It isn’t common to see people making all four LoD (Level of Detail) levels. But, we can do the polygon reduction thing for making a lower poly model for use with a normal map. The challenge is in making the lower poly models. Now Mixamo has a ‘decimator’ online that we can use. It is free to use until July 12, 2014.
You’ll find it here: Optimize Your Polycount the Fast and Easy Way.
Iris Ophelia at New World Notes points us to news about the SIMS 4: Sims 4 News Tumblr. Get her opinion and analysis here: Revenge of the Rabbit Hole: The Sims 4 May Be Killing One of the Series’ Most Hated Features, but at What Cost?
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Marine Kelley has announced the coming Upcoming RLV 2.9. Marine is adding camera controls. These will enhance how blindfolds work and other aspects of RLV play.