Final Fantasy 14 the MMO is now live. The special edition priced at $75 enables people to play eight days earlier than people getting the regular edition, which comes out on September 30th. Mine arrived yesterday and here are some pictures of what's inside the special edition version of the game:
If you've ever wanted to make an even slightly fantasy-flavored film, you've probably wanted to make one of your characters fly. Unless you're working with a bird or some really crazy rigging, you're going to need to make this special effect happen in After Effects, or whatever compositing software you use. This video will show you how to create a flying effect with a sonic boom on takeoff in After Effects, and following it's instructions will help you learn a lot about how to use After Effec...
Easily turn your pics into table top style miniatures with this easy to create effect. This takes panarama photographs from afar and fades certain areas creating a toy scene effect. It's magical. Turn cities into model like images that resemble fantasy more than real life. To do this in Photoshop you're going to use the blur tool, layer masks, copies and gradient tools.
This video from ESPN walks you through the different draft modes available for picking a fantasy football team using the ESPN fantasy football site. The different draft modes available are:
In this amazing video, you'll see, from start to finish, the construction of a great fantasy wall diorama with miniatures all over the place. He'll go into detail on the materials, supplies, and other great things that he used to make this amazing masterpiece!
It can be intimidating to sculpt fantasy miniatures, even if you have some artistic experience. Working at that scale, every little mistake could be a disaster! But in this 15-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to make your mini figures turn out looking great, every time.
Looking for fantasy makeup designs? Find out how to apply beautiful fantasy eye makeup with jewels, glitter, and false eyelashes in this free video series from a professional makeup artist.
If your having trouble with Square Enix's Final Fantasy X (FFX) these videos are for you. These videos show you how to complete the game on the PS2.
Here is a sequence of videos that walk you through how to beat the popular PS game Final Fantasy 9, part of the Final Fantasy Series, for the original Playstation.
If you want to track your fantasy football team's performance on game days, take a look at this video from ESPN discussing the Fantasy Cast application on the iPad or computer and the mobile webpage that will allow you to track your team's points instantly, across all games that are occuring on that day. No matter what, you'll be able to know how your ESPN fantasy football team is performing.
If you're interested in joining or creating a fantasy football league, take a look at this guide on how to use leagues in ESPN Fantasy Football and learn the differences between the leagues. You can choose to play in a public or private league, depending on if you want to limit your fantasy league to your friends and family or if you want to play against other team owners you meet online.
November is national Novel Writing Month, which means if you've been dreaming about penning a bestselling science fiction or fantasy thriller since you turned 10, now is the time to put pen to paper.
In this two part video you'll learn the complete process for casting duplicates of a miniature figure. How to make the rubber mold in two parts and how to cast the miniature duplicate. A two part mold is the kind of rubber mold you make for complex minis like figures, warriors, wizards, dwarves etc. You'll learn everything you need, and exactly what to do to duplicate your own miniature fantasy characters.
This video goes out to all you Final Fantasy VII fans. Watch and learn how to create an ISO file to install and play Final Fantasy 7 PC. If you want to continue your journey through this storyline, this is the way to go. In order to play, you need to make the ISO files and burn to a disc.
If you love fantasy books and love to draw, this video is for you. Learn how to draw a spooky, haunting fantasy tree with help from fantasy artist, Wayne Tully. Apply this tree to your fantasy drawings to make something worth hanging!
Drawing the massive evil creatures that are a fixture of fantasy stories is arguably the most challenging part of all fantasy art. This three-part video demonstrates the drawing of a majestically demonic figure in pencil that is sure to terrify whatever plucky troop of heroes that you create to go up against her!
Drawing fantasy worlds is a very enjoyable activity for many artists because of the freedom that comes with not having to draw naturally occurring things while still remaining within the confines of realistic depiction. This three-part video demonstrates the drawing of a fantasy scene featuring a castle on a lonely hilltop with some very ominous Misty-Mountains-like mountains in the background. It is rendered entirely in pencil, but still conveys the sense of loneliness that most castles of t...
This video series demonstrates a take on the screen accurate Joker from "The Dark Knight." The materials and makeup used are all from a company called Mehron, specifically the Extra Flesh that used for the scars, the Liquid Latex, the Spirit Gum, and the Fantasy F/X Tube Makeup. Watch this video special effects tutorial and learn how to do the Joker's makeup from the Batman Dark Knight movie for a Halloween costume or a new life as a sociopath.
Check out this instructional video on several ways to make movement trays using cardboard for Warhammer. Also, see the Games Workshop (GW) Textured Movement Tray set. It's pretty simple to improve your Warhammer game with these cardboard movement trays.
