Category Archives: 3D animation

Harlech Castle for FSX

17°C, rain. 3DS Max model is now in FSX, this can be released in the next few weeks. The To-do list includes toning down some textures, fixing up the autogrn textures for Harlech town.

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River Angara (Siberia)

25°C, humid & sunny. Modding for Flight Sim X again: Found a river in Siberia that only has its shorelines present in the sim, so I’m fixing it. Those deep continental rivers are huge, slow flowing and very wide. This … Continue reading

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Chornobyl Boats

19°C, sunny. 3DS Max & FSX: After Rangingwarr’s recommendation, I have added wrecked boats to Chornobyl’s harbour. To make a 3D  file, ready with textures and have it in the game in just over an hour is pretty encouraging in … Continue reading

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Before & After

11°C, sun & showers FSX scenery– It’s fairly easy to switch off custom scenery in Flight Sim X, so here is a with/without screenshot pair to show my Chernobyl scenery. The default is fairly empty, just a road, a forest … Continue reading

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Release near

4°C, heavy snow, then sunshine. What a day for enjoying the weather, wake up to clear blue sky, and a fresh thick snowfall, then later it couds over with rain. All good fun.   FSX scenery: "The Zone" is almost … Continue reading

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Pripyat Ferris Wheel

11°C, windy, but the rain has cleared. The Ferris wheel is (in)famous in the city of Pripyat in northern Ukraine. It was never used because of a nearby nuclear accident which renderd the area uninhabitable. Now I have the modelling … Continue reading

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Crispy

Cold, -5°C last night, warmest was only +5°. Clear & still.C=28 miles. Happy Birthday Stuart. Can you test those scenery files for me?I’ve cracked the co-ordinates syntax in FSX so can place object to within a few feet. Below is … Continue reading

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Cathedral

13°C, clear, cool(ish). 3DS Max: Since I’m considering importing 3D files into Microsoft Flight Sim, I’m platying with a nice simple, non-animated object to learn how to do it. Even though the model will only be seen at a considerable … Continue reading

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Staircases & tarmac

16°C, 100% cloud, dead calm. 3DS Max: See enclosed picture. It’s just a bit more detailed now.Tarmac: I’ve posted that photo under yesterday’s entry. I know I know- it looks like a dog has dropped a clutch, but they really … Continue reading

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Escher

16°C, sun, stillness. 3DS Max: I little modelling in Max to check the feasibility of an idea. Escher’s staircase picture could be built and rendered up using architectural features from school. It’s only the walking figures with contradictory gravity that … Continue reading

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