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Published on November 29, 2009, by in .

Onteca has run a series of short workshops (lasting from two days to a week) in professional media production skills, many on behalf of Media Training North West. Each of the skills are used by Onteca in the cross-platform work of the company. These courses have been pitched to meet a number of different student

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Published on November 9, 2009, by in Information.

If you own an iPhone, chances are you haven’t come close to unlocking its full potential. Want to find out what the world’s most revolutionary pocket-sized communications and entertainments device can really do? Developing iPhone Applications is one of Onteca’s brand new Introductory courses that is offering people who are just starting out along the

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Published on October 30, 2009, by in Information.

Every office has its own personalised methodology when approaching their day to day work load. Many arrive at the office armed with their double espresso venti cappuccino, set in the zone of hammering out a perfected PowerPoint presentation to the corporate big wigs. Some people even knowingly glue themselves to their poorly manufactured and terribly

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Published on October 27, 2009, by in Information.

Hello all, Sophie here. In my introductory blog last week I told you guys that my ground is in Public Relations and how I will be working on Onteca’s new game Monsteca Corral, furthermore Monsteca is not the only thing that should raise some eyebrows. Unbeknown to many, Onteca plays an exceptional role within the

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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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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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