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Noesis_Interactive Sep 22 2010, 7:25pm replied:

-I'm guessing that you would have to be an enrolled student at Huddersfield University to get access to their "free" tutorials? Here's their tuition rates in case anybody wants to compare it to 20$ a month: Www2.hud.ac.uk

-Our tutorials are strictly video based so I'm not really sure how useful copying and pasting would be to anybody. We're definitely helping our members develop their games by responding to their questions in our forums and working on tutorials that they suggest.

-While they might not be the best solution for everyone, tutorials are definitely not useless (especially video tutorials). Tutorials make it possible for people to learn things by themselves in their own homes without having to pay big school tuitions or buy expensive books.

-Congratulations on your success as a professional UI artist! Where do you work currently? Maybe you'd be interested in doing a UI art tutorial?

Just my two cents about your two cents.

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Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Sep 22 2010, 5:22pm replied:

I'm curious which free University you are talking about? Do they teach the Unity engine?

+1 vote   article: Noesis Launches Streaming Tutorial Site - design3
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Noesis_Interactive Feb 8 2010, 12:54pm says:

As always, Noesis Interactive will be at the Game Developers Conference! Send us a message if you want to meet up at some point, and you can also come check us out at the Unity booth! (general exhibit show floor, booth 1112).

+2 votes   poll: Whos attending GDC this year?
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Noesis_Interactive Sep 21 2010, 1:55pm replied:

Well...actually..there are definitely new videos and they are being released very often! All the Unity tutorials are new as is the Left 4 Dead mapping tutorial. The older Noesis content will continue to be released on design3 but we are also creating new content for different engines and software tools as well. Expect more and more to come!

+2 votes   article: Noesis Launches Streaming Tutorial Site - design3
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Sep 21 2010, 1:53pm says:

Hey guys, thanks for the comments and support! (and thanks to ModDB/IndieDB for the news post)!

We had a lot of discussion regarding the pricing and we feel that the relatively low price of 20 bucks a month is a great deal for our customers, while still letting us cover all of our production costs. Most people don't realize that we have a team of 7 people working full time (or even overtime) and that these people don't have other jobs to support themselves with. Also, the original monthly price we were considering was over twice what it is now, so yeah, it's cheaper now than ever before!

We went with the subscription method because it made the most sense for both us and the customers. It's completely possible for somebody to subscribe for only as long as they need to and then cancel their membership (although we'd certainly hope they stick around, haha).

+2 votes   article: Noesis Launches Streaming Tutorial Site - design3
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Noesis_Interactive Sep 8 2010, 8:12pm says:

It can be very hard to stay motivated with all the awesome games and mods there are out there to play instead. Gotta focus on joining the ranks of those awesome games and mods instead of just watching them as they parade by.

+1 vote   poll: With your project, are you self motivated from start to finish?
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Noesis_Interactive Aug 25 2010, 2:30pm says:

Wait a minute, the panda is raping the little fat girl!?! That's venturing into dangerous waters, ha ha.

Penny-arcade.com

Looks pretty cool! (besides the child rape part)

+2 votes   article: Panda Rampage - Game Play Video
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Aug 25 2010, 2:21pm replied:

Cool, glad you liked it! Did you work through the Source Vehicle Programming tutorial as well?

+1 vote   article: "Source Vehicle Scripting" has been released on design3
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 26 2010, 5:31pm replied:

Thanks Nilghai! Looks like you are doing some great work as well, keep it up!

+1 vote   article: Noesis Interactive's "3D Content Creation with Maya" released on design3!
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 26 2010, 2:08pm says:

Great stuff, congrats to all the entries and winners!

+1 vote   article: Unity Giveaway Contest Winners
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 20 2010, 4:29pm says:

So Sweet!

+2 votes   article: Alien Swarm SDK is free to all
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Jul 16 2010, 4:09pm says:

This is really great to see all these awesome Unity projects! Congrats to all and really looking forward to playing these!

