The Vambies are an avatar collection developed by Vambie Inc. and Taiyaki Studios. A quirky cast of vampire/zombie hybrids, they are being released into the world on the Reallusion marketplace and are appearing throughout social media.
To celebrate the launch, Reallusion and Taiyaki Studios will be running a competition: who can create the best video using a Vambie?
You can download the vambies models for free from the Reallusion marketplace https://marketplace.reallusion.com/iclone/search/vambies
Check out some examples of videos that have already been created with the vambies here:
Make your own social media inspired Vambie video, post it to your channel and make sure to Tag #vambies to be part of the competitions. To make sure your video is not missed, also email or post us your video on our discord channel https://discord.gg/taiyaki
Reallusion will be offering one free iClone license to the winner of the competition!
The winner will be announced of the 2nd of January 2023.
The Vambie story
Taiyaki Studios mascot and metaverse tour guide ‘Mr Yaki’ travels to meet Dan, the creator of the Vambies, who explains to him the origins of the Vambies:
This video was created using Reallusion’s iClone and the Unreal Engine. For a behind the scenes look at how Taiyaki Studios uses Reallusion software to produce its videos, check out their latest ‘making of’ video:
Who are they for?
The Vambies are a community-driven animated show living on social media. Anyone interested in character animation and creating fun content is welcome to download a Vambie and begin producing videos: https://marketplace.reallusion.com/iclone/search/vambies with more Vambies to come soon! Creators can use Vambies for free and monetize their creations with no royalties.
We have a dedicated team of experts ready to help in our discord channel https://discord.gg/mWWS84gS and it’s also a place to share your work and ideas and even collaborate with other Vambie creators.
About Vambie Inc.
Dan was born a vampire but accidentally bit a zombie and found himself turned into a hybrid. Shunned by both the vampire and zombie communities, he founded Vambie Inc. to manufacture clones of himself – the Vambies – and spread them into the world.
About Taiyaki Studios
Taiyaki Studios builds avatars for vtubers and virtual influencers. The future of media is social-first, powered by virtual characters, and supercharged by fan-generated content. We’re here for it.