Well, #quakecon seemed to be a success. Several people were impressed with the turnout including the id boys. I will have #quakecon pics in a few days and I'll have room to post them since I now have more web page space. Like a little good web page maintainer I took a fair amount of notes. I attended Thursday night, Friday night, and Saturday afternoon.
Campus Party was founded in 1997 as a gaming and demoscene event, with Quake tournaments. In 1998, Skuda was crowned the Quake champion of Spain. Skuda was awarded a boxed copy of Quake II signed by John Carmack and all the game's creators at ID Software.
It's been a long, strange trip, and it's good to be home. Texas is flat and hot, and way more pre-fab than any other place I've been to, including Florida, which is saying a lot. By now you've probably heard about Denny's being the only restaurant within easy walking distance from the event, to which I can only add: .
Frag.Com's photo album of the biggest Quake event ever. Photography by Jonathan "ZyFly" Works. Sizing, thumbnails, HTML, and captions by Martin "DemonEater" Cox. Special thanks to the #trinity crew for their input.
I spent several weeks discovering, by trial and error, the techniques needed to make practically anything out of brushes. What I know is just the result of alot of hard thinking, and staring at a computer screen. I havent talked to Carmak or anyone that is really educated on the subject of 3d engines, and I’m sure that if I did, I’d have more to say on this subject.
This video explores how the open code 3D engines of the Quake videogames became a new medium for artists.
There are so many benefits to drawing PvP. First and foremost is the realization that I'm very close to accomplishing a dream that started when I was in the fourth grade: To be a professional cartoonist. I get a lot of emails from my readers and almost everyone of them offers a little praise, appreciation and encouragement. And, as if that wasn't enough, every once in a while someone in the industry sends me one of those emails. And so it was last week when Paul Jaquays, designer at id Software decided to drop me a note.