CheckMate Pro v2: Lowering Poly Count On SubD Models

Michele Bousquet 3D Modeling, CheckMate

Subdivision models naturally have more polygons than realtime models because of holding edges and good edge flow overall. However, it’s important to realize that a really well-made subdivision model often has fewer polygons than a non-subdividable model. The following two images show a model of a Dimplex grill. On the left is the original model an artist created. He tried …

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CheckMate Pro v2 Resources

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

Recently we’ve had a lot of blog posts about how to get your 3D models certified for CheckMate Pro v2. For your convenience, here is a list of blog posts and resources that can help you pass the specification. Tools and Resources CheckMate Pro v2 Checklist. Use it as a guide to help reduce submission cycles. CheckMate Pro v2 Inspection …

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 …