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Tuesday, March 27th 2001
On Merging Polygons
01:42 PM
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Ask MidNight, flipCode's game development question and answer column, has been updated with a response to a question on merging polygons and fixing gaps. Here's a clip from the question:

" My BSP/PVS compiler does CSG on all brushes before BSP-ing to remove all the "illegal geometry" (caused by intersecting and touching brushes). This causes a LOT of splits. It doubles the polycount. When I look at the wireframe shots I can see a lot of faces can be merged. How do I know when 2 faces are convex forming and more important: how do I merge them? "

Check out Paul Nettle's lengthy response right over here!
 
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