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Stephen Blair

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Jan 14, 2011, 7:52:17 AM1/14/11
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>From March 1997.
Found these screenshots in a powerpoint presentation (that was in French).
http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/14/friday-flashback


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From: softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com [mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com] On Behalf Of Sajjad Amjad
Sent: January-14-11 7:15 AM
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Subject: Re: XSI list retrospective

Rounded and soft-bevel seemed to have been the order of the day back then :)

Would it be a good idea to start a "Friday Flashback" thread to the

list and keep adding to that?

Cheers,

Sajjad

On 14 January 2011 11:40, Stephen Blair <Stephe...@autodesk.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the smooth segue ;-)
> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/14/friday-flashback


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Luc-Eric Rousseau

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Jan 14, 2011, 9:07:25 AM1/14/11
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I think that was not an actual screenshot, but a photoshop mockup,
there countless of them.
This is closer to what the software looked like - but still not quite
(it's missing the jewel-like timeline button)
http://www.softimageblog.com/archives/175
we still have some of those bitmaps somewhere in the source tree..
note the Twister room buttom.

Ludovick Michaud

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Jan 14, 2011, 10:17:08 AM1/14/11
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oh my gosh the twister logo. Brings back a lot of memories and long hours!
Cool stuff guys!

I want to see that mock up that gas did back in the days. That made a lot of  back in the days.

Ludo
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Martin Belleau

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Jan 14, 2011, 10:40:46 AM1/14/11
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Twister.... import .mi files... took a minute for each frame change... oufff...
Long hours indeed!
 
I can still hear you yelling out of frustration in the next cubicle... that's when I would come in with a Nerf gun, then everyone around us would jump in and a Nerf war would start...
 
hehehe


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Luc-Eric Rousseau

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Jan 14, 2011, 11:20:42 AM1/14/11
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in 1998 softimage employees were running top-of-the-line Pentium Pro
200 Mhz...

Ludovick Michaud

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Jan 14, 2011, 2:28:07 PM1/14/11
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Oh yeah I had this quad CPU machine for testing for like 2 months I was on top of the world. 

And yeah the nerf wars that was fun time indeed.
Oh and we had indigos and O2s on the desk!

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Olivier Jeannel

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Jan 17, 2011, 12:42:53 PM1/17/11
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But Dec alpha was ruling....
Le 14/01/2011 17:20, Luc-Eric Rousseau a �crit :

Stephen Blair

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Jan 21, 2011, 6:31:22 AM1/21/11
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Vladimir Jankijevic

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Jan 21, 2011, 7:27:14 AM1/21/11
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YAY, that one was great!!! We had a lot of fun on that evening! ... as far as I can remember 8-)
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Andy Nicholas

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Jan 21, 2011, 7:34:35 AM1/21/11
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Hi chaps,
I was just wondering if anyone would be able to help me out. There's some guys on XSI base who want a Win64 version of my Taut modelling operator, but I don't have access to a Win64 OS. Is there anyone out there who would be kind enough to have a look at doing a 64bit build for me?

Thanks in advance,

Andy

Adam Seeley

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Jan 21, 2011, 7:37:20 AM1/21/11
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Hi,

Did anyone see/record the Autodesk Maya and Softimage Interoperability
webcast?

Any good? Worth hassling Autodesk for a downloadable version?

Thanks,

Adam.


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Stephen Blair

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Jan 21, 2011, 7:48:25 AM1/21/11
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Yeah I could do it if no one else does
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Marc-Andre Carbonneau

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Jan 21, 2011, 9:49:05 AM1/21/11
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Argh shoot I missed it!!!!

Andy Nicholas

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Jan 21, 2011, 9:52:35 AM1/21/11
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That'd be awesome. Thanks a lot Stephen. I'll contact you off list.

Bradley Gabe

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Jan 21, 2011, 10:40:18 AM1/21/11
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If a tree falls in the woods and nobody hears it, does it end up on youtube? (21st century version)

Rob Wuijster

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Jan 21, 2011, 12:13:32 PM1/21/11
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only if the squirrels have wireless ;-)
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Steven Caron

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Jan 21, 2011, 1:47:42 PM1/21/11
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Haha! Spot the guy in the blur hoodie left front. It's was his birthday that day.


