Inside the Enigma cipher machine

Other’s work

We are not the first ones to try to capture the Enigma machine using 3D technology. In the course of our research we’ve come across other interesting samples. The first one comes from a modelling assignment in a class by Noah Lockwood from Toronto and You can actually download a Maya source file there. Jim Oram from enigma-replica.com used AutoCAD and even printed some parts with a 3D printer: basephoto rotor umkehrwalze Here are some PDFs from work done in Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten with a particularly interesting one. Those guys also provide many technical drawings particularly useful in case of assembling a physical instance. Last but not least, and actually – the best job by user MonkMonk at blenderartists.org. We’ve...

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Materials assigned

I’ve finally managed to assign materials to all (over 2000) objects in my current scene. They’re not close to final yet, but at least all the strange looking pink colors are gone. Only one yellow metalic one is fully unnatural, but we’ll work on that soon. I won’t double the work – You can see the pictures on facebook: Training renderings 2...

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Third time lucky

This is the last portion of history renderings – all of them were just created before creating this website. This time though the renderings are a little different as ambient occlusion render element was included: Click the image You want to know more about to go to it’s info...

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We’re on facebook now

We have just entered the social media and published Inside Enigma profile on Facebook. You can like us now. And suggest the same to Your friends 🙂 We’ll keep You posted there regarding ongoing current changes, new articles, interesting stories, little pieces of the big...

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On second thought

Another portion with renderings of the Enigma machine 3D model as it looks right now. Let’s just simply cut to the chase: Click the image You want to know more about to go to it’s info...

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