Weekly Drills Weekly Drills 026 - #FPSWeapons by Andrew McDonald a month ago 3 min read This week we want you to create or design a weapon you'd love to use in a first-person shooter and tag it #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #FPSWeapon.Games come in a variety of forms with the first-person shooter being probably one of the most popular. This week your challenge is to create a weapon you'd love to use in your fave games. You can create an entirely new weapon or build one that already exists. Pay attention to detail and scale of components in relation to the character that it's designed for. If you need a little inspiration, make sure to check out the following article.Ultimate Guide to Making Guns for FPS GamesGame designers love fps guns. They love building them, they love designing them, but most of all they love dropping them into their favourite game engine and blowing things up - or off. Pretty much every wanna-be game artist has tried to build a fps gun. We have seen some epic guns submitted over …Andrew McDonaldDiscover | The RookiesTo get some feedback on your work-in-progress project before you submit it, head over to Discord channel and chat with other artists having a crack. To see all the Weekly Drill projects just follow this link.RulesUse your favorite art supplies, software and workflow.Only submit work created during this week.Submit as many entries as you want.You can use concept art, models, textures and other assets and include it in your project. However, make sure to credit the artist by linking to their work and explain exactly what you created.You must tag your project with #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #FPSWeaponSubmission open Friday, September 18, 2020 Submission close Friday, September 25, 2020JudgesJustin Mohlman will evaluate entries and select a winner based on quality, creativity, and adherence to the challenge theme.PrizesOfficial Weekly Drills Achievement badge to show off on your profile page.Enter NowTo enter this Weekly Drill, simple create a project for your portfolio and tag it. Remember, keep these drills loose and stress-free. This drill is about growing our digital skills, together, as a community. Create Weekly Drill Project WinnerThe Hydrater-naterSoak your enemies with the ultimate water pistol... The Hydrater-nater! This week I have taken my concept and placed in the Unreal Engine.Medieval Interior nicolasbThe RookiesRunner UpBad News Steampunk GunMy first thought for this weeks drill was to recreate one of Percy’s guns from Critical Role. When I was researching I found a concepts for his gun Bad News, with a steampunk style. I chose this concept because I wanted to try something new and outside my comfort zone.Medieval Interior nicolasbThe RookiesThird Place#WeeklyDrills 026 - Smith & Wesson Model 648This week I created a Model 648 manufactured by Smith & Wesson. Guns are not really my thing, but it was still fun to model and add all the little surface imperfections. I used Maya to model, Substance Painter and Affinity Photo to texture, Arnold to render, and Nuke to polish the raw images.Medieval Interior nicolasbThe RookiesF.A.QHow many entries can I submit?As many as you want.How do I tag my project?During Step 2 of the project building process, you will see a tag input field in the right column under your project title and description input fields. Note: Do not include "#" with your tag (eg: #RookiesWeeklyDrills), the tool already handles that for you. See below for example. Share your thoughts on this post Read more posts by this author Andrew McDonald Andrew is the co-founder of The Rookies has been working in the visual effects industry since 2002. Most recently he was a CG Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic. The link has been copied!