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Questions about Blenders built in Ocean Simulation modifier. The Ocean Modifier is used to generate a series of images which are used to deform a mesh to emulate moving water.

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How to create a seamlessly looping ocean

Is there a way animate the ocean modifier so it loops continuously? I would like to make an animation where the last frame seamlessly goes into the first without the ocean "jumping": How can I ...
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avoiding a tiled looking ocean simulation

I want to make a scene of a missile flying over the ocean. Because I want the missile to be relatively high up, the ocean looks very repetitive. How can I make the ocean not look tiled without ...
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Ocean modifier with volume

How can I use the Ocean modifier to only deform one axis of an object to create something like this: How can I achieve this?
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Ocean modifier foam spray?

Is there a way to make the ocean modifier fake foam spray? I already displace the water with dynamic paint, but I still am stumped as to how to create the foam. I'm assuming it's a particle system of ...
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How to apply the ocean modifier to get an animated object?

How to apply the ocean modifier to get an animated object, (not a static which have froze in a single phase)?
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Map ocean displacement to a sphere?

Is it possible to create a "spherical ocean" effect by mapping an ocean texture to a sphere? I tried baking an ocean simulation, loading the .exr images ...
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How can an animated object kept on the surface of an ocean?

I tried to set the ocean as passive rigid body (collision mesh) and a boat as active rigid body. The boat falls through the ocean. Which technique is recommended for this? Ideally the boat would ...
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How do I make an ocean of independently moving objects?

Let's say I have several objects and I want to parent them to a plane that has an ocean modifier on it. The problem I'm having is that the objects move as a group instead of independently of one ...
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How can Waves of the Ocean Simulator flattened on a Beach Area?

I'm currently trying to flatten waves of the ocean simulator on a beach area using a lattice. But sometimes the end of the waves mesh becomes visible. When the influence of the lattice is increased ...
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Fluid Simulation Real Ocean waves

I am trying to create real ocean waves that break on a shore in Blender. The three ways I know I could achieve this is the wave modifier, the ocean modifier or the fluid simulation. Don't know so much ...
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How to use spray in ocean modifier

ocean modifier after blender 2.90 has a new feature called the spray in foam subpanel,and I have no idea how to use the spray direction map it gives me.
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Ocean modifier with Displace Geometry makes the mesh move up and down

In this question, I am trying to find how to make a simple sphere display small wavelets and ripples to make it look like it's made out of water and subject to tides / wind effect. One of the effects ...
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Is the ocean modifier better than the fluid simulation for making an ocean? [closed]

Is the ocean modifier better than the fluid simulation for making an ocean when it comes to visibility under the surface of the water, reflections and splashes in the water? Which one is better for ...
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Export Ocean Modifier animation to game engine

I am trying to export an interactive Ocean modifier animation to be rendered in a game engine, the modifier allows the export of the displacement and foam maps, but not the animation created by ...
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Creating an infinite ocean (looping)

i want to create a looping ocean. im creating a time lapse animation for a ship cursing in the sea for 30 days. i managed to animate the sky and everything else. so i need my ocean to loop. im using ...
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Prevent ocean from behaving like a mirror

This is what my ocean looks like: This is the node editor of ocean: This is the result after I edited a few values: As you can see, I am either able to create a fully reflective ocean (which I did ...
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Hide an object from reflecting in the ocean modifier [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and just following a tutorial. I wanted to put a bit of my own stamp on it and got this grid set up at the top to give it an 80s vibe: But its making a mess of my ocean. I want to ...
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