The real problem with piracy


I'd lie if I said I have never pirated anything in my life. Having been growing up in Poland on the brink of abolishing the communist regime, I haven't even been aware of concepts such as intellectual property rights or legal/illegal software.

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Spin by ASD


Ever since my first Commodore 64, I have been an avid follower of the demoscene. For many years groups like Fairlight, Kewlers, The Black Lotus, Orange, Farbrausch and more recently ASD (Andromeda Software Development) have been pushing the art of realtime graphics into new extremes.

While entertaining to watch however, demos usually had a tendency to lack in the art direction department. The would excel in cool visual effects, pumping more and more graphics at better framerates and higher resolutions - but being primarily created by coders, not artists, the majority were more of a technical showcase rather than an artistic pursuit. In the recent years, the new breed of demos started emerging - one where art and code truly go hand in hand. One that can easily rival the amazing vfx and motion design pieces from the world renown motion design directors.

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Portal 2: Just the beginning?


The game is launched, single player and co-op campaigns are played through... I believe not. In this article I am going to speculate on what I believe is yet to come. Please, keep in mind that I am writing it assuming you have finished the game and therefore all matter of spoilers are to be found in the following paragraphs. If you haven't played Portal 2 yet, do yourself a favor and do it first. If you don't mind, however, hear out what I think is coming soon.

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Gotta Play: The Orange Box


Released in October 2007, The Orange Box is a compilation of some of the best titles produced by Valve Software: Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episodes One and Two, Portal and Team Fortress 2.

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Tutorial: Enhance Your Images With HolOS


This tutorial video will teach you how to create your own HolOS (Hollywood Operating System) image enhancement effect using After Effects.

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The real problem with piracy


I'd lie if I said I have never pirated anything in my life. Having been growing up in Poland on the brink of abolishing the communist regime, I haven't even been aware of concepts such as intellectual property rights or legal/illegal software.

Read More


Likes7 Comments12 Minutes

Spin by ASD


Ever since my first Commodore 64, I have been an avid follower of the demoscene. For many years groups like Fairlight, Kewlers, The Black Lotus, Orange, Farbrausch and more recently ASD (Andromeda Software Development) have been pushing the art of realtime graphics into new extremes.

While entertaining to watch however, demos usually had a tendency to lack in the art direction department. The would excel in cool visual effects, pumping more and more graphics at better framerates and higher resolutions - but being primarily created by coders, not artists, the majority were more of a technical showcase rather than an artistic pursuit. In the recent years, the new breed of demos started emerging - one where art and code truly go hand in hand. One that can easily rival the amazing vfx and motion design pieces from the world renown motion design directors.

Read More


Likes2 Comments2 Minutes

Portal 2: Just the beginning?


The game is launched, single player and co-op campaigns are played through... I believe not. In this article I am going to speculate on what I believe is yet to come. Please, keep in mind that I am writing it assuming you have finished the game and therefore all matter of spoilers are to be found in the following paragraphs. If you haven't played Portal 2 yet, do yourself a favor and do it first. If you don't mind, however, hear out what I think is coming soon.

Read More


Likes4 Comments20 Minutes

Gotta Play: The Orange Box


Released in October 2007, The Orange Box is a compilation of some of the best titles produced by Valve Software: Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episodes One and Two, Portal and Team Fortress 2.

Read More


Likes1 Comment11 Minutes

Tutorial: Enhance Your Images With HolOS


This tutorial video will teach you how to create your own HolOS (Hollywood Operating System) image enhancement effect using After Effects.

Read More


Likes0 Comments1 Minute