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3DAD 008 : Creating 3D Models for Games : Interview with Shaun Williams

My interview this session is with Shaun Williams, who is the king of mass space model production, creating numerous models for the various games software he has worked on through the 20 years of his career.

After listening to the interview, I’d love to know your successes in creating models for games.

You can download the podcast 

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In association with this I have been reading today that there has been a noteworthy article from the U.K.’s The Independent newspaper announcing that the Museum of Modern Art in New York has publically supported computer games as a form of art. This of course includes 3D games. There has been a lively debate over the last decade of whether games can be described as art. With this announcement from this prestigous New York art museum, then it looks official, that games can be described as art!

Visitors to the Museum of Modern Art will soon see Pac-Man displayed alongside Andy Warhol and Picasso.Read the rest

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Explore 20 Top Sci-fi and Fantasy Model Resources

We recently asked our subscribers which model resources they use to help construct a sci-fi or fantasy art scene. We queried what sites they tended to use in general, but also some of the lesser known resources that don’t get the limelight thay they deserve.

If you have a resource you’d like to share – particularly that includes models that can be used in a sci-fi or fantasy digital art scene, then reply to this post and we’ll publish a fuller index for everyone to benefit from.

2001 model archive

Models from the classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

3Delicious.net

Free commercial 3D ‘three-dimensional’ model download library in 3DS format

3D Export.com

A market place for buying and selling 3D models, with up to 70% royalties for sellers.

3DFilter

A global 3D model and textures search engine covering 10 3D model sites and 6 texture sites, with filter and order options.

Artist-3d.com

Free noncommercial model download library in OBJ 3DS MAX formats.

Celestia Motherlode

Real world and fictional spacecraft – free for personal use. These models particularly import well into Mojoworld.

ColaCola

Sci-fi models by Anders Lejczak Modo modeller, free for personal use.

Content Paradise

Large set of models for Poser and Daz Studio

Cornucopia 3D

E-on’s model market specifically for Vue.… Read the rest

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