Questions tagged [3d]

3D refers to three dimensional space where coordinates are represented with X, Y and Z values.

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How to create skeletal animation data for a skirt?

Please think of this in an engine-agnostic way first, and then we can talk about specific engines. In my game, I have a 3D character which is wearing a hakama (think of it as a long pleated skirt). ...
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Displaying text on a 3D plane

I am busy with a pet project where I am trying to create a Collectible Card Game in 3D. These cards have Hp and Damage etc. but I cannot find a way to neatly display these values. I tried to use a ...
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Handling movement on sloped surfaces - clamping character to sloped surface

I've noticed that a lot of people seem to have this issue but I've yet to find an actual working solution - when a rigidbody-based character controller (I'm not using Unity's character controller) ...
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Implementing proportional navigation in 3D

Good afternoon guys, a = N * λ' * V is the formula for the commanded acceleration required to hit the target, where N is the proportionality constant, λ' is the change in line of sight and V is ...
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How to generate a multiplier map for radiosity

I am following this tutorial: here I am at the part where you are creating a hemicube. I have got the code to render the scene into a texture and therfore an array. Now how can I generate a so-called ...
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Collision detection problem in XNA4/Monogame

I have been trying to get 3D collision detection working for a while and I think (hope) you people can help me. For my project I have created a 'sprite3d' kinda class which is called ...
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3D Physics Engine Collision Response: Solving Simultaneous Collisions via equation

I have been implementing a basic physics engine for a small game project I'm working on. It has very specific requirements, so I decided to try and write my own physics engine to meet them. I found ...
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Perspective correct texture mapping in iOS Metal

I tried various ways of getting the interpolation work and generate a perspective correct image, but none of the suggested ways works. My current code is: ...
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How can I display triangle faces (not quads) in Cinema4D?

I started to learn Cinema 4D. I've noticed it's really easy to use for motion graphics, but I want to use it for modeling for games/realtime 3d engines. Before I used 3dsmax and it was easy to ...
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How to find the smallest distance between two 4-sided objects in 3D space?

I was wondering if there is a way to calculate the smallest distance between two 4-sided objects in space. In this specific scenario, the only information I know about both of them are the 4 points ...
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How do I get an object to rotate in world space via RigidBody.AddTorque?

I'm getting really discouraged because I can't seem to figure how how to rotate my object via Rigidbody.AddTorque like it is on a figurative global turn table rather than a local turn table. Another ...
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OBB vs Frustrum collision detection

Some definitions: An oriented bounding box (OBB) is a rectangular block which can be represented in many ways, as a collection of eight vertices, a collection of six planes or others, for this ...
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Weird texture applied

So I applied the baked texture (on the right side of screen shot) but it shows in this manner. What is the problem? I made the model in Blender and also the baked image. The house consists of ...
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JavaFX import 3D models

I want to import some 3d models to my javaFX application. In javaFX I can create rectangles, traingles, circles, pentagons. Those figures can be filled with color or filled with image. They are ...
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Creating “Run over by car” effect in unity using spotlights only

I'm doing a project where I need to simulate a car running the character over. It's happening in a completely dark space, so I want to create it using spotlights moving towards the camera until the ...
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Rigid body falls through static mesh even though collision is detected

I'm using Jitter Physics to create a game. For testing, I have ball (a spherical rigid body) falling onto a small box-like mesh. The problem is that the ball falls straight through the floor, even ...
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Unity3D CrossPlatformInput StandardAsset Multitouch

I have a small game I am working on, and I am trying to add touch support to it. Before I try to add that into the real game I wanted to do a test run on a small project. The project consists of a ...
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Retrieve 3d models from a server in unity

I have 10 3d models which are about 8mb each..Now, should I store these 3d models in my apk or will it be wise to store it in a server and then retrieve it?.If so, how can I do that?
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Get mesh height at position

Me and my friends are creating a simple 3D game in LibGDX and are currently trying to implement simple collision detection with the terrain (ground). For this I thought the best way would be to simply ...
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How to disable and enable a randomly generated prefab in an endless runner 3d

Hi all I have been experimenting the endless runner game for some time and needed to optimize it. I read some articles about optimizing my game and it says that once you instantiate the prefabs in the ...
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Recognize pattern in 3D building environment

I'm currently developing 3rd person building game (as bacheleor thesis). I need to recognize constructed patterns co I can mark corresponding structure as some building (so player can start using that ...
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3D Zoom To Mouse Cursor accounting for Change in Camera Pitch

Overview: Simply put, I'm trying to make a zoom to cursor algorithm. This would normally be very simple, but the implementation of the camera is making it difficult. As the camera zooms in and out, ...
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Perspective of a Point Light

I'm trying to calculate shadows by projecting the silhouette of each object seen by the light source. (The shadows are just going to go on planes.) To get each silhouette I take a snapshot from the ...
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Extracting walkable coordinates from 3d scene

is there away to extract the walkable coordinates from 3d scene , so I can have server side validation ? or how would I achieve that with Godot? EDIt (clarification): I was just wondering how they are ...
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Avoid shaking artifacts in 3D continuous collision detection

I am programming a 3D game physics engine that uses continuous collision detection to avoid my objects from being able to "tunnel" through the geometry. Here is basically how it works: Execute a ...
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Compute spheres 2D speeds in perspective projected animations

I created two animations that consist of spheres moving in a perspective projected 3D space, which means that the size and speed of the spheres vary with the distance: they increase when they are ...
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3D line segment AABB collision, with hit normal?

I'm embarrassed I can't find this, but I'm wanting to detect intersection with a 3D line segment (not an infinite ray) with a 3D AABB, the AABB being defined as two Vec3f's which represent the Min and ...
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How do you find the collision between 3D boxes and 3D QUAD face meshes?

I have an axis aligned bounding boxes for 3D object collision, but I have a complex 3d mesh that's divided into 3d faces so I want to check for bounding boxes and collision with the faces of that ...
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Is there a way to convert a shader code to shader graph?

I would like to ask if there is a way to convert a Coded shader into the new Shader graph, beacause i want to edit my shaders in more efficient way. Any help is appreciated.
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Models overlapping in XNA 3.0

I have to use XNA 3.0 for a class at school, and every solution to this problem I've found only works in XNA 4. I am rendering several 3D models, and the one that's drawn last is always on top. How do ...
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Dual Contouring - what is it and how to use it?

I'm having trouble understanding Dual Contouring yet and I need some explanations from someone who has first hand experience. I searched all I could before writing this question. I've already read: ...
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Custom 3D Renderer: Frustum clipping

I have recently been toying with the idea of creating a 3D-renderer from scratch and, after looking into it, doesn't seem like such a behemoth of a task as it sounds. Last night, I was tossing and ...
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Cutting a 3D mesh with a 2D shape

I have a 2D image that i want to use to cut into a 3D mesh while leaving it closed (basically cut straight through it, and close it by generating vertices in both places it cut, front and back, to ...
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Texturing Objects in OpenGL

Using OpenGL tutorials found here, I constructed an .obj file loader as well as a texture file loader using SOIL. I have an issue with drawing a textured object. (Shown here) Assuming I created the ...
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Zoom to Mouse on a Globe using a Perspective Projection

I am trying to create a strategy game that takes place on a globe (i.e. a textured sphere). I would like to be able to zoom to mouse like on google maps. My camera always points towards the center of ...
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How would I warp a mesh with code?

I recently asked a question about putting a camera at the head of a 3D human model here and it worked out rather well and whatnot, but there is still a problem that bothers me: How would I contort/...
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UDK Modular construction (customisable vehicles etc)

I'd like to build an interface whereby the user can attach various components and blocks onto a vehicle, this is then saved (as object/coordinate, rotation, scale values - in database) and can be used ...
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How to create 3d picking ray with the cursor position

I'm new here and I'm not sure how to go about doing this. I am creating an application that is supposed to use the cursor's position in the window to perform 3d picking. The tutorials I have found ...
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How can I export a model using the CAT bone system into XNA?

Has anyone successfully used the CAT bone system in 3ds Max and exported the file into XNA? If so, what was your method of doing so? There are a number of methods of doing this, apparently, but the ...
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Game Modeling good practice regarding quads and ngons

I'm asking myself if using quads is really the better practice instead of using ngons (for flat surfaces!) when it comes to game modeling. I often read this and saw models that look like this (96 ...
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Combining skydome and fog

I am developing a 3D game in DarkBASIC Professional, and I have a theoretical problem with the combination of skydomes and fog in general. My question is not specific to a programming language, so I ...
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How to fix my camera collision, C# XNA

I am having some weird issues with my camera. I am trying to make it so it is a first person camera, that when the user presses the W or Up key, it moves towards where the camera is looking. My issue ...
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Computing the UV coordinates of a 3D point that lies within a 3D triangle

From a triangular mesh I have a 3D triangle T represented by 3D vertexes v0, v1 and v2. Each vertex has an associated UV coordinate into a common texture image, represented as uv0, uv1, uv2. ...
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How can I generate 3D noise in chunks for terrain?

I'm trying to create a voxel engine that uses marching cubes to create smoothed terrain. I have most of it implemented, but I'm struggling with how I should create a noise function in three dimensions....
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Collision detection stop movement

I am making a simple first person 3D game in OpenGL with C++. I am just wondering on how you make an object stop moving when it collides with another object. This is what I am using for detecting ...
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Rotating around pivot so target is 25% away from top of screen

I have a camera which rotates around a pivot (green dot) that is always a constant X units away from that pivot. I want to find the pitch to rotate around that green dot so that the target (red square)...
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Why is the vieweing field a frustum instead of a pyramid?

In 3D games, why would the viewing field be a frustum? Why not a pyramid? You would still have to do culling to figure out what's in the field, and to me it seems a pyramid field is no harder to do ...
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Particle effect continues to loop even with looping off and “Destroy” set as the stop action

I have a particle effect set to play on click. It's a muzzle flash for a gun. It continues to loop once I fire for the first time despite looping being turned off. I have a ...
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limit orthogonal camera movement to the positive axis(x,z)

What I'm trying to achieve is limiting the orthogonal camera movement to the positive axis(x,z) , so the camera clamp/stop moving to the negative axis. The problem is I can' find any property or ...
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Determine terrain color based on slope and height with many types of terrain

I've got a specific problem. Take this as a challenge, if you will. I have a 3D mesh representing a cliffy terrain. It's constructed from a simple height map. The goal is to determine what type of ...

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