This is a great tutorial on making wonderful little artsy butterflies with your own two hands! They're sparkling butterflies, which you make with fantasy film, a butterly image, permanent ink that dries on non-porous surfaces, craft iron, acrylic stamps, and a non-stick craft mat.
This excellent extensive video takes you on a journey to create an awesome fantasy inspired make up. It's perfect for a costume or if your just feeling to look a little freaky for your friends. The result will amaze you.
Want to start drawing fantasy art? This tutorial shows you how to start in Adobe Photoshop and draw an imposing fantasy style dragon. Make sure you get all the scales, wings, claws and other features correct for your digital drawing!
Most Final Fantasy VII players don't even know about this mod. So watch and learn how to install the 9999 Limit Beaker mod for Final Fantasy 7 PC. With this mod, you can go above and beyond the 9999 HP, MP and Damage Limit, by a lot.
If you're a Final Fantasy VII fan, this video will excite you. Learn how to install a custom graphic driver to play Final Fantasy 7 PC. This is an improvement for the game that makes it playing more enjoyable on your display. It fixes some bugs and glitches and allows you to change the resolution of the game. It also lets you play in windowed mode.
Big fan of hugely popular video game Final Fantasy? You're definitely not alone. In this drawing tutorial, learn how to draw main character Tidus from Final Fantasy with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
Attention aspiring fantasy artists! In this video hosted by artist Wayne Tully, learn how to draw a fairly simple dragon's head in just a few easy steps. Draw your own fantasy art pieces for fun or to illustrate your favorite fantasy stories.
Make a cool drinking or water container, or simply a great decorative gourd ornament. But before you can decorate the gourd, you need to make the decorations. Learn how to make Opals and Fantasy Film glass paper for a gourd.
Are your electrical switch covers in your home just too boring for you? Tired of all those receptacle covers just being plain, old beige or white? Then a little arts and crafts project and some fantasy film might be your answer.
Learn how to make homemade pendants! It's quite the process, involving a piece of glass (frosted glass with bevel edges is best), Fantasy Film, opals for embossing enamels, and a pool of hot glue. If you want to learn how to make dichroic carnival glass pendants with Fantasy Film and colored opals, then just check out this video tutorial.
After you finish Super Scribblenauts, there's still so much to do! That's where the special constellations come in! In this two-part video series you will get a full walkthrough of the second special constellation in Super Scribblenauts with all the solutions!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to receive the "Hunter Special" and "Alchemist Special" achievements in the video game, Prince of Persia. To receive the Hunter Special achievement, users will need to deflect the Hunter's attack 5 times in one battle. To deflect an attack, press the Right Trigger as the same time the Hunter attacks you. To receive the Alchemist Special achievement, users will need to defeat the Alchemist without using the acrobatic button. Only use the X button to fi...
Did you know you could play external music files in Final Fantasy VII with a simple mod? If that interests you, watch and learn how to install the FF7 Music Patch for Final Fantasy 7 PC. If you want an improvement in music, this is the patch you need.
Any hardcore Final Fantasy VII fan will appreciate this mod. Watch and learn how to install the APZ Cloud Battle Model mod for Final Fantasy 7 PC. This mod is a huge improvement on the original Cloud Battle Model, so make sure and try it out.
Ever hear of fantasy film? No, not the weird fantasy movies, but the decorative colored paper. It's great for making any arts and crafts project. In this video, see how to make a glittery dragonfly out of Fantasy Film and opals. Barbara Trombley shows you how to make this simple project in minutes. You will be amazed when you see the film change colors right before your eyes. This dragonfly is perfect for any card or hat or lapel.
Need a little help on your shading technique? This tutorial on shading and shadowing techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video demonstrates how to choose a light source when shading, the values of dark to light, and how to ultilize shadows to embelish the three-dimensional depth to your drawing.
Learn how to create fantasy poster effects on a regular photo by adding atmosphere and artificial lights in Photoshop.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this two-part calculus lesson on integrating with special substitutions; rational functions with sine and cosines: Karl Weistrass method.
There are a lot of videos out there that offer instructions for creating all sorts of fake wounds. Most of them, however, focus on cuts and gashes rather than that other devious and action-packed type of wound: the burn. This three-part video features detailed instructions for making a burn wound on your face or other body part using makeup and other household products. Now your characters get lit on fire and you can render the results accurately.
Check out this video and learn how to get the most out of your characters in Final Fantasy XIII. Each character has a different focus when it comes to fighting. In this clip, you will get a quick overview of what each character is good at so you know how to best level them up as you go through the game. Follow along and keep track of your team's strengths and weaknesses so you can dominate FFXII.
This video tutorial will show you how to create a hair look like Rikku from Final Fantasy part 3. This hairstyle is totally perfect for Cosplay, or if you are daring - everyday wear!