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Questions tagged [models]

A representation of an object in 3D space.

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How are real world car characteristics translated to in-game?

I am just entering the world of game development, starting with the racing genre of games. Let me clarify that this question is not about car modelling or external detailing; it is about the way a ...
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Player object's model starts to shake after some time

I created a default scene in a new project and imported a model from Unity's asset store and then get this strange behavior of the model starting to shake for no reason after some time after starting ...
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Is it possible to “trim” a prefab?

I've been making a game in Unity, and would like to be able to "trim" (or "crop") a prefab. Basically, I want to make a part of the prefab not render or collide in the scene. What I want: ...
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Unity3D - weird model imported from blender

Also it's important to mention that I'm using LightweightPipelineAsset for Scriptable Render Pipeline (so I can use PBR graphs) Problem is that surfaces that SHOULD be drawn they AREN'T and the ones ...
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Why does the head of my ragdoll act like its about to fly off its shoulders?

The problem can be seen here: https://gfycat.com/LimpingMerryGermanshorthairedpointer Ive created my ragdolls by using the Unity ragdoll creator tool. To begin with, all the limbs of my ragdoll ...
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How can I blend meshes together where they intersect?

In a lot of my scenes I have things like this: and this: All the places I've circled are places where a prefab overlaps with another one or with the terrain. Is there any way to make those lines ...
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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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Built-in Terrain analogs search: is it worth to use imported 3d-model?

I think 3d-model is better than the built-in terrain-component in Unity when it comes to optimization. But when it comes to texturing terrain made in 3rd party 3d-modeller, how to apply resulting ...
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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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Can I use Adobe Fuse CC models in my commercial game?

I'm wondering if it's allowed to use Adobe Fuse CC models and textures in a commercial game? I use this software to get good shapes of character and then use Blender to modify the body or renew ...
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Should LOD models be used in mobile games?

LOD models are widely used in PC and console games, to optimize performance by reducing the vertex count and texture size for distant objects. However, I'm having a harder time finding out if they are ...
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How to store 3d transformation in a game?

I am curious what is the best strategy to save 3d transformation of a model. Here are the few choices I think about: 4x4 matrix 4x3 matrix(skip the bottom row of a 4*4 matrix) Dual quaternions with ...
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What is better: One texture per model or assigning multiple models to one single huge texture?

If I'm making a low-poly car pack of multiple cars for mobile platforms, should I: Make a large texture like of 2048x2048 and unwrap all the models to it Make separate, smaller (256x256) textures for ...
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Why is there no standard 3d file format that saves models as (collections of) primitives?

I have been looking around for a file format that saves models as a collection of primitives (Boxes, Spheres, Cones, Cylinders, etc.). After some research, I came to the conclusion that pretty much ...
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How can I make the terrain infinte?

I am making a game in Unity 5 in C# and I need to make the terrain infinite. I have tried to make it infinite but it just keeps spawning the terrain too much times and then the game crashes. Does ...
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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 ...
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Unity / How can i prevent my model from blinking when it doesnt have normals?

Somehow the light which is shining on a moving model is making it "blink" (its like getting very dark and then very lit again. The model has no normals. (unity import settings: normals: none) Is ...
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Model texture flipped?

Im making a custom Wavefront .obj loader and the images loads but the texture is flipped. What is the problem? here is code and a image. ...
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Building a content pipeline at build-time models

I came across some text that refers to building a content pipeline at build-time instead of run-time. content pipeline im referring to is loading models. Can someone shed some light on what it is to ...
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Licensing classic (vintage) car models for game

I know that I cannot use real car models in a game without permission. However, I am interested in a classic (vintage) cars from era before 1950. Some of the companies no longer exist, or were bought ...
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importing bone animation keyframes with assimp

I'm writing a simple 3d engine with Direct3D11 and I'm into the processo of importing a rigged and animated model into my application with Assimp. I succesfully managed to import a static model and a ...
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How can I apply a mesh collider in Unity to an entire imported model rather than a single piece?

I have a series of models from Blender I'm importing to Unity as .blend files and I need mesh colliders applied to each one. What I'm finding is that with any model that is constructed of multiple ...
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How would I convert dts to an easier format like .obj, .blend, anything that is supported by blender [duplicate]

Title explains most of it. How would I convert a .dts (from torque) to a .blend to make edits to a model? I don't just wanna use the go to technique, code it yourself. That is because I absolutely ...
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How do I shade / model low poly smooth surfaces that come to sharp edges?

Consider this model of a tank turret: The following model has smooth, round surfaces that meet at sharp corners. This is achieved with a high number of subdivisions and marking certain edges as sharp ...
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How can I create and load models with additional information?

I want to create game similar to original DOOM in Unity (using 2017.2). I'd like to make it possible to load entire levels from file, but I don't really want to write my own level editor that would ...
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Why are Monogame models tied to effects?

