How to Create 3d Games

How To : Create an island terrain in Unity 3D game engine

In this software tutorial you will learn how to create an island terrain in Unity 3D game engine. PART 1 covers creating a new project and exploring the interface. PART 2 covers terrain extrusion and texturing. PART 3 covers Trees and further environment topography. PART 4 cov ...more

How To : Create a 3D video game using Alice online software

Shaun will teach us how to create a 3D video game compatible with MAC or PC with no prior programming knowledge. First download Alice, a 3D World program that can be turned into a video game. Open Alice, click on "add objects", click on "more controls" and select your choice o ...more

How To : Play video games on your monitor with 3D glasses

Got 3D glasses leftover from the Superbowl? Time to break them out! You will need cheap 3D glasses from television promotions or you can grab them off eBay for this demonstration. Or you can simply make your own 3D glasses red and blue or yellow and blue cellophane. NOTE: Get ...more

News : Opening game in 3D. First impressions.

I've been curious to watch one of these famed '3D' games for a while now. Last April at NAB, I attended several 3D panels and folks from ESPN suggested that one of the strongest experiences that would bring 3D into the home would be live sports. I've missed opportunities to wa ...more

How To : Model realistic arrow impacts in 3D Studio MAX

If you want to make fantasy 3D games, and if you're watching this video there's a really good chance that that is the case, you are probably going to have to model an arrow hitting an object at some point. Do it right! This two-part video will show you how to 3D model an arrow ...more

How To : Model basic cloth using Reactor in 3D Studio MAX

Creating a good 3D model in 3D Studio MAX is hard enough. Now I've got to model clothes onto them too? Why can't all 3D game characters be naked? Once you've resolved that debate in your head, watch this video. It will show you how to use the Reactor cloth system within 3DS M ...more

How To : Use LOD (level of detail) groups in Maya

This video, from accredited 3D art instructor Andrew Klein, will teach you how to use one of the many powerful features in Maya to manipulate you 3D models. Specifically, it will teach you how to use the LOD (level of detail) tool in order to control how much of your model loa ...more

How To : Import and rig images in 3D Studio MAX

Have you ever wanted to modify the 3D images from your favorite video games yourself? This video is here to help! It will teach you how to import and rig a 3D character (in this case a Bloodelf from World of Warcraft) in 3D Studio MAX. Now you can edit the character however yo ...more

How To : Master Maya modeling by making a 3D airplane

Maya is arcane, complex, but incredibly powerful software. It is the industry standard for 3D modeling in games and film. This video for Maya beginners will teach you how to create a model of an airplane as a means of teaching you a lot of the basics of Maya. It is meant to be ...more

How To : Create realtime-modifiable text within Blender 2.5

See how to create text that is modifiable in realtime for the Blender Game Engine. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be wel ...more

Play in FoWsc in Guild Wars : Fissure of Wo Speed Clear

If you're wondering what FoWsc stands for in Guild Wars and what it's all about, here's your lesson. Dooom Box teaches us everything we need to know when it comes to Fissure of Wo Speed Clear: The basics, the parts, the teams, and more. Description from Guild Wars site: "Gui ...more

How To : Mod Bowling Buddies for perfect games (09/24/09)

Bowling Buddies is a Facebook game that allows you to... you guessed it... bowl! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to mod Bowling Buddies for perfect games (09/24/09). Needed: HxD Codes -- Normal: 5C8FC2F5289C54 Modded: 713D0AD7A37036 Description of the app on Facebook ...more

How To : Use and play the Zen Bound app on the iPhone

There are tens of thousands of iPhone applications out there. Some are fabulous. Some are stinkers. From boredom-busting games to truly useful utilities, Fox News Tapped-In tell you which are worth a place on your iPhone. Their concise video reviews and how-tos let you see the ...more

How To : Fight with Street Fighter IV character Blanka

Street Fighter IV : Blanka, the Brazilian Beast unleashes havoc upon the World Warriors once again. Street Fighter IV is a 2008 fighting game produced by Capcom. Street Fighter IV is currently released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with a Microsoft Windows version in the wo ...more

