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The (BGE) Blender Game Engine (discontinued, blender 2.41 - 2.79) allows you to create interactive 3D applications, game prototypes and simulations.

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Will Blender version 2.79 load my older blender files?

I am afraid my earlier blender files won't work on version 2.79 I do not want them to be messed up. Will they work on 2.79?
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Why doesn't my character animation script work?

I have tried in several ways that my character make the animation to move with python and sprites that I have, but at the time of running does absolutely nothing, the strange thing is that in my first ...
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How to add shooting mode to my blender Game [closed]

How to add a shooting bullet animation for my player in my blender games that kills the enemy and the enemies should also have ability to Fire lasers to player ?
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Blender 2.81 riggify to Unity 2019

I've seen very old videos (and .py scripts) to port the riggify rig from Blender to Unity. Thing is that the most "recent" .py works for Blender 2.78 and previous versions. I´m working with PBR so you´...
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Importing a video game level

I want to use a map/level from Team Fortress 2 so that my scene is located there (in blender). But I don't know how to start. How do I import levels from games?
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Good amount of Tris for a mobile game? [closed]

What would be a good amount of tris for a character that will be used in a mobile game? So you have an idea lets say a mobile game like Clash Royale, I'm of course trying to keep it low but I just ...
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Character Model Hair

I am working on a mid-poly character for a third person shooter in Unreal Engine 4, however I'm running into difficulty with her hair. So far I've been making basic hair cards, mainly just repeating ...
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Are quads or triangles better for games? [duplicate]

I keep reading that triangles are bad to use, I still don't 100 percent understand why but I'm making some characters for a mobile game. Seeing as it is for games then would it be better to have quads ...
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Unity or Unreal Engine with Blender? [closed]

Im interested in creating low poly mesh and exporting them to a game engine. Which game engine is better to use, Unity or Unreal?
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How to reduce face/poly count for characters while keeping quads?

I really hope this is possible, I've made some characters for a game but the face/poly count is way too high as in like 10 times too high, I have tried using the decimate tool to fix it but one it ...
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About baking Normal-map and game-aseet face minimum limit

I'm make this gun in Blender2.80, when i export it as obj to SP baking Normalmap,the problem as the picture shows,my low ploy just has 2477 face,Is it causing this problem? by the way, I am amateur ...
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Python Blender - How to convert Orientation to Angle

Hello community. I have a doubt, how can I convert localOrientation to angle? I knew how to do that in the past, but I was without coding for a long time, now everything is gone Basically, I want to ...
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Object Controlling using Arduino

I am working on my project for haptics. For this purpose, the task is to create a virtual finger and control its movement using Arduino. The problem now is that I am using Blender 2.80 and the cannot ...
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Is there a file format that contains bone/constraint information?

I'm working on a small game engine and want to be able to load in models exported from Blender. Ultimately, I want to be able to animate models at run-time from the engine code as opposed to storing ...
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Animating Gravity in BGE (2.79)

I'm looking to try and implement a feature in my game where a keyboard press sensor would reverse the gravity of the scene to -9.8 any ideas on how I could do this? I tried playing around with force ...
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how do i make a flashlight in BGE

I'm trying to make a horror game and need to get the flashlight to work, but when i use the spot it doesn't show up. I am in BGE, i don't want to use any of the other light sources because they don't ...
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RMB Only Works in Outliner

I have 2 Emptys in the Scene, end the are invisible for some reasen (checked the eye) And in the Layer they are in, the selection works only in the outliner. I work with UPBGE. pls. Help Blender ...
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BGE animation property?

Is it possible to give an animation frame a property so to say? I want to hold down a button and play the beginning or first half of my animation. Call it frame 1-12. A flipper animation. IF you ...
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Trying to detect connectivity… but through a series of other colliding objects

I have a set of cubes, each parented to the cube in the center. I'm looking for a way to tell if one cube is connected (by touch) to the center cube, but through the cubes between them. If there's a ...
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Background script only works when BGE player stops

I want to run a thread in the background of the BGE, that retrieves accelerometer data from a LoPy, and uses the values to rotate the object. For now, the code I have can only receive and print the ...
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Imported rigged character into unity

i am new to blender ,i have imported a 3D rigged character into unity from blender i used rigify. but when i import .blend file into unity there is alot of bones in the hierarchy window MCH,ORG,DEF,...
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How to create a property, in owner, from python level

Hello there. I am creating a game in UpBGE, and I am often use python to it. A moment ago I encountered a problem: I do not really know, how to create a property, in owner, from python level. ...
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Child Object Not Rendering in BGE v2.77

I am working on a door that later I would like to animate, but it won't show when I parent it. I am using blender v2.77 mainly for my games because of reflections. Anyway I tried everything I know and ...
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Not able to recieve messages from different scenes

I'm creating a tank game in blender game engine in which a scene shoud get the message with the score from another one but it is not working. I have tried sending the message to an object in the same ...
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Make an object invisible to a specific camera? (BGE)

RELATED: Make an object invisible to a specific camera? (Cycles) How would I be able to make objects only visible to a specific camera in the BGE as shown in the CYCLES engine? python is fully ...
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BGE - Difficulty adding/removing Compound Parent constraints

I’m looking for the best way to be able to have a collection of objects move together as one mesh, but be able to split apart if I need them to. Say for instance I had a stack of blocks, each ...
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new Blender version 2.8 not working on win7 64bit

I have downloaded the new version of Blender 2.8 on my desktop I can see Blender starting up a gray window opens and then just shuts down.
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How can I set a parent of an object in the BGE using python?

