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Questions tagged [blender]

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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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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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 ...
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Easily get several materials from different objects onto 1 UV map/material?

Im trying to improve performance, and I found an asset called https://forum.unity.com/threads/one-batch-combine-hundreds-of-materials-into-one-draw-call.555643/ that claims to do what I need - which ...
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Create context menu in Scene view

I created some MenuItemfunctions for navigating, which are currently displayed on the menu toolbar. The C# code: ...
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Unity Blender Android Parallax App

so my question is: from a 3D object made in a blender, let's say a tunnel that i would like to loop or stop it. i would like to get a parallax effect from it. when the gyroscope of the end of this ...
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Unity: How do I get the coordinates of the vertices of a blender mesh?

I have gameobjects in my scene called icospheres that I have made in Blender, and I am trying to get the coordinates of their vertices. Below is an image of my scene; each triangle is a separate ...
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Export Blender materials to Unity3D

I have a low poly model that I made in Blender 2.8. Because it's low poly, it only has a material that's a mix between a diffuse and a glossy shader - it has no textures. The only thing I want to do ...
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How do I implement 3D A* Pathfinding in libgdx?

I am using BDX (Blender with libgdx engine) to create my game. I am not sure on how to implement 3D path finding using A* search. I looked into gdx-ai, but that is for 2D.
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Model mesh overlapping while animating in Unity but not in Blender

I made an FPS model in blender and created reload animation when I imported that model in Unity I saw that while the magazine ejecting from the rifle it overlapped some of the gun parts. Then I went ...
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IK in collada files and fbx files

I'm currently looking to create my own collada and fbx file parsers. But I read that animations on collada and fbx files are implemented through bones and skinning (skeletal animation). My question ...
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Isometric character from 3D blender model

I am trying to make a character for an isometric game from a 3D model in Blender. I managed to create a simple humanoid model and implement an isometric camera, rotated by 60° on the x-axis and 45° on ...
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Unity how to access animation states (from blender) with C# ONLY

I KNOW this is possible, so: I have (several) models with animation "actions" made in blender, and when exported as FBX I can read them in unity with the animation controller component and all etc.. ...
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Can COLLADA be used for partial animations / animation blending?

I am making a game engine, using the COLLADA format for my models. Part of the requirement for my models is partial animations, for example if the model was a person, an animation could only affect ...
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Animations in Unity are not working properly

I've done a few animations in Blender for my 3D character but the problem is, that they look different in Unity. It seems like the eyes are moving too much. I tried to change many things in import ...
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Meshes exported from blender as .obj does not map correctly

I am having some problems with developing my game in OpenGL with java (Using LWJGL3). I have been following a guide for the more complex steps of the process, like loading meshes. When using the ...
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Blender How to unlock transform on bone

I was trying to create IK constraint following a Nathan Vegdahl tutorial, and everything was nice and shiny, until i tried to actually move a bone. It's not moving, only rotating. I see that transform ...
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Blender - Exporting and Replicating Bone Animation

I'm having trouble replicating Blender bone animation in my game. Bones that have a vertical rest position (Euler(PI / 2, 0, 0)) are animated correctly (e.g. head, neck, torso, legs, shins), however ...
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3D model rigged for fluid motion along many joints

I'm a critical novice when it comes to 3D modeling, but I've come to a point where I'd like to design something for my game that I can't find another resource for (and I don't have money to hire an ...
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Tools or techniques for UV unwrapping/texturing terrain with features such as roads?

I'm trying to create a map similar to Outset island in Loz: Wind Waker. Here is an example of what I'm trying to create: As you can see, the roads more or less have dedicated tris. However, when I ...
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Bones are rotated wrong direction on play mode

I made animations from Blender and exported as FBX. However in Unity, default pose seems fine in edit mode. But in play mode, spine bones are rotated wrong direction: It's Humanoid type and each ...
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How can I reorder the order in which the vertices are in an .obj file?

Blender saves the files with the structure of All the vertices All the normals All the UV The game to which I want to import the model, only accepts the following order in structure 1 vertex 1 ...
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Adding large 3d models into Unity

I have a 3d model of a restraunt with several characters in it probably over a hundred objects. Whenever I try to import it into Unity Unity just loads forever until I force close it. How do you ...
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unity / blender — positioning items / clothes on character

I'm aware that in Unity, when you want to add (e.g.) a weapon to a character, you parent it to the "hand" bone of the character etc... Well I'm trying to add a hat to a character in unity when it's ...
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3D Character Animation Effects

I'm using blender for the 3d stuff and am trying to make game effects for the character I made, I am using unity. I am not really familiar with creating game visual effects but I do know how to make ...
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Blender to Unreal Material workflow…?

I'm new to game development and the Unreal Engine and I have a general question. I model my objects in Blender and import them into Unreal Engine. My question is, is it better to create and apply ...
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Import animation from blender?

I got animation from mixamo to play it in my game and it works. I needed to change the right hand position at the end of animation. I made this change in Blender. Now when I export it to unity as an ...
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Working in large play-area maps, what are the performance and practical differences between Unreal Terrain and a subdivided OBJ mesh terrain?

I've managed to reliably use SRTM Geotiff Raster Data with some modifications to create decent terrains in unreal, but there is a small problem with how I go about city-building when I'm not using the ...
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Prevent keyframe interpolation in imported model animation in Unity

I made first person model in blender. It also has animations in it. Most of animation works fine, but in some cases, Unity's keyframe interpolation makes wrong result. Note that animation was made ...
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unity 3D : object position changed in play mode after adding animation to animator component

my object have sphere collider and nav mesh agent and animator component and scripts to move it so when i click play to test my object that's how it look with out the animator component only the ...
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3d animation that changes state - what's best practice

I'm a developer with a little bit of 2d game experience, but the need has come for me to do a bit of 3d work and I wanted to understand some best process. I'm primarily working with blender and ...
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OpenGL is not drawing model with more than one material

I have model created in Blender that have 3 UV Maps, 3 materials and each material has texture. Below you can see it. Also I have OpenGL application that draw this model. Application is working ...
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why is my mesh black in blender even though the color is set to white

I set my mesh black then wanted to set it back to white but can't. How do i do it ?
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Exporting a simple mesh from Blender for reading in Assimp

I'm trying to create some simple assets for using in my rendering engine. What I'm trying to do is to generate simple low poly models and then importing them into my application using Assimp. I can ...