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For 3D modeling and animation, try Blender:... 616 Views / 3 Replies  
For 3D modeling and animation, try Blender: www.blender.org

For 2D, Flash works really well: Adobe (http://www.adobe.com)
Posted by halogen8, on Nov 29, 2006 at 05:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sticky: Nice setup. I like way you set the... 1,146,410 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Nice setup.

I like way you set the wallpapers on all your devices to have the same look and color scheme, and arranged them according to device case color.

You inspired me to re-arrange my...
Posted by halogen8, on Nov 29, 2006 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Edit: Sorry - meant to make a new thread 580 Views / 8 Replies  
Edit: Sorry - meant to make a new thread
Posted by halogen8, on Apr 13, 2004 at 01:55 PM, in Networking
Friends of Ed are good. I have Flash 5 Games... 491 Views / 2 Replies  
Friends of Ed are good. I have Flash 5 Games Studio(read most of it): http://www.friendsofed.com/books/1903450675/index.html

It's an advanced title and is probably in the process of being updated...
Posted by halogen8, on Apr 2, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I agree, great style. The characters are... 725 Views / 7 Replies  
I agree, great style.

The characters are great too - I love Octopope. Very original stuff.

They look scanned, did you draw them by hand and color them on a Mac? Or did you do everything by...
Posted by halogen8, on Apr 2, 2004 at 12:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Actually, I was wrong: my PC has 196 MB RAM. But... 2,480 Views / 18 Replies  
Actually, I was wrong: my PC has 196 MB RAM. But you are right, that is too low.

When I was running UT and Q3 Arena on it, it Win 98 SE on it and 128 MB RAM, which was enough at the time.
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 30, 2004 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Although it's like comparing apples to chairs,... 2,480 Views / 18 Replies  
Although it's like comparing apples to chairs, here is a comparison I can make:

I recently "switched" from:

PC:
AMD K6 3D 400 Mhz
196 MB RAM
16 MB nVidia TNT AGP
Windows 2000
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 29, 2004 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I was going to try Maya, but my B&W G3 is too... 1,042 Views / 21 Replies  
I was going to try Maya, but my B&W G3 is too slow. Maybe when I buy a newPower Mac I'll give it try. I'd like to try the personal learned ed. but for now blender is my tool of choice.

Personally,...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 29, 2004 at 01:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks. Definitely checkout the tutorials - they... 1,042 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks. Definitely checkout the tutorials - they help a lot.

Here's a few more I did:
http://www.halogenworks.com/3d/Sphere001.jpg
http://www.halogenworks.com/3d/Sphere002.jpg...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 25, 2004 at 03:24 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've worked with a few different 3D programs in... 1,042 Views / 21 Replies  
I've worked with a few different 3D programs in the past, Lightwave and Inspire to name a few, and those programs were a little difficult to use as well. I ended up buying a book that had a lot of...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 24, 2004 at 10:49 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
^^Sweet setup. ;) How is it using a... 234,395 Views / 1,576 Replies  
^^Sweet setup. ;)

How is it using a projector for for a monitor? Is it hard to see?
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 22, 2004 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree, I'd love to be able to play DIVX and MOV... 4,703 Views / 34 Replies  
I agree, I'd love to be able to play DIVX and MOV files from my iPod on my TV. I have no need for an iPod that has a color screen, especially considering the battery life a color version would...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 20, 2004 at 10:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So you have an Adesso mouse? how is the quality... 856 Views / 11 Replies  
So you have an Adesso mouse? how is the quality of it?

I like the look of the LED in the scroll wheel.
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 20, 2004 at 10:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a Macally iKey which isn't bad and fairly... 783 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a Macally iKey which isn't bad and fairly cheap. I recently replaced it with an Apple Keyboard which I find is much, much nicer. The eject key and speaker keys are a nice addition.

I...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 20, 2004 at 10:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Here is what you need: ... 573 Views / 5 Replies  
Here is what you need:
http://icelink.densionusa.com/

Until apple starts a partnership with a headset maker, third-party solutions will have to be used.
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 19, 2004 at 10:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry, I looked through a few pages and didn't... 856 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry, I looked through a few pages and didn't see any posts about this mouse.

You can look up my username if anyone questions the authenticity of this thread.

Anyway: Roy Boy - how is the...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 19, 2004 at 09:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you can wait, rumor has it that apple is... 761 Views / 13 Replies  
If you can wait, rumor has it that apple is dropping the prices on iPods in order to gain more control of the mp3 player market. There may also be a new version of the 3rd gen(4th gen aluminum?).
...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 18, 2004 at 05:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
"The Mouse" - 3 button Mac mouse 856 Views / 11 Replies  
http://www.macmice.com/themouse.html

Has anyone picked one of these up yet?

This is the best looking mouse besides the Apple Pro Mouse I have yet to come across.

