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Made with Marmalade

We are very pleased to announce that we have been appointed as one of the two resellers of Marmalade new reseller channel program in order to help provide local sales and support to Marmalade users across the UK. Marmalade is the fastest way to take your games and apps cross-platform, providing solutions that let you . . .

Autodesk Desktop Subscription

Desktop Subscription is a purchasing option that allows you to license Autodesk desktop software on term basis to meet a variety of business and budget considerations, such as taking on finite projects, or hiring temporary staff. Customers who purchase Desktop Subscription receive benefits such as Basic Support, access to the latest software and product enhancements, . . .

Autodesk Software and their Transition to Subscription Options Only

Autodesk recently announced, it is gradually transitioning new software purchases for their products to subscription options only. In the first phase of this transition, new seats of most standalone desktop software products (3ds Max, Maya, AutoCAD etc) will generally be available only as a Desktop Subscription beginning of the 1st February 2016. Throughout this transition . . .

Making Gielinor and Much More at Jagex Games Studio

The brothers, Andrew and Paul Gower released the first version of the world of Gielinor, the game of RuneScape’s fantasy in 2001 when they used Java that is why their company is called Jagex Games Studio (Java Games Experts). But now, Autodesk 3ds Max is the software in use for environments and also, Autodesk Maya . . .

ZBrush® 4R7 Out Now

We are all very excited to announce that the Pixologic ZBrush® 4R7 is out now, and the best of all it’s FREE UPGRADE for all registered users! This is the final iteration within the ZBrush 4 series before moving to ZBrush 5.0. As with the previous point releases, it doesn’t simply make a few minor changes . . .

Maya LT 2015 – 3D tools for Indie Game Developers

Earlier this year, Autodesk released Maya LT 2015 built for Indie game developers. It gives artists a range of features and toolsets that make creating 3D indie game content much faster and more fun, by allowing developers to spend more time focusing on creating their games rather than focusing on the tool they use. The . . .

CTN animation eXpo 2014: Joseph Drust ZBrush 4R7 Demo

We are excited to announce that ZBrush 4R7 will be launched soon. Last month Pixologic attended the 2014 CTN Animation eXpo in Burbank CA, this video was caught there to help you get ideas going for when ZBrush 4R7 launches. In this demo, Pixologic artist Joseph Drust takes a closer look at some of what . . .

Last Chance for Autodesk Upgrades

Upgrade pricing for most of the products will end on January 31st, 2015. ACT NOW AND SAVE: Have you got an old 3ds Max or Maya 2009 – 2014 version? It is time now to upgrade for £2,259 + VAT (saving over £430) with 1 years maintenance subscription included if you order before 23rd January . . .

V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max SP1 Now Available

V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Service Pack 1 is now available for download. V-Ray RT GPU now supports hair and fur, subsurface scattering and light cache. In addition, we’ve added support for Microfacet GTR / GGX BRDF, which is ideal for hard surfaces such as metal. Other highlights include: • New VRayInstancer geometric plugin for . . .

Fluid Workflow: Winner of the RealFlow Fluid Dimension Challenge 2014

bluegfx would like to congratulate Cinema 4D newcomer Joshua Clos who impresses both the jury and the general public to win in both competition categories. Next Limit Technologies and MAXON invited 3D artists to create a fluids simulation using RealFlow and Cinema 4D and compete for prizes valued at $5,000. Please read more here.