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August 2021 Machinima History with Ben Grussi

Tracy Harwood Machinima, Podcast August 21, 2021 Leave a reply

This month Ben presents a bumper overview of machinima notables from the archives, including Quake releases, films, appearances, media coverage and the very first Machinima Film Festival that took place at Quakcon.

Completely Machinima 7.2 Machinima Films August 2021

Ricky Grove Machinima, Podcast August 12, 2021 1 Comment

In this episode, Ricky, Tracy and Damien discuss a selection of films with the AI known as Phil, whilst the real Phil is off on holiday in sunny New York with his real family.  The selection this month covers the full scale of quality with some raw and experimental machinima work and some incredibly polished machinima, with much in between.  Games the machinima works draw on includes RDR2, GTA5, Little Nightmares 2, Xcom, Mech Warrior, Skyrim, Max Payne and Roblox with a bit of Blender thrown in for good measure.  Enjoy! 

Completely Machinima 7.1 Machinima News August 2021

Ricky Grove Machinima, Omniverse Machinima, Podcast August 5, 2021 1 Comment

In this episode, Ricky, Tracy and Damien are joined by an AI of Phil, who is surprisingly agreeable.  The hosts mark the passing of machinima stalwart, Ken White, creator of TMOA and TMUnderground community radio sites.  Then the team discuss iClone 7’s lip sync contest, Whanowa’s Grand Theft Auto tutorials, updates to Nightmare Puppeteer, puppeteering in Adobe’s Character Animator, the rise of adult animation, making a cinematic with Unreal Engine 5 and Blender and performing Hamlet in Grant Theft Auto, Star Wars and Xcom among other games, and being your own architect of hell, with Hell Architect.

July 2021 Machinima History with Ben Grussi

Tracy Harwood Machinima, Podcast July 27, 2021 Leave a reply

Ben Grussi, the And Now For Something Completely Machinima podcast’s resident historian talks to Tracy about some of the notable events that took place in July during the early years of machinima, including the release of A Few Good G-Men by Randall Glass, the Artery Machinima production, Speilberg’s use of Unreal’s Matinee tool on his film, A.I., machinima showcased at the Lincoln Centre in New York for the first time, a Matrix parody training video released by Strange Company and the first green screen machinima production.