A representation of an object in 3D space.

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Calculating a matrix to have the model follow terrain

So I've been messing around with 3D graphics in Java (using lwjgl), and I've hit a bit of a roadblock. I have a heightmap and a cube, and I want to find a way to have the cube rotate to follow the ...
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How to export FBX models to use in SharpDX?

I am trying to export a model from 3ds Max 2014 as a fbx file and use it in my SharpDX driven project. In the SharpDX example solution, there is a project named ModelRendering.Desktop. I just modified ...
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Build a vbo once every second

I have a VBO storing some data in my game. The thing is, the data can change at a rate of about a second. The data is not fixed size, meaning that some objects will sometimes be visible, sometimes ...
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3ds Max Skeleton Import into Unreal Engine Fail

I tried following the "Introduction to UE4 Animation and Rigging Tools" tutorial with maya but I dislike maya and don't under stand it so I tried importing the skeleton from the "3rd Person Game with ...
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Upgrading Unity from 5.1 to 5.3.4 has broken game, specifically models made in Blender

I recently decided to upgrade Unity after putting it off for some time as I have a rather sizable project started in 5.1. I knew there would be some hurdles, however, I have had very little luck in ...
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How to import animations from one model to others

I have two models (one animation in each) which I got for free from Mixamo. I imported them in Unity and they look like this: http://imgur.com/atjQbkI Justin@Idle and Justin@Walking. As can be seen ...
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Game asset “objects” consisting of several meshes vs continuous mesh

When building game objects in a 3D modeler like Blender I'm finding it's easier to get greater detail and still have fewer vertices if I separate certain elements. For example, I need to make cuts ...
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Applying different materials to an object

I'm currently implementing an Object Loader for the Wavefront File Format (*.obj). When exporting a model (with associated materials) from blender, a material for a group of faces is specified like ...
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3D Game Ready Models [closed]

I would like to find and learn to build 3D models for games. What I don't know is what requirements should the models have in order to be able to be imported in a game engine. How can I judge if a ...
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Normal mapping for Android and iOS

I'm making a mobile game for Android and iOS on Unity. At the moment I am researching and designing the technical aspects of the game. Since it is not plausible to use highly detailed models for ...
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How to export fbx mode file to Spritekit in iOS

Model does't show up in SpriteKit in iOS. I need some help to export fbx file to SpriteKit in iOS. Here is the code to load the fbx file to scene in iOS. SCNScene *scene = [SCNScene ...
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Draw wireframe models for Gear VR app: Unity or Eclipse?

I want to create a 3D Android app for Gear VR that does/lets me do the following: Read an input file with a bunch of coordinates of points (including information about how they should be connected) ...
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Save or export Autocad 2015 (mac) model as .FBX, for Unity

I know there is an abundance of these questions floating around, but no where is an exact answer given. I have a model in Autocad 2015 (OS X version) and I want to use it in a Unity game, so from what ...
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Do I need to obtain a license to use real car brands in a game?

We are small team which working on car racing game but we don't know about licensing process for branded cars like Nissan, Lamborghini, Chevrolet and etc. Do we need to buy any licence for using ...
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When to use multiple parts for a mesh, and when to build detail in?

I am always running into the decision whether or not to make a mesh one connected mesh or to add small details as just separate parts to the model. Is there a best practices for this? Does it matter ...
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What technique should I use to implement the following type of “diggable” terrain?

I'm trying to replicate a certain game mechanic from the game Diggles. This game takes place in a vertical cross-section of the earth and allows the player to dig tunnels and caves into the ...
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How can I use pre-rendered high resolution models as a basis for generating normal maps?

I was reading through the Wikipedia page on pre-rendering and at the end they mention in the following quote that doom 3 used pre-rendered models? While making Doom 3, id Software used ...
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Can a sprite be rendered with thickness in Unreal Engine?

Is there a convenient way to have a 2D pixel art image with transparency (not partial) rendered with a thickness in Unreal Engine? Paper2D does exactly what I want, except it's a flat plane. I'm able ...
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Libgdx, how do i get the translation and rotation of a node from a model instance?

I have a model instance of a character, and a model instance of a sword weapon. THe character has a node on his right hand so he can "carry" the sword. Right now I use this code so the sword's ...
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Roofs not appearing in Unity

My buildings are fine until I import them to Unity. None of the formats I've come across( FBX, DAE, 3DS Max, Blender Files, any of the Autocad formats, OBJ, PRJ, WRL etc.), have roofs when importing ...
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LWJGL SlickUtil Texture Binding

I am making a 3D game using LWJGL and I have a texture class with static variables so that I only need to load textures once, even if I need to use them more than once. I am using Slick Util for this. ...
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Unity 3D character's cloth immersing in between

I have a character in which its cloth overlaps on itself which gives you a discontinuation seen below. I'm using Unity 5.3. The model has been imported from Maya where it works perfectly. This ...
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Lazy way to figure out the two sides of a border?

We have a 3d model. There is a simple path on that model's surface graph G of the form: <v_0, v_1 ... v_n-1, v_n> where if v_i == v_j then i == j Great! now the simple question appears: How ...
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Unity: Model Construction on the fly

So, forgive me if some of the terminology is wrong, I am just getting started with Unity again and I can't remember the proper names. I'm also on my phone, so I didn't have unity in front of me when I ...
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How to handle gun position while running and aiming in an FPS

In an FPS, when a character runs, from the view of another character, the gun moves, and similarly when the character aims down sight. Are the views from the third person and from the first person ...
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How to make (or where to get) a half-sphere mesh that textures properly?