I have two objects A a box and B a sphere. I want to make B A's child. how can this be done in the BGE, using python?
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Game Logic is not available in 2.8 [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8 please add game engine because it is very easy to understand how to create games using Game Logic. Also for student
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Is it possible to make reflections in (UP)BGE?

I'm working on a game and would like to know is it possible to make a reflective surface for stuff like mirror and high rise windows (via textures). The image is from LEGO: Marvel Superheroes how to ...
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can I use tkinter with blender?

I want make game engine i can use bpy without run blender but I do not know how to create gui with bpy is there are way to create gui with bpy or use by with tkinter
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Animations imported into unity from blender don't work

So after decaphimes of hardwork I was ready to import my Blender character into Unity, I export my rig, model, and animation as an FBX and put it in Unity... but nothing works or plays. My Model shows ...
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adding property while the bge is running?

is it possible to add a game property to an object while the bge is running? I realize you can access them easily enough, I am not asking about accessing properties just so that's clear. I'm well ...
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Blender 2.79. Trig functions in the BGE

Are standard trig functions (sine, cosine etc) accessible in the BGE without resorting to Python script? If so, what is the syntax for their use in assigning a value to a property?
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How to implement joystick rotation in BGE?

I haven't been able to find an answer to this question anywhere. I want to have my character face in the direction the analog stick is pointed. How can I do this?
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question about my mesh

My trouble areas are highlighted in red [pic included]. First off what are these extra edges there for?, what did i do and how do i get rid of them [should i wait to cut the holes out until i'm ...
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Text with no geometry in the Blender Game Engine?

I try to make an ASCII-Game with the BGE so I try to build all the levels with Text-Objects. The problem is that all the text objects will slow down the game because of their geometry. Is it possible ...
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Move object without move objects laid on

In bge I want to move a plane (with logic brick Motion) without move the object are laid on (physic in rigid body), is possible ?...
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how to understand what happens when you duplicate frames

how to understand what happens when you duplicate frames for example I have this animation and select everything in the 3d view, then press copy and then move on the timeline to the place I want to ...
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Baking materials to make them usable in game engine

When trying to make a model for a game I have to make materials into textures and I found this really nice tutorial (this https://www.gamefromscratch.com/post/2014/07/16/Baking-Blender-materials-to-...
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Object face validity [duplicate]

When creating objects for a game engine (unity) or in general I often come across a choice. I can make a face of my object be the way on the left or join the faces and have them as such on the right. ...
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Normals of exported Blender model (.fbx) are not correct displayed in gameengine (CRYENGINE)

You can see in the first picture that the normals of the left pillar are not correct displayed. This happens with all "subobjects" in the model that are duplicated AND mirrored. The model is created ...
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Impact Forces in Blender Game Engine

I am using the blender game engine to run drop test physics simulations and I was wondering if there is a way to collect the force and impact data from the collision. Maybe using "appliedImpulse"? I ...
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Is there a way to link the api of game engine into new blender 2.8

I very much enjoy the new interface of the blender engine 2.8 beta but that being said i don't have an option to use the game render even if its outdated if it isn't replaced yet, it should still be ...
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How can I combine multiple objects for baking?

I'm working on a room (using Archimesh). The walls, ceiling, floor, door, frame etc are all different objects. Do I need to unwrap each of these (5-10) objects, create UVS, create separate images and ...
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Game asset - Use sculpted model as reference for low poly box modelling

I am reasonably new to blender. (I have used it many times over the last decade but always find something else I need to spend my time on so still a beginner). I have built some sculpted character ...
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Assign new material to object in BGE [duplicate]

i am currently working on a project where I want to assign Textures on multiple planes. (One plane > One Image) Assigning an image to one plane is no problem. But if I want to do it with more images ...
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Modelling and texturing [duplicate]

I want create short movie using blender but I found it difficult, can u suggest me with tutorials and guide pdf. Thanks u I'm looking forward to my response I need guidance on tutorials and PDF
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Replace Mesh Actuator doesn't replace collision bounds?

I've made a simple game where the player collects an item, and the character's mesh should be replaced. The mesh is replaced, while the collision bounds do not. I have the option enabled, but it still ...
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How to Add a Material to a Lamp in the Blender Game Engine

I'm making a game in UPBGE mainly it has a day/night cycle. I made a street lamp with a spotlight. I'm asking for a way to use nodes in for the lamps in the game engine.