3DS MAX Tutorials
There are several tutorials demonstrating how to work with 3ds Max and what the game designer can use it for. There is a tutorial given by LuclinMCWB introducing the 3ds Max Basics. It is a purely practical guide through the 3ds Max environment.
For the advanced users there are other tutorials such as Cloth Simulation:
..or a tutorial focused on work with Greeble plugin which is used to create cities instantly in 3ds Max: