I am fairly new to Blender and was following a tutorial for making Minecraft animations. The gist was, make a plane, scale and subdivide it, extrude faces by 1 to make hills, and finally add pictures of block faces to the faces. I got through this and was ready to finish, when the tutorial mentioned one more thing. It said to make a small bevel on the plane to make textures more seamless and overall look better.

So I selected the plane, went to [add modifier], added a Bevel... And saw nothing. I went to material shading mode, rendered mode, and still didn't see any bevel - though that didn't stop it from slowing down my computer - a lot.

I tried going to edit mode and selecting all the edges, adding the modifier, and going back into object mode, but still nothing. What's wrong? Am I using bevel wrong? Did bevel become unable to work when you have textures on faces sometime after the tutorial was made?

NOTE: I'm using Blender 2.79.

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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate of Bevel modifier not working properly $\endgroup$ – R.M Apr 15 '18 at 23:55
  • $\begingroup$ The size of the bevel modifier's effect is limited by the size of the smallest face in the mesh that needs to be bevelled. By default, the modifier bevels every face; change its limit method from "none" to "angle". Also remove overlapping vertices from the mesh in edit mode (select all, the press 'W', and choose "Remove Doubles"). Sometimes there can be accidental overlapping faces of zero length that force the bevel modifier to have zero width. $\endgroup$ – dixiepig Apr 19 '18 at 1:44
  • $\begingroup$ @dixiepig I just tried it... Removing doubles only deleted some of my faces, and changing the limit to angle did nothing. $\endgroup$ – Theo Apr 30 '18 at 4:49
  • $\begingroup$ If the Remove Doubles function is deleting faces, there is certainly something abnormal about the construction of your mesh. I'm sorry I can't be more specific, but the next things I would check for are internal faces, ngons, and overlapping vertices that are not precisely on top of each other. $\endgroup$ – dixiepig May 3 '18 at 0:30

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