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Character Creation for Video Games

By Luis Antonio
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Date Added: 27th October 2010
Software used:
3ds Max, ZBrush


Part 4

Creation of the high res body following the concept and then the low res version to use in-game:
**Review of the concept and preparation of the model
**Review of basic high res model in Max and changes from the original concept
**High res modeling in ZBrush
**Retopologize body in ZBrush
**Export to Max


Part 5

Prepare the model to be textured in Photoshop. Includes importing all the low and high res parts into Max, Unwrapping them and creating Normal and Ambient Occlusion maps:
**Import low and high res head
**Fix geometry, topology and UVW map for low res head
**Optimize high res head in Polygon cruncher
**Create Normal and AO pass for head
**Unwrap how poly body
**Export high res body from ZBrush and batch optimize
**Create Normal and AO pass for body
**Review mesh in Asset Viewer




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(ID: 47535, pid: 0) Skicher on Sun, 07 August 2011 5:38am
A bit late but, to answer the guy above. If you assign a texture to a mesh and the open that texture on photoshop or similar, if you don't change the name or move the file to another location. The texture auto-updates everytime you save in photoshop.
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(ID: 39787, pid: 0) AssassinDUDE on Fri, 08 April 2011 10:03am
wow. very helpfull I learned a lot thank you ;-) but how does the texture update in photoshop and max ? or is it just to fast so you can´t see that you defining the new dif ?
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(ID: 26385, pid: 0) Abducted47 on Thu, 04 November 2010 2:15pm
Where can i find the blueprints of this tutorial???
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(ID: 51582, pid: 818816) Pables (Forums) on Thu, 28 October 2010 11:59am
Thanks Jo.
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(ID: 164769, pid: 818816) Pables (Forums) on Thu, 28 October 2010 11:59am
Thanks Jo.
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(ID: 51581, pid: 818811) Jo-3DT (Forums) on Thu, 28 October 2010 10:58am
Here you go: [url]http://artofluis.com/[/url]Enjoy :)
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(ID: 164768, pid: 818811) Jo-3DT (Forums) on Thu, 28 October 2010 10:58am
Here you go: [url]http://artofluis.com/[/url]Enjoy :)
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(ID: 51580, pid: 818676) Pables (Forums) on Wed, 27 October 2010 12:53pm
Wow, looks promising. I'm gonna watch it.I can't find the author's website or portfolio, would you mind to post it here?
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(ID: 164767, pid: 818676) Pables (Forums) on Wed, 27 October 2010 12:53pm
Wow, looks promising. I'm gonna watch it.I can't find the author's website or portfolio, would you mind to post it here?
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