Adam Seeley

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Jan 21, 2011, 3:36:36 PM1/21/11
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Hi,

reply below:
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Hi Adam

The webcast might appear online at some point but usually a US focused website and not the AREA.

There is something similar here on my AREA blog that might be useful to you:
http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/graham/ice_flow <https://webmail.vtr.co.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/graham/ice_flow>

It's done in a simple way, but the basics and logic of the Maya <> Soft interop work just the same.
Any questions about this, just drop me a mail.

Thx,

Graham

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Hi Graham,

A few people interested I think so have forwarded this to the list.

Not sure what the problem with just making it available is seeing as it was a worldwide webcast.
I'm sure a lot of people would just appreciate having it available to view.
To be honest I don't understand why these things aren't straight up on the site the next day.

Here's hoping.

Thanks,

Adam.


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Steve mclean

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Jan 21, 2011, 3:41:51 PM1/21/11
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Mark Schoennagel mentioned it should be available online next week, the link would be posted on his blog. 

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Graham Bell

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Jan 21, 2011, 7:30:46 PM1/21/11
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No problemo. :)

I know it can appear confusing about webcasts being broadcast and why there isn't video straight away, but I think it's mainly because there are different Autodesk sites that get hosted by different regions, for different purposes.

Although the webcast was 'global' it was (I believe) actually hosted on a US site with US links and contacts that Mark and Lee have used before, and I did see a lot of US resellers advertising it. Which is probably why it didn't appear on a more public site like the AREA, or that there hasn't been any recorded video yet. At present we don't have the same type of thing on the EMEA side yet, otherwise we probably would of repeated the webcast at a more EMEA friendly time. We did host an EMEA webcast last Oct with live chat, which worked very well, so we're hopefully looking to do more in the year ahead.

However as good as this is, these types of webcasts do require registration, which can be tedious to some. Which is where sites like the AREA and the new Maya, Max and Softimage YouTube channels come in. Previously some webcasts have remained 'On Demand' for registrants, but personally I'd rather just get it out there. And I'm sure Mark will find a way to get this particular video posted.

If anyone has any questions/queries, especially from EMEA, then drop me a mail.

Graham

Hi,

Thx,

Graham

Hi Graham,

Here's hoping.

Thanks,

Adam.

Hi,

Thanks,

Adam.

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Tim Leydecker

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Jan 22, 2011, 5:51:19 AM1/22/11
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Hi Graham,

while you guys are at it, there�s this nifty video of Mark
caching an XSI ICE particle sim (a campfire) and pushing it
over to Maya. Part of an XSI demonstration, a webcast or
a release video. Can�t remember, lost track of it.

It would be great to have that one linked as well.

You�re right, it�s tedious to log in, (ab)use DownloadHelper
or whatever to get to those videos scattered all over the place
or just get to know that a new video exists.

Cheers

tim

On 22.01.2011 01:30, Graham Bell wrote:
> No problemo. :)
>
> I know it can appear confusing about webcasts being broadcast and why there isn't video straight away, but I think it's mainly because there are different Autodesk sites that get hosted by different regions, for different purposes.
>
> Although the webcast was 'global' it was (I believe) actually hosted on a US site with US links and contacts that Mark and Lee have used before, and I did see a lot of US resellers advertising it. Which is probably why it didn't appear on a more public site like the AREA, or that there hasn't been any recorded video yet. At present we don't have the same type of thing on the EMEA side yet, otherwise we probably would of repeated the webcast at a more EMEA friendly time. We did host an EMEA webcast last Oct with live chat, which worked very well, so we're hopefully looking to do more in the year ahead.
>
> However as good as this is, these types of webcasts do require registration, which can be tedious to some. Which is where sites like the AREA and the new Maya, Max and Softimage YouTube channels come in. Previously some webcasts have remained 'On Demand' for registrants, but personally I'd rather just get it out there. And I'm sure Mark will find a way to get this particular video posted.
>
> If anyone has any questions/queries, especially from EMEA, then drop me a mail.
>
> Graham
>
>
>
>
>
> From: softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com [mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com] On Behalf Of Adam Seeley
> Sent: 21 January 2011 20:37
> To: soft...@listproc.autodesk.com
> Subject: RE: Autodesk Maya and Softimage Interoperability - anybody catch it?
>
> Hi,
>
> reply below:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Hi Adam
>
> The webcast might appear online at some point but usually a US focused website and not the AREA.
>
> There is something similar here on my AREA blog that might be useful to you:
> http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/graham/ice_flow<https://webmail.vtr.co.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/graham/ice_flow>
>
> It's done in a simple way, but the basics and logic of the Maya<> Soft interop work just the same.
> Any questions about this, just drop me a mail.
>
> Thx,
>
> Graham
>
> Graham Bell
> Application Specialist

