Get the free tutorails from this site... dog, human and then others and then start buying tuts.
Note the Orc head helped me alot when i was new.
A great mod for Jedi academy www.moviebattles.com
23.5 inch LCD + a 19 inch
Q6600 intell qaud
4 gigs of ddr2 ram
8800GTS 512 video card @700mhz