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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

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eggy lippmann

Umm, isn't that what LL already offers on their website? I used their models in Poser 3 years ago. Isn't that the same thing?

qarl

i wonder if this is what Seifert and Art used for their hilarious n00b work:

http://npirl.blogspot.com/2008/07/summer-noob-games.html

Zee Pixel

eggy,

Actually no this is something completely new. All LL provides are a basic .obj based dataset for each gender, and the UVs for the male model are wrong. They are the female model miss mapped.

What this new collection contains are the datasets for all possible variations of avatar sizing including respective UV maps. This means you can now make a custom skin/clothing for overweight avatars and have the texture perfect without guessing at stretch.... really the possibilities are huge.

Zee

Zee Pixel

BTW, Hamlet, tons of thanks for mention =D

Zee

Arcadian Vanalten

Hmm. I wonder if the mis-mapped stuff is why it's a bit more challenging (though not impossible--I have my faves) to find good stuff for guys? Bet a good chunk of budding content creators focusing on male fashion get frustrated at the screwy results and give up, so only a smaller number actually stick it out to learn how to work w/ the flawed maps.

If so, does this mean mebbe an eventual upswing in the numbers of great menswear designers? *does the happy dance while his wallet and his inventory both shriek in terror*

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