View Full Version : FXWars! Electromagnetic Flying Machine (UFO) Angus Lyne (TRIBUTE)

03 March 2009, 11:05 PM
I'll be doing a tribude to Tesla's vision of the future, and most importantly his Flying Machine.

My father has written several books on the subject, and I've already done a short about it, which can be seen here:

My major source of inspiration will be these artists renditions commissioned by Tesla himself:

03 March 2009, 08:34 AM

What inspired them? LOL!

03 March 2009, 09:41 AM
Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

That little short film on youtube is superb, loved it!

03 March 2009, 09:10 AM
Thank you! I made it a couple years ago now. And my skills/equipment have come quite far since then. I'm definitely going to take the story a lot farther in the future (Feature)

I hope I have enough time to come up with some good stuff for this challenge. But my job has a history of getting in the way of my personal projects. And thus far this one is no exception.

03 March 2009, 07:03 AM
My pinche yob has prevented me from working on this too much. Which is a shame because I would kill to have a job that paid me to make Tesla stuff.

Here's a little taste of what I hope to accomplish...


03 March 2009, 11:43 AM
Cool! I like the art deco style! Reminds me of the Bioshock atmousphere! I don't know if that flickering at the beginning was intentional but it really adds to the old footage feel! :thumbsup: Good luck with your entry!

03 March 2009, 06:08 PM
It was just a preview render and there were 2 polygons occupying the same 3d space, which caused that flicker. But when I watched it I thought it was appropriate as well because there will be some flashing going on in that window.

Glad you like it so far. Hopefully I can scrape together some more time :hmm:

03 March 2009, 06:29 PM
Heres something else I thought I would share. I was walking around in down town LA yesterday and I took a good amount of inspiration away from city hall. Just imagine it as a Tesla Tower...

Also. Those air ships are not zeplins ;)

03 March 2009, 09:31 AM

I Intend on finishing this project no matter what. But it'll be interesting to see if I can still finish something good by the end of this challenge. My job and some other obligations are still holding me back a lot. And I can see more of my free time getting eaten by my tax preparations and other business. But I repeat. I'm still going to try.


03 March 2009, 10:56 PM
Don't try just do it !!! ;)

dont forget tree and other vegetation to fill the terrain. I wait for more update!


03 March 2009, 11:03 PM
There will be a lot of other buildings and trees and boats. Lots of little window lights, gun turrets with Tesla Death Rays. And of course Anti-gravity Airships flying among the flac bursts and exploding airplanes.

It will be finished, i only say try because of the challenges deadline and my almost non-existant amount of time to work on it with my job. (I'm at work now, rendering other projects)

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