Ripped Models in MMD: An Explanation


What are ripped models in MMD MikuMikuDance? Can I use ripped models in MMD?A Feature Article by LearnMMD Contributing Author, NOKO2

Ripped models sound horrifying, don’t they?

I have never ripped a model before, but I know a bit about them …

Ripped models are “ripped” from a video game. The result is something you probably couldn’t make in PMDEditor. It looks exactly like it did in the video game. The problem is, when youWho knew Ash Ketchum was so short?? He is one of many Ripped Models - Click this picture to catrch him for your collection! rip a model, it has no bones or expressions. People “rig” the models, or give them bones and expressions. Rigged models often have few bones and very few expressions. The expressions most rigged models have are just “blink”,” smile”, and “a”. Even though ripped and rigged models have very few expressions, they look very good! Most of them look perfect, just like they did in the game.  Although there are more regular models than ripped models in the MMD community, ripped models are getting very popular. Try out a ripped model yourself! Do you like it? Try to start a whole collection of just ripped models and show off your collection on Deviantart or Youtube! Remember, you can never have too many models, ripped or regular! (Except when the models fill up your disk space… 0_0)


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