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Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By thomasp
well you wouldn't want to have the keyboard in...

well you wouldn't want to have the keyboard in front of the tablet, would you? sounds uncomfortable to begin with. and these drawers look shaky, made for infrequent computer access.
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,920
Posted By thomasp
unity here as well indeed. good to hear they...

unity here as well indeed. good to hear they apparently provide options for compatibility. cheers!
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By thomasp
jesus. why would one do that and copy it that...

jesus. why would one do that and copy it that closely including icon style? it's not like nuke is the epitome of user-friendliness either. should have copied more from shake. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By thomasp
isn't that just what they look like after some...

isn't that just what they look like after some use though? i know mine wore shockingly quickly.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,920
Posted By thomasp
i've been sidetracked in the last few months and...

i've been sidetracked in the last few months and am yet to re-connect my oculus to my new setup. anyone knows if the new SDK's will continue to work with the DK1? would rather skip DK2 in favour...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,458
Posted By thomasp
a 27inch would offer plenty of screen real estate...

a 27inch would offer plenty of screen real estate though. first time i can really live with the 3ds max UI not spilling over to the secondary screen or even with the thought that one monitor is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By thomasp
doing the steps you linked to is essential to get...

doing the steps you linked to is essential to get a decent wacom tablet experience in windows 7 but the lag discussed here is an unrelated beast to these modifications in my experience.

it is btw...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By thomasp
is that happening on windows 7? i had that...

is that happening on windows 7? i had that particular issue quite frequently. i "fixed" it by restarting and as soon as the tablet was working correctly i just never shut the computer down, just put...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By thomasp
well i have used every intuos generation from 1...

well i have used every intuos generation from 1 to 5 now at sizes between M and L and cannot say that i ever felt any difference in accuracy nor pressure sensitivity between those, even though wacom...
Forum: Technical Talk 07-03-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By thomasp
i second using linux's DD, just use knoppix -...

i second using linux's DD, just use knoppix - free, nothing to install, all you do is boot from a knoppix DVD or USB stick and get to it. you can clone partitions or entire harddrives and it will...
Forum: Technical Talk 07-03-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By thomasp
cheers for that, that will come in handy should...

cheers for that, that will come in handy should we get windows 8 at some point and might explain why the user feedback is so diverse.

for the first team members however, we have now settled on...
Forum: Technical Talk 07-03-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By thomasp
well, i would love me some custom windows-wide...

well, i would love me some custom windows-wide file-dialog with consistent size and sort-order, favorites and proper history of visited directories and all that. not sure such a thing does exist...
Forum: Technical Talk 07-01-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By thomasp
thanks for the replies guys! worrying that...

thanks for the replies guys!

worrying that experiences seem so different but i think while we would fancy going with a recent windows release over a five+ years old one, it appears the safe bet is...
Forum: Technical Talk 06-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By thomasp
old application versions on current windows?

hi,

for a project starting soon, the team would like to stick with a rather old version of 3ds max: 2011. it'll run on new hardware though that by default ships with windows 8.x. however it is an...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,691
Posted By thomasp
in that case you are hopefully prepared to jump...

in that case you are hopefully prepared to jump ship again - or upgrade - when the time comes! maya (and max) game-specific or low-end versions have come and gone and generally only stayed around for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 19,599
Posted By thomasp
i'd take a guess and say that if the number of...

i'd take a guess and say that if the number of employees reported is correct burn rate should be somewhere between 3 and 5 million euros a month, depending on how cheap these eastern european studios...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By thomasp
you saw what i did there... ;)

you saw what i did there... ;)
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By thomasp
"What I can say is that if the last game focussed...

"What I can say is that if the last game focussed on first-person movement, it was definitely shown in the movie here that the DICE team will be focussing on first-person combat as well, to really...
Forum: Technical Talk 06-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,007
Posted By thomasp
a 1988 demo of some software that may have been...

a 1988 demo of some software that may have been one of the fathers of what became maya. behold the use of dials (for materials and modelling!):

http://vimeo.com/41349401
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,058
Posted By thomasp
a list i would largely give my thumbs-up. not...

a list i would largely give my thumbs-up. not exactly suitable for viewing in public on a commute however.
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,875
Posted By thomasp
i guess it all translates to 'the asking price...

i guess it all translates to 'the asking price for unity was too high even for autodesk'.
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,535
Posted By thomasp
question for those who print supports,...

question for those who print supports, replacement parts et al: do you just measure and estimate these parts and model them in the usual subjects and go straight to the printer or is there a stage...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,310
Posted By thomasp
sounds like something better done during lunch...

sounds like something better done during lunch break at work? i wouldn't sit around at the computer at home if i had a family to look after. :)
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,494
Posted By thomasp
i'd argue independently run places have more of...

i'd argue independently run places have more of an incentive to keep the business running, even fighting tooth and nail for that since the founders are invested. they are also more likely to keep...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,494
Posted By thomasp
"Playfish in London, England, acquired in 2009,...

"Playfish in London, England, acquired in 2009, closed down in 2013."

all of playfish closed down, seriously? or just the london studio? they had a few more, after all.
and my, what a body...
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