Importing Character

How To : Import & texture Poser characters in Photoshop

In part one of this two part Photoshop CS3 Extended video tutorial you will learn how to import Poser 3D models direct into Photoshop as .obj files. When you export from Poser, make sure you have one folder with a .obj file, a .mtl file, and the textures. Make sure to hit "pla ...more

How To : Rig a Zbrush character in Maya & import it to Zbrush

This tutorial shows you how to take your Zbrush character into Maya, pose it, and import the pose back into Zbrush. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this hour long tutorial. A download link is provided on the page for the full WMP tutorial.

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 : Morph targets in 3DS MAX with WoW characters

The silent film era ended long before anyone had conceived of something like machinima, so your machinima movie had better have some talking! This movie will teach you how to use morph target in 3DS MAX to give your imported World of Warcraft characters facial expressions and ...more

How To : Create a game character that moves using Flash CS4

So you want to make your own video game using Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3. We applaud your chutzpah. This video will walk you through what should probably be your first steps: importing a sprite character, making them move around in response to keyboard inputs, and making the ...more

How To : Kern and typeset in Cinema 4D

Despite a lack of native kerning tools for typesetting in Cinema 4D, it is possible with a little bit of effort. Letters and characters can be spaced individually using Mograph and the plane effector. Another solution is to first kern the entire block of text externally using ...more

How To : Create cartoon animation with After Effects

A lot of people use Flash for 2D cartoon animation, but Adobe After Effects is another great tool to create some very cool cartoon animation. This how to gives you a clear idea of the steps to take to use AE as a cartoon creation device. This short video tutorial will demonstr ...more

How To : Create a Trailer in iMovie '11

In this article I am going to show you how to quickly and easily make a professional looking trailer. All you need is the Apple product iMovie '11 and some footage to make the trailer with. You can follow along in the video tutorial or follow the instructions in the text bel ...more

How To : Encrypt And Decrypt Text In Python

In this article, I'll show you how to create a simplistic AES python based text encryptor. You'll need python 2.7 and PyCrypto (found here). The code is fairly simple, a user enters an encryption key (which basically tells the program how to scramble the text, using an algorit ...more

How To : Use MDD files in modo

MDD files are a great way to bring in character animation or any deformation based animation from other 3D software systems. This modo 301 video reviews the basic method for import and use of MDD files. Learn how to load MDD files and apply them to a specific object in a modo ...more

How To : Change your skill levels in Mount & Blade

This video shows you how to change your skill levels in mount and blade. Go to the character menu and click on the statistics button, then click the export button. Exit Mount and Blade. Go to My computer, your local disk drive (usually C), program files, mount & blade, CharExp ...more

How To : Digitally ink line art in Corel Painter

In this software tutorial you will learn how to digitally ink a manga/anime character in Corel Painter. Learn how to scan a drawing into Photoshop then import it into Corel Painter and ink the outline of the character for a more dramatic and artistic look. Usually, after inkin ...more

How To : Make a superhero costume for a character in Zbrush

Learn how to make UVs in Blender and import the new UVs to Zbrush's High res model. This is important since Zbrush uses AUV's which are not recognizable by other packages or game engines. Once you have proper UV's, you will learn how to create the clothes (superhero costume) f ...more

How To : Establish an account on Twitter

In this tutorial, we learn how to establish an account on Twitter. First, log onto Twitter. After you get onto the website, click on the sign up button, then enter your screen name and other personal information in. When you are finished signing up, you will be able to change ...more

How To : Create a movie with Matinee in the UT3 Editor

This video series shows you how to create a movie using the Matinee feature of Unreal Tournament 3 Editor. Subjects covered include scene manager, actions, sub actions, 3ds Max export, character import, scripted sequences, Matinee setup and scripted triggers respectively. Part ...more

How To : Use iClone Machinima in film making

In this video series, watch as expert 3D animator and developer teaches you how to use iClone Machinima Filmmaking. Learn how to import backgrounds, how to add motion to your characters, how to frame the shot, how to position characters, how to save projects in iClone Machinim ...more

News : Minecraft, Meet Terraria

Minecraft was first released just a few years ago, but when a paradigm-shifting piece of media comes along the rest of the world is quick to take inspiration from it. The absolutely terrible XBLA knock-off FortressCraft was the first, and last month a much more interesting gam ...more

Uncrackable : Secure Your Secrets with 4096-Bit Encryption

As you progress in the world of information security, you'll find yourself in situations where data protection is paramount. No doubt you will have files to hide and secrets to share, so I'm going to show you how to use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG for short) to encrypt ...more

How To : Make a Secret Language with Python

Sometimes our information important. So important that we have to encode it to keep it away from criminals. What better way to encode information than to make our own encoder with Python? In this tutorial, we will cover the basics of cryptography in hopes to make a "gibberish ...more

News : Google Skips ARCore to Add AR to Motion Stills App

If you're an Android user, you're very likely jealous of your iPhone friends who have access to the wide, wonderful world of augmented reality thanks to ARKit. But while ARCore is still in developer preview and AR Stickers remain an exclusive feature of Pixel smartphones, the ...more

How To : Import Private Keys to Bitcoin Wallet (Windows)

I've noticed that a few people using the crypto-currency, Bitcoin are having issues importing private keys to their Bitcoin wallet. This is easy to do and doesn't require anything other than your Bitcoin client/daemon (as of ver0.6.0 ) and the command line. Step 1: Setting Up ...more

How To : Create an Encryption Program with Python

Hello, fellow grey hat hackers and aspiring coders. I'm back again with another python tutorial. Just that this one is gonna be a lot cooler ;-). We gonna make an encryption program, that well you know encrypts all the files on your pendrive or hdd or whatever you want....Also ...more

How To : Make Your Own Animoji Karaoke Video

Introduced along with the iPhone X, Animoji are animated characters, mostly animals, that are rendered from the user's facial expressions using the device's TrueDepth camera system to track the user's facial movements. The first viral phenomenon to emerge from the launch of t ...more

How To : Make a Python Basic Unix Password Cracker!

Greetings fellow students! I'm currently reading a book called "Violent Python: A Cookbook for Hackers, Forensic Analysts, Penetration Testers and Security Engineers" This book will teach you different kinds of Python programs for hacking, forensics or penetration purposes ! ...more

How To : Hide DDE-Based Attacks in MS Word

In a previous article, we learned how to take advantage of a feature, Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), to run malicious code when a Microsoft Word document is opened. The biggest challenge of this attack is that it requires getting the user to agree to a pop-up prompt. Fortunately ...more

How To : Build a Directory Brute Forcing Tool in Python

While attempting to hack a web app, there may come a point where the attacker may have to escape the default directory in order to access unauthorized files. This is known as a directory traversal attack. Much as the name implies, this attack involved traversing the servers di ...more

How to : Scripting with Python - A Backup A Day..

Welcome, in this tutorial we shall we looking at creating a safe(r) way to back up your important files. The contents we will be covering are as follows; Creating a partition Updating the /etc/fstab file Mounting a file system with Python Copying the contents of a file system ...more

News : 24 Cool New Features in iOS 11.3 for iPhone

While iOS 11.3 doesn't have as many new features as iOS 11.2, there's still a lot to love about Apple's latest update for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, even if some of the best features we were expecting didn't make the cut. Apple released the iOS 11.3 beta on Jan. 24, and ju ...more

How To : Download & Install iOS 12 on Your iPhone

Apple's latest mobile operating system for iPhones, iOS 12, was released to everyone Monday, Sept. 17, and it's the same exact build that developers and public beta testers received as the "golden master" on Sept. 12, the day of Apple's 2018 special event. Install it to start ...more

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