This model was uploaded to the box.net account here:
The model is very rich in detail and looks fantastic! However, there's a few things that need to be done to it before it can ever be exported and functional in URU:
- Reduce the polygon count. Currently the bridge weighs in at over 34,000 polygons, which is 150% times the number of polys in the terrain itself. Some things to simplify would be to replace lots of the curved cut-out shapes in the lamps with alpha textures of that design, for example.
- Group objects of like materials together. The bridge consists of nearly 300 different objects, making it difficult to position in the age.
- Create Blender texture records. All of the textures applied to the objects were done directly, i.e. without creating a Blender Texture in the Materials panel. This prevents the textures from exporting.
- Creating collider geometry. Instead of turning every visible polygon into a collision polygon, create a simplified version that allows the avatar to climb the stairs smoothly, and put up walls to keep the avatar from falling off.
If there's anyone out there willing to take this on, please reply to this post; I'll send you the box.net account user name and password. I'd really like to see this wonderful creation in the age, but I'm fully tasked at the moment.