+1 vote   article: Unity giveaway contest finalists!
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 16 2010, 3:53pm says:

Awesomesauce

+5 votes   article: Valve announce Alien Swarm
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 14 2010, 7:52pm replied:

I think maybe the main difference will be that you'll be able to buy games through IndieDB but not through ModDB? (seems like they need to be separate sites since you can sell an indie game but not a mod). So, in theory, an indie project might choose IndieDB over ModDB so that they can sell their game through the site. I could be wrong about this though. :)

+4 votes   poll: IndieDB has been up for a bit now... thoughts?
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Jul 14 2010, 3:03pm says:

Very informative and cool!

+2 votes   article: How I make levels
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 8 2010, 8:33pm says:

Unity is very affordable compared to most other commercial game engines! You can even develop a game for free and release it commercially but it will have the Unity logo at the beginning (which might not be much of an issue). If you want to use Unity to develop for the iPhone you do have to buy the Unity iPhone license but I think it is currently only around 300 or 400$. Unity FTW!

+1 vote   article: Unity: Beginner's Tutorial (Part 3 - Creating a Multiplayer Game in Unity)
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Noesis_Interactive Jun 24 2010, 7:46pm says:

hmmmmm.....AWESOME!

+2 votes   article: Rockin' Indie Games one pixel at a time
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Noesis_Interactive Jun 8 2010, 6:13pm says:

Awwww, I miss the scruffy Aussie narrator *sniff sniff*

But the better/longer footage and the bottom info slate are ftw!

+1 vote   article: ModDB Video Spotlight - May 2010
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Noesis_Interactive Jun 2 2010, 1:32pm says:

I can haz full time jobz?

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Noesis_Interactive May 11 2010, 3:33pm says:

Very nice!

+1 vote   article: Party of Sin: Finalized Angel Concept
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Noesis_Interactive May 5 2010, 2:08pm says:

Nice work guys! I just played the online demo and it was fun.

(It might be too late to make changes but it seems like either a block or a jump would be nice so that you could avoid the ninja stars. After playing a bit I realized you could hit the ninja stars with your attack, but that isn't mentioned in the Help or Controls menus at all. Just my 2 cents.)

+2 votes   article: Ronin the Samurai now available!
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Noesis_Interactive May 3 2010, 1:12pm says:

All of the above? Seems like the more payment options you can offer, the better.

+4 votes   poll: When I buy stuff online, I prefer
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Noesis_Interactive Apr 28 2010, 5:03pm says:

Looks pretty cool!

How did you build it? Did you use Flash for the art and animation?

+1 vote   article: Ronin the Samurai has been Submitted!!
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Noesis_Interactive Apr 21 2010, 5:08pm says:

Why such a small fork? Seems like he should have a shovel, ha ha. Oh right, irony.

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Noesis_Interactive Apr 21 2010, 3:14pm says:

Raaaawwwwrrrooowwwwww!

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Noesis_Interactive Apr 21 2010, 2:55pm says:

Personally, I prefer concepts #I and #III from the bottom picture (1B and 3B).

The top 3 concepts seem like robot or futuristic armor suited angels while the bottom 3 are more traditional / human types. I like the second set better because of their style and also because you can see their faces, which I think gives them more personality and significance (of course, this may cause more work since you will probably have to do facial animation). I ruled out 2B because he's bald and I'm not sure it's even possible for angels to exhibit male pattern baldness, ha ha.

I think it's really cool that you're involving the community in your game design so early in the process and hopefully it will improve the overall project! Great work, looking forward to seeing more!

+1 vote   article: Party of Sin: Angel Feedback
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 31 2010, 1:10pm says:

UNITY !!!

&

SOURCE !!!

+2 votes   poll: The engine I (am/would) develop my games on is
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Mar 26 2010, 12:29pm replied:

ha ha, that Combine wasn't ON the toilet, he was standing in front of it! Huge difference. I do believe putting him on the toilet would require a custom animation pose :)

+1 vote   article: Weekly Interview: "In Development"
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 26 2010, 12:28pm replied:

We shall support both GGTL and In Development!

+1 vote   article: Weekly Interview: "In Development"
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 25 2010, 4:55pm says:

Definitely sounds interesting! Looking forward to playing it!

Nice interview also, keep doing them.

+1 vote   article: Weekly Interview: "In Development"
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 25 2010, 1:36pm says:

Interesting and informative interview guys. Really looking forward to release and hope you find a good publisher.

(and also a good reminder to everyone to play Eternal Silence! The mod needs more players, and I need more enemy targets to shoot at!)

