Questions tagged [3d]

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

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3D model gets partially invisible when large, Vuforia and Unity

I'd appreciate if someone could advise on my problem. I use one on-device image target and a single 3D model. I use Unity extension and then export the scene to Android project. I also use Extended ...
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Perspective projection? [closed]

I am trying to write an elite like game and I kind of understand the maths behind it but it would be really helpful if someone could explain it.
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Record new animation in Motion Builder

I was rigged a 3d character model using MotionBuilder software. now i want to record my own animation for this 3d model. im new for the motion builder and i was unable to find a good reference for ...
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XNA moving towards 3D point, RTS style

I looked around to see if this question had already been asked- maybe it has, maybe it hasn't, I don't know. I'm trying to make a 3D RTS game. Right now we're trying to get the basics on the table. ...
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XNA 2D Particle in 3D world [duplicate]

Is it possible to make 2D-sprite particles in a 3D world that always face towards the camera?
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3D turret tracking in XNA 4.0 [duplicate]

I've beeen going through Reimer's flightsim tutorial and wanted to expand it by adding anti air turrets shooting at the ship. Im still new to programming in c# and xna and also a bit horrible in maths ...
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problem with bullets shooting in FPS game

Please check out my game here: http://still-escarpment-3701.herokuapp.com The problem is with shooting. The bullets keep on moving with the First person controller instead of moving from the same ...
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Asset missing problem XNA

I'm using VS2010 with XNA 4.0 and I'm trying to load an FBX model with texture on the screen. The problem I'm having is this error: Missing Asset: C:\Users\ChocoMan\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\...
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How do I perform collision tests between two 3D oriented bounding boxes?

I want to test two 3D oriented bounding box objects against each other and stop them if there is a hit detected. How can I accomplish this using only the collision detection functions in the Bullet ...
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How to choose a 3d modeling software? [closed]

What should you be aware before making a choice?
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3D game demo in XNA [closed]

Does anyone know of a decent 3D game tutorial with source code? I'm really new with 3D development for XNA and have found that the best way to figure out how to code for something is to look at pre-...
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Making Halo and Call Of Duty? [closed]

I have never done any sort of game development in my life, the only time i have looked into it is with Cocos 2D for iPhone apps, i saw the effort involved just to get a half decent map game with one ...
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Is it possible to use industrial models in games? [closed]

Now days major of models in games only have outward appearance. E.g. autocars in action games usually have chassis, shell, tires. Some of them also have seats designed. But rarely one has engine, ...
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How do I make a game that can transition from 2D to 3D?

My plan is to start from an really old game and build my way up to todays graphics and games. So for example start with Pong and then go to Space Invaders, then go to Zelda and Super Mario. But then I ...
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2D and 3D Tablet Games Definition

I would like some clarifications how to distinguish between a 2D and 3D mobile game, as mobile devices do not really have 3D screens. i) Do 3D iOS or android games really exist or are they 2D tablet/...
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Unity skips menu screen and goes to next scene

I am using Unity 4.6.1 and I am working on a game project. I created a JS script with Application.LoadLevel to go to the next scene. Here is my code for OnGUI: function OnGUI () { { ...
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Should I use OpenGL, Direct3D, OpenGL ES, or WebGL? [closed]

Let's say I don't want to make a game. I specifically want to mess around with a low-level 3D graphics API, because I'm bored and I want to learn something new. I want to work on programming problems ...
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Simple example of 3D world in OpenGl

I'm writing a simulation program and now I'd like to visualize the results in 3D. All I need is N tetrahedrons moving inside rectangular cuboid. I have already calculated coordinates of tetrahedrons ...
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Cannot get 3D mouse coordinantes [closed]

I'm using viewport.project() to find my mouse position in 3D space. I have my projection, view and world matrices defined in the same area that they are used to ...
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3d objects in binary files

Currently I have 11 3d spheres created at runtime in my application. The application runs well as it is, but I'm anticipating some garbage collection hiccups due to camera panning. Would performance ...
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Besides OpenGL and DirectX, what other libraries can aid in 3-D graphics? [closed]

And how does DX and OpenGL "make 3D exist"? I want to know how I can write a 3-D a library to render a 3-D world witg models. But any help? Thanks. Also, my main question.
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How can I change position of camera?

I'm working on 3D game, where the player needs to complete 4 play fields called "homes" in level 1, then progress to level 2 which has 4 homes of its own. In level 1, when the player completes the ...
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How do I get into 3D Java game development? [closed]

I have learned how to make a 2D game in Java using Eclipse and processing but I am not sure how to do 3D game development. I have tried looking up examples of how to do this but I have not found any ...
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Is a bitmap fast enough for a 3d game?

I would like to learn how to create some 3d games from scratch, but i need to know what the fastest way to create a frame would be. Would it be converting an array of pixels into a bitmap, or is there ...
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Creating a simple 3D view of a galaxy [closed]

What would be the easiest and most maintainable way to create (or use an already existing technology) a sort of Google Maps in 3D for a galaxy? Its not the main focus of my game, but I would like it ...
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How to use D3DXIntersectTri function to find intersected point?

