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Resource for ICE in Softimage
show user profile  hamid javan
Hi,
the most important thing for me in 3D world that I have ever studied, was and will be Simulation, how to interact with things in 3D space and how to solve the simulations. For that reason I have tried many Applications such as Maya, 3DsMax, Realflowuntil I finally found Softimage. Of course 3DsMax is the mother of all 3D programs, and I do all my work inside it, but this area (Simulation) is not its advantage. So I came to Softimage. It's a real heavy and difficult program. The only problem is that it has no tutorials, and there is only a user enemy "User Guide" available.
For working with simulation in this program, you have to learn ICE (Interactive Creative Environment). But without Tutorials it doesn’t work. It's simply too difficult. I need Help.
I'm looking for some good resource and tutorial for ICE in Softimage.
Any place???

Thanks,
Hamid

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9/7/2011 10:22:29 AM (last edit: 9/7/2011 10:22:29 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Doesn't Softimage come with help files and tutorials like Max does?



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9/7/2011 10:24:18 AM (last edit: 9/7/2011 10:24:18 AM)
show user profile  bonzepeet
I've only really been using softimage for a few weeks but 'pooby' has a few intro videos that go over some key concepts:
http://vimeo.com/19028797

Plenty of videos in his feed to get through!

And, although paid, these sites have a lot of tutorials for ICE too (some free);
http://www.digitaltutors.com/training/softimage/ice-tutorials
http://www.i3dtutorials.com/view/Tutorials/SOFTIMAGE-XSI/

peetlee.com
www.peetlee.com



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9/7/2011 12:22:24 PM (last edit: 9/7/2011 12:22:24 PM)
show user profile  Kajico
http://softimage.wiki.softimage.com/index.php/Category:Tutorials


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9/7/2011 1:45:20 PM (last edit: 9/7/2011 1:46:19 PM)
show user profile  reeves1984
The help is pretty good I'd say, ICE is tricky to get your head around to begin with.. Forums aren't huge for XSI but I learned myself through manual...trial and error.. lots of videos on vimeo..
http://vimeo.com/groups/ice
http://vimeo.com/groups/1693

ALSO although autodesk will probably want you to think Softimage is just ICE now... 3dsmax is not mother of all 3d apps ;) - unless when you say mother, you mean old. And er, other things just sound rude about mothers if I continue.

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9/7/2011 4:12:42 PM (last edit: 9/7/2011 4:14:10 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
There was talk at Autodesk of integrating ICE into Max last year as one of the long-term plans.






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9/7/2011 4:15:55 PM (last edit: 9/7/2011 4:15:55 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
Ice, very tricky and difficult.. :)

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9/7/2011 10:04:13 PM (last edit: 9/7/2011 10:04:13 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
have a look here mate
http://area.autodesk.com/forum/autodesk-softimage/ice---interactive-creative-environment/

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9/8/2011 2:21:11 AM (last edit: 9/8/2011 2:21:11 AM)
show user profile  reeves1984
Not loads going on there though


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9/8/2011 12:51:14 PM (last edit: 9/8/2011 12:51:14 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
he might be the spark that sets everything off and melts the ice :o

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9/8/2011 1:23:47 PM (last edit: 9/8/2011 1:23:47 PM)
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