+1 vote   article: ModDB chats to Crankshaft
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 23 2010, 1:10pm replied:

Seems like the forum link is broken? I just get an "Address Not Found" error page.

+1 vote   article: Party of Sin: First Screenshots Ever
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Noesis_Interactive Jan 25 2011, 9:24pm says:

Thanks for the interest guys, I've already got a bunch of good responses. Definitely shoot me a message if you're interested as well. Gonna be an action-packed GDC this year!

+1 vote   article: A Call For Interviewees!
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Nov 29 2010, 1:00pm says:

Thanks for the comments guys, we're stoked to be sponsoring the awards again this year!

Yes, it's true, design3 does have a low monthly subscription fee in order to see all the tutorials. But, you can also register a completely FREE membership and get total access to the design3 community as well as access to certain free video tutorials. The trial membership will not cost you a dime and is a good way to check out design3 before signing up. You can register a free trial membership here:

Design3.com

Thanks again guys, we're really looking forward to seeing this year's MOTY / IOTY entries!

+2 votes   article: Design3 joins the sponsor list!
Noesis_Interactive
Noesis_Interactive Nov 16 2009, 2:02pm replied:

Umm yeah...

* Press F to lock onto any enemy or objective location

* Shooting accurately is pretty easy if you aim at the target icons (usually leading the targeted enemy ship)

* 3rd person flying perspective is already in the game

Try to actually be informed before you start making comments.

Eternal Silence is one of the best mods out there and I'm really happy to hear that there is new development starting to take place! Keep up the great work ES team!

+1 vote   article: Eternal Silence: The Next Generation
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Noesis_Interactive Oct 1 2009, 4:09pm says:

Nice releases!

+3 votes   article: ModDB Video Spotlight - September 2009
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Noesis_Interactive Jun 2 2009, 5:04pm replied:

I watched your interview with the original crew before doing this project and I thought it was awesome!

+1 vote   article: Noesis Presents: Dystopia Interview (Part 2)
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Noesis_Interactive Apr 1 2009, 7:03pm replied:

Ok, bad timing on the post I guess. Not an April Fool's joke!!!

+1 vote   article: Noesis Interactive Announces the Addition of Curriculum to SourceU
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 3 2009, 4:52pm replied:

Group hugging with stenchy probably isn't a good idea since he may be contagious. Ha ha.

:)

+4 votes   article: MOTY 2008 is in the books.
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Noesis_Interactive Mar 3 2009, 4:26pm replied:

*wipes a single tear from his eye*

That was beautiful man.

+5 votes   article: MOTY 2008 is in the books.
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Noesis_Interactive Jan 15 2009, 2:47pm says:

Great idea and work on the package art guys! It's very cool that you are taking the extra steps to present your project in a way that most mods don't and are striving to be more like a "real" game. It's definitely not pointless and it would be nice to see more mods make this extra effort.

+2 votes   article: The Nameless Mod DVD Art Revealed
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Noesis_Interactive Jul 1 2008, 1:30pm says:

Great job!!

(but was that really the best footage you could get for Bloodstone? Ha ha)

+1 vote   article: Mod Video Spotlight - June 2008
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Noesis_Interactive Jun 17 2008, 4:35pm says:

Great modeling demonstration! Which 3D program were you using? (there weren't any of the usual interface graphics to provide clues, ha ha). It would be sweet so see a similar video for the texturing of that character. Keep up the good work guys!

+1 vote   article: Grayshot Created before your eyes
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Noesis_Interactive Apr 7 2008, 5:26pm says:

Awesome! Who will the other characters be? Perhaps the Fruit F***** Robot?

+2 votes   mod: Penny Arcade : Birds Are Still Weird
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Noesis_Interactive Jan 18 2008, 5:04pm replied:

Thanks for the comments everybody!! We're glad you guys are finding it useful.

Broadsword: You're right we probably should have shown it applied to an in-game model at the end of the tutorial. If you go to the Noesis Interactive ModDB group page and watch the "Noesis Interactive Promotional Trailer" you can see the facemap on a Deathmatch character at the very beginning of the video.

Thanks again everybody and keep an eye out for new tutorials and DVDs !!

+2 votes   article: Creating Custom Facemaps with Photoshop
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