Making tilable images can sometimes be quite a chore. Organica
plans to change that this summer.
"Organica will feature a revolutionary way of designing tiling textures. Rather than painting textures by hand, Organica allows you to create textures at a conceptual level by visually linking together texture components and processes, adjusting values, and modifying preexisting textures. This process takes much... [ There's more
I thought I should point out this mapper: BerneyBoy
. He publishes his maps under multiple platforms. For example, his Egypt TeamTemple map was built for:
• Medal Of Honor
• Quake 3 Arena
• Return to Castle Wolfenstein
• Soldier of Fortune II
• Star Trek Voyager Elite Force
• Star Wars JK II Jedi Outcast
Since they all run on the same basic game engine, Quake III, porting s... [ There's more
Nominees for the third annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been announced by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA
). Winners will be announced on March 6 at the Game Developers Conference.
Game of the Year
• Battlefield 1942—Digital Illusions
• Grand Theft Auto: Vice City—Rockstar North
• Metroid Prime—Retro Studios
• Neverwinter Nights—BioWare Corp.
• Tom Clancy’s Spl... [ There's more
Nokia just released news a short while ago about there new game device targeted to the wireless crowd, N-Gage. Now, they are are already announcing some titles for it from THQ Wireless and Taito Corp.
THQ’s wireless division is currently working on MotoGP, MLBPA Players Choice Baseball and a version of Red Faction (cool!).
Taito is developing Puzzle Bobble VS, Taito Memories, a grouping of four of the company’s most popular games and Super Space Invaders.
... [ There's more
The concept and dimensions of the Red Legions could never be fully explained with the printed word, and only participation could unveil the spirit and atmosphere of our domain. However, a small shrine to our efforts in the last few months has been built as an introductory website
filled with the entire concept, rules & procedures and even some basic linking-ads.
Hopefully, very soon the gates of the Red Legi... [ There's more
Threewave Software Inc. is looking for a few individuals to fill positions on the team. These persons will show strong initiative and enthusiasm, as well as demonstrate a passion for producing quality work. This is an excellent opportunity to establish a solid footing in this budding development studio.
(They are he development house behind three new maps in the 1.02 SoF II patch and the new maps in the Gold Edition)
Please send your resume, brief cover letter and links to any pert... [ There's more
Mod makers, unite! A new site to help mod makers communicate with other mod makers - get help, trade ideas, and keep the tradition of mod making alive and well.
According to Rick Johnson
"Since membership never really grew beyond the original people at QuakeCon that proposed this idea, I updated my .plan file yesterday announcing the forum. If you are a mod maker of any game / game engine, please create an account on the forum and then e... [ There's more
Rick Johnson from Ravensoft just let us know that a new forum dedicated to community mod and map making was created:
"Based on feedback we received at the mod maker round table sessions at QuakeCon, we created a private forum for mod makers. This forum is a place for all mod makers of all engines / games (not just Raven
games) to come and discuss any issues associated with mod making, such as programming, scripting, mapping, modeling, textures, sounds, etc. This forum is only open ... [ There's more
The Independent Games Festival was established in 1998 by the Gama Network to recognize independent game developers and encourage more people to get into the business. Several winners of past IGF competitions have gone on to have their games published by some of the larger publishing houses.
These 10 finalists were announced in early December and culled from 73 entries. Awards will be presented at the Game Developers Conference in San Jose, CA, on March 6. Categories include:
While at divx.com today I saw an advertisement for a new Starcraft by Blizzard. I had many hours of enjoyment out of the first one. There is a trailer out for it.... [ There's more