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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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What will happen with Blender 2.8 game engine?

Blender has just purged the entire game engine from 2.8. There is no "Game Engine" mode anymore and there isn't even a logic editor. I tried installing a GitHub Blender release with the game engine ...
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Why not many make games using blender + python? [closed]

I know Blender is GPL, that is a barrier. But these days simple assets aren't that valuable are they? Then opensourcing isn't the end of the world. I am fully aware game logic building is not easy (...
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BGE: How can I activate an actuator multiple times during a script?

I am working on a game in the blender game engine. I need to Position an empty, spawn an object at it, re-position it, and spawn another object. When I run my script it only appears to have activated ...
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Clothing intersecting with skin

I'm having trouble with getting my mesh deformation to work how I'd like it to for clothing. I would assume that this works fine; since it's effectively the same mesh + same weights, but unfortunately ...
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Can't get BGE animated texute to work

I am attempting to animate an explosion in the Blender Game Engine. The explosion is supposed a plane with an animated texture on it. I have heard that textures can be animated in BGE by using the ...
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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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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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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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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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Blender to unity - object is offset

Ok, so basically I made a 3d model using blender, and I imported it into unity by right clicking -> import asset -> 3dModel.blend. It looks fine and all, but if I try to move the object, the ...
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Blender Game Engine Animations Float Above Intended Location

Whenever I have an object that is the child of the character in the game engine, the object's animations float very high above the intended location. I will have an animation like reloading, where ...
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Can Script using object work as what "make single user" does?

A while ago I’ve read about what “Make Single User” does and tested it. Which was totally amazing and mind blowing. e.g. later I learned about few Python scripts with which it is possible to move UV ...
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Export 3D Model als standalone exe DMG viewer

I'd like to publish 3D models as exe or DMG so my clients can open them as a stand-alone application for viewing. Basically, I'm looking for something like Sketchfab offline suitable for products I ...
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How to add and update mesh in blender python game engine

I am trying to build a simple game in blender, however, I have run into a problem. Here is an example of what I am trying to do. ...
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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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Blender 4.0 geo nodes: Bezier curve with 5 vertices subdivide only top 2 and bottom 2

how can i make in blender geo nodes the bezier curve only subdivide inbetween the top 2 vertices and the bottom ones, while the one vertice in the middle is unsubdivided? Appreciate any reply
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Set player position

Ex. You want to move your character to coordinate 0,-10,1 but you don't want to add location normally. When you touch an item, i want to SET the position to those coordinates. The motion actuator can'...
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How do I add thickness and add a material to hair particle mesh

I've converted my hair particles to mesh because I want to use them in a game engine. I currently have two problems. I don't know how to change the thickness of the hair (I've tried a solidify ...
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How to make the camera follow the plane in my blender game?

I made a basic plane model and parented the camera to it, but when i fly the plane, the camera follows its location but rotates by itself... Here is a link to download the game: https://www.dropbox....
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How do I set third person controls in bge?

I am trying to make a third person game. When moving my character, I want its direction to be determined by the position of the camera, not the direction my avatar happens to be facing. How do I do ...
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When i use replace mesh logic NODE not brick the mesh boundaries dont update

Im haveing an issue when using the replace mesh node not brick. Iv done triangle mesh and checked the box for it in the node. The mesh dose replace corectly, but it still has the hit box of the ...
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How do I import/append assets from blender to upbge?

Okay, so I've made some assets in blender 2.91.0 but, I want to put them into UPBGE to use them for a game I'm trying to make and I don't know how. Does anybody know how to help me get my 3d models/...
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BPY in Game Engine Workaround?

I hope that someone might be able to explain me a workaround on how to use the bpy module in the game engine as a standalone. I've read of methods like modifying Blender and import it as a module into ...
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How to apply modifiers in game runtime

I'm trying to figure out a logic node or logic brick way to apply a modifier on a mesh that is currently made but not applied. Example: manipulating geonodes in game on a mesh, then applying it in ...
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Change the window icon on an executable

I am wondering if and how to add your own picture here.
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Error installing Blender game engine UPBGE

I downloaded BGE from https://upbge.org/#/download. Whenever I extract it on my desktop it shows bunch of errors and also after extraction the application won't run. I am using Windows 10 and ...
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Baking metallic, roughness and ambient occlusion map into 1 texture map

Is that possible to bake roughness, metallic and ambient occlusion into 1 texture map in blender so I can use it easily in unreal engine, as substance painter do?
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How to increase FPS? (UPBGE)

I'm nearing the completion of my game, but I've noticed that average FPS on my gaming PC is 30FPS, which makes me think that on regular PCs it will be unplayable. 1)Any general ideas on how to ...
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Character drops through Floor in Game Engine

My character always falls through the ground in my game. I put character physics on it, so it falls, but it always goes through the floor. I tried to make it land on a skateboard when the game ...
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Using sensors, how can I control the movement of each bone individually?