> Northern Europe - Media& Entertainment

Graham Bell

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Jan 24, 2011, 5:02:46 AM1/24/11
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I know the one you mean, it's still up on Marks AREA blog here:

http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/marks/video_tutorial_getting_ice_particles_into_maya

Hi Graham,

Cheers

tim

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Tim Leydecker

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Jan 24, 2011, 5:12:45 AM1/24/11
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ah, thanks!

I can never repro that one without a step by step tutorial.

I�ll keep that one on my USB stick.

Cheers

tim

Stephen Blair

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Jan 28, 2011, 9:55:31 AM1/28/11
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Flashback #3.
Chinny hamming it up in Beijing.
http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/friday-flashback-3


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Haha! Spot the guy in the blur hoodie left front. It's was his birthday that day.


On Jan 21, 2011, at 4:27 AM, Vladimir Jankijevic <vlad...@elefantstudios.ch<mailto:vlad...@elefantstudios.ch>> wrote:
YAY, that one was great!!! We had a lot of fun on that evening! ... as far as I can remember 8-)
On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Stephen Blair <Stephe...@autodesk.com<mailto:Stephe...@autodesk.com>> wrote:
Flashback #2
http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/21/friday-flashback-2/


From: softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com<mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com> [mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com<mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com>] On Behalf Of Stephen Blair
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Subject: Friday Flashback

>From March 1997.
Found these screenshots in a powerpoint presentation (that was in French).
http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/14/friday-flashback






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Subject: Re: XSI list retrospective



Rounded and soft-bevel seemed to have been the order of the day back then :)



Would it be a good idea to start a "Friday Flashback" thread to the

list and keep adding to that?



Cheers,

Sajjad



On 14 January 2011 11:40, Stephen Blair <Stephe...@autodesk.com<mailto:Stephe...@autodesk.com>> wrote:

> Thanks for the smooth segue ;-)
> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/14/friday-flashback


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Chris Marshall

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Jan 28, 2011, 10:29:06 AM1/28/11
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and who was that other guy on the left!?

Guillaume Laferriere

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Jan 28, 2011, 3:57:10 PM1/28/11
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An era of golden chairs!

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and who was that other guy on the left!?

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Luc-Eric Rousseau

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Jan 28, 2011, 4:32:28 PM1/28/11
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On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Guillaume Laferriere
<Guillaume....@autodesk.com> wrote:
>> Chinny hamming it up in Beijing.
>> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/friday-flashback-3
> An era of golden chairs!

An era when Chinny had hair.. (Eminen's hair)

Stephen Blair

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Feb 4, 2011, 6:21:33 AM2/4/11
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http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/friday-flashback-4/
Softimage|3D

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Pete Edmunds

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Feb 4, 2011, 7:00:11 AM2/4/11
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"most people don’t know the name “Autodesk”"

oh how things have changed..

Chris Marshall

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Feb 4, 2011, 7:00:42 AM2/4/11
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I was digging through a drawer of old clothes (steady!) the other day, and found a very old (though only worn once) t-shirt with 'Tools to Break the Rules" on it. Not sure how old that is, but probably late 90's I think. It was definitely pre XSI.



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Gerbrand Nel

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Feb 5, 2011, 3:12:08 AM2/5/11
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Anyone remember the "anti Alias" caps?
I think they came out about a year or two before my time, but I still think they were the best.
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kim aldis

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Feb 5, 2011, 6:37:08 AM2/5/11
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I sat in the audience and listened to Mark make the crack that spawned the anti-alias hat.

Stephen Blair

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Feb 11, 2011, 9:42:09 AM2/11/11
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http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/friday-flashback-5/
Top reasons to buy/try XSI have evolved over the years...


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I sat in the audience and listened to Mark make the crack that spawned the anti-alias hat.

