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I understand, with Geometry Nodes, that I can generate something procedurally, e.g., a tree.

I also know that, with "Distribute Points on Face," I can generate a forest from, say, a collection of tree models.

But, how would I generate a forest where each tree is individually procedurally generated? I know 'fields' represent values that are recomputed per instance. Is there, perhaps, one with a value of 'instance'? Or is this not possible yet?

I'm using Blender 3.0.

TIA

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  • $\begingroup$ Hi, geometry node is quite a new feature (thus, less people can answer). Attaching some diagram of what you think / screenshot of your node may help. $\endgroup$ Dec 20, 2021 at 6:01
  • $\begingroup$ AFAIK this isn't possible yet. But it hopefully is possible if the implement a loop or something like that $\endgroup$
    – Chris
    Jan 11, 2022 at 11:53

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It is possible in blender 3.1. For example i can generate 25 unique procedural trees on grid. All trunks and branches have random shape. All branches have random rotation. And it is possible to add a lot of other random details to this trees, making them much more different from each other.

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Also it should be possible even in blender 3.0. But in blender 3.0 I face strange bug with capture attrubut for curve parameter.

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks, but your graph is impossible to make sense of. Doesn't matter anyway, though, as the newer question has kicked mine out as a dupe. :-P $\endgroup$
    – Codesmith
    Apr 4, 2023 at 21:59
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    $\begingroup$ That graph is visually cool to look at, but a nightmare to follow. This answer would be a lot more useful if you didn't lay out your nodes like a maze. In fact I've seen a few of your answers and most are very difficult to follow. $\endgroup$
    – Clonkex
    Apr 6, 2023 at 0:27

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