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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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Is it possible to set the pivot point origin of an object in BGE with python

So what I am asking is WHILE, the game engine is running, is it possible to change the current pivot point origin of an object to a new location of the object, I'm making a car game and i want to set ...
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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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Steering Actuator Seek Near Sensor Transition

When an enemy senses a player with the near sensor and starts to seek the player with the steering actuator, is there a way to make the rotational transition smooth instead of instant? Example: I ...
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Lamp changing color in bge

How do I make a lamp constantly changing colours in bge? I need to make it cycle through the rainbow. Like in RGB gaming pcs.
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Control camera movement with mouse in bge?

Is there a way I could make the mouse look actuator use translation values instead of rotation? The idea is to move the camera left and right instead of just rotating it.
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transparent hair texture for the BGE

I'm trying to create polygon hair like final fantasy characters in blender for blender game engine can someone help me out in creating good quality texture with z-transparency I have already tried ...
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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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BGE: 6DoF constraint - change in real time

I created several constraints (6DoF) with the following script: ...
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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 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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cutting off meshes in the bge (bad)

when i start my game in the bge, a plane is overlapping objects and they get closer when moving, but the part that the plane is extended to, is the part at the foremost of everything.
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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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Certain shadows don't appear while playing in BGE

I can't get certain shadows to show in BGE. I have the correct lighting with the sun and hemi lamps. When I'm editing in BGE, all the shadows show like I want. But when I press p to play, all ...
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Camera doesnt follow ball in tube (Blender Game Engine)

I'm trying to make a game where a ball rolls in a tube and hits several obstacles that triggers sounds. I vertex-parented my camera to the ball (so it doesnt spin as the ball does) I have several ...
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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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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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count down on button press in blender game engine

In game when I press a button on my keyboard it will start a countdown on a timer until it hits zero. Is this something that is possible to make in blender game engine?
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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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How do I make a walking and running sound?

I have the sounds, and I have done so when I hold w it starts the walking sound and when released stops. But when I have done wshiftcollision the run sound overlaps the walking sound:
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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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Blender Game - music problem

I have a problem with soundtrack and sounds In the Blender Game (while using blender) sounds and music seems right and i can clearly hear both of them. but when i export my game as game engine runtime,...
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Create a single object with a single texture from blend file including several materials

I have a house with textures in a blend file. The house consists of a bunch of different objects also including different materials/textures and i want to create a single textured object to import ...
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game shield in blender game engine

I am trying to make a shield that will end enemies when they come in contact with the shield. The problem is getting the shield to spawn on the character while he is moving. Any ideas? Thank u!
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Random Actuator change “int_max” via Python

so I'm relatively new to Python in BGE (and just Python in general, really.) and I'm trying to make a script that changes the maximum integer on a random actuator. I hovered over it, and it said to ...
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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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BGE everything white in playmode

When I press P to play everything shows up white in the BGE. Shading is set to GLSL, and the objects are UV mapped and textured. It seems that vertex paint is overriding the material for the object ...
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Transferring materials made in Cycles Render to Blender Game Engine

I have a question about importing objects painted in cycles render to a blender game engine file. I've just finished my model and want to put it in a game. I textured, rigged and animated it in the ...
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BGE Animated Fireball Group

In my game I have an Empty that adds my object magicfbgroup to the scene. Magicfbgroup is a fireball I made by using several spheres with the same image texture that spin in different directions. It ...
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How to convert Quaternions keyframes to Euler ones in several Actions?

I created a character for a game. It has IK legs. I animated its foot and didn't realize that they were Quaterinon. I made lot of actions with it. Now... as I will make more actions with this ...
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locking button press in blender game engine

I am trying to figure out how to lock a button press until the player interacts with a object which then unlocks the button.
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copy object location to another scene? BGE

I have a dummy object parented to a vertice of the health bar of my main character on the first scene the health bar works accurately and the dummy fallows the vertice parenting, I have an object on ...
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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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How to remove the “deleting object” while i'm on certain distance

When i start a standalone player when i go away there is a "fog" that delimits the level of detail. How i modify that?
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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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How to create realistic blinking/shining stars in BGE?

How to create realistic blinking/shining stars in BGE? I recently heard that the blender team actually removed the stars option but not sure what or where I can get or see this action. My intent is to ...
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Game properties break when pre-positioning pieces

I have a game with a 3D board and game pieces. I have the board divided into tiles. When a player clicks on a piece and then a tile, the piece moves there. Right now, it's under construction, so the ...
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triggered action based on the position of a mesh

I suppose I created an action on a mesh B How in BGE trigger an action depending on the position (x, y, z) of a mesh A ? (there is no position sensor in the BGE) thanks
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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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Blender Saves game as .blend when exporting as runtime,

I made a simple game when I was bored, blender just saves it as a .blend file when I try to save it as a standalone game. I have the add-on and everything, but it just saves it as a .blend file. I saw ...
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How can I make a warning sign appear when an enemy is behind my character in game engine?

I have a First person shooter game with enemies that are constantly seeking my character. How can I make a warning sign appear when an enemy is behind me? I have tried the near sensor, but it didn’t ...
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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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How can I make a realistic collision bounds in BGE?

I have a planet and I want it to have some terrain, like mountains where the character can explore. I need the planet to have realistic collision bounds, but triangle mesh makes it act like a "No ...
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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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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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Priorities with actions in bge

I am working on a character for a game that has 3 main actions: Walking, Running, and Idle. S1 and S2 stand for Scenario 1 and Scenario 2, respectively. I have all the priorities set to 0. I want the ...
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Car wont reverse

So I already have a car in the Blender game engine. It drives fine (suspension brakes etc.) However, for some reason it doesn't drive in reverse. If I press the down key quickly, it moves back a bit ...
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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´...