On 5 Feb 2011, at 08:12, Gerbrand Nel wrote:


Anyone remember the "anti Alias" caps?
I think they came out about a year or two before my time, but I still think they were the best.
G

On 2011/02/04 02:00 PM, Chris Marshall wrote:
I was digging through a drawer of old clothes (steady!) the other day, and found a very old (though only worn once) t-shirt with 'Tools to Break the Rules" on it. Not sure how old that is, but probably late 90's I think. It was definitely pre XSI.

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On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Guillaume Laferriere
<Guillaume....@autodesk.com<mailto:Guillaume....@autodesk.com>> wrote:
>> Chinny hamming it up in Beijing.
>> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/friday-flashback-3
> An era of golden chairs!

An era when Chinny had hair.. (Eminen's hair)

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Ed

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Feb 11, 2011, 11:29:28 AM2/11/11
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THANKS Stephen!
i was looking for exactly that!

Christopher Tedin

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Feb 11, 2011, 11:41:46 AM2/11/11
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How about this for a new list:

1. ICE
2. Lagoa
3. 3Delight
4. Arnold (even the dream of it keeps me warm at night)
5. Editable view cube (I love my Homer) ;-)
6. Repeat

Christopher Tedin

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Hey folks who might be considering 3delight for Softimage, I just
purchased the 4 core version after doing some kick a** tests with DOF
and displacement. The cost for 4 cores is $400. That doesn't include the
discount for the 2 cores you already got for free! They don't advertise
this, but when you pay $400, you get a total of 6 cores! If you only
want 2 additional cores, just pay $200. I just went ahead and got a
year's support and 2 more cores for less than $400. :-)

Steven Caron

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Feb 11, 2011, 1:42:30 PM2/11/11
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number one is 'companion to maya'? pffff... i dont want to start this again but the image right next to it didn't use a lick of maya. in fact, the model was done by one of blur's character modelers that uses softimage ;)

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Ed

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Feb 11, 2011, 2:27:23 PM2/11/11
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i like 2007 version better ^^

this "companion to Maya" ought to be 10th on the list

Olivier Jeannel

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Feb 11, 2011, 2:46:36 PM2/11/11
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Hello list,

In Momentum, is it possible to have the particle size change (age
percentage) during simulation, with a correct RBD evaluation ?
So far my first test seems to show that the size\Scale is set at first
frame of simulation.

Any good idea ?

peter boeykens

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Feb 11, 2011, 3:50:25 PM2/11/11
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yes, and then you can bump "Autodesk Subscription and Support" off the list.
Jeez!
 
 

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Christopher Tedin

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Feb 11, 2011, 4:57:07 PM2/11/11
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Or not there at all...

Or on Maya's list: "a mediocre companion to Softimage"

Let the flame war begin! :-)

Raffaele Fragapane

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Feb 11, 2011, 5:06:21 PM2/11/11
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Actually it's perfect, it's first point is that if you use Maya you need XSI to get stuff done.

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Fabricio Chamon

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Feb 11, 2011, 7:33:46 PM2/11/11
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wait for momentum 2.0! =)

Olivier Jeannel

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Feb 12, 2011, 12:14:33 AM2/12/11
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Do you have news ??

Le 12/02/2011 01:33, Fabricio Chamon a �crit :

Stephen Blair

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http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/18/friday-flashback-6/
Then and now. 1999 and 2011.

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Subject: Re: Friday Flashback

Actually it's perfect, it's first point is that if you use Maya you need XSI to get stuff done.

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On 12 Feb 2011 05:43, "Steven Caron" <car...@gmail.com<mailto:car...@gmail.com>> wrote:
> number one is 'companion to maya'? pffff... i dont want to start this again
> but the image right next to it didn't use a lick of maya. in fact, the model
> was done by one of blur's character modelers that uses softimage ;)
>
> s
>
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 6:42 AM, Stephen Blair

> <Stephe...@autodesk.com<mailto:Stephe...@autodesk.com>>wrote:


>
>> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/friday-flashback-5/
>> Top reasons to buy/try XSI have evolved over the years...
>>
>>
>> From: softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com<mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com> [mailto:
>> softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com<mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com>] On Behalf Of kim aldis
>> Sent: February-05-11 6:37 AM
>> To: soft...@listproc.autodesk.com<mailto:soft...@listproc.autodesk.com>
>> Subject: Re: Friday Flashback
>>

