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Questions tagged [soft-body]

Questions about soft body physics in Blender's soft body physics engine and Blender's game engine.

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Christmas lights Soft/Rigid body curve physics

I am trying to model christmas lights that are going to be moving around a lot in the animation. So, I want to make the wire a soft body curve to keep render time low. Using a mesh was too slow. The ...
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Why won't blender 2.8 bake more than 250 frames?

I have changed the cache, and also extended the frames length. Here is a Video that shows the problem. It is recorded after baking the animation. Here is the video. to me it seems like a bug because ...
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Soft body inflate and bulge through a second mesh object?

I've been trying to recreate this effect I've been seeing a lot recently in the mograph community where one object with a soft body is inflated inside a second mesh-like collision object causing the ...
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How do you avoid dependency cycle between two soft bodies?

How do you setup two softbodies with collisions without getting a dependency cycle ? A depends on B through Softbody Collision B depends on A through Softbody Collision Those two objects interact ...
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How do I model or simulate a “squishy” object compressed inside a container?

I'm looking for a way to create a model of an object squeezed into and compressed by a tight spherical enclosure surrounding it (think a plush toy stuffed inside a hollow ball). I don't want to simply ...
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Soft Body Physics (female parts) [duplicate]

Getting into animation and such. Wanted to create a female anime character (which of course means bouncing) I have a mesh I am happy with and some clothes and hair etc. Now. I was thinking that it ...
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Slow soft body physics causes the animation player to stop

I just started using Blender. I'm trying to roll a ball running down a long pipe. Just letting the soft body physics run drops down the fps in solid view mode under 1 fps , which causes the ...
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How to create a cable/wire for animation?

So I've created a "noodle" with a path and a bezier Circle that has soft body so that when I click play it will drop and flop about. What I'm trying to do is have one of the cubes stationary while ...
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Soft Body physics destroys vertices

I have two slightly overlapping meshes and I want to use soft body physics solve the overlap between them. Most of the time this works fine, however I'm finding that occasionally it goes completely ...
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Exclude pinned vertices from physics simulation

I have some meshes that slightly overlap in a couple of places and I'm using Blender's soft body physics to separate the meshes in the places that they overlap. I use dynamic paint to weight the ...
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How to make an interactive two-finger robot gripper and grab things with it?

I am trying to make a two-finger robot gripper. The grippers use soft body physics and my goal is to move them towards an object in the middle of the scene to just grab it by pressing the grippers to ...
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Soft body collisions give missing cache error

Sounds like I'm having the same issue as this question (Missing cache error) but since that has no answers, I figured I'd post this question with a working example of my issue. I have a bunch of ...
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How to run physics simulation frame-by-frame using Blender's Python API?

In my scene, I drag some of the objects and move them around while the physics is running (Alt+A). This means that the physical interactions could be quite different every time I do start the physics (...
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Bending Metal with soft body

I am trying to follow this tutorial. crushing-metal-tutorial I'm wanting to simulating two metal doors being smashed in. Following along the tutorial, I make a low poly cage mesh for each door and ...
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How to export physics and animation from Blender to Unity?

I created a UV Sphere with a collision and soft body on it but I don't know how to export it to Unity so I can see the same result as in Blender. I first exported it in .fbx file and I added a mMesh ...
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How to make a curve path from scratch given a list of (x, y, z) points?

I want to move a soft body object in my scene on a path (curve path). For the path, I want to make it myself from scratch. I basically have a Python List containing (x, y, z) points and want to create ...
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How to make a specific area of a soft body behave like rigid body (or vice versa)?

Is it possible to make a part of a soft body mesh behave like a rigid body without pinning the vertices of the object? For instance, following this answer I painted some of the vertices of the soft ...
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How to move a soft body object in the scene towards a “goal position” while physics is active?

I have a couple of soft body objects in a scene sitting on a plane. My goal is to smoothly move one of these soft body objects towards a goal position smoothly while still having its 'base' anchored ...
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How to [dynamically] pin soft body objects to another mesh?

My goal is to use the Armory addon to move the two soft body meshes to interact some rigid bodies in the scene. For example, I want to apply forces the soft body objects to bring them closer to each ...
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How to make soft-body sphere stay inside concave object?

So, I have a soft body sphere inside a 'maze', (this is just the beginning of it) like this... The sphere has soft body settings of: The maze had settings of: However, as soon as I played the ...
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Creating a Soft Body Surface that Responds to Different Masses of a Rigid Body Object

Dear Blender Community, There's quite a few posts discussing the interaction of rigid body objects with cloth and soft body objects, but I haven't yet found one that provides a satisfactory answer to ...
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Missing cache error

My simulation runs at 1 FPS and I noticed my console is spammed by "missing cache error". If I opened my blend file : everything's OK. If I edit a mesh (enter and exit edit mode with no change) : 1 ...
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Move a soft body/cloth after baking

Is it possible to move / scale / rotate, and possibly keyframe, an object after baking point cache (soft body or clothes simulation data) to its mesh? I feel like this must be a duplicate question, ...
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Eyes move out mesh with soft body effect

After rigging and weight painting my character, I have made a walking animation with a soft body belly jiggle for this fat dragon. Problem is, the eyes sometimes get out the mesh, like it delayed ...
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Does anyone know how to fix the eyes while soft body effect is applyed?

Thank you for your time. A problem has occurred with the eyes of my character, after I apply a SoftBody effect sometimes the eyes go out of his head. While the normