3DBuzz has shut its doors and made all their content available for free

Discussion in 'HardForum Tech News' started by magnetik, Jan 15, 2020 at 2:03 PM.

  1. magnetik

    magnetik Moderator Staff Member

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    If you're into game development they've made tutorials in areas pertaining to...

    AI programming, ASP.net, Blender, iPhone and Android apps, C#, C++, Objective C, Python, OpenGL, HTML and JavaScript, Solidworks, Photoshop, GIMP, Unity, and several game engines like Unreal 4 and Doom 3. There are also quite a few classes on 2D and 3D art as well as related math like trig and vectors.

    Jason Busby, founder of 3D Buzz passed away in 2017. RIP. The site is shutting down and they've made the content available for everyone.

    These were once available via subscription but they've made their whole library free to dl via torrent. All 225gb's worth.

    https://www.3dbuzz.com/

     
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  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Zarathustra[H] Official Forum Curmudgeon

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    Thanks for sharing.

    I'm grabbing it right now. 215 GB of content.

    Don't know if I'll ever have a chance to look at it, but I'm sure its interesting none-the-less.

    At least I can use my server and gigabit connection to help distribute the content via the torrent.
     
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  3. 5150Joker

    5150Joker 2[H]4U

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    I might grab this out of curiosity.
     
  4. defaultluser

    defaultluser [H]ardForum Junkie

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  5. sharknice

    sharknice [H]ard|Gawd

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    I used 3dbuzz back in 2003 to learn how to do 3d modelling, texturing, etc and make unreal tournament maps and mods. It was an extremely good site.
     
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    Kardonxt 2[H]4U

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    I also used 3dbuzz way back in the day to learn how to make Unreal Tournament Maps and Mods. Sad to see them go.
     
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  7. Zarathustra[H]

    Zarathustra[H] Official Forum Curmudgeon

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    I just hope it stays up until I get the whole thing. After that I'll seed it indefinitely.
     
  8. DogsofJune

    DogsofJune 2[H]4U

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    Thats my intent as well
     
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  9. KazeoHin

    KazeoHin [H]ardness Supreme

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    I was going to explain my story but honestly this is exactly how I got into 3D. Modding UT watching 3DBuzz tuts...
     
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  10. Joust

    Joust 2[H]4U

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    Me as well.
     
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  11. Youn

    Youn [H]ardness Supreme

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    It's this where the included tutorials on UT 2k4 Editor's Choice Edition DVD came from? I know I must've seen many tuts from 3D buzz but can't remember where
     
  12. sharknice

    sharknice [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yes
     
  13. Lakados

    Lakados [H]ard|Gawd

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    I need to download this but I have to first figure how how to add an exception to myself in the FW to let me work with Torrents. Been too long since I put them in place forgot how most of them work.
     
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    TheBuzzer HACK THE WORLD!

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  15. Zarathustra[H]

    Zarathustra[H] Official Forum Curmudgeon

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    Why would you not want to use a torrent, when you can use a torrent.

    Everything is better with torrents.
     
  16. DogsofJune

    DogsofJune 2[H]4U

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    My up speed with the torrents has been a constant 1.2 MiB/s. Best way to continue to share this boon
     
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  17. Zarathustra[H]

    Zarathustra[H] Official Forum Curmudgeon

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    I'm sitting at about 12MB/s (bytes, not bits)

    I'm glad this is one way my around storage and internet hobby can hekpmspread a good thing.

    I'm surprised I only have about 30 peers at any give time though.