CheckMate Pro v2: Lowering Poly Count On SubD Models

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 …