This 12" articulated zombie figure required efficient, cutting-edge workflow, including 3D scanning and 3D printing.
When Capcom released the infamous Dead Rising 2, they wanted to make their deluxe ‘Outbreak’ boxed set even more distinct with the addition of a limited-edition articulated 12” zombie. Sculptworks had a little over 12 weeks to sculpt, manufacture and deliver the boxed figures. Once a stylistic direction was established with Capcom the state-of-the-art 3d scanner was used to rapidly capture 3D data from our most zombie-like employee! We then imported this data into our digital sculpting software and manipulated it to transform a regular,
Dead Rising 2 Zombie
live human into an undead zombie. We worked closely with our engineering team in the Far East to articulate the body before prototyping in the UK to create a decorated sample, complete with clothing, for final approval. This open dialogue with our engineering team allowed for a quick seamless transition into the manufacture stage. Website 1/6 warriors said “Wow! Would never have expected such a well done 1/6 figure to come as a game bonus... That's better than some of the normal channel 1/6 stuff I see getting released...”