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December, 2017


It’s out! Go get it! LightWave 2018 now available!

Well, the wait is now over. LightWave next is LightWave 2018 and just a few hours ago, it became available for purchase as an upgrade or new seat. As promised in our last news letter, Origami Digital and DB-W have released their tools upgrades for LightWave3D 2018. We are not far behind with our own LightWave3D 2018 products and updates. Ryan and Kat are hard at work, even right now, to bring you these in the form of new LightWave3D tutorials. We expect Kat to have his out tomorrow withRead More

TurbulenceFD for LightWave3D – Conventional Weapons Pack Volume 1.

The long-awaited TurbulenceFD for LightWave3D – Conventional Weapons Pack Volume 1. is now available! Check it out… Kat does it again! Priced at just $39.95 this package is a great deal for TurbulenceFD users. Over 40 individual and unique examples plus the work up files are included in this pack and that’s less than a dollar per scene. Most are render/sim ready for you to load up and make use of as you see fit in your own scenes. Included in this package are scene file folders containing the scenes categorizedRead More

Fixing The LightWave3D Discovery Mode Licensing Issue On Windows 8 and 10

For users of LightWave3D who have run into Discovery Mode suddenly and then continuously coming up even after having LW run normally for ages, this fix is for you. Alternatively, you can automate this using a single click any time you need to fix the problem. Thanks to Jim Oblak for the example below. 1. Create a text file called: FixFirewallLW.bat 2. Edit it with notepad++ or notepad or your favorite text editor and place the following instructions into it. echo off Start “” “C:\Program Files\NewTek\LightWave_2020.0.2\bin\configure.exe” “unset” timeout /t 3 /nobreakRead More

Merry Christmas everyone! Our annual Christmas sale is back! Get 30% off your purchases!

That’s right! Our annual Christmas sale is back and this year we have upped the savings from the usual 25% to 30% so you get extra value out of your shopping experience. Simply use the coupon code: L3DChristmas2017 and get 30% off when you use the code in the cart prior to checkout. We are so happy about this Christmas sale we decided to torture you with the song of Kat’s people this time of year! (Warning… earworm!) There are lots of reasons why we are so happy right now.Read More

LightWave3D 2018 – The word is given. Lightspeed!

Earlier today, LightWave3D 2018 was announced by NewTek/LWG for release on January 1st, 2018. will fully support this release (if there was ever a doubt?) and we are working on tutorials right now for it. We are not completely done with 2015.3 stuff just yet. We have a few titles yet to release on that front but we are moving as quickly as we can to get there. We fight for the users. Let no one say otherwise. One other thing… “I don’t believe in the no-win scenario.” –Read More

New!! Lightwave 2015- Getting Started in FiberFX- Volume #1

Getting Started in FiberFX- Volume #1 Hey Kids!! Things are about to get very Hairy!! and Furry!! In this four volume training series 3D Instructor Adam Gibson will show you how to add Hair, Fur, Grass, and other cool Fibrous detail to your 3D Characters and 3D Models using Lightwave 3D’s powerful Fur & Hair System!! FiberFX is a fairly deep package with a lot of great features/options. Lots of Buttons and Controls to tackle.  With that being said it can very scary and confusing to get started without gettingRead More