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Blender is an open source 3D modelling software with built-in game engine, Bullet physics engine and fluid animation engine. Questions involving issues with Blender itself should be posted on the relevant Stack Exchange site, Blender.SE.

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What is the Workflow? Blender -> Substance Painter -> Unreal Engine 4

My name is Jose and I'm pretty new to Game Art Development. I know some intermediate UE4 (both C++ and Blueprints), but my weakest point has always been the workflow to import assets from Blender and ...
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texturing a race track - applying variations

I have created a simple race track in Blender using bezier curve, array and curve modifiers. A track is created from simple planes and the basic seamless asphalt texture looks quite good. As you can ...
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frustum culling and exporting a big scene model

Let's assume that I created in Blender a race track with landscape. I can export it to single wavefront obj file and then load in my graphics engine using assimp but it doesn't allow to use frustum ...
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Problem with an animation transition

I'm working with a 3D avatar and it's my first time working with animations. I have already done one which goes from the idle animation to another animation. It does the transition when the value of a ...
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Animate a 3D boss with some parts that become independant

I would like to create a boss but first, I want the player to fight the head. Then the head flies to the body and becomes attached to it. Later, the boss will throw an arm to the player and the arm ...
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When an animation involves movement, where is the movement better to implement?

For context, I am using Blender and Unity. Regarding the question, as an example, in some games, when you get hit, your character tucks a bit and gets knocked back a few distance. The tucking ...
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Libgdx fbx converter doesn't write meshes to g3dj file

LibGDX FBX converter doesn't write meshes nor materials to g3dj file. This happens with blender 2.8 when exporting model to FBX then converting it to ...
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Blender rigid body physics animation into Unity?

I'm stuck trying to get these cube objects to explode into chunks when destroyed in Unity. I've set up a physics sim in Blender of the effect I want, originally planning to replace the unbroken ...
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Lightmapper artifacts

I really don't understand why this is creating these kinds of artifacts. I'm starting to think something is wrong with Unity. There are clearly no overlapping faces on the Model. There is enough of a ...
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Blender Video Sequencer: I try to load 76 images, but length is 48 frames, can't change

In Blender 2.8, I am trying to load a sequence of already-rendered images from a previous project I did (also in 2.8, but hey, these are just .png's) into the image sequencer. I set the frame rate in ...
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Can I use Unity to edit a prefab created in Blender?

I've imported a character from Blender. The character is made of metaballs and so doesn't import properly. I'm trying to edit the character within Unity using the rig from the original Blender object. ...
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How to duplicate Blender glow and reflection effects in Unity?

I am trying to make my game more interesting by making a background with this NEON tunnel made of glowing lines. Since I am not a good 3D artist, I choose to hire some freelancers, and they made a ...
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How can I rig an object to animate from two different orientations?

As an example: Say you're animating a skateboard. The board has a nose and a tail. Normally, the nose points forward and the tail points backward. Now say you have two animations: idle and trick. The ...
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How to convert Blender rotation angles to Unity rotation angles?

I add news cameras in my game. I have a problem with rotation, the result is not alway the same as in Blender. I tried lot of ideas but today I do not have anymore. Cameras 1, 2, 4 : good rotation ...
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What are these three different texture types I found in Pokémon sun?

I am currently trying to extract the Pokémon models/textures/animations of the Pokémon Sun game so i can use them as placeholders in Godot. At the moment I have the model, the textures and the ...
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Where should my 3D character's pivot/anchor be?

I created a 3d character with some animations a month ago and when testing the character in my game, I notice there are some weird interactions with the scenery that have me worried, particularly when ...
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Is it possible to export animations from Blender to Unity prefab without re-exporting entire character?

I have a fully rigged and animated character that I recently exported from Blender as an FBX to Unity. I need to make more animations for the character now but I am very tired of exporting the entire ...
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How are 3D game levels built?

I am wondering what is the best / most common practice in 3D games (mostly shooters) like Quake or Doom. How are the levels built? With larger, open spaces the answer is probably some kind of terrain ...
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Character axis gets messed up when I add the armature into it

So basically Ive been working on a walking animation in Blender, but theres a problem when I import it to Unity, the axis get inverted… The only thing that is messing it up is the armature that ...
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How can I export a 3D model with keyframes to use in Blender?

I'm currently trying to export some 3D data and load it into Blender, but I've encountered some problems at the time of processing the meshes. They all have keyframes (nothing too complex, just ...
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Why does the code in Unity affect objects differently?

There are 2 objects made in a blender and imported into Unity. Eye of the Cyclops.blend Flask.blend: The problem is that after using the code, which should create an object in the hand-body area (I'...
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Mesh made in Blender is correct in Unity3D as a rendered mesh, but “empty” as a collider?

I created a simple stair "block" in Blender, and it's rendered correctly, but when I tick "Generate Colliders" and try to use it in a Mesh Collider, there is nothing. (Ps.: I need the real mesh as a ...
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LOD For Large Complex Mesh (and Blender)

I've done some pretty thorough digging and I can't seem to find any info on what I'm looking for. I'm really hoping that doesn't mean it isn't possible... so if anyone can provide me with any insight ...
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Unity - Blender models/animations showing gaps

As part of a college project, a member of my group has made some simple chests with an open animation. Importing these into Unity though, I instantly noticed there were gaps where the faces should be. ...
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can't make my unity character move

so I'm starting with Unity , I followed the john lemon tutorial , and I wanted to apply what I learn on a model on my own coming from blender. Everythings works , animation , rotation , but not ...
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Change text of bus destination sign at runtime

I have rigged a bus in blender and imported it into Unreal. Now I want to change the text of the destination sign at run time. How can i do this?
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Animation imported from Blender into Unity via FBX doesn't play?