Are there any retail stores...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 18, 2004 at 05:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you can wait, then do it. It shouldn't be very... 4,703 Views / 34 Replies  
If you can wait, then do it. It shouldn't be very long before Apple replaces the current iPod with a version that has an aluminum case similar to the mini. The current iPod's case gets scratched very...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 18, 2004 at 05:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
After receiving my G3 Power Mac, I starting doing... 1,042 Views / 21 Replies  
After receiving my G3 Power Mac, I starting doing a little more searching for a good 3D program. As someone above mentioned, I checked out Blender 3D: http://www.blender3d.org and so far I'm very...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 16, 2004 at 09:50 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
How did you flash the PC Radeon card? 767 Views / 12 Replies  
How did you flash the PC Radeon card?
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 12, 2004 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've buildt all of my PCs in the past, and few... 1,127 Views / 14 Replies  
I've buildt all of my PCs in the past, and few for friends and family. I would not recommend doing it as a business, since companies like Dell, HP and Gateway are going to put you out of business....
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 12, 2004 at 05:09 PM, in macOS
I received the Powermac to and immediately opened... 910 Views / 22 Replies  
I received the Powermac to and immediately opened the case.

Edit:
The video card appears to be PCI. The remaining slots are empty and longer than the standard PCI slot. Are these some other PCI...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 12, 2004 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, I believe it's a 16 MB Rage 128. Will... 910 Views / 22 Replies  
Actually, I believe it's a 16 MB Rage 128. Will having a Quartz Extreme compatible video card give me faster performance?
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 11, 2004 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
For OSX, it's my understanding that I will need a... 910 Views / 22 Replies  
For OSX, it's my understanding that I will need a Quartz Extreme compatible video card which includes Radeon and Geforce 2mx and up.

Can ANY card based on the Radeon or Geforce 2 chipsets be...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 11, 2004 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
"New" B&W Power Mac owner - what iLife apps will run well on this? 910 Views / 22 Replies  
I recently purchased a used B&W G3 350mhz Power Mac off ebay and eagerly await it's arrival. I don't want to put a lot of cash into this machine, but if it's fast enough as it is, it will end up...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 10, 2004 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, it's OS 9 and earlier. You may be able to... 1,042 Views / 21 Replies  
Yeah, it's OS 9 and earlier. You may be able to use the serial number to upgrade to LW, but you are still going to have to spend $500 or more for the upgrade.

Have you looked into any open source...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 9, 2004 at 05:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Old SuperMac clone RAM question 1,167 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an old SuperMac C600( http://www.everymac.com/systems/umax/c600/supermac_c600_200.html )that I resurrected from the dead and saved from termination.

It had a bad nic, hard drive and CDROM....
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:32 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can validate your site here: ... 403 Views / 1 Replies  
You can validate your site here:

http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/

Once you validate the html, validate the CSS. If there are errors, the site will give you some ideas of what is causing the...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Try Inspire 3D 1,042 Views / 21 Replies  
Newtek http://www.newtek.com/(developers of Lightwave) released a stripped down version a few years ago called Inspire 3D. I was released for Wintel and Mac machines before OSX was out, so I don't...
Posted by halogen8, on Mar 8, 2004 at 11:01 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Dude, it makes sense now. I haven't seen the ads... 1,672 Views / 65 Replies  
Dude, it makes sense now. I haven't seen the ads myself, I just heard about them today. I will keep an eye out for them.
Posted by halogen8, on Jan 9, 2003 at 05:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree with you about the upper-class rich... 1,672 Views / 65 Replies  
I agree with you about the upper-class rich A-holes that see SUVs as a status symbol, but why are car makers spending so much on releasing new models of SUVs instead of spending the cash on...
Posted by halogen8, on Jan 9, 2003 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't that like saying that driving a Volks Wagon... 1,672 Views / 65 Replies  
Isn't that like saying that driving a Volks Wagon is supporting the Nazis?

This is complete B.S.

Wouldn't it make sense then, that car makers are in league with terrorists since they make the...
Posted by halogen8, on Jan 9, 2003 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this season is better than last season... 1,234 Views / 48 Replies  
I think this season is better than last season because the whole plot hits home pretty hard.

Last season seemed to have some bad points like the wife with amnesia, which was way lamer then the...
Posted by halogen8, on Jan 9, 2003 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry to say this, but this "buddy" of yours is a... 1,167 Views / 13 Replies  
Sorry to say this, but this "buddy" of yours is a complete idiot.

I have a brand new Dell Dimension 4550 P4 1.8Ghz running Windows XP as my main workstation at my office, and it runs Studio MX...
Posted by halogen8, on Jan 9, 2003 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info. I have tried to install OS 9... 750 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info. I have tried to install OS 9 off of iMac install and restore CDs but neither one would work. If I wanted to run OS 9, would I have to upgrade this machine with a Sonnet G3 board...
Posted by halogen8, on Jul 31, 2002 at 10:50 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
New mac user needs advice on upgrades to Supermac 750 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm a new Mac user with extensive PC knowledge, but very little Mac knowledge. I have built and upgraded several PC's over the years and can troubleshoot them well. I recently inherited a SuperMac...
Posted by halogen8, on Jul 30, 2002 at 10:28 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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