CheckMate Pro v2 Checker Script

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, Industry News, Site

We are pleased to announce that a new MAXScript is available for checking 3ds Max models for CheckMate Pro v2 compliance. The new tool works with 3ds Max version 2010 and later. CheckMate Pro v2 Tool 2 flags possible fail points such as poles and T-vertices. Please refer to these blog posts to learn how to determine whether the flagged …

CheckMate Pro v2 Specification: T-Vertices

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, Industry News, TurboTips

Part of creating good topology for CheckMate Pro v2 subdividable models is to avoid T-vertices, the convergence of edges in a T formation, unless they are absolutely necessary for the flow of the model’s shape. T-vertices, or T-verts for short, when used incorrectly, will halt edge flow and cause poor subdivision. Any vertex with only three edges could be consider a …