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Greetings This Blog documents the development of Onteca’s current project, a game called “Monsteca Corral” for the Nintendo Wii. A bit of housekeeping first though. My Name is Phill Hetherington I’m a 29 year old junior 3d artist on a 3 month work placement here at Onteca. Being the office junior, I have something of

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An industry event that appears to be useful and thought-provoking. Then again we are living in ‘interesting times’, especially for old media. I’m tempted to point out ‘all their base r belong to us’, were that not all a little 1997. In the meantime, it looks like the ARG horse is still being flogged, Was

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Onteca is proud to announce the unveiling of a playable Alpha of our Mediabox Project, ‘Liberatis’ (a name thought of by a young person working on the project). This is an MMO created by young people, for young people. It involves some violence, within a Tolkienesque ‘fantasy’ setting, because that is what the young people

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Published on February 12, 2009, by in Digital Art, Flash.

Just a quick post to show off something I was working on last week, a 3d solar system with orbiting planets done in Actionscript 3 it uses displacement maps to make the planets look like spheres, the displacement maps are generated at run time, and affect the planets texture, cloud cover, and shading. depth sorting

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PsyBot Mocap Test render This is a quick sample animation render of a little robot guy messing around, The animation data came from our first quick test with our new Motion Capture system, when simon was messing around in a skin tight suit, covered in shiny nipples. Not bad for a first attempt, methinks. We

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Very interesting course at the Fact Centre, Liverpool into a new multimedia C++ framework which of course i only found out about once if was over.  The examples of work look amazing and the aspiration is one we agree with the ease of Flash with the performance of C++.  Not released yet but will be

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