I've been going around as a writer, but started getting drawn into Concept Art and 3D modeling. I'm currently finishing my studies as a 3D artist and will then be let loose on the world. Beware!

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I am having a great time learning Unreal Engine 4 and I really admire EPIC's bold move to challenge Unity and Cryengine likewise by offering better tools and resources at a reasonable price. Currently I spend more time on understanding blueprints than on actual modeling, but I'm still making models and shaders all the time. So far, I am really convinced by U4, and I don't think I'm gonna change my opinion. This is the best game engine ever created!

It all seems to add up now. I learned 3D with Softimage (which uses the same shader node system as Unreal Engine), then I taught myself Maya, which has the same controls as U4, as far as movement and snapping is concerned.
Learning UDK and Unreal Engine 3 gave me a great foundation for understanding Unreal Engine 4. EPIC learned from its mistakes with UDK and really improved everything. So it's more of a joy working with Unreal Engine 4 than UDK ever was. However, everything I learned about complex shaders is still valid. It just got easier to preview and use them.

So what's next? I decided to expand my search for work and look outside Germany. Uk or Canada would be nice! I just want to update my portfolio to Unreal Engine's 4 higher standards to really have something to show! I'm working on that. I am proud to say that I am ready for professional game development and it was a crazy journey that led me here.

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Gin
Gin Jan 13 2008, 12:59am says:

Check my latest blog when you get a chance.:)

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Gin
Gin Dec 18 2007, 5:03am says:

When MECHOverride is finished, you will leak me a copy of teh entire script. *jedi mind trick* You will happily do so because I am an impatient dork full of energy drinks and candy....:)

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mikejkelley
mikejkelley Dec 14 2007, 6:16am says:

Meant to say thnx re: DCD comments last week, hope I didn't seem overly defensive in my reply. The biggest reason that I'm doing DCD alone is because initially nobody wanted to help.

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UTUmbrellaSTARS
UTUmbrellaSTARS Nov 17 2007, 3:15pm says:

Hey sinking, how are things going? Nice to see that UT3 being released soon, I Think coming out Nov 30. Just wondering if ye still playing KF 2.11 still, if so like to have a game with you one of the days. Plus I’m downloading this Trooper: Dawn of Destiny mod, is it any good?

Hope you well

Stars out :)

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord Oct 3 2007, 8:40am says:

No, this title doesn't ring any bells. Might give it a try once my time budget raises again into the useful range :D

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blackplague
blackplague Oct 1 2007, 3:19pm says:

No no, I mean, come check out our updates. We had the turbo kat model up :D

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blackplague
blackplague Sep 30 2007, 9:27pm says:

Dude! Come check us out! We've got something for you ;>

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JoeX111
JoeX111 Sep 19 2007, 10:10pm says:

I'm no longer with the staff, but if you resend me the script, I'd be happy to read through it.

Since I left, it seems like features have died, so I don't think there's much chance of things getting done for advertisement. If I chat with anyone that is still actively working on them, though, I'll bring it up.

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ambershee
ambershee Sep 18 2007, 4:22pm says:

Noticed your news post comment - the 'Sacrator' models are mostly bought (if not all of them). You can find them on Turbosquid, and they're nowhere near game-ready, if at all game-useable.

He hasn't a clue, hasn't a team and has a lot of evidence in his forum profile;
Moddb.com

Amusingly, both me and leilei have pointed out links to his 'teams models' on Turbosquid, but those comments get deleted.

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bluesummer
bluesummer Aug 5 2007, 12:06pm says:

Well actually a guy called Perkan drew the concepts. He made the illustrations for the core rule books and some world books for the roleplaying game we base our mod on. Those concepts are even more beutiful, we also have another illustrator that has illustrated the game books in our team. But he hasnt drawn any concepts we will use for the mod yet. He will make some 3d characters for us, he is very talented also.

I also draw but at the moment I only do management stuff. Really looking forward to the development phase of this project. To see things youve only seen illustrated and imagined becoming more real in 3d. =)

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