I started building this model in Blender and gave it a simple animation that rotates the board about the axel. ...I exported it as FBX and imported it into Unity. I can see the animation is stored in ...
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Exported shapekeys to unity don't play correctly (unity 2019 + blender 2.79)

Hopefully someone can shed some light on this I select all relevant parts of the mesh and armature etc and export to FBX 7.4 for use in Unity3d The model itself displays fine and so does the armature ...
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Strange artifacts in Unity Lightmaps

I experienced this weird lightmapping bug in my game that causes some models to have glowing artifacts on their surface. These artifacts "move" around, when I edit the UVs of the model in Blender, so ...
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Blender export does not render correctly in Monogame

I am using Monogame 3.7.0.7 on Linux and Blender. I have exported my model using the "FBX 7.4 Binary" exporter. Here is a render from Blender: However, when ...
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I followed a youtube timelapse video to make same 3d model in blender, Can I use this in my game?

I saw a youtube timelapse video about making a car 3d model, I liked it and followed the same, I design almost same looking model (90% same), Can I use this in my game? There is no license mentioned ...
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Blender Cycles materials not showing in Second Life

I ran into a problem after trying to import my own creation into second life. While I am not new to 3D modelling with Blender and other programs, I have always only created things for fun. Now I have ...
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Unity - importing Blender materials

Could someone help me understand something? I'm a bit confused as to why Unity doesn't import simple coloured materials over from a .blend file. If I select my character model that I've brought into ...
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How to animate infinite rotary movement

I would like to add a chainsaw (or something similar to it... a rotary blade) to my game as a melee weapon. In fact, a rotary blade is a better example. Would it be better to do it in blender ...
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Import animated mesh without a rigged skeleton / armature

How can I import an animation of a mesh that was not animated using rigging, skeletons, or armatures from blender? There's got to be a way.
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Extra keytimes in FBX baked animation

I've exported my 3D model with animations in Blender to FBX, then used fbxconv-gui to create G3DJ file. The animations contain keytimes always like this even if I want to use different frame rate: ...
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Level design - modular vs single project

I'm working in Blender and UE4 for a while now... I always have the dillema of how to create my levels. My two ideas are: a) modular - like lego blocks. Create a wall, a floor, wall with hole for a ...
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How to export an IK structure created in Blender 2.8 to Godot 3.1?

I created this IK bone structure in Blender 2.8 and exported as .escn As you can see, in Blender it's working ok. Now, how to use it in Godot? I've tried export ...
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How can I create a mesh with Blender which changes mid game?

Take a situation where on the first half the player fights an enemy and after a cutscene, the player cuts off the hand of the enemy. How can I show him without his hand after this moment (when ...
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Gameobject becomes a Cube when uploading it to Unity from Blender

I'm making a 3d mobile game, for one of my gamemodes i need "Hexagon" gameobject. According to my research I can create unique gameobjects in blender. So I tried to make a hexagon and export it as an ...
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How do I parent an object to a bone in the blender hierarchy?

So, I'm trying to make a simple RPG game using Blender and Unity. I would like to have an empty object to be used as a weapon holding position parented to my right hand bone so that I can switch ...
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How to make texture visible in unity from blender file?

I've imported a tree to Unity that I've made in blender, but the texture of the tree is not visible. Could you please tell me how to make that texture visible? I am a beginer and I don't know how to ...
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How to load models with possibility to change textures in Three.js

I'm working on a game in Three.js where I have a few variations of the same model in blender. What I want to achieve is that I'll load the model once with all the material settings, but then I'll ...
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Material slot is reversed in unity when importing .blend file?

I'm importing .blend file into unity. The file contains 9 separate objects. Now all objects have the same 2 materials assigned. When importing in unity one object's material slot is reversed. But in ...
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Incorrect shading after building light

Whenever I build light in Unreal, the light doesn't seem to reflect off of objects correctly. This seems to happen with basically anything I import into the engine (I use Blender for all my meshes) [...
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How can I optimise my game and its game objects?

I have a 3D game in Unity and I use blender to design models for it. My game has a feature where if you click a button, an object is cloned. An example from my game is a tree that is cloned around 100 ...
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HLSL equivilant to “Object” data from “Texture Coordinate” node in Blender

I mocked up a shader how I wanted it with the node editor in Blender. Now I'm trying to write it in HLSL. In Blender there is a node group called "Texture Coordinate". If I use the "uv" node from the ...
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Collision detection not working on some parts of mesh

Racing game with a single mesh to act as a collider for all the track sides. Recently revised the mesh and now it is behaving strangely. The player correctly collides (bounces off) some parts, on ...
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Unity importing Blender models with different orientations

All the models apart from 'Jungle Tree' are facing right which is not a problem, because they still seem to work with my game. But how can I change the 'Jungle Tree' to face right like the other ...
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Blender / Unity - Which one do I paint on? low poly or high poly

I created two versions of my object. One high poly and one low poly. I sculpted the high poly one and plan on baking a normal map so that my low poly one can have more detail. My question is, once ...