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How to position a Weapons model in a first person shooter with XNA

I am building a first person shooter and positioning the weapons is hard. I am trying to get the bat to look like you are holding it but I keep trying things and they don't appear in the positions I ...
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fbx file asks for fbm file in xna?

I downloaded a bat model from the internet and I went to Blender, used texture and shading as I want, then I exported it as a fbx file. Next I placed it into my content pipeline and ran it but it is ...
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How can I implement procedural humanoid generation like MakeHuman?

Some applications allow you to generate a human mesh by simply adjusting parameters. The results are broad and convincing: you can get from a thin asian girl to a muscular african man by just ...
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Libgdx, how do i get the translation and rotation of a node from a model instance?

I have a model instance of a character, and a model instance of a sword weapon. THe character has a node on his right hand so he can "carry" the sword. Right now I use this code so the sword's ...
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How to import animations from one model to others

I have two models (one animation in each) which I got for free from Mixamo. I imported them in Unity and they look like this: https://i.sstatic.net/iDZ7l.jpg Justin@Idle and Justin@Walking. As can ...
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3dsMax to Mudbox - Import Warning: UV not a complete set

I'm exporting my 3dsMax model to Mudbox. The import gives me a warning that the UV set is incomplete. First, what does this mean? That I haven't got all the UVs unwrapped? Web searches have brought ...
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How can I resize my Blender models when importing to Unity?

I made a 3D model in Blender, but when put it in my Unity project and add an FPS-camera the camera is bigger then my model. I used the measurements of Blender (that one cube is 1 meter in Unity). How ...
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Missing texture coordinates for channel 0 Fbx and XNA 4.0

I'm getting this error while trying to load a model in XNA 4.0 : Error 2 The mesh "transform1", using SkinnedEffect, contains geometry that is missing texture coordinates for channel 0. The model ...
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What exactly IS a model?

I'm trying to actually learn OpenGL after having experimented with it for a while, and so I'm trying to build a rudimentary rendering engine (not a game engine) to lead me through it. I've come to a ...
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How can I inspect 3D model exactness? [closed]

I am neither a game designer nor a graphic designer. I am a .Net and C# software developer. I have a game project and I've still been studying to learn game concepts and technolgies for a year. I'...
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How to export FBX models to use in SharpDX?

I am trying to export a model from 3ds Max 2014 as a fbx file and use it in my SharpDX driven project. In the SharpDX example solution, there is a project named ...
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Meshes imported into Unity into Blender always corrupt

I want to import a terrain mesh I made in Blender into Unity, however Unity seems to fail to load it correctly. What could be the reason behind this and how can I fix it?
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How do I properly import an fbx 3D model into Unity3D?

I am trying to properly import a 3D model that was made for my game in Unity3D. I was able to import the model, and I put the texture on it, but there are several other files that go unused. I think I'...
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How do I convert a Source engine NPC model to a player model?

The Source engine's NPC and player models differ: An NPC model applied to the player has no animations. It cannot walk and holds its arms out to the side by about a foot. The weapon is held in the ...
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Correct way of modelling for a multiplayer FPS game

I was wondering what was the best way to model characters for an first person shooter game? Assuming I have 2 modes to show, first person view (the player's view) and 3rd person view (viewing other ...
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Work flow for modelling a city(open world)

This seems like a massive task, do each individual building/object have to be modeled individually. If so are the model imported into the world editor and places accordingly. Or are other techniques ...
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Can I export animated models from Unity? Into what formats?

I have an animated 3D model from the Unity Asset Store that I would like a new animator to touch up (the license allows this). But they need it in a format they can use (in Maya or... something else?)....
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OpenGL - using gluSphere

I have an OpenGL code that currently draws several spheres at different locations. I generate the vertex buffer data (and normal data) myself. However, to simplify the code and increase efficiency, I ...
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How to I coordinate a camera with the eyes of a model?

I am currently working on an FPS in XNA and I wanted to know how I would position the camera at the eyes of the model and whenever the model rotated or moved it's head (where the eyes are), the camera ...
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Should I avoid rescaling models when rendering?

I am quite new to game development and currently developing a simple 3D game with MonoGame and Blender. The game is basically a 3D version of Pong. At first I developed the models at a constant size (...
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Tile textures on 3D models. HLSL shader code maybe?

I'm making a game in C# with XNA. I'm now applying textures to models. However if I change the scale of the model, the texture stretches with it. How can I make the texture tile over the model instead ...
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How are game characters animated? [closed]

I will be working with my friends on our final year project. Our game will be FPS and I have to draw some animations for FPS view and other enemy character that can be programmed easily to make a good ...
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How should I handle a modelview stack with multiple shader programs involved?

I'm building a framework where each object has an associated program and each object has a 'draw' method. What is the best choice, to have a single modelview stack handled by a Renderer class or to ...
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Applying textures to 3D models

I want to apply textures to a 3D Model in XNA 4. Whatever I saw on the internet was to apply the textures in the modeling tool and then load the model (*.fbx) into ...
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Achieving a fixed frame-rate with varying scenes

I am working on an OpenGL 3D model viewer app for iOS. I have to load, view and navigate extra detailled 3D models on an iPad. I hardly achieve 2 fps, if i load and navigate a very complex model. I ...
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How do I load a model through AssimpNet into Monogame?

