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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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Convert keyboard to W, A, S, D always?

How to replace each key forever, whenever you want, collision announcements per message? ...
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is it possible to reduce the performance hit while using obj.reinstancePhysicsMesh()?

obj.reinstancePhysicsMesh() is stated even in the documentation to cause performance hits and will inevitably slow down the the overall gameplay. I have put it into practice and it absolutely ...
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how to do water in blender game engine

Hi Blender stack exchange:) Im a little frustrated at the moment... I have found there are several ways to do water in a game engine. first way: make a water simulation then bake and code the water ...
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How i can merge a Character from Character Creator correctly?

I work at the moment with Character Creator and rigging etc But the exported Character comes with loose eyes and other face parts and when i rig it without face, what i want then the eyes and all are ...
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Blender 2.80+ Game Engine Replacement with Python

I was mostly using Blender for simulations and interactive visualizations controlled by Python. Now 2.80 REMOVED the Blender Game Engine with no replacement!!!! Really not cool to remove something ...
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My Character spins uncontrollably when ever I change it's physics to character in BGE

so Iv'e been having this problem, that I have no idea how to fix. My Character spins uncontrollably when ever I change it's physics to character in BGE, and I cant get it to stop. I imported the ...
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Trouble making an Xwing aim with a crosshair and sight

I have been working on a flight simulator game for a while now, and have run across a problem I can't figure out. The spaceship is an x wing and I have all the logic with shooting and all that, but I ...
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“Blender Game Engine data has been freed” error in python BGE

I'm trying to update an objects game properties with the modal timer template, but when I run it, It shows the error "Blender Game Engine data has been freed, cannot use this python variable" I'm ...
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what is the best way to merge all these materials into one so i can use this model in a video game?

So i modeled this thing for my horror themed video game and not gonna lie i cant be happier with the results: and as you can see it has various materials on it. i've done this before and i know that ...
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Non linear or curve based movement on game engine

I want to make a character not move with a constant velocity when a key is pressed in game engine. It is not about "easing", "path following" or "neutonian" stuff. It's about a character that kinda ...
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blender closed suddenly while using bge

I made a game in blender game engine and had been testing it after each step. but after I finished making the game and pressed p to play it, it suddenly closed. at first it used to close after a few ...
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BGE app doesn't work properly with eye-tracking screen recorder

It is my master thesis project where i want to investigate the gaze fixations with Tobi eyetracker i created everything in Blender and it works perfect but as soon as i turn on the screen recorder of ...
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how to make objects move towards another object in bge

I want to make a shooting game in blender game engine. I want the enemies of the game to move towards the player. I have tried the 'track to' constraint but it only makes the object rotate towards the ...
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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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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 ?...