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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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Per-Vertex lighting in GLSL?

How can I achieve per-vertex lighting (like in single/multi-texture shading) in GLSL with all of the other GLSL features (like buffer shadows, texture layers, etc.)? Bonus points if it can be done in ...
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Save screenshot (bge) without writing to disk

This is a little odd but I need to save a screen-shot as an array (numpy array for eg) without writing to disk. The idea here is to create and then call the array once per frame in an external script ...
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Standalone player enter key is considered a character (Linux)

What happens in the 'in-Blender' player: What happens in the 'Standalone' player: Any ideas on how to fix this?
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Animation showing last frame when played?

To make this simple I have a .blend that you can look at. I have simple logic: 1) When the prop "Active" is true, our object is visible. When false, invisible. 2) When Spacebar is hit, "Active" ...
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help with exporting game as .exe

I've been working on a game with levels. I know how to use scenes and transferring to scenes for the levels but it's getting laggy and slow. I know I can just do 'Start Game From File'. That will ...
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Move along track in blender game engine

I have a problem with making a game like Sonic Rivals. As you see in the game Sonic tracking his way from down to up and from right to left. In the game, I'm just pressing right and left and Sonic ...
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Controll cube with arduino + mpu6050

So i have an arduino with an mpu6050 attached to it. It is currently set up to send the raw data from the imu sensor to my computer. I would like to use this data to control a cube in blender with ...
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Volume rendering an image stack in Blender Game Engine

I'm trying to create an interactive scientific visualization tool using the Blender Game Engine (BGE). One of the things I want to include is a volumetric rendering of an image stack. An image stack ...
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Disabling "use frame rate" slows logic/animation/etc?

I've recently solved an issue to remove my frame-rate cap, but it caused another issue. I have my animation tic rate at 60, my framerate at 60, and that's always been working only when I have "use ...
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nodes in blender game engine

I have an issue while tring to set up a material for blender game engine. You can see the setup on the image, and the BGE doesn't render my purple object that's on the View panel.
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Delete datablocks in GE?

I have a lot of useless datablocks for animations, models, materials, and others just lying around doing nothing. How would I delete them? Thanks.
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Differences between the internal and blender players

I have a script that I borrowed from the companion files that came with the book, Game Development With Blender (it's a creative commons script). It looks like this: ...
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GameEngine: KX_BlenderMaterial vs KX_PolygonMaterial

I have a question about the material types in the game-engine. e.g.: 2.66 Blender API - KX_PolyProxy(SCA_IObject) 2.66 Blender API - name ~ The material of the polygon. When is the material a ...
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take screenshots programmatically in bge?

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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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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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Is it possible to use Alembic in BGE?

I am thinking to make some cool looping animation, bake it into Alembic and have it working as BGE demoscene animation (looping). But is it possible to use Alembic animation in BGE?
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Python - Making a "character" jump to another object's x, y ordinates while facing the 'go to' objects front

I know little of code so this is a bit difficult to me. This is just the set up for a 'player' to grab a crate and pull it back and forth. I have 4 empty triggers set up so the crate can be grab from ...
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How to get render to texture working?

I have read the manual, watched tutorials, and read forum posts. So far they have all been based on GLSL and using Python. Including multi-texture in my search results in tuts about applying multiple ...
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Spawned Enemy Ships Fire Stationary Bullets in the BGE?

I'm making a prototype game of a scrolling shooter game, but I'm having issues with the bullets that the enemy ships will fire. I've set everything up correctly as far as I know, with objects ...
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Make a Car AI in the BGE

I am making a racing game and I need to make an AI for my opponent racers, but I have no idea how to. The idea is that there will be opponent cars that: Use the vehicle wrapper Drive on the road and ...
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Camera track to constraint in the game engine

I have tracked camera to track a ball. When I move the ball manually, the camera tracks it. But when I apply motion using w,a,s,d keys to move it top, left,down and right, the camera stops tracking ...
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Calculate collision point of rigid body in BGE

I have a sphere (active rigid body) that bounces on a plane (passive rigid body) and afterwards hits another plane (passive rigid body). I would like to get its coordinates when it hits the second ...
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Blender game engine, shape key driver

i want to create a character with differents shape keys for modify things like if the character is big or small, if he smile or not... and i want to modify values or shapes on blender game engine. To ...
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I can't figure out how to make my animation work in my blender game

I can't figure out how to make my animation work in my blender game. Can I get some help? Can someone just see if you can get the animation to work in the blender game and post it back up here? I want ...
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Make a rotations-only parent BGE

There is a way to make an object parented to another object, but only for the rotations, not for the location. If i move the parent, the child may dont move. If i rotate the parent, the child must ...
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Super Monkey Ball / Neverball level rotation system

Im making a sort of remake of Super Monkey Ball 2 (Gamecube) / Neverball (PC) is simillar too, but i have already encountred problems: In SMB (Super Monkey Ball 2) or Neverball, you dont move the ...
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Why object is white in viewport and textured when I hit "P"?