I fixed the sensor on the human body, obtained the posture data of the human body, and uploaded it to Blender for display. The problem is, I found that when I move the sensor of the father bone, the ...
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how to join two Navigation mesh?

I have an existing navigation mesh and that works fine with steering actuator. Now there is a need to extend the current navigation mesh and join another navigation mesh of certain length. Please ...
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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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Procedural grass in BGE

Currently i'm trying different ways to make procedural generation of the grass on the terrain in BGE. Terrain itself is just a mesh. I've been thinking about just randomly placing grass meshes around ...
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Blender Game - How do I start the game with the cursor centered?

I have a custom cursor, I need it for moving crosshairs. I have a moving ship that is only controlled with the keyboard, but in front of it are 2 empties. When I press the assigned key/button, 2 ...
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UPBGE Actions Using Joystick Control

I am in the process of creating a playable character in UPBGE 0.36.1. I’m setting it up with a USB gamepad so that A) the character moves faster or slower according to how much the left analog stick ...
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Mouse look not working in UPBGE

I'm trying to make my first person character, and im using the mouse to interact with the view, but im using the logic brick and when i start my game, it doesn't work, nothing happen, what should i do?...
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How do I know the path to the file in the Blender Game Engine?

In BGE, in an initialization script, I have these instructions: var=bge.logic.expandPath("//") print("====== path=",var,"=======") and now the variable "var" is ...
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Game Engine: Can I load objects and scenes into memory?

Is there an option to load objects/scenes I want to memory to prevent lags? I don't want to let all objects spawn to buffer them or other tricks. How can I do this? And is it possible to remove them ...
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Hiding files in a Blender Game

I'm making a video game using Blender's Game Engine, making a lot of progress and learning a lot as I go. Pretty much all data for a game gets packed into the ".exe" for the game when you export it ...
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Game Engine: Disable/Enable Keyboard/Mouse input

Is it possible to disable and enable the mouse/keyboard input in blender that every sensor doesn't recognize any input while it's disabled? Thanks!
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Action Animate Visibility in BGE

Is it possible to animate a given object's visibility inside an Action in Blender Game Engine? I've been trying to make it by animating the "Invisible" button in the physics tab (it enables the ...
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The script only works once in UPBGE

the solution (if it helps someone) just remove space in ray2 (thanks musikai in blenderartists) if ray(): own["key"] = " " cont.owner.state = 1 to if ray(): own["key"] = &...
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Having trouble with multiple animations triggered by key presses in the game engine

I have very little Python knowledge and I'm trying to get a character to play one animation when the A key is pressed, a different animation when the D key is pressed, a different animation when the W ...
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BGE How do I get a objects location/Rot/velocity into a property?

I am working on a space game, no gravity, no friction, just a ship and lotsa things to avoid (rocks/aliens) all logic bricks. How do I send my ship's current (updated constantly) location or rotation ...
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How to change object scale in bge via the arrow keys?

So I'm trying to scale up and down a cube using the arrow keys. I've tried with this code (I'm not too good in Python so I used a template, and I'm not pretty sure if it's the correct one): ...
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Action actuator: how to get the "frame property" go back to 1 when the animation ends

I have an action actuator that plays an animation (in "play" mode) and stores the "frame property" in a property called "frame". When the animation ends, I believe the "frame property" should go back ...
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BlenderGame: lighting selective object

I have problem with lighting of my scene in Blender Game. I need a lamp that light object on its layer and the objects on the layer ray shadow on all layers. But object on other layers do not ray ...
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map editor blender game engine

i want to create map editor inside blender game engine, i know python, I created game assets and i want to put them on terrain i created before, but the question is how... How to make object add on ...
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Game Engine - Steering Behaviour Understanding

I am working on a BGE Horror Game right now and I want the enemy to follow the player around, but not directly. I want it to also walk around radon parts of the map even when the player is not there. ...
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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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