I was running around, doing some random searching for cool FFIX-related stuff, and I came across these super-cool pictures.
Except they’re not just pictures. THEY’RE MODELS.
Don’t be fooled by their lack of bikinis or bleeding-edge fashion – those aren’t the type of models I’m talking about (although I’m sure that Beatrix could have a great career in such a profession, if she weren’t so busy being the best swordswoman in Gaia… On a side note, bravo, Steiner. What a catch). These are models from the video game, meaning it’s a polygonal frame with textures wrapped around to make it look like the character.
I’m quite a beginner at this type of thing, so I’m not going to embarrass myself by trying to explain all the intricacies of what this means, but I will tell you that I’ve been tooling around with programs like Blender, XNLara, and GIMP to try and make higher-resolution, sexier versions of these models. If Squeenix doesn’t wanna make a FFIX remake, damn it, I’m going to make some awesome-looking models, at least!
… Speaking of which, do any of you have experience with game modeling/texture-mapping? Cuz I need all the help I can get.
Here’s where I found the models: http://twinlightownz.deviantart.com/art/xnalara-final-fantasy-9-models-251479976
You can download the models for yourself here: http://www.deviantart.com/download/251479976/xnalara_final_fantasy_9_models_by_twinlightownz-d45q36w.rar?token=8b4d449efa34c8dcc8a9b58b8fea5d55d2ced5c8&ts=1370351483