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Vast XSI Learning Movies on YouTube

Vast XSI Learning Movies on YouTube

Other Tutorial 1 comment

The 'Softimage XSI Production Series DVD' videos previously available from from the Virtual Academic Software Trust are now available for easy access...

"Advanced Character Animation with Softimage" has been released on design3

"Advanced Character Animation with Softimage" has been released on design3

Animation Tutorial 2 comments

Learn how to create custom animations and use mocap data in the Source engine.

"Real-Time Character Animation" is up on design3
Counter-Strike: Source

"Real-Time Character Animation" is up on design3

Counter-Strike: Source Animation 1 comment

The "Real-Time Character Animation" video tutorial is up on design3.

"Source Creature Rigging" is up on design3

"Source Creature Rigging" is up on design3

Animation Tutorial

Check out the "Source Creature Rigging" video tutorial on design3 and learn to create rigs for different character shapes.

"Softimage 2011 - Intermediate Exercise" is up on design3

"Softimage 2011 - Intermediate Exercise" is up on design3

Props Modelling Tutorial

A new video tutorial, "Softimage 2011 - Intermediate Exercise", is up on design3

"Softimage 2011 - Basic Texturing" is up on design3

"Softimage 2011 - Basic Texturing" is up on design3

Textures Tutorial 1 comment

A new video tutorial, "Softimage 2011 - Basic Texturing", is up on design3

"Softimage 2011 - Basic Modeling" is up on design3

"Softimage 2011 - Basic Modeling" is up on design3

Props Modelling Tutorial 3 comments

A new video tutorial, "Softimage 2011 - Basic Modeling", is up on design3.

"Softimage 2011 - Interface" released on design3

"Softimage 2011 - Interface" released on design3

UI/HUD Tutorial 3 comments

A new video tutorial, "Softimage 2011 - Interface", has been released on design3.com

FREE tutorials released on design3
Counter-Strike: Source

FREE tutorials released on design3

Counter-Strike: Source 5 comments

We've released several FREE tutorials on design3.com!

Noesis Interactive's "Character Design & Integration w/ Softimage" up on design3

Noesis Interactive's "Character Design & Integration w/ Softimage" up on design3

Players Modelling Tutorial 3 comments

Noesis Interactive's video tutorial "Character Design & Integration with Softimage and Half Life 2" is up on design3.

Eorzea ― The Making of a Realm

Eorzea ― The Making of a Realm

News 2 comments

Square Enix showing the use of Softimage to create customizable characters for their upcoming MMO.

GoSoftimageLite - until GoZ for Softimage is done

GoSoftimageLite - until GoZ for Softimage is done

News

While there is currently no GoZ for Softimage, Crytek's Szabolcs "Jester" Matefy's has created this small add-on.

"Custom Props and Animation with Softimage|XSI" video tutorial is up on design3.

"Custom Props and Animation with Softimage|XSI" video tutorial is up on design3.

Animation Tutorial

Noesis Interactive's "Custom Props and Animation with Softimage|XSI" video tutorial has been released on design3.

XSI Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 7: Compiling your Model for Source

XSI Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 7: Compiling your Model for Source

Props Modelling Tutorial 1 comment

In this tutorial i show you how to compile your smd files and texture and put your model in a map

XSI Softimage Tutorial Part 6: Exporting to .smd

XSI Softimage Tutorial Part 6: Exporting to .smd

Props Modelling Tutorial 10 comments

Exporter Download link: go to youtube page, i can post links in the moddb description In this tutorial i show you how to export to .smd files with xsi...

Creating Alien Swarm Maps in Softimage ModTool
Alien Swarm

Creating Alien Swarm Maps in Softimage ModTool

Alien Swarm Mapping/Technical 9 comments

How to set up Softimage / Modtool to help create maps for Alien Swarm.

XSI Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 5: Texturing Basics

XSI Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 5: Texturing Basics

Props Modelling Tutorial

In this tutorial i will show you how to add a basic texture to your model

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 4: Extruding and Grouping

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 4: Extruding and Grouping

Props Modelling Tutorial

In this tutorial i will show you how to use the extrude tool and how to group objects.

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 3: Vertices, edges, and polygons, Oh My!

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 3: Vertices, edges, and polygons, Oh My!

Props Modelling Tutorial

In this tutorial i will show you the basics of editing your models.

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 2: Basic Shapes and Options

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 2: Basic Shapes and Options

Props Modelling Tutorial 1 comment

*Please forgive the poor audio quality, I will reupload a copy with better audio soon. In this tutorial I show you how to make primitive shapes and how...

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 1: Navigation

Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 Tutorial Part 1: Navigation

Props Modelling Tutorial 3 comments

This is my first voiced tutorial so pleas forgive my occasional blunder. This tutorial targets getting familiar with the navigation of the mod tool interface...

XSI Script: Spring v1

XSI Script: Spring v1

News

A quick script for automatically generating a spring model along with a set of parameters for making adjustments to it's length, thickness, etc.

SOFTIMAGE|XSI Case Study: Konami - METAL GEAR SOLID 4

SOFTIMAGE|XSI Case Study: Konami - METAL GEAR SOLID 4

News 2 comments

Softimage Case Study for Metal Gear Solid 4. It's a long article, but it's packed with great information and plenty of tricks for using Softimage for...

SOFTIMAGE|XSI Case Study: Capcom - DEVIL MAY CRY 4

SOFTIMAGE|XSI Case Study: Capcom - DEVIL MAY CRY 4

News 3 comments

Softimage's Case Study on Capcom's Devil May Cry 4, By Takashi Umezawa

Shader-Based Beveling

Shader-Based Beveling

Props Modelling Tutorial 2 comments

Quickly produce rounded or chipped edges to be baked into normal maps for games.

Basic Softimage / Modtool Retopology

Basic Softimage / Modtool Retopology

Players Modelling Tutorial

Two very quick methods for retoplogizing models in Autodesk Softimage/ Modtool. This is handy for building a game-ready mesh over an existing high poly...

Measuring for Source in Softimage/ XSI

Measuring for Source in Softimage/ XSI

Props Modelling Tutorial

Several methods for getting accurately-sized props into Source Engine games using Softimage/XSI/Mod Tool.

Source Dynamite Prop Integration
Half-Life 2

Source Dynamite Prop Integration

Half-Life 2 Mapping/Technical 3 comments

This tutorial from Noesis Interactive shows you to take your 3D model from the Softimage/XSI Mod Tool and turn it into an active video game prop. Learn...

 Introduction to Dynamite Prop Modelling with the XSI 6 MOD Tool
Half-Life 2

Introduction to Dynamite Prop Modelling with the XSI 6 MOD Tool

Half-Life 2 Props Modelling 11 comments

Introduction to modelling with the XSI 6 MOD Tool - A video training module from Noesis Interactive

Tagging a Rig in Softimage/XSI

Tagging a Rig in Softimage/XSI

Skinning Tutorial 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...

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