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Tuesday, August 17th 1999
Voxels vs. Polygons
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The folks over at the Strategic Gaming Network posted a fancy little article on voxels vs. polygons including an explanation of how voxels work. Here's a sniplet:

" Voxels are very literally something comparable to a 3D pixel. Pixels are used to cut 2D images into small squares each having a different color. Voxels are the same but are used for 3D models, a Voxel, instead of being 2D squares, is made up of 3D cubes each face with a color arranged into the shape of the model. This allows the creator to include an incredible amount of detail as long as he/she allows a high enough "resolution." The resolution being controlled in the voxels storage manner... "

 
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