How to calculate direction for D3DXIntersectTri function to find intersected point? And after getting the result in Distance how to get that coordinate(XYZ)?
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Objects not Colliding [closed]

I have been having a problem doing 3D collision detection in a game I have been trying to make for several weeks now. What I am trying to do is prevent a PlayerModel object from colliding with ...
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What would happen if a 3D game used Bitmaps to render, instead of vertices and textures? [closed]

What would happen if a 3D game used Bitmaps to render, instead of vertices and textures?
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What are some common 3D modeling tools? [closed]

I'm horrible at 3D modeling but I want to get better. Now the problem is that I have yet to find a good program that's easy to use. I want to be able to find one that's not just easy but also not ...
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Which models and scene to use for a dungeon game? [closed]

I use jme3 with some builtin models and scenes and I've managed to put together a third person 3D scene. I now want to program some attack and/or fights and I think that skeleton warriors and/or ...
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Which way to go after C++? [closed]

I have 2 years learning C++ and created an RPG text-based game lately. Everything I have done so far was about pure C++ and the console, with the exception of a game in Allegro 5. Now I want to start ...
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programming light sources in java

I was making a game and I wanted to program light sources but I don't know how to. every where I search it comes up with lightweight java. Can any one offer any help. Its a birds eye view mmorpg. Can ...
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Translate Object position into Time

I have a cube which i am moving in circle shape (with horizontal key input) is below code suggested. ...
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When is low-poly not low-poly?

When is it considered high-poly?
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Is 3DS Max the sofware used to design all game contents?

Please tell me what is the software which persons or companies use it to design the graphics of games (2D and/or 3D), is it 3DS Max? Is there any other software or any more simple software?
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How to detect collisions between a point and a tube in space?

Alright, so I am wondering in general if given a tube that follows a curve in space whether or not there is a way to detect if a point is within the tube? I am assuming that a curve is a continuous ...
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How to make NPC AI for my jme3 ninja game

My scene has a main character who is a ninja and an enemy which is a goblin and one monster but the monster has no animation so we can wait with him: How can I make the goblin actually move instead ...
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having problems while rendering in Maya 2008 [closed]

I am having problems while rendering in Maya 2008. 1 frame is taking 1 hr. My 5 computers have config of : core i3 , 1 gb ATI radeon graphics card, 8 GB Ram. OS: win Xp pro 32 bit. I am giving ...
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Recommended graphic software for creating great graphics in game? [closed]

I came across a game called Trine2. It has a great graphics here is one image i captured here. Forgive me but I need 10 reputation to upload image so i use external sites. How did they create that ...
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Which sketch-to-3D-model software is available? [closed]

I picture this: I paint a 3dmodel from the front, side and top - more or less to scale. Then I take a photo of it and give it to the software. The software then tries to figure out which part of it ...
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What graphic programs are used in Wind-up knight [closed]

What graphics programs does Android support? i.e. what graphics programs did Robot Invader use to create Wind-up Knight? Any hints or clues are appreciated.
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How to I Create My own 3d modals in unity5? [closed]

How to I Create My own 3D modals in unity 5? Actually,I don't know how to create a 3d modals in unity 5.If anyone is know, PLZ tell me...!
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Is it viable to make a Desktop Application with Unity?

Is it possible to make a desktop application with Unity? I want to make a application which can display 3d models, and you should be able to turn the models over, and change views. See TankiViewer as ...
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The Power of 2D Engines vs Modern 3D Games [closed]

I'm toying around a lot with Game Maker. I really like it. GML is very simple and with its nearly object oriented design you could create anything in 2D you can think of. However there is a limit. ...
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Advice on OpenGL 2.1 [closed]

I'm looking to finally get into OpenGL to bring some game ideas of mine to life! As I want to aim for lower class systems I'm probably looking at OpenGL 2.0/2.1 using JOGL (as I know Java the best). ...
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How long before realtime 3d graphics reach pre-rendered cg likeness? photorealism? [closed]

I am overloaded with all these new terms I have to learn about 3d graphics like lightmaps, bumpmaps, real-time radiosity, luxrender (is there a site where I can learn about all these techniques?). ...
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enemy shooting towards FPS [closed]

WELL first of all I want you to see my game (its deployed on heroku cloud) : http://still-escarpment-3701.herokuapp.com (It takes almost 10 sec to load so please wait for couple of sec) I have ...
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Can you make a 3d game in eclipse java? [closed]

Hello can you make a 3d game like minecraft using java?
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Is it possible to combine Blender with PHP? [closed]

I want to build a web game with Blender and I know PHP. Is it possible to mesh Blender with PHP?
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Starting off C++ games development? [closed]

I've just finished my 2nd year of college, and now that I have time on my hands I want to start working on a 3D game, though my stumbling point is trying to find the resources to learn C++ games ...