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Quixel Megascans launch

Quixel Megascans launch

After some delay, this repository of scanned objects and material has launched.


Getting started with Vue

Getting started with Vue

This post lists a series of useful sources of information you may use to get you started with E-On Software's Vue program.


Vue render benchmark

Vue render benchmark

A compilation of render times for one of Vue's default scenes: Seychelles


Bitmap 2 material test

Bitmap 2 material test

Testing new tools to make seamless textures and displacements. Bitmap 2 Material does the job !


Wyvern lake

Wyvern lake

Still a work in progress. Now very few things to adjust.


Impressive demo of the Cryengine 2 level editor

Impressive demo of the Cryengine 2 level editor

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The Crysis level editor is demoed at a trade show. Impressive visualization capacities!


How much RAM for Vue?

How much RAM for Vue?

This is a question I frequently read on Vue forums, from users about to purchase a new PC. Vue has always been resource hungry and Vue 8 is more so than ever.


McDull Flying

McDull Flying

Flying above a chinese landscape: background made in Vue 6


Vue and Bryce benchmarks

Vue and Bryce benchmarks

As I now have three PCs at home, I made tests to compare their render speeds in both Vue and Bryce.


Digital Lighting and Rendering

Digital Lighting and Rendering

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The theory of lighting applied to digital, along with some excellent examples, by Jeremy Birn.


Vue 7 news

Vue 7 news

E-On Software has sent a flurry of news about Vue 7. Here is the detail of its new offerings.


Sketchup models into Vue

Sketchup models into Vue

I recently found a series of very nice Scottish castle models in Sketchup format. I immediately wondered how to import them into Vue.