When I load a model in Monogame using ContentManager, the model contains effects on each mesh (mesh.Effects). This is confusing ...
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How to hide fbx files for commercial release

I see that all commercial games I've played never expose their fbx files - usually, they archive the fbx files into PAK file or BIN file. For example, Torchlight 2 use OGRE3D for their Graphic Engine,...
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In unity, some part of mesh doesn't show only in play mode

This is screenshot of not playing mode. You can see the the speedloader and bullets inside of the revolver. And this is when playing mode. As you can see, I can see the speedloader and bullets in ...
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XNA Further faces are shown through closer faces

I'm trying to draw a 'axis' model named 'XYZ'. The problem is that it is rendered wrong (screenshot below). You can see that the blue face can be seen through the red face. The black, green and red ...
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Customizable 3D “growing” Avatars within Unity [closed]

I'm working on a project that allows the user to pick their personal avatar (change faces/body settings/etc), and then have child/adult versions of those. Ideally, they will allow an age progression ...
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Problems exporting meshes to Unity 5

After creating a tree (Scots Pine) in SpeedTree Cinema v7.1.1 I exported it as a .FBX ascii file to Unity 5 and I encountered a problem; the leaf material, while viewing it in Unity 5, can only be ...
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How to achieve this kind of look of a cube in a most efficient way?

It might be a trivial question, but I couldn't come up with a simple solution. I need to create a cube like on the image below in Unity. As always, I target mobile ...
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How should I make (3D) buildings that can be entered in the game?

I have no idea about how would I make a building that can be entered in a game. Should I model separate parts of it and than combine them or should I model the entire thing as one object? Are these ...
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Instantiate prefab disabled scripts

I'm creating a script to dynamicly load a menu with buttons. On every button there is a script that need to be run when the button has been clicked. For the button there is a prefab where the script ...
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High polygon count model, low fps

I am currently working on a tool that creates large landscapes. The landscape is created using a heightmap which is broken up into "chunks" that are made up of 64x64 triangle pairs, meaning 8,192 ...
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Why do XNA/Monogame models create new BasicEffect instances?

My question is fairly straightforward, I think. Using Monogame, when I load a model using contentManager.Load<Model>("Model"), the model's mesh has a ...
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Rendering model with multiple tiling textures

See edit: How would I go about rendering a model with multiple tiling textures? I have a few ideas, but all of them have drawbacks, here are a few (by the way this is for an opengl game): -Use a ...
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why one model can have different vertices and normal size?

I am using TinyObj to load models. I found many obj files have different vertices and normal size, how could it happen? I thought in the obj file one normal should be correspond to one vertex. For ...
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What models am I allowed use when selling my game?

I have purchased models through Daz3D, and I have downloaded a lot, for free. The 3D models were downloaded as .MMD or .FBX. ...
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How to add a JSON object / model into your whitestorm world / scene?

I am loading the object from my json file. ...
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How to use 3D models in video games? (Copyright related)

There are many gray areas in using 3D models online that may be free, creative commons with specific terms, or public domain. I notice many 3D models being sold by artists that are exact replicas of ...
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What format is this 3D model in or how can I change my rendering code to accept obj files?

I have a file in my project that defines 2 numbers and 4 arrays: ...
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Determine “bounding box size” (not scale) of model in MonoGame

I'm working on integrating some the 3D models I import into my physics system by trying to take their "size" and use that as the side for objects within my physics system. When I say size, I'm ...
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How to prevent Unity from triangulating faces of imported models?

I have an object that will be rendered with a wireframe shader. This means that line between vertices in a model would be drawn. The problem is that Unity automatically triangulates all n-gons in my ...
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How to rotate to look at target

I have found other questions like this, but none seem to quite cover the situation I have. I am using DirectX 11 I have an object that has: Position (vector) Rotation (quaternion) View angle (pitch,...
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How to join two cubes?

If I want to make a character (in Blender) made of cubes, to export it to unity later, should I leave these cubes and all the other body parts as separate objects, or join them all into one mesh? And,...
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Texture Tiling and Texture Coordinates in Unreal Engine

I've just started to learn how to develop games and everything is new for me now. I don't know where to start and I decided to start with Textures and there is something it is difficult to understand ...
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How to merge fiber subtools in Zbrush

I just started learning Zbrush. While using Fibermesh, I notice that the "fiber" subtools are different from the normal ones. For example, they can be exported as curves, and BPR renders them ...
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Bounding box messed up for .fbx models

I am trying to make bounding boxes for my models. My code works fine if the model is imported as a COLLADA (.dae) file. When I try to import a model that has .fbx extension, my bounding box messes up. ...
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Make a bullet shape around model in libgdx

How do I make a btBoxShape around a Model or ModelInstance in Libgdx? This is my code: ...