Phoenix FD Tutorial by Michael McCarthy - Mixing Paints
Michael McCarthy has created a free tutorial on how to mix paints using Phoenix FD in 3ds Max.
Bipedal Free Rig
Ahmed Shalaby has released a free rig for 3ds Max, that offers a lot of flexibility and unusual features.
Corona Renderer Alpha V6
After 9 months of development, Corona Renderer have released version Alpha v6 of their currently free biased/unbiased CPU renderer.