Questions tagged [3d]

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

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Problem with repeating objects in array when already in the array

When the player move forward then paint is instantiate and stored in the array, even if the paint is already in the array it will again be stored in the array. But I don't want to repeat any paint in ...
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How to resize Unity Cinemachine Dolly track?

I recently imported a 1:1 scale building .obj model into unity and I'm trying too use cinemachine dolly track to navigate the interior of the building. The problem is that the visual of the dolly ...
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How to detect when the player has filled a shape?

In my game, the player is presented with a plane containing obstacles (orange / blue) and regions of empty space (white). The player moves their green cube around the empty space, which instantiates ...
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Setting collider in 3D map (blender file)

New to gamedev and I also have no idea about 3D files but, I'll try to explain the best I can. We are using our own custom engine built in C++ with OpenGL (glm, gl3w, glfw, entityx) We have a 3D map ...
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How can spotlights be implemented with a perspective projection?

I was reading Shadow Mapping with Directional Lights and noted that spotlights are implemented by rendering with the perspective projection, stating that the spotlight worked just like the camera. ...
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Volumetric Lighting projects models

I've been trying to implement Volumetric Lighting using the code from this tutorial but I've run into some issues, even after basically copypasting the shader code. I'll just show you what's going ...
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How do I get from orthographic to perspective?

I programmed a cube in java and calculated the x y and z position for it's rotation on the x,y and z axis but I'm finding it hard to display the z axis i've been trying to change the distance of the ...
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Displaying debug line in custom raytracer implementation

Not sure if I should post this here or on the Math forum, but I will try my luck. Some background. I made my custom raytracer. The processing happens purely on the CPU for now, no GPU interaction ...
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Face culling all faces that cannot be seen [duplicate]

I'm working on a simple 3d game using the Processing Java environment. I want to optimise my code so I can draw many many 'objects' (the world is made up of many different shaped objects that live ...
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Help to Code Bowling Like Feature in Unity for Mobile

I need Code or Guidelines for Touch Feature. When We Drag ball back and Send it Forward. I am Making feature like bowling, and I need Player to add force while dragging back and also curve the path of ...
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Value returned is different to the value of the original object

I was wondering if someone could help me resolve a small roadblock I encountered aha... Essentially, in my Pickup.cpp file you can see that I'm trying to establish a behaviour wherein the object being ...
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How is background of 2.5d games developed

When I say 2.5d games, I mean like this: Bloodstained Ritual of the Night DEMO gameplay My question is, I know the characters and platforms are 3d but are the backgrounds all 3d as well? Even if its ...
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How to get translation from view matrix

How can I retrieve the camera's world-space position from its view matrix? The only answers I've seen to this question suggest the translation is in the last row/col but this wouldn't work since the ...
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Making the camera look at the player while keeping another object in view

I'm working on a sorta football game where I need my player to always be at the center of the camera view while keeping the ball into view, without any vertical movement. The idea would be for the ...
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Most efficient way to get the closest point to a 3d rectangle

I have a 3D rectangle, with 4 points (x,y,z) And I have a player, who can be anywere (inside the rectangle, outside, not even in the plane, in the corner...). I would like to get the closest point in ...
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Why don't I see tile-based 3D graphics? [closed]

As we know, tiles can make it quicker to update large portions of the display at once, as compared with a bitmap. To put, say a letter, on the screen, the Commodore 64 typically does two writes (the ...
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How to create Half hemisphere 3D model

I already have an hemisphere.obj 3D model. But I'm trying to build a half-hemisphere (quarter sphere) model. How can I do that? What is the easiest way to do that? ...
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How do I make TextMesh Pro go invisible when at a distance from the camera?

I'm building a 4x game. I've rendered the galaxy, and I want the text below each star to disappear when I'm zoomed out, so it looks nicer. My stars are Prefabs with a star sprite and a 'UI' ...
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Dr.Strange's door in Unity3D, how to put a projected void on a plane?

My question is about a visual trick I would like to perform in Unity3D. I want the player to walk outside a door and see no walls of the room behind them, just the door. They should still be able to ...
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Rotate on one axis, but visibly keep the other axes stable and editable

It's been a long two weeks. Quaternions are freaking complicated. I've managed to make a few baby steps towards finishing my project, but I've hit a brick wall and could use a few of your beautiful ...
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Z rotation matrix inverting object

I'm currently creating a 3d game where I need to rotate shapes. To do se, I created a rotation matrix for each axis, X, Y and Z. X and Y are giving me expected results, but not Z who kind of "inverts ...
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3d isometric projection matrix?

