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So who are the best ones? We have the winners of CGTrader Awards 2017

December 18th, 2017

So who are the best ones? We have the winners of CGTrader Awards 2017

“It’s great to know that no matter how complicated and tedious 3D production process might be, the artists still manage to see beyond the technical limitations and use powerful software as freely as a simple canvas, creating meaningful and strikingly beautiful work,” says Kirill Tokarev, one of the judges of CGTrader Awards and editor-in-chief at 80.lv. And we cannot agree more with Kiril. The artwork submitted for CGTrader Awards in just a bit more than two months is exceptional: the quality is impressive, detail and realism achieved are mind-blowing, and engagement from global artist community is something we could not have imagined to have in the very first year of these awards.

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The fantasy world of CGTrader Awards: interim top10 submissions of the Fantasy category

November 2nd, 2017

The fantasy world of CGTrader Awards: interim top10 submissions of the Fantasy category

Some time ago we introduced you to Places you wish were real: Top 10 submissions for CGTrader Awards’ Environment category so far. It is now time to show you the fantasy world of the CGTrader Awards with the top10 submissions for the Fantasy category to date.

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Best 3D Models For Medieval Games. Part 2 - Flora

September 7th, 2016

Best 3D Models For Medieval Games. Part 2 - Flora

If you are making a medieval or fantasy game and you have already populated the levels with animals, not giving the beasts and the critters food, shade and a place to sleep would be a crime. That's why the second installment of our blogpost series on affordable assets for games focuses on the plant-life!

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Best 3D Models For Medieval Games. Part 1 - Animals

August 27th, 2016

Best 3D Models For Medieval Games. Part 1 - Animals

If you're making a video game, why not make it a medieval or medieval fantasy game? Fantasy is great, especially when you can crib Tolkien's stuff and coast all the way to Steam Store. Of course, it would be easier if you didn't have to craft every last piece and asset of your medieval work. We understand that, and that's why our first article about low poly assets for $50 or less is focused on building medieval worlds. Check out our recommendations and vote below!

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Low Poly Fantasy Weapon Challenge Winners Cleave Their Way To Victory!

July 20th, 2016

Low Poly Fantasy Weapon Challenge Winners Cleave Their Way To Victory!

Split your lungs with blood and thunder! The Low Polygon Fantasy Weapon Challenge is over and the winners have come to claim their bloody prize! Who are these master weaponsmiths, who run pixels through the fiery crucible to forge the most epic weapons of conquest? Read on and find out!

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