>> I sat in the audience and listened to Mark make the crack that spawned the
>> anti-alias hat.
>>
>> On 5 Feb 2011, at 08:12, Gerbrand Nel wrote:
>>
>>
>> Anyone remember the "anti Alias" caps?
>> I think they came out about a year or two before my time, but I still think
>> they were the best.
>> G
>>
>> On 2011/02/04 02:00 PM, Chris Marshall wrote:
>> I was digging through a drawer of old clothes (steady!) the other day, and
>> found a very old (though only worn once) t-shirt with 'Tools to Break the
>> Rules" on it. Not sure how old that is, but probably late 90's I think. It
>> was definitely pre XSI.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 4 February 2011 11:21, Stephen Blair <Stephe...@autodesk.com<mailto:Stephe...@autodesk.com>

>> <mailto:Stephe...@autodesk.com<mailto:Stephe...@autodesk.com>>> wrote:
>> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/friday-flashback-4/
>> Softimage|3D
>>
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>> Subject: Re: Friday Flashback
>> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Guillaume Laferriere

>> <Guillaume....@autodesk.com<mailto:Guillaume....@autodesk.com><mailto:


>> Guillaume....@autodesk.com<mailto:Guillaume....@autodesk.com>>> wrote:
>> >> Chinny hamming it up in Beijing.
>> >> http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/friday-flashback-3
>> > An era of golden chairs!
>>
>> An era when Chinny had hair.. (Eminen's hair)
>>
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Guillaume Laforge

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Feb 18, 2011, 8:48:38 AM2/18/11
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I love the 2011 screenshots Stephen :).

G.

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Bradley Gabe

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Feb 18, 2011, 10:57:57 AM2/18/11
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And here, a picture of Daniel Langlois, founder and President of Softimage from 1986-1998, as a child:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2694/4104991097_fb14a27b0f.jpg

Amazing what you can find on the internet!

Gene Crucean

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Feb 18, 2011, 11:35:34 AM2/18/11
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These are great Stephen. Thanks for posting.

Funny way to slip those screen grabs out ;)







On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:42 AM, Stephen Blair <Stephe...@autodesk.com> wrote:
http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/18/friday-flashback-6/
Then and now. 1999 and 2011.



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Vincent Fortin

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Feb 18, 2011, 11:03:03 PM2/18/11
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I didn't know Toshiba still provided VHS support back in 1999! Neat thing is, should you ever feel anxiety and suffocation by looking at the screen real estate, the computer can also be used as a seat :-)

Stephen Blair

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Feb 25, 2011, 1:07:42 PM2/25/11
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http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/friday-flashback-7/
GDC 2011 is just around the corner. Here's something from back in 2002.

From: softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com [mailto:softimag...@listproc.autodesk.com] On Behalf Of Vincent Fortin
Sent: February-18-11 11:03 PM
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Subject: Re: Friday Flashback

I didn't know Toshiba still provided VHS support back in 1999! Neat thing is, should you ever feel anxiety and suffocation by looking at the screen real estate, the computer can also be used as a seat :-)

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Gene Crucean <emailgene...@gmail.com<mailto:emailgene...@gmail.com>> wrote:
These are great Stephen. Thanks for posting.

Funny way to slip those screen grabs out ;)

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Alan Fregtman

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Feb 25, 2011, 2:01:06 PM2/25/11
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Wow... a lot of use in games that year.

Gene Crucean

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Feb 25, 2011, 5:49:46 PM2/25/11
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Well that IS the GDC (Game Developer Conference) reel, which was most likely tailored for that conference.

Alan Fregtman

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Feb 25, 2011, 6:44:36 PM2/25/11
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haha, oops... I feel silly now.

Stephen Blair

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Mar 4, 2011, 12:58:52 PM3/4/11
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http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/03/04/friday-flashback-8/
A look back at a few of the Softimage "themes" for past GDCs
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Stephen Blair

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Mar 11, 2011, 12:44:13 PM3/11/11
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http://xsisupport.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/friday-flashback-9/
Trance'96 ... I was there

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David Gallagher

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Mar 11, 2011, 1:46:39 PM3/11/11
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Wow. Ambulate.

This is when I was getting started with Softimage.

Dave Gallagher