 3D. Seeing NVIDIA's Flex real time dynamics running inside LightWave 3D is just amazing! We can't wait to know more!

Testing DOF techniques

After a series of tests, Louis du Mont shares several handy techniques for speeding up depth of field rendering in LightWave 3D

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Testing several possible solutions for speeding up the rendering process of depth of field has given LightWave artist Louis du Mont a deeper understanding of rendering depth of field in LightWave 3D.   Louis has been sharing several useful techniques gained from his process on his website to help fellow LightWave artists.  He uses primarily Lightwave 3D and After Effects as his main tools but of course, the theories apply to multiple applications. Check out the full breakdown on his website.

Artist Spotlight: Fumito Ueda

Interview with the creative genius behind the hit video game “The Last Guardian.”

Thu 26 Jan 2017

By creating games that deliver emotional impact, stunning artistic design, and extend far beyond mere entertainment, Fumito Ueda has greatly influenced the history of video games. Tokyo-based LightWave reseller D-Storm interviewed Fumito Ueda - director and lead designer of the video games masterpiece Ico (2001), Shadow of the Colossus (2005), and The Last Guardian (2016) - to learn more about his creative inspirations and how he has used LightWave 3D extensively in his video game pipeline throughout his amazing career history. Get ready to be inspired!

Tartarus, a new text-based game adventure

Turkish company Abyss GameWorks discussed the production of their new adventure game

Tue 17 Jan 2017

Developed using LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine 4, Tartarus is a new FPS action/adventure game set in 2230 in a dark sci-fi universe. Targeted for PC & MAC, this first-person adventure with text-based elements is expected to be released on Steam in 2017. Turkish-based company Abyss GameWorks discussed the production of their new adventure game on the online game magazine 80 Level.

Join the Runners now!

Mon 13 Jun 2016

Ready for an intense aerial dogfight? Using LightWave 3D as their 3D software solution in their main development pipeline, the innovative multiplayer flight game Voidrunner has opened a free closed beta. Sign up now to have the chance to join Close Beta!

LightWave 3D & CSI

San Diego's investigators are able to create recontructions and animations of events and crime scenes using LightWave

Mon 18 Jan 2016

From modeling to animation, LightWave gives San Diego's investigators all the tools they need to create recontructions of real events and crime scenes, giving them the opportunity to better understand the dynamics of a car accident, a crime scene or the path of a bullet. The investigators are using LightWave 3D regularly to provide judges and juries some in depth look at the scenes. Take a look at this great video from the local San Diego breaking news, CBS News 8.

Bruce Branit, the Viral Videos Master

VFX, Viral Videos and latest News from the Amazing Visual Effects Artist Bruce Branit

Mon 18 Jan 2016

Bruce Branit has been interviewed early this month by the american TV Channel 41 Action News about his viral videos & upcoming projects including 1st footage of BULLY MECH! Much of Branit’s work relies upon solid 3D tracking to match visual effects elements with live action back plates. “LightWave 3D lets me produce films and Web serials that use visual effects in a way that’s unexpected for a micro-budget project. That’s why I’m basing the future growth of my company on this platform,” said Branit in his previous interview on LightWave 3D website. Be sure to read the full story!

Little Kitty

3D Artist Jose Maria Molina uses LightWave 3D to create the cutest cat in the world!

Mon 18 Jan 2016

The spanish animation studio Digital Mind brings to life the cutest cat in the world using LightWave 3D. "Little Kitty" was born with the aim of creating a funny character to make short animated videos. From modelling to animation, this studio uses the powerful LightWave Tools and the flexibility of Genoma to create these impressive videos. Four of them have been created already so check these out!

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