Fuse is a data-driven, modular 3D character creation tool that comes packaged with 60+ body parts, 100+ clothing meshes, 42 dynamic texturing substances, and 2 free Auto-Rigs for Fuse characters per week. The new Advanced Character Customization allows you unlimited creativity when crafting your unique character!
Packaged content includes 18 heads, 12 body types, 12 legs, 12 arms, 52 clothing meshes, 18 hair meshes, 20 shoe meshes, and 22 accessories ranging from Generic figures to Zombies and Fantasy styles, and also includes 23 additional parts from The Scout, The Sniper, and The Spy from TF2.
New - Massive look improvements with 2K skin texture maps for higher resolution characters,
ambient occlusion, and Physically Based Rendering for realistic look and shadows
New - Facial Animation Blendshapes automatically generates 50 embedded facial blendshapes upon upload for rigging at Mixamo.com (FBX format only)
New - Virtual Assets allow you to create unlimited character and clothing presets to customize your library and accelerate your workflow
New - Advanced Skin Substance with 3x number of customization options
Advanced Character Customization - Over 280 customization shapes per character
Import Custom Content
Dynamic character texturing with 42 Smart Texture substances, powered by
Allegorithmic's Substance technology
Get 2 free Auto-Rigs off-the-bat when you create a Mixamo account, and 2 additional free Auto-Rigs for Fuse characters per week
Excellent topology for project-ready characters, previs, or to use as your base models
Export characters as OBJ files with diffuse, normal and specular maps
Animations are provided through paid Mixamo service, with an Basic Locomotion pack and 10 other animations available for free for the users of Fuse
About This Software
Fuse is a data-driven, modular 3D character creation tool that comes packaged with 60+ body parts, 100+ clothing meshes, 42 dynamic texturing substances, and 2 free Auto-Rigs for Fuse characters per week. The new Advanced Character Customization allows you unlimited creativity when crafting your unique character! Workflows are available for Gmod, SFM and Source.
Fuse was developed in collaboration between Mixamo and Vladlen Koltun's research group at Stanford University, with Siddhartha Chaudhuri as chief architect and programmer. With the last beta release, Fuse integrates Allegorithmic's Substance technology for a complete character modeling solution. Fuse offers an unprecedented approach to high quality 3D character creation. Users can browse through a vast number of mesh and texture choices to get custom built characters in a matter of minutes.
New in v1.2!:
Virtual Assets - Create character and clothing presets, customize your library! Make a character, hit the Star button at the top, and watch as that character is turned into a Fusible asset!
2k Skin Textures - Hi-res for your pleasure! By default textures are set to 1k for speed, enable 2k in the substance menu
Advanced Skin Substance - Increased quality and 3x the number of customization options! Get crazy!
Realistic lighting and PBR shading - Just makes stuff look goooooood
Facial Animation Blendshapes - When you upload your character to Mixamo to be Autorigged, you can now have 50 facial animation blendshapes generated automatically!
17 New Substances!
Other features coming soon:
A space to share or sell your custom user-made models and clothing
New in v1.1:
Face and Body customization! Customize your character with over 280 possible adjustment shapes. You can click and drag on UI controllers or use old-school sliders in a new workspace, "Customize"
Face and Body customization for imported characters! If you import a character that is based on the Fuse template or has matching UVs, those 280 customization shapes will be generated automatically
Now you can search your content library
Better scaling options
Texture packing options to reduce the total maps created on export and output a 2k or 4k map
Instant color picker - now selecting colors gives instant feedback on the character
Add a full set of matching body parts with a new right-click menu, or shift+click
30 New pieces of content, including Fantasy items, alpha mustaches, and beards
New in v1.0:
Import custom content!
Higher quality characters, default 1k resolution, improved topology
Female models and textures now have nipples
An additional free autorig per week
Save substance defaults for clothing
Dynamic textured thumbnails
Global preferences menu for exports
OS: Windows 7
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space