How To : Fight with Street Fighter IV character Vega

Street Fighter IV : Vega, the beautiful Spaniard delivers gruesome damage. Street Fighter IV is a 2008 fighting game produced by Capcom. Street Fighter IV is currently released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with a Microsoft Windows version in the works as well. While Stree ...more

How To : Create a poker game in SketchUp

Poker in SketchUp? But isn't SketchUp a 3D modeling tool? It sure is, and you sure will learn how to create a poker game (well the table at least) using SketchUp 6 in this tutorial. Part 1: Join Alex as he uses the Move and Rotate tools in SketchUp to create a poker game. Part ...more

How To : Model a realistic house using Maya

Whether you're a Maya (AKA Autodesk Maya) beginner or seasoned veteran, modeling a realistic house using the 3D graphic design software is a great course on how to use your vectors and a variety of Maya tools. Whether you are an interior designer, architect or are just trying ...more

How To : Exporting a Lowpoly Model to Unity 3D

This clip offers instruction on how to export a model from Blender to Unity 3D and import it into a game. The tutorial also demonstrates how to bake a normal map and a color map from a highpoly model to the lowpoly counterpart, real-time display of the color/normal maps in the ...more

How To : Clean up an IMVU avatar in Photoshop

IMVU is a 3D avatar chat, instant messenger, and dress up game. Get help with all of your IMVU avatar needs with these IMVU tips and tricks! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to clean up an IMVU avatar in Photoshop. Description of the application directly from IMVU: IMV ...more

How To : 3D model a mushroom cloud in 3D Studio MAX

The mushroom cloud is one of the iconic images of the 20th century, calling to mind destruction, progress, and arguably the single most important event of the century. This video will show you how to create a 3D model of one using 3D Studio MAX 4 or higher. This can then be us ...more

How To : Make a rock with Maya

If you're an Autodesk Maya user and you're looking to create rocks, boulders or rock walls, check out this excellent 7 part tutorial and learn how it's done. Maya is a massive 3D creation tool with so many aspects it's really mind blowing. This tutorial will help you improve y ...more

Nintendo E3 : 3DS, Kid Icarus!

It's been almost a century since we've last seen Kid Icarus start in his own game! The result of Project Sora, Kid Icarus will be released for the Nintendo 3DS! The 3DS was unveiled at the conference: Analog Stick Sensors Graphic update 3D Slider (decide how much 3D you want ...more

How To : Set up OpenGL and GLUT on Linux for C++

Before you can start making awesome 3D games on your Linux computer using C++, then you're going to need to download and install these developer programs. This video lesson will show you how to download and set up OpenGL and GLUT for C++ on a computer running a Linux operating ...more

How To : Set up OpenGL and GLUT on Mac for C++

To start making your own 3D games using C++, then you're going to need to download and install these developer programs. This video lesson will show you how to download and set up OpenGL and GLUT for C++ on a computer running a Mac operating system. After getting all of this ...more

How To : Draw Sonic the Hedgehog

Evan Burse of Cartoon Block shows us how to draw Sonic The Hedgehog, the speedy little hedgehog with attitude. From the classic Sega video games and cartoons, to the modern 3D games and crossovers, this tutorial takes you through the step by step process of creating this class ...more

How To : Download and install the Game Creators Dark GDK

Microsoft and the Game Creators have joined forces to bring you a complete and free gamemaking solution. This video will show you what you need to download and install to get up and running fast. For more on how you can get started with the Game Creators Dark Game Development ...more

News : What if Super Mario Was a First Person Shooter?

The classic Super Mario Bros is perhaps the most beloved video game on Earth. Almost daily, homages to Mario pop up on the web over and over and over again. Everybody loves the charming 2D world of Mario. But what would Mario look like in 3D… and moreover, what would Super Mar ...more

News : 3D Dot Heroes Preview

3D Dot Heroes Preview Release Date: May 11th, 2010 for the PS3 Official English Trailer. 3D Dot Heroes is a homage to the old type of rpgs. Think of it as The Legend of Zelda 3D. It has a very unique and quirky look: I'm exited for this. I hope it's not too much of a homage ...more

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