# Questions tagged [3d]

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

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### How do i find the circumsphere of a tetrahedron?

I'm looking for the most minimized equation to find the center coordinates and the radius of a tetrahedron circumsphere given four 3D points. What I found on the internet mainly deal with the circum ...
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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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### Matrix rotation wrong orientation LibGDX

I'm having a problem with matrix rotation in libgdx. I rotate it using the method matrix.rotate(Vector3 axis, float angle) but the rotation happens in the model orientation and I need it happens in ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 Wall sliding collision

I'm working on collision for walls in my game and the way I currently have it I get stuck walking into a wall. I'm trying to make my character slide on the walls but still collide. My character moves ...
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### most compact way to represent dice face translations rolling in cardinal directions

I'm making a 2-D dice rolling game in BASIC (think mechanics similar to Devil Dice on the Playstation, but top-down 2D graphics). I'm trying to accurately represent the transitions of a die when ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 should a 3D map be stored?

I have an array of 3d vertices, Vertex3D[][] ground; so for each element in the array, I have an array of three 3D vertices, a triangle. But this means I cannot ...
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### How can I get my player's character to slide along a rail?

I am creating a snowboarding game and would like my player to be able to jump on a rail and move along it if it lands on it. I have no idea how to approach this. I have already tried using ray casts ...
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### Multi-level 3D grid based pathfinding in Unity

I'm trying to come up with a way to pathfind on multiple levels. See image: The orange walls would be considered a ladder, connecting you to the upper levels. At first I thought of looking at it as ...
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### Scene for Computer Screen

We are developing a scene that will involve heavily interacting with a "touch screen monitor" in the scene.. Because the workflow of the touch screen will need to be dynamic we are creating a REST API ...
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### Discrete line inside a 3D matrix

First of all a little premise: I'm following this tutorial on YouTube for procedural 2d cave generation in unity using cellular automata and I'm extending it in order to make caves in all three ...
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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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### Convert bones by bone matrix

I have a 3d-models from old game. They have the following structure: ...
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### Does it make sense for a view matrix to have a scale?

When building a view matrix from an SRT matrix multiply, examples (here and here) only ever compose it with a R and T. Does it make sense to have the S component be anything other than the identity? ...
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### How to implement weighted blended order independent transparency in OpenGL?

I want to implement weighted blended OIT in my C++ OpenGL 3D game, but I didn't find any C++ examples about weighted blended order independent transparency. Paper How to clear accumTexture(...
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### Switch Vector 3 x,y,z Components Based on Rotation

I have a cube that moves by rotating on its edge. I want my code to also work for cuboids. The following code is what I'm using to rotate my cube: ...
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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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### How can I move the camera to create a parallax effect?

Right now I am making an application which can be described as model viewer for iPad Pro. The client wants to have an orbiting camera around the object and in addition he wants to have a parallax ...
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Is there such a thing as screen-space shadows? I know that most shadow projection comes from rendering the world from the viewpoint of the light source, projecting the shadows onto a large square ...
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### HTC Vive Grabbing Object Trigger

I'm doing a HTC Vive VR game with Unity. I have 3 objects, and I want to trigger different events when the player pick up different objects. Since I set the rigidbody to the controller and don't ...
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### Unity3D: Simple animations ending with a bit of offset

I'm trying to make a simple game with some cubes rotating 90º when the user clicks on them. I've setup an empty game object, a simple cube nested, an animator, and two animations: RotateClockWise, ...