I am currently working a on a project that required creating a FBX Importer using Cinder. And I must admit that there is not much documentation out there regarding how to get everything running on Mac OSX. Even Autodesk’s own documentation is extremely limited when it comes to Mac.
This past fall semester was rough! Several large group projects and trying to learn how to animate in Maya. I must admit that I was at least familiar with rendering, texturing, and modelling techniques but animation is definitely another powerful, and convoluted, beast all together. Hopefully I can spend some time this summer after senior project to refine and re-render this animation; but in the meantime here is a bit of what I was able to scrape together in December 2010.
The SS Everlast is a ship traveling from London to New York loaded with wealthy passengers. On a particularly rough night on the open Atlantic, SS Everlast runs into trouble and begins to sink. Your survival rests on your ability to make it to the top deck of the ship where a lifeboat is stored …