I am new to MonoGame and to 3d and I'm stuck on how to import a model. It seems the best way to import a mesh model and 3d animations in Monogame in Windows 8 is through AssimpNet. I can't find a ...
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Converting xnb files to fbx files

All the while I can only find how to convert from FBX to XNB but not the other way around. Does anyone know how can I do that?
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Can you adjust the proportions of a 3D model via scripting?

We are developing a game in Unity where the character is different ages in different levels. Would it be possible to use a single 3D model asset, and alter its proportions via scripting to achieve ...
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How big a transition from programmer to modeler/level designer/creator [closed]

So I think I may take a break from the programming side, I have put in 6 hard months learning C++ and graphics theory, I have learned a huge amount but over the last few days have been studying level ...
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How much a scene would be done in 3D modelling program before exporting? [closed]

What I am trying to work out is, when creating a level, or section of a level, how much is created in the modeling package before it is exported, take the scene in the link. Would this whole scene be ...
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Creating very rough 3D models [closed]

I am not a modeller, more into the programming side. However say I wanted to create an open world type of game using U4. Is there a way to create very rough models, say of buildings, cars, trees, ...
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Texture visualization problem on camera movement (xna)

I'm trying to move a camera over a model that is used as the floor of the game. When I move the camera, the texture of the model is not showing correctly (video of the problem: http://www.youtube.com/...
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What does a Mesh consist of?

I have seen various implementations of mesh loaders in a few open source game engines. But all of them behave meshes differently. Is there a general definition for a mesh that explains what meshes ...
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Most common format & good practice for 3D models for a placeholder in a PC game [closed]

I'm soon starting programming my first 3D game in OpenGL, C++, for PC. It's going to be a top-down space-based game. Early on I want to create basic placeholder 3D models for my objects, and then in ...
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Best way to organize models with multiple meshes and textures?

I have character models which have different parts, ex: upper body, head, lower body; each part is a separate mesh in the same model. Each part has several textures associated with it (diffuse, normal,...
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LWJGL SlickUtil Texture Binding

I am making a 3D game using LWJGL and I have a texture class with static variables so that I only need to load textures once, even if I need to use them more than once. I am using Slick Util for this. ...
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Efficient way of loading wavefront models in openGL game

In my game, a RTS game, the units are all wavefront obj. all their animation frames are each seperate wavefront obj file. ie. without any skeletal animation; fully rigid models. So when many units are ...
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Running two simultaneous animations on a model? [duplicate]

I am just looking for a broad answer to this question. I am more curious about the general information rather than the specific. Also, I tried to search for this, but I think it's hard to word it so ...
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x-inverted obj importer in BulletSharp - what's wrong? [closed]

See [dead link removed] at the repository. Screenshot: [broken image removed] Left: bullet imported version, right: correct 3ds max version. It's somehow inverted. If you think that left part is ...
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What does "non commercial use" mean in terms of game assets?

I recently got an app for my iOS device called "123D Design." It is a 3D model editor. Upon creation of an account, the application tell you that "your models may not be used commercially." What ...
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Effective Methods to utilize 3d Scanners to produce game development resources [closed]

Once upon a time I was quite passionate about game development. About four years ago at the height of my game development aspirations, I was involved in a number of activities. I worked with a team ...
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Assimp renders a partial amount of vertices

I'm building a 3D game, and i'm trying to load some assets with the nice Assimp library. The model should look like the one in the first picture, but instead, it takes the form of some kind of avant-...
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What are the pros. and cons. of different representations a custom geometry format for a mobile based engine?

I am trying to create 3D model importer for my mobile based engine. These are what I am considering: Convert .obj file to text based structure like JSON or custom. So, basically, convert .obj file ...
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Why doesn't my XNA model render at all? [closed]

I am trying to draw a 3D Model in XNA 4.0, but it doesn't show up. I think I made it correctly, but maybe not. My code follows: Here is the LoadContent and ...
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Rendering a model with transparent or translucent uv map applied doesn't work

Before I try to make anything transparent, the model renders nicely. When I change the uv layout so that one piece of the model will be transparent, it renders horribly. This is the result with a ...
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Creating a collision shape for a complex model

I'm currently creating the collision system for my 3D XNA game. To check collisions with models (especially complex ones) like trees or other plants, I thought about rendering a low poly version of ...
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XNA mesh.Draw() takes the longest CPU time

We have a problem. Our game steadily slows down as we increase the number of models we draw. When the number reaches 100 - FPS is dead. Our humble tests showed that the reason is not GPU. This is what ...
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Finding a specific point in a graphic model in code

I'm not really sure what I'm asking, so sorry for the bad title. I'm still new to game programming and especially the "game specific parts" like models and graphics. Let's say I have a model of a ...
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Would it be possible to edit character models of a PS1 game, to be played on an emulator? [duplicate]

There are some abandoned PS1 oldies out there that I would love to see revamped with improved assets. I have some skills with some some modelling programs, so I was wondering if it would be possible ...
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Is it possible to create an "impossible" rooms in games?

Forgive me my lack of knowlegde, but for quite a long time I asked myself whether it was possible to create a continous game space that some player could walk inside and so on, that would be ...
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