3ds Max 8: Addressing 3D Speed/ Performance/ Efficiency Needs
- Ryan Lesser reviews the newest tools available in Autodesks 3ds Max, including pelt mapping, render UVW template functionality, skinning, modeling and animation. Now that Autodesk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alias — its been a long time since I have seen every artist at my company freak out over the same thing — the long-held Max vs. Maya debate is going to take a very weird turn over the next 12 months. Just whats going to happen to the fate of these two packages? Will they eventually merge, even though the two companies swear they won’t? It would seem weird to keep them both alive since they are so similar, but time will tell. In the shadow of this big news, of course, comes the release of 3ds Max 8...........Read Review!!