Once upon a time…

3D Ark was founded by (then aspiring 3D/CG professional) Zero Dean in 1997.

Zero (his real name) seeded the site with feedback he compiled from professionals after posting a hot topic in a 3D Newsgroup (a precursor to today’s forums & discussion boards).

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America Online Honors 3D ARK with an Editor’s Pick.

Netscape Gives 3D ARK an Editor’s Choice Award.

Alta Vista Top Ranking Site Alta Vista honors 3D ARK with a Top Ranking under Computers > Graphics > 3D.

Hand-Picked by Lycos Editors Volunteer editors have hand-picked 3D ARK.com as a top 3D Computer Graphics site.

Infoseek Review Gives 3D ARK “Best” Rating. 3D ARK has earned a  “Best” rating from reviewers at Infoseek and the Go Network.

PSNW Highlights 3D ARK as Site of the DayPSNW.com, a ProtoSource Company, awarded 3D ARK with Site of the Day on Oct 5, 1999.

ICQ Gives 3D ARK an Editor’s Pick Award.

Webopedia, the #1 online encyclopedia dedicated to computer technology gives 3D ARK a “Great Page!” Rating under their 3D Graphics Category!

3D ARK Earns a HOTBOT Recommendation. HOTBOT and Wired Digital Inc. have honored 3D ARK with a “Recommended Site” listing.

3D ARK earns Oingo Editor’s Choice.

3D ARK earns Savvy Search Editor’s Choice.