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HapZungLam
02-23-2003, 06:26 PM
Say, the polygon limit is under 3000 for most of the game, do they mean 3000 triangles? or 3000 really, like polygons, quads.?

sic1
02-23-2003, 06:35 PM
It's a bit misleading, but by 'polys', they're referring to the actual triangle count.

AgentX
02-23-2003, 07:05 PM
Yes, practically all game engines take the triangle count of objects. And yes, this is annoying for those who make a model and are all excited "YAY..it's only 3000 polys!....trangulate...AHHHH!!!!" hehe. But yes, all models have to be triagulated, it is how the computer draws them.

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