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02 February 2005, 03:08 PM
hello everybody:
I am new here and I am just start learning 3d(Maya).
I have read some article, there have a terms "Hi-Polygon" and "Li-Polygon", what's this?
both of them I know is polygon, but I donno the definition of these terms...

02 February 2005, 09:05 PM
Hi-Poly - Loads of Polys!
Lo-Poly - Not many polys!

Eg- The incredibles -> Hi Poly characters... Videogames -> Lo Poly characters

The total amount of polys in the actual object distinguishes if it is Hi or Lo poly.... Damn, I wish I could explain this better! LOL (DOH! :banghead: )

02 February 2005, 07:55 AM
Thx vyntax~!:thumbsup:

because I am reading an article take about normal map, that why I aak the definition of these terms...:)

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