The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven, shader-based renderer, accurate lip sync and facial expression technology, and a powerful, efficient and completely network-enabled physics system.

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Tagging a Rig in Softimage/XSI
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Tagging a Rig in Softimage/XSI

Jan 16, 2008 Source Basic skinning 3 comments

This short lesson from Noesis Interactive outlines the steps to “tag a rig” in Softimage/XSI. This process teaches you how to set up your rigs so that...

Introduction to the Maya 8 User Interface
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Introduction to the Maya 8 User Interface

Jan 16, 2008 Source Basic ui/hud 1 comment

This Noesis Interactive tutorial outlines the interface and basics of Autodesk’s Maya 8. It provides an overview of the tools, windows, and options you’ll...

Photo to Seamless texture
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Photo to Seamless texture

Jan 14, 2008 Basic textures 13 comments

How to make a seamless/well tiling texture from a photo and add additional parts to make the texture "your own".

Introduction to Animation with the Softimage/XSI 6 MOD Tool
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Introduction to Animation with the Softimage/XSI 6 MOD Tool

Jan 11, 2008 Source Basic animation 9 comments

Learn the basics of animation in the Softimage/XSI 6 Mod Tool with this tutorial from Noesis Interactive. Follow along as topics such as bone chains...

Introduction to the Softimage/XSI 6 MOD Tool
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Introduction to the Softimage/XSI 6 MOD Tool

Jan 11, 2008 Source Basic ui/hud 7 comments

This Noesis Interactive tutorial introduces you to the recently released Softimage/XSI 6 Mod Tool. The Mod Tool is specially designed for video game development...

Creating Custom Facemaps with Photoshop
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Creating Custom Facemaps with Photoshop

Jan 11, 2008 Source Basic textures 12 comments

This Noesis Interactive tutorial teaches the process of creating custom facial maps using Photoshop. Learn how to take a series of digital photos and...

Introduction to Custom Props for Source Powered Games with Maya
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Introduction to Custom Props for Source Powered Games with Maya

Jan 10, 2008 Source Basic props modelling 7 comments

Learn how to take your 3D model from Maya and turn it into an active video game prop. Learn the processes of exporting, compiling, and integrating your...

Maya to Source: A Model Exportation Guide
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Maya to Source: A Model Exportation Guide

Dec 15, 2007 Source Intermediate props modelling 15 comments

A detailed guide of the arduous process of exporting an object from Maya and importing it into Source.

Intro to Manual Lip Syncing in FacePoser
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Intro to Manual Lip Syncing in FacePoser

Nov 11, 2007 Source Basic voice acting 7 comments

As Extraction in FacePoser does not currently work for Windows Vista users, it's useful to know how to lip sync without the use of Extraction. This tutorial...

Source Shaders Tutorial
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Source Shaders Tutorial

Nov 6, 2007 Source Basic client side coding 5 comments

This short tutorial contains simple information on building shaders within the Source Engine for Half Life 2 mods.

Physics Props- From XSI to HL2
Half-Life 2

Physics Props- From XSI to HL2

Oct 2, 2005 Half-Life 2 Basic props modelling 20 comments

Need some rubbish for your mod maybe a more l33t crate, this tutorial shows you how to make a cake and get it in the game.

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Released Oct 31, 2004
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