annoucements

Wolfenstein: The New Order

Wolfenstein: The New Order

www.wolfenstein.com

Europe, 1960. The war is over. And the Nazis are triumphant victors. Using unrelenting force and brutal intimidation, the Nazis have brought even the most powerful nations to their knees. The Nazi regime now rules the globe with an iron fist.

You are Captain B.J. Blazkowicz, the American War Hero. After emerging into this world of darkness, you must launch an impossible counter-offensive against the monstrous Nazi regime. Only you dare stand up against an unstoppable army of Nazi robots and hulking Super Soldiers. Only you can stop Deathshead. Only you can rewrite history.

 

Baking Occlusion

ballocc.jpgJust a short tutorial on baking occlusion in maya using bake sets and mental ray, click on the thumbnail for the three step tutorial.

If anything seems unclear or poorly worded, give a shout out in the comments and I’ll do my best to clear it up.

On another note, this method works very good for baking occlusion on highpoly objects without UV’s as well, just choose to bake it to a Vertex Bake Set instead of a Texture Bake Set.

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Magazine Clippings

Rico Rodriguez — Suave special agent extraordinare. Also known as the main character of the Just Cause franchise.

I’ve worked and reworked this character so many times, but it’s always been fun working on him. I’ve saved lots of scans and clips over the last year or so, mostly magazine covers and the like. Here are a just a couple of the ones I’ve collected.

Some magazine covers featuring Rico.

This one is probarbly my favorite interpretation of Rico so far (featured in the september issue of play magazine).

Cool cover art featuring Rico.