I have 3d vectors that I want to project as 2d vectors to draw my shapes. I got a 3d vector cameraPosition, a 3d vector cameraDirection, a float renderDistance. I need to create an orthogonal / ...
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3D OBB vs OBB Collision Detection and Response

(Edited, was a rather goofy, long question. I have since decided on using JBullet and I love it.) How can I accomplish 3D OBB vs OBB collision detection in my game? I understand how AABB's detect ...
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Vertices in index buffer not rendered

I'm beginning with the 3D rendering in Monogame and i'm facing not a real issue because i already find a way to bypass it but more of a question. I'm rendering a simple cube with 8 vertices like that:...
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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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LineRenderer on Mesh surface

Goal: Render distance lines between two points on the surface of a mesh-based primitive (i.e. sphere, cube, etc). Current Solution: Iteratively traverse distance line between two end points and "...
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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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Unity, Object's vectors are not rotating with the object. what did i do wrong?

I found a youtube video (Sebastian Lague: Character Creation (E07: Unity character controller)) that has a really good movement script, I understood it and used it for my character. When I started ...
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Get a Jump normal gravity based on Attractor Points, lines or Quad placed in the Level Design (in a Mario galaxy like gravity)

I have an algorithme to find. I have a player in a 3D space on a random planet. My goal is to have an oriented gravity toward my planet. And when I jump: Find the right normal direction. BUT I can't ...
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Managing character movement in 3D in AR

I'm working on an ARKit project where I need to manage the movement of an object (white box) on a plane (blue square). The characteristics of the environment are : The box can move only in 2D along ...
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How can I draw outlines around 3D models?

How can I draw outlines around 3D models? I'm referring to something like the effects in a recent Pokemon game, which appear to have a single-pixel outline around them:
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how do I move an object based on rotation of another object?

This question is related to my other question about camera rotation. I hope its acceptable to ask a second question. I cannot figure out the math of how to calculate moving the camera to stay behind ...
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Quaternion based camera pitch freaking out, and Z-axis drift

This is the code I use to control my (first person) camera's movement and rotation. Translation successfully keeps orientation in mind, so that up and left and such are always in the expected ...
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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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Indoor 3D game worlds

I'm looking for a little direction. I'm building a game engine as a part of my university project, and I'm having a little trouble about what to look for when it comes to indoor 3D game worlds. Now ...
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3D game special effects, fire, lightning, water, and ice [closed]

I'm working on a 3d game using OpenGL and would like to take it in a fantasy direction. Specifically I'm thinking of having magic with effects for fire, water, ice, and lightning. My problem is I ...
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How to generate caves that resemble those of Minecraft?

I've been working on a 3D procedural world for a while now and am wanting to start adding cave systems. I'm currently using 2D/3D Perlin Noise for the terrain generation in combination with Marching ...
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How can I find the location of OpenGL object after rotation?

I have a rotating object, a cube, which I rotate in OpenGL as follows: ...
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Transfer mouse movements to a GameObject in 3D according to camera position and rotation

I'd like the game object to follow the mouse but I have trouble doing this when the object is in 3D and the camera has been rotated. The only thing that seems to be true (and still it works only when ...
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synchronise two coordinate planes

So i have two coordinate planes. One is player and mouse click position relative to player. Other is the world map. I need to find the point on the world map, where the mouse clicks. The map is ...
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How to make a 3d beam effect with XNA 4.0?

Do you know any demo or tutorial to learn to make a 3D Beam effect? I have learn to make a 2D laser by simply using a texture and moving it thru screen. But I am a little bit lost while trying to do ...
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How do I find the downward sliding direction of a plane?

first time poster. I'm curious as to how I can obtain a vector that defines the downward slope of a 3D plane. The goal is to apply this to a player as a force to achieve a sliding mechanic, like in ...
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Polygons depth sorting in Z-buffer

Why is it that the Z-buffer algorithm does not require polygons to be depth sorted to function correctly?
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How can I implement 3D textures using webgl?

I went through the google I/O video but did not get exactly how to do it. If somebody could point me to a simple 3D texture implementation using webgl, it would be helpful. i basically have a volume, ...
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Interpreting focal length in units of pixels

I am working on a renderer of sorts and I have some fundamental questions. Let's say I have a vector in a 3D virtual world space which is unitless, and I want to project it onto a 2D screen, so I need ...
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Godot: Possible to create a 2D tilemap and set it as a texture for a 3D surface?

If I created tilemap of some sort of pattern or image and wanted to set it as the texture of a 3d surface or 3d model, how would I do it?
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Scrolling in 3d Shmup with 32Bit era effects

How can I create a scrolling effect like in Ikaruga, where the background is on Rails and the foreground is fixed with the player in Unity? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6d0PkEPKSk Some more ...
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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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unity input controls

so im going through the roll a ball tutorial for unity and ive gotten though setting up all the controls to allow my ball character to move around the space ive built. but the tutorial says nothing ...
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Find if one player is visible to the other

Two players (p1 and p2) are standing in a 3D space, represented by points (x1, y1, z1) and (x2, y2, z2). Player 2 is holding a light source, pointing in the direction given by a normalised vector (xn, ...

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