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Encontrei uma repositório de links interessantes sobre o tema videojogos..  para explorar mais tarde. Esta lista foi construída por  Vaind Staaz e Igor Gebien.

Modelling and Sculpting tools:
Sympligon – the most popular LOD generation tool. Now it’s completely free. Link
blender – the best free 3D modelling and animation tool out there. Link
MeshLab – an open source system for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes. Link
Wings 3D – an advanced subdivision modeler that is both powerful and easy to use. Link
fragMOTION – a 3D modeler used for the creation and animation of characters. Link
Sculptris – (from the makers of ZBrush) a free to use sculpting tool. Link
MakeHuman – a free and open source software to create realistic 3d humans. Link
TerreSculptor – a hightmap editing software, similar to World Machine but free. Link
L3DT – a Windows application for generating terrain maps and textures. Link
Tree It – an easy to use real time 3d tree generator. Link
RoadKill UV Tool – a free application that unwraps your models. Link
The Pinocchio library – an experimental application for automatic character rigging with mocap data. Link
Autodesk FBX Converter – a tool to quickly convert OBJ/DXF/DAE/3DS files to an FBX format file. Link
Tinkercad – an easy, browser-based 3D design and modeling tool for all. Link
*SketchUp – free and easy 3D creation tool. Link
*ngPlant – open Source plant modeling suite. Link
i*Arbaro – tree generation for povray. Link

Models:
BlendSwap – a community of blender artists that share their work under creative commons licenses.Link
CG Trader. Link
Share CG. Link
PinShape. not game oriented per se but still a source for 3D models. Link
*Nobiax. 3D assets, textures, plants, environmental objects and more. Link

Texturing Tools:
Online Texture Generator. Link
Online Normal Generator. Link
free assets and tools for all Substance apps. Link
xNormal – an application to generate normal / ambient occlusion / displacement maps. Link
Handplane – a full baking tool with export settings for most game engines. Link
Wood Workshop – a free texture editor that specializes in the creation of seamless wood textures.Link

Imaging Tools:
Krita – image editor and painting program. Link
Gimp – image editor and painting program. Link
IrfanView – the Swiss army knife of media files processing. Link
SpaceScape – create a skybox to dress your space scenes. Link

Free resources from the Unreal Engine 4 community:
Luos – free rocks and caves. Link
Hourences – tutorials, books and more. Link
Tom Looman – Unreal Engine 4 resources, tutorials and experiments. Link
Elhoussine Mehnik – Unreal Engine 4 game templates and more. Link
Orfeas Eleftheriou – C++ Tutorials and more. Link
StormGS – a plethora of models,material and other assets. Link
SeJonF – A regenerative Health/Shield system (models and blueprints). Link
PolyPixel – freebie pack a modern urban environment. Link
Dave Watts – some free Models.  Link
Hevedy – PurpleprintKit for Unreal Engine 4. Link

UE4 Community Projects:
Learning Resources by eXi. Link
WIP Weather & Ocean Water Shader. Link
Material Function – World Aligned Texture/Normal With offset & Rotation. Link
A.I. Templates – Bot, Car and Flying AI. Link
Full Game Jam project. Link
Procedural Rope Bridge. Link
More content and projects can be found on the UE4 forums. Link

Animations & Motion capturing:
Motion Capture Database. Over 2500 free human motion BVH files. Link
*MotCap.com – free motion capture, bip, bvh animations. Link

Textures:
Textures.com – formerly known as CG Textures. Link

Audio and Sound Tools/Resources:
Audacity – a free audio editor. Link
Garage Band – (Mac only) free, complete music composing tool. Link
Bfxr – 8bit online sound FX generator. Link
Freesound.org – a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Link
FreeSFX – free sounds and SFX. Link
99Sounds – free sound effects. Link
*Sounimage.org – free Music, Sound Effects and Images for Your Projects by Eric Matyas. Link

Special FX:
*Luos Arts – special effects for Unreal Engine 4. Link

2D Assets:
Glitch the Game – original post mortem assets. Link
David Hellman – original assets from the game Braid. Link
Backyard Ninja Design – various art assets. Link
*Toke Game Art – free 2D art. Link

YouTube Channels:
Unreal Engine Official YouTube channel. Link
Allegorithmic Official YouTube channel – Everything Substance related. Link
GDC Official YouTube channel – Inside the world of game development. Link
Virtus Learning Hub YouTube channel – Tutorials for almost everything game dev related. Link
Tesla Dev YouTube channel – Unreal Engine 4 tutorials. Link
Blender Guru YouTube channel – A great place to learn about blender and 3D modeling in general.Link
Jay AnAm YouTube channel – Tutorials for Unreal Engine 4, Unity and Blender. Link
Moize Opel YouTube channel – From simple tutorials to complete games tons of videos. Link

Publishers, Distribution:
Disclaimer: We haven’t tested the services of the mentioned companies, use at your own risk.
*Sony Interactive Entertainment – Partnership Registration. Link
*Microsoft ID@XBOX – indie Developer publishing program for Xbox and Windows 10. Link
*mergegames – an independent video games publisher. Link
*Koch Media – a leading independent video games publisher. Link
*Focus Home Interactive – a French publisher based in Paris. Link

Articles:
80.LV – Everything game dev related, one of the best sites around. Link
*How to Assemble an Organized and Effective Press Kit. Link
*How to get your video game covered by YouTubers? Link
*Why Your Game Idea Sucks. Link
*The Story Behind Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Troubled Five-Year Development. Link

Other useful links:
*Epic Games – Marketplace Submission Guidelines: Preparing Your Assets. Link
Index of Refraction values (IOR) for use with 3d modeling / rendering and animation applications. Link
IES Lighting Profile Archive – A great resource for IES photometric lighting textures. Link

 

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