There is no light in this tunnel.

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moci Jun 25 2011, 1:40pm replied:

Yup... she deserves it. (ex-gf)

+6 votes   media: Me, about 2 years ago.
moci Jun 22 2011, 6:44am says:

At least gamers can now pick between games with zombies and games with zombies AND guns.

The animation and look of the zombies are pretty good!

+1 vote   news: Crystalised announces its debut title Desert Zombie: Last Stand for iOS mobile
moci Jun 22 2011, 6:41am says:

Very good!

+1 vote   news: Update #3
moci Jun 19 2011, 8:38am replied:

I'm pretty happy with modo. I don't like working with blender, I tried... and I'll probably try again. I can get modo really cheap because I'm a student so money isn' really an issue (yet).

+1 vote   media: Radiator
moci Jun 19 2011, 8:37am replied:

I'm taking an official break from modeling but you can see some of my work in my profile.

You don't really need a graphics tablet, it will "only" help you draw more precise. I would suggest you focus on creating a good base mesh. You can not learn it all in one go.

+1 vote   media: I am trying to get better at zbrush
moci Jun 18 2011, 3:47pm replied:

At least you're not taking it personal lol.

+1 vote   news: New Overgrowth Art Asset Video (including a bonus timelapse)
moci Jun 18 2011, 1:54pm says:

I was about to say: neat graphics.

But that's just a random image isn't it?

+13 votes   download: Dead Ops Portable 1.1
moci Jun 18 2011, 12:27pm says:

Sorry to come over harsh but are you just winging it?

I've seen the comic thing you guys tried, and you guys already have a few races defined with *some* backstory. But I get the feeling that the game itself is still pretty rough and you could simply say "well I deleted everything and I'm going to try it again" in the next video.

How about some story updates or an overview of the gameplay (besides kicking other rabbits and wolves). You can't keep making "general" asset-sets forever.

+1 vote   news: New Overgrowth Art Asset Video (including a bonus timelapse)
moci Jun 18 2011, 7:33am replied:

Just because it runs fine doesn't mean it can not be improved. Think about it like this, if you have 100k models, you can NOT add 4 of them in 1 arena. Have the arena look impressive (enough polygons) and add all shaders/lighting at a playable framerate for everyone.

If you can do it with 2k polygons, why make it 20k?

+2 votes   media: Dragoon F attack ring
moci Jun 18 2011, 7:31am says:

Well the positive thing is the face looks like a face... good job :p.

Some points to help you improve:
- the base mesh should have just enough definition so you don't have to guess what's it going to be. 344 polygons for a character is not enough.
- with each "level" you should try to sculpt as much as you can with it, don't keep adding levels just because it adds polygons. Keep it simple.
- level 7 is clearly too much for a character like this. This is because of 2 problems:
1) your base mesh is TOO simple, which results in having to up the levels quickly.
2) you do not push enough polygons in each level.

and maybe a final note:
- smooth doesn't mean good.

And what are you doing! I expect bleyblade action, lol :).

Keep it up, you'll get there.

+1 vote   media: I am trying to get better at zbrush
moci Jun 12 2011, 2:12pm replied:

True, it looks weird. The first thing I did was open her profile and check her activity points, ah well... we don't have to know everything I suppose...

+2 votes   news: Meet the newest volunteer at ModDB!
moci Jun 12 2011, 12:59pm says:

" I'm married and have no kids, nor do we plan on it." <- that's good to know!

Good luck managing content - so you'll take some load off of Henley?

0 votes   news: Meet the newest volunteer at ModDB!
moci Jun 11 2011, 12:49pm replied:

Well, just try to stay objective when you're looking for ways to improve.

Good luck!

+1 vote   news: Clyde Hopper debut trailer
moci Jun 9 2011, 2:28pm replied:

How can the sue you for making Java work on the PSP (if it doesn't already)?

+1 vote   game: Multicraft
moci Jun 9 2011, 12:05pm says:

This looks weird. It's like the water level rises or the trees are growing underwater.

+1 vote   media: art
moci Jun 9 2011, 11:30am says:

So why not make Java run on the psp and use the real game?

+1 vote   game: Multicraft
moci Jun 9 2011, 6:51am says:

I think this poll's options are wrong. Self-thaught and "read documentation" mean the same thing!

No way anyone of you so called "I did this all by myself" did not read any sort of documentation. Of course you will learn by trial and error, but you always need documentation for the difficult parts that are not as simple as "what if I do this, oh look at that!".

For example to the OOP coders out there, no way you said "mmm I have a 'class_A' and I have this other 'class_B' what if I do 'class_A extends class_B'". How did you even know the word "extends" existed in the language? Or where to put it?

So yeah, I've learend by reading documentation. (source code is also a form of documentation btw)

Let the downvoting begin.

+4 votes   poll: How do you learn to mod?
moci Jun 8 2011, 5:35pm replied:

Luxology modo

+1 vote   media: Radiator
moci Jun 6 2011, 8:16pm says:

I'll try to come up with something... no promises!

+2 votes   news: Nikki's First Open Level Design Contest
moci Jun 6 2011, 12:54pm replied:

I see you've already got quite a few models done already. I would suggest you focus on the programming part now. Get some proof of concept going, and not just pre-rendered scenes.

Yes long time no see! I'm a silent wachter :p.

+1 vote   member: blackdragonstory
moci Jun 6 2011, 12:49pm says: <- your friend/former classmate has some beautiful work. This one goes in the "these guys are great" folder.

+2 votes   member: Niteshade
moci Jun 6 2011, 6:05am says:

Even for $3 this game deserves a lot more polish.

- Better graphics, even just slightly...
- The "animation" of starting the jump needs to be a lot smoother
- The "flying" and "gliding" is really static/lineair

What target audience do you have? Little kids probably do not care.
I used this site to convert points to money:

+1 vote   news: Clyde Hopper debut trailer
moci Jun 5 2011, 8:36pm says: <- starcraft 2 event organised by Nvidia. You can sign in until 16th July 2011.

+2 votes   game: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
moci Jun 5 2011, 5:00pm says:

So hows the beyblade game going? Anyting "in-game" yet?

+1 vote   member: blackdragonstory
moci Jun 5 2011, 1:29pm says:

Very good, and somewhat late indeed, update. Good work!

Suggestion: filter the database so that "shotcut" games do not show in the list of sellable games. And do not count them as part of the Desura catalog, it's giving the customer the wrong impression.

+3 votes   news: Expansions now supported
moci Jun 5 2011, 6:56am replied:


+2 votes   news: Nikki 0.3 is out! (images, spoilers and foreshadowing)
moci Jun 2 2011, 6:06am says:

Rovio is a company not a person?

"Rovio is an entertainment media company based in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms."

+1 vote   poll: Who would you rather be?
moci May 28 2011, 5:42am says:

If you are going for "contributors" instead of an actual team, it would be a good idea to make a list of whatever you need - with reference to the art style and polygoncount or any other information you have to guide the asset creation workflow.

People might think the banana-model they made in 5 minutes will look good in your mod.

0 votes   news: 1st News Post
moci May 26 2011, 8:41pm says:

Switch: switches between states. A light switch turns the lights ON, and if you press it again - OFF.

Button: sends a signal (either short pulse or for as long as you are pressing the button) to another system. The power-on "button" of the computer sends a signal to the motherboard.

I guess...

+5 votes   news: Switch or Button?
moci May 23 2011, 1:21pm says:

thanks for including me in the list lol...

+3 votes   member: cW#Ravenblood
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