I'm making a game in Unity that involves lots of spheres. Said spheres will have lighting applied to them, but will also be viewed from only one camera angle. Right now, the full spheres look ...
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Conversion from .dae to XML for 3D Models in Unity BuildR

My partner and I are trying to import .dae files from Sketchup as well as 3DS Max into Unity's BuildR extension. Collada a.k.a. .dae files have an XML-based schema so we incorrectly assumed they would ...
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Terminology for the way Transformation Matrix Data is treated

I recently asked a question at math stack exchange and realize a similar questions is more suited for this forum, but the original is here: ...
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OpenGL One Color Per VBO

Recently I have been working with OpenGL and have decided to use colors instead of textures. However, since the project I am working on is going to have a low-poly look, I want each color to stand ...
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SketchUp Models Not Rendering Correctly In Unity

I needed to create a city so I downloaded an asset "Buffalo City 1980" .skp file, opened it in SketchUp, exported it to .obj (worst output), .fbx and .dae (much better). The collada file at least ...
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High poly vs Low Poly when creating model [closed]

I am new in game development, but I have some knowledge in Maya and 3ds Max, I want to create pirate ship for game. So I spoke with many 3d artists and there are different opinions about low polygons ...
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Spriter model not touching ground in?

I was attempting to make a game in Construct 2 by using my Spriter Models plugin. However, when I imported the model, rescaled it & changed a few things, I got this: As seen in the picture, the ...
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Mixamo Models not Importing Correctly in Unity

Mixamo (now Adobe Mixamo) allows us to choose character and then animations from its website from free samples. I have done one simple animation and added the model to Unity. The animation works fine ...
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Add UVs back into a model

I built a 3D model in Autodesk 123d design, then exported it as an stl. When I convert it into an obj, however, there were no UVs in it. Is there a way I can add the UVs back into the model using a ...
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Skeletal animation 3d models [closed]

I'm building a skeletal animation system. My goal is to make it as efficient as I can. Is there a place where I can download some 3d models (preferably from real games) So I could see if my system ...
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Assimp, Blender and model rotating

There is something I can't figure out. I have two models - grass.blend and tower.blend. grass.blend: tower.blend: Note X, Y and Z axises. The problem is that when I load these models using ...
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deformable and variable text on a mesh in unity

So I am working on a sports game and I want the jerseys to be customizables with names and numbers. I have the character models as a single mesh however I can't place a text on the back of the jersey ...
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OpenGL, Blender and model optimization

I'm learning OpenGL and there is something I don't understand regarding model loading. Lets say I found a free .blend model of a tree. The problem is - currently in my program all models have only ...
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Animation package from Assert Store not working probably with Unity Model/Custom Model?

I downloaded the animation pack from here: https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/en/#!/content/25794 The assert contains a fbx file, which contains a bunch of animations. Then in Animator window I added ...
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Can materials be melted using code?

Say this ball for example : These three models have been created, to then use a simple morph transition to make the ball switch from 0 to 1 then to 2, and make it look like it's melting. But is ...
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Texturing issues in cry engine sdk

Sup? I've been working on a new environment scene inside 3ds max. It looks something like this - When I used the cry engine exporter to export my assets onto my level, I've been getting very weird ...
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How can I calculate the bounding box of a 3D model?

I am making a game in OpenGL and Blender and trying to use JBullet as the collision manager. I am using BoxShapes for collisions, which requires a javax.vecmath.Vector3f representing half of the box ...
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Why do meshes show up as bones in the Model class? [closed]

Right now I'm working on a 3D game and I've come across something very weird. When I created the model in Blender, I added an armature named "MyBone" to the stage and attached a cube ("MyCube") to it, ...
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Why does my MonoGame mesh throw an unhandled exception when trying to draw?

I am using the '3D Models' chapter of Learning XNA 4.0 to further understand 3D implementation in XNA, but I am running into an unhandled exception, when I try to draw each mesh. Here is my basic ...
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Can't understand these UV texture coordinates (range is NOT 0.0 to 1.0)

I am trying to draw a simple 3D object generated by Google SketchUp 8 Pro onto my WebGL app, the model is a simple cylinder. I opened the exported file and copied the vertices positions, indices, ...
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Loading Collada Files Quickly (three.js, OpenGL, Javascript)

Okay, so I've created these sleek-looking spaceship models for an OpenGL game that I'm going to make. To make them look sleek and smooth, I used a Subdivision Surface modifier in Blender. Hmm... ...
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3D Model is existent, but not rendering in LibGDX

I'm trying to render a simple model in libgdx. I tried ObjLoader, G3DLoader, and Asset loading but nothing works. I know the Model is actually there because when using a different batch besides the ...
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Broken UVs for Maya/Mudbox model

I have tried using the automatic mapping in Mudbox and Maya, neither worked sufficiently, I was still experiencing polygon overlap. I tried mapping separate limbs but I came to the same problem, this ...
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Unity5 imported models show no texture

I've got a problem with Unity materials. I'm a beginner- so I used Wings3d for creating 3d models. But there's a little Problem. Both objects on the picture below have the same material(a Standart ...
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How do I convert a Source engine NPC model to a player model?

The Source engine's NPC and player models differ: An NPC model applied to the player has no animations. It cannot walk and holds its arms out to the side by about a foot. The weapon is held in the ...