Why object is white in viewport and textured when I hit P ? I'm in GLSL shading mode and I can't see the object textured in the Game Engine.
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Objects pulse to sound?

Is there any way to make an object pulse to sound? I want to make my camera pulse to the beat of some music WITHOUT ANIMATION.
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Pixel perfect in blender game engine

I am working on a game in BGE and I am trying to figure out how to give my game a pixelated look while not making it blurry. I have found some scrips online but I am not sure to apply it onto my ...
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How to best experience your finished architectural model w/o diving into a game-engine

(Bear with me please, I am re-entering the world of CGI after many years, and I never made it past the "hobbyist" level anyways.) I love I can Navigation->Walk in Blender, but it has two ...
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objects experience THE SHAKE at great distance from center

here is the problem in detail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pyr5lWPqfkk&feature=youtu.be does anyone know how to fix it? Or work around ? i wanna create 1:1 scale space flight simulator so ...
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How to change where you fall

i'm trying to make a gravity game where you can use keys to change the direction you fall, solving puzzles etc. so how do i change the direction you fall entirely?
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The animation on the child is not creating keyframes

Basically, my question is the title. I have a "battle" tank, and am using the "Blender Game" engine to make a simple animation by recording the movements in-game. When I move it with WASD, it creates ...
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Blender Save Video into Blend

I am using this script for playing videos on planes, cubes etc. It is working fine for me, but when I send my runtime to my friends (videos included in the folder), the videos wont show up (only ...
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Can I send the BGE image, with alpha layer to other SW like openCV or OBS studio?

I would like to overlay 3D video with tranparency generated by the BGE over a real-time video. So, I supposed that I have to access to the images buffer(with RGBA pixel) and send it to openCV or OBS....
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How can I make "planetary gravity" or such in the game engine?

I want to make a space game where you launch a satellite and see how far you can get it using "gravitational slingshots" (using planets to have your satellite orbit the planet for a short period of ...
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Text turns into squares in BGE, text not visible

A sample file with dynamic text was created, and works fine. The same information was added to this working file, but when "P" is pressed, the text turns into a colored square. Here's a before and ...
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Make smooth texture transition animation in BGE

I have a skydome model to use in my game and 2 sky materials for it I want to have it fade between during an animation, like a day-night cycle with a smooth transition between day and night skies. I ...
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How to make dynamic snow in the BGE?

I want to make a scene in my game where the weather is controlled by some game properties (eg. Sunny=0, Rainy=1, Snowy=2, etc.) and I need a viable method for the game engine making snow on the fly. ...
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Animation conflict in game engine

I am just making a simple spaceship in game engine, I want the ship to bank as it moves left or right. I added two animations to the key presses and this works fine, however, if both keys A and D ...
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Blender Game Engine: A monitor for each camera?

I have a scene with two cameras and want to display every camera on a separate monitor in fullscreen. That means camera 1 is displayed on monitor 1 and camera 2 on monitor 2. How can I do this? Thanks ...
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How can I make a homing attack in BGE?

Basically I made a 3D person game where you can run around with a sword etc. It is set up so that if you touch an enemy then you slice through them. I wanted to make it so that if you are close ...
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Bge action editor fade out

I'm making a fighting game in the game engine, and I have 2 action actuators. One is always playing an idle animation on layer 1, and the other plays the attack animation when I press w on layer 0. As ...
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Make a car drive perpendicular to normals on certain surfaces given certain conditionsin BGE

What I have in mind is to make a car I made (using the car physics, the one with the rigid body and non-solid wheels) be able to drive up steep surfaces and go around loops and corkscrews and other ...
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How to setup Collision to state change?

I'm trying to connect a "collision and mouse" sensor to an "and" controller to change a state and make a sound. The sound works upon collision but the state change doesn't happen... I don't know ...
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Why is my game expanding my text on play and can I fix it?

So I have made games before, but have never seen this happen. I create text somewhere in my game in the camera, and when I play it, it always grows and sometimes pixilates, but this doesn't happen ...
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BGE: when testing the game the screen glitches

I am making a game in which I am giving controls to a car. I am using the Blender game engine. The problem is that when I play the game to see how it works the screen glitches. What is the problem and ...
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Why is my Blender Game lighting the same regardless of where I put the light?

I'm making a game in Blender Game Engine and I've come across another problem. If I don't have any lighting at all when I go into game preview mode it shows up lit. This looks very cartoonish and ...
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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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