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Combining lots of small polygons to one (some) big poly(s)

I am looking for algorithm to merge lots of relatively small 2d polygons to one or some big polygons. In case two small polygons are touching or overlapping, they should be merged to one polygon. My ...
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How to convert HiPoly to LoPoly & Displacement map

I've got some HiPoly meshes that have come from RealFlow. Loading them as-is uses a huge amount of memory. It seems like the ideal solution would be to simplify the mesh, but I'd like to preserve the ...
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Faking a 3D object to decrease number of polygons

I'm making a game in unity and I'm building a fence in blender but I want it to be as low poly as possible. My original design was too high poly so I thought, what if I could simply use a cube with ...
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Is there anyway I can make a plane visible from both sides?

In Unity i have a model of a tree with leaves made of a plane and a texture, when I upload it to unity the texture is only visible on one side so how can I change it to be visible from both sides ...
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Browser game - small models with tileable textures vs one big model and one big texture

I am few years behind in terms of browser capabilities. I plan to combine 3D with pixel art, and I am going to use Unity to make a browser based game. I have made a stage that is one model and has ...
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What the polycount limit for a mobile game character (heavily animated) is like if no shaders/lighting used in an otherwise simple scene?

I am making a few mobile game characters that will be heavily animated using about 15-20 bones. I am at the modeling phase of my game and just wanted an idea really. Good thing is that each level will ...
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How to unsmooth polygons in 3dsMax

i am creating a game using a "Low Poly Art Style". Meaning there is an effect of polygons on the model. Whilst modelling a tree, a portion somehow became smooth and i continued to model not knowing ...
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Converting a hipoly model to a lowpoly model

I have a model with more than 500.000 polygons and I want to speed up the drawing process in my game. So I decided to use a lowpoly model and normal mapping, but found no software to get a lowpoly ...
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Working out of a vertex array for destrucible objects

I have diamond-shaped polygonal bullets. There are lots of them on the screen. I did not want to create a vertex array for each, so I packed them into a single vertex array and they're all drawn at ...
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Tools need to for low poly model, texture making & lighting in unity3d (iOS) [closed]

I am new to unity3d, i want to create a 3d game i have a team of 3d designers and programmers. My question which software should we use for modelling, texture making and advanced lighting for mobile ...
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Polygon count target range for MMO being released in 2 years

What would a realistic poly count target range be for NPC and player models in a 3D MMO that will be released in 2 years? What about poly count target range for the entire camera view (environment, ...
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When is low-poly not low-poly?

When is it considered high-poly?
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Where can I find Cinema4D for game development tutorials?

I started to learn Cinema 4D. I've noticed it's really easy to use for motion graphics, but I want to use it for modeling for games/realtime 3d engines. Before I used 3dsmax and it was easy to ...
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Where should I go looking for low-polygon 3D assets? [closed]

The biggest problem for me as a game programmer (who isn't also an artist) is getting good quality 3D models. I have checked out some of the 3D model market places like The 3D Studio and Top 3D Models ...