3D Models and UV Mapping

Earlier this year, TurboSquid introduced the UV Mapped attribute for 3D models in response to customer requests. This attribute indicates whether the model’s UV mapping is laid out flat with no overlapping UVs, preferably using one square map. The UV Mapped attribute tells customers whether the object is mapped in this way. Many TurboSquid customers export models to programs that …

Hitpoint Studios

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting TurboSquid customer Hitpoint Studios in Hatfield, Mass. Hitpoint specializes in branded online games, utilizing Autodesk Maya to animate characters for gameplay. Their most recent project was for AXE to promote their line of men’s grooming products. The game, World’s Manliest Rituals, is referred to internally at Hitpoint as “the game where TurboSquid …