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To bring the classic Iron Man villain to life, I worked from the concept art as well as referencing modern Russian vehicles such as the T-72 and Mil-24 Hind to add additional depth and detail.
The model has fully articulated weapons and tesla coil system, a complete cockpit interior and swappable damaged armor plates since the model would also be used in-game cut scenes
This model was modeled, UV layout, texture and rendering done in Modo. The completed model was exported into Maya for rigging and in-game CGFX shader set-up.
Being a boss, the in-game model could have more polygons than others, and consists of 23198 triangle polygons and 3x 1024 texture map sets for Diffuse, Normal, Specular, and Illumination.
This model is featured in a press release by Luxology here:
A turntable with animations and VFX can be found here:
It can also be seen in issue #15 of 3D Artist magazine in an article about the art of the Iron Man 2 game:
The fully textured High Rez Sub-D Model that I created, can be seen in the Sega Iron Man II Prologue trailer: