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It's easier for everybody if we can all just use the software we might already have, so here's a quickie tutorial for taking accessories from Maya to MMD.
Anyways, I'm thinking of doing away with the announcements page on sites as the FB page and Wordpress is more convenient. The rest of the site will remain intact, and hopefully I'll get the chance to fully renovate it soon.
Instead of showing all of the links on the front of the blog, I've moved them to their own 'pages'. This means you'll find a page each for lists for searching by authors, characters, series, etc. You can find them in the sidebar/menubar under the page header. I'm also planning on adding some more links soon.
I've created a second channel on my personal account to see if it plays nicely with the G+ features. This channel may or may not be made public, so in the meantime if you need to ask me a question regarding MMD, PMD/PMX Editor or otherwise, you can do so on my tumblr blog since I can reply more quickly (and directly).Also, please ignore the whole 'posted by' thing since G+ was bothering me again and wouldn't let me leave without a last name =____=
To put it politely, Youtube hasn't been in my good books lately. What contributed to my ultimate decision?
Neither this site or any of my other accounts will be going anywhere, and if I have time I'll create another MikuMikuBeat account, BUT it most likely won't be on YouTube. If any of you have been commenting on my videos, I'm unable to see them, and due to the aggressive steps Google has taken in enforcing their name/page policy (as in, even people who use their real names have been flagged, and the review process has been reported to have been unsuccessful for many), I can't be sure if creating a profile wouldn't result in the account's deletion anyway.
I still have a G+ account for other purposes, but I don't believe the MMB account is well suited for the service.
Since I'm attending a college course for animation anyway, I figured that I might take the chance to overhaul the MMD/MMM tutorials since some of the stuff I got from the first few classes (ie: explanations of common industry terms and how they work) could really help people compared to what I've already got (which isn't much). Expect (at some point) a fuller, more comprehensive set of animation and related tutorials!
If you've experienced issues with your PC such as freezing or system instability, you may want to have a look at the latest post on the MMB Wordpress blog. Apparently there's a critical issue with the 320.18 driver that has been reported to cause this, and a few have even reported their cards burning out because of it.Fortunately, the fix is a simple one. I had this issue myself and have rolled back my driver to 314.22 (as explained in the blog post) and will be testing it to see if there's been any improvement.
I've added a chapter on scaling, images coming soon. Have a look at part 15 in the PMD Editor tutorial section in the meantime (may be subject to correction, I plan on verifying the content on my own machine)
It seems that the searchable download database idea is working well enough, or at least well enough to rack up a bunch of pageviews...
As of September 10th, we can consider the database a year old. I'm weighing the possibility of introducing a 2nd blog/database for accessories, but I'd like to see how well this project does over the summer first. Although if I like what I see in a month (or find myself the DokiDoki Precure OST before then because that'll put me in one hell of a good mood) I'll get one set up.
This update comes a couple of days late due to some 'complications' with my schedule, I'll be at a wedding shower tomorrow which is also the day that the winner will be chosen!
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