Controller Genius for 3ds Max
Controller Genius is a plugin that greatly enhances the work with controllers in 3ds Max.
Thea Render Engine for 3ds Max
Thea is now available as a fully integrated render engine for 3ds Max.
3ds Max Particle Flow Tutorial - Barn Tornado
Pete Draper has made an 11-part tutorial on creating a tornado using Particle Flow in 3ds Max.