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PlayStation Designer Pays a 3D Tribute to PlayStation 1 Memory Card

The detailed recreation of the card was set up using Blender.

Ryosuke Hana, an experienced Artist, Developer, and Senior Design Technologist at the PlayStation team, has recently showcased a breathtaking digital prop that will most certainly send you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane if you've been a PS fan since the console's early days.

Paying tribute to the first PlayStation console and reminiscing about its "funky lookin' menu" for managing saved games, the artist has made a detailed recreation of PS1's transparent memory card, complete with intricate writings and a stunning translucent plastic material. According to the designer, the asset was made using Blender, a free and open-source 3D software for modeling, texturing, rendering, animation, and VFX.

And here's how the digital version of the card looked during its in-production stage:

You can see more of Ryosuke's amazing projects by visiting the artist's Twitter page. We also highly recommend checking out Ryosuke's official website featuring tons of insightful blog posts dedicated to all things Blender.

And if you'd like to learn more about creating transparent plastic materials in Blender, here are some great tutorials that might help you out:

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