Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D

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Greetings Earthling. Welcome to my creative portal. My name is Shawn Olson. I'm a creative jack-of-all trades who has years of experience in 3ds Max, web development, journalism, photography, graphics and parenting. You may know me as a technical artist for Black Mesa or as the developer of Wall Worm if you came here as a game developer.

If you need help with any of these things, then I'm your guy:

  • Problem Solving
  • 3D Environments
  • 3D Assets
  • 3ds Max pipelines
  • Game Design
  • Documentation
  • Journalistic Coverage
  • Application Education
  • Web Application Development

If you must know more about me, feel free to read A Short Biography. But more importantly, enjoy the various photos, poems, editorials and scripts across the site.

I always enjoy feedback from visitors. Feel free to send me an email with any comments, ideas, praise, criticism or corrections. Of course you can always interact with me on the Wall Worm forums or other 3D forums where I haunt.

Latest Articles

Wright Patterson Airforce Museum

Posted on Feb 15, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Some photos of airplanes and exhibits at the Wright Patterson Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio.

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Wright Patterson Air Force Museum, wpafb

Snake Photos

Posted on Feb 14, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Some photos of snakes at the Columbus Zoo.

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snakes, reptiles, snake photos

Erwin Schrödinger

Posted on Jan 30, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

A young Erwin Schrödinger tackles the age-old mystery of the refrigerator light.

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Erwin Schrödinger, cartoon, Schroedinger's cat, thought experiment

Creative Arts RSS Feed

Posted on Jan 22, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

You can now get the latest news about the Creative Arts site with an RSS Feed Subscription.

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de_sacrelige Custom Counter-Strike map

Posted on Jan 11, 2006 | Last Updated Dec 6, 2011
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de_sacrelige is a small bomb map for Counter-Strike 1.6 that was featured on CS-Nation and has become my most popular map.

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cs_interrogation custom Counter-Strike Map

Posted on Jan 2, 2006 | Last Updated Dec 6, 2011

cs_interrogation is a custom Counter-Strike 1.6 map set in an inner-city area.

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custom cs map, hostage, cstrike, counter-strike, counter strike, cs1.6

The Fairness Mentality

Posted on Jan 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Essay about our skewed perspective on fairness.

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fairness, justice

Online Vs Print

Posted on Dec 30, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Essay on the values of web publishing over printed media relating to marketing.

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online, print, advertising, marketing

The Cheating Mentality

Posted on Dec 14, 2005 | Last Updated Dec 23, 2012

Essay about cheating in online games, using hacks in multiplayer games.

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online gaming, hacking, hacks, cheats, cheating, psychology

De_Tension Counter-Strike Map

Posted on Dec 7, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

De_Tension (for CS 1.6) is a remake of the custom hybrid Counter-Strike map csde_tension. This is not the version for Source.

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de_tension counter-strike map, cs, cstrike, custom maps, cs1.6
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