1. Sicron

    Need some help learning modelling in 3DS Max

    Well, basically, we have to create this object for our 3ds Max class. Now, our teacher being a complete moron, has teached us pretty much nothing (And by nothing I mean: he teached us how to open the program, and that's pretty much it.). Now fortune is upon me, for we have a relatively simple...
  2. Darth Revan

    3D studio Max modeling tut Vids

    in this thread i will be posting vids i found very helpfull for bigginers in the modeling world for max so i will start with posting box modeling vids then i will post edge loop modeling vids
  3. J-Dude

    3DS Max Middle-Mouse pan in Windows 7

    So, I've upgraded to a much better machine to work on, one with Windows 7 64 bit, and I've been loving it. Settled in nicely. I have Max 2009 all nice and installed, and with all the PC's ample power, it runs like a dream. However, I have a problem in the middle mouse button. I, like most...
  4. Spunky

    CPU Survey

    If you'd like the opportunity to help ESF, please download CPU-Z, then save a report to this thread. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Download CPU-Z. 2. Install CPU-Z. 3. Run CPU-Z. 4. In the 'about' tab, click "Save Report (.TXT)". 5. Save the report somewhere easily accessible, like your...
  5. J-Dude

    3DS Max: God-ray effect from Omni light?

    Working hard on a final project for class, and I've got an object that's glowing partially due to a tweaked lens-flare, but mostly due to a volume light from an omni light in the object's center. Light shines fine, but I also wanted spots of the light to have animated random dark spots, creating...
  6. Growler

    Transparency hotkey in 3ds Max 9

    Hello, I am just getting back into modeling... and I forgot the hotkey to make your model transparent.. it's bothering me. Can anyone help me? Thanks
  7. Growler

    AutoDesk 3Ds Max 8

    I've been using 3dsmax8 for a while now... I started it up today and randomly did not work... instead, a message popped up saying "A license system error has occurred. You must uninstall and reinstall this product to initialize the license management system. if this problem continues, contact...
  8. J-Dude

    Max Payne the movie

    Saw it tonight. Totally sweet! Don't expect an exact recreation of the full game storyline though. Mostly it deals with Lupino until later on. Turns out the Valkyries are just halucinations of people who took the drug, which oddly is colored blue in the series. (spoilers) A couple jarring...
  9. S

    3ds max chqracter studio animator needed

    is there anyone here that knows how to animate in character studio's? i have a few models i need some animations added to i have the base bip finish for the models just need someone to help me rig and add animations to the bip then i'll be more than willing to share some of the models with everyone
  10. Deverz

    Max Payne Movie? Anyone heard much about this? I have a feeling it's gonna be bad even though it has a strong game story
  11. Kaination

    Import HL1 .smd into maya 2008 / 3ds max 9?

    Yeah, I got both programs and I want to do this for animating. I was wondering, how can I import the mesh / skeleton and animate it? Also, what do you prefer to animate with, Maya or 3ds max?
  12. LionHeart

    3D studio max question

    If I convert some esf models into 3D studio max, will I be able to have them allready riged with the skeleton?
  13. T

    3ds max?

    so im getting my bachelors in game art and design and am learning 3ds max at the moment. i was wondering if u had to use the valve hammer editor to create levels because i want to use 3ds max.
  14. VideoJinx

    3D Max Modeling: Tips and Tricks

    Hey I'm starting this thread for everyone learning to model =), including me. Hopefully people can get answers for their questions on modeling here. To get things started, here is my question. Q: Is there a way to change the color of the space around* the model? Because when I render a model...
  15. M

    Cleaning Up Vertexs In Max

    What is the tool to do this again? It merges vertexs that are close together. Can anyone help here? Thanks
  16. dan_esf_fanatic

    $3459 for 3D Studio Max!?!?!

    I was just browsing for 3D Studio Max and I wanted to buy it since I got some money from my aunt yesterday, however when I checked the price it said $3459!!!! No offense, but are they out of their freaking minds!?!?!! $3459 for a ****ing program!!!!! I could buy 6 XBox 360's with that!!!! WTF is...
  17. S

    I need a 3d max tutorial for modeling a low poly character

    hi i write this for request a 3ds max 5 tutorial like this: but that the explain be will better. please, dont send me to because i dont understand the English spoken, I only understand the english writing...
  18. Andy011

    How Can I Bipe In 3ds Max?

    ok.... I have browsed tabs, menus, etc. and I even tried to open the tutorial to see if I can bipe a skelet (won't open and I can't find ****). If anyone knows how to bipe a skelet in 3ds max, I'd be greatly appreciated if u'd let me know. Preferably, if u can include screenies or a video...
  19. B

    Chapter 1 ? Animation tutorial using 3D Studio Max

    Hello guys, this is a beginner to advanced user tutorial that I created for you the community. This tutorial is meant only for helping not for selling In this chapter tutorial you will learn about the character studio...
  20. D

    3DS max problem

    I am currently trying to make a new map inside of a building model, which i obtained off of the net. but when i open up the building file in 3DS i get a camera view of it but i can't edit it it is a single screen and not the usual 4 screen showing top, side , front, and render. how do i get it...