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Starting Out In VR And AR: Best Tools For Ambitious Beginners

March 30th, 2016

Starting Out In VR And AR: Best Tools For Ambitious Beginners

Here‘s the virtual reality/augmented reality pie. You, of course, want a slice of it. Maybe a finger in both of them. But how can you do it, if you have a dream, a sparkle in your eye, but no experience in coding? You are in luck, because developers are rushing head-over-heels to present their easy-to-use design and development kits for people like you. And we‘re making a list, just to help you out.

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Will Professional 3D Design Move To VR?

March 16th, 2016

Will Professional 3D Design Move To VR?

We know 3D modeling as that lovable scamp filled with rogue ngons, overlapping faces, double vertices and the Purgatory simulator known as UV mapping. It’s an art that’s open to amateurs, but one that’s also really harrowing on the way up. The question is, then, will it ever make the leap into VR? Will professional 3D modelers make the transition to VR to make their art?

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18 Realistic Architectural Models To Whet Your Appetite

February 25th, 2016

18 Realistic Architectural Models To Whet Your Appetite

Architecture is the greatest form of 3D modeling that predates computers - take that, sculpture! That’s why they built the Colossus, you know! Nowadays, with all the 3D modeling tools at hand, we can dream up any building we want. However, this post celebrates those 3D modelers that chose to make realistic buildings and interiors, ones that bow down to both physics and contemporary tastes. Here’s some of the best inspiring realistic architecture in 3D modeling.

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Top 10 Game Trailers of 2015

January 5th, 2016

Top 10 Game Trailers of 2015

Posted on January 5th, 2016 by Motiejus Ovsianikas

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With 2015 behind us, our team at CGTrader sat down to pick the top 10 game trailers that left us with a lasting impression. And what a year it was- full of controversy both in terms of highs and lows, bringing us games that will be remembered for years and some that had better not come out... But all of that aside, let's see what promises were made by developers during the year in the form of trailers!

Keep in mind, these are our top picks for the best trailers and in some cases the cover of the book did not represent the content, as we have learned the hard way.

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The Wildlife in 3D: 16 Astonishing Computer-Generated Images

December 30th, 2015

The Wildlife in 3D: 16 Astonishing Computer-Generated Images

Posted on Dec 30, 2015 by Eduardas Jucys

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At CGTrader, we love the wildlife. Although some of you love dogs, you hate cats. If you love cats, you hate.. Pigeons? It doesn’t really matter what animals you don’t like, you simply love more of them than you hate - I can guarantee I’m right on this one. Oh, and there’s no such thing as too much love for animals! In the end - we all know how magnificent the wildlife can really be. Let’s go full 3D on this one - we've picked out some amazing 3D artwork related to the animals beyond our backyard!

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