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The Current Situation on SFM-Ponies ModelersThe Decrease of SFM-Ponies Modelers number and how it will affect everyone from the community.
As the time goes by the number of modelers that are able to create custom manes, custom dresses and custom tails in SFM-Ponies community are decreasing. These people are crucial to this community sustainbility to remain alive and create more content such as animations and pictures. Reason why to such decrease of people willing to model ponies on Source Engine, is due an unfortunate common incorrect practices I've seen countless of times on people not actually crediting modelers when It comes to create animations, recoloured models and/or pictures. This practice not only hurts the community, but also hurts the person not doing the credit, and I'll explain to you why:
SFM-Ponies isn't the only community that is facing a similar and potential problem, Gmod-Ponies is also in same situation, despite me not being really related or up to d
Useful Tips from the Horsemaker: SMD Import fixAyy guys.
Blender got updated recently, new features, new stuff, yay.
But as it often is with Source, when something new is added, something old fucks up.
With the new update, now upon import of any SMD, you will in 90% cases get this shit:
Well I told you before that SMD is an inferior absolute peasant format and DMX is master race, but in case you need to import some decompiled crap, worry not - the fix is possible.
First thing you gotta do on import is to check the "Preserve SMD Polygons & Normals" box:
Now the imported model will look okay but that's a lie - all the vertices are duplicated now, and it is actually twice as highpoly as it should be, and is absolutely uneditable and undetriangulatable.
The way to fix this is to go to Edit Mode, select the whole thing by pressing A, then click "Remove Doubles" on the left panel.
And that's... not over, now the model looks
Meet Animazam, SFM-Ponies official mascot.
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NEW: Submission Guidelines and Becoming a MemberHeya boys and girls,
If you came here to commission a pony model please read this journal
People Who Take Pony OC Model CommissionsUpdated: 11/1/18