CheckMate Non-Native File Pose and Framing Update

It has come to our attention that a good number of CheckMate artist submissions were being failed on the non-native formats when our inspectors looked at pose and framing. By this, we mean that when artists have been exporting their native 3D models into other formats, they often aren’t including the camera information as part of the export, so that …

Diamond Squid Guild CheckMate Submission Queue Increase

We’ve had requests from a number of Diamond Squid Guild (DSG) members to allow more than 7 models at a time in their CheckMate inspection queues, and after reviewing the submission backlogs (models not in the active 7 CM queue) and first submission success rates from these folks, we have decided to increase the queue numbers from 7 concurrent models …

Letter from the CEO Regarding Security Breach

To the TurboSquid Community: We are sharing information about a security breach. TurboSquid has been watching and implementing measures to contain a person who we believe accessed FallingPixel.com’s encrypted member password records. For background, FallingPixel is a 3D model marketplace that TurboSquid acquired in 2011. For each password that the intruder then cracked, the intruder was able to access the …

Artist Spotlight: Massimo Righi

Like many TurboSquid artists, Massimo Righi is a 3D specialist. As one of our most popular animal creators, Massimo has managed to create a menagerie of a portfolio, from domestic pets to the wild kingdom… all while maintaining a high level of CheckMate quality. With his roaring lion on our home page, we were excited to get to chat Massimo in this Featured ...

CheckMate Submission Update

Quick update for everyone. You may have noticed that we’ve recently changed over our CheckMate model publishing pipeline to our new internal inspection and communication technologies. These tools should help our inspection team get CheckMate content certified in a more timely manner, as well as get you better feedback and access to the team during the process. You can review …

What types of digital products can I upload for sale?

Anything digital such as 3D Models, Texture Maps, Materials & Shaders, Motion Capture, Plugins & CG Scripts, Tutorials, Shapes & Vector Graphics, Game Levels and General Media. We support all file formats and all types of media. If you are confused how to present your products, please contact out support department.

What is the catch? What does TurboSquid get?

There is no catch! TurboSquid only makes money when you make money. When you make a sale, TurboSquid gets paid. We take a %  of the sale. How much depends on if you are a member of our SquidGuild (see more here: Click Here). Exclusivity at our site is not required, but as an exclusive member, you can earn extra royalties. When …

Member Dashboard

The Dashboard can be found in the “Member” area under Account in the Navigation Bar and is a personalized space where important sales data is available. If you are a SquidGuild member, the Dashboard will allow access to your SquidLevel benefits and exclusive selling intelligence such as “top-selling” reports, Affiliate Program process and much more.

Calculating my Lifetime Sales

Your Lifetime Sales total is the sum of all of your TurboSquid sales which includes your returned products or returns from fraudulent purchases (Chargebacks). Affiliate Program commissions and bundle product sales (such as the TurboToyboxes) are excluded from Lifetime Sales.

Understanding Ratings

Only those who have downloaded the asset or have been specifically selected as a Trusted Rater are allowed to rate an asset. The ratings scale is from 1-5 and each rater can only rate a particular asset once. Trusted Raters are selected from the vendors, customers and other members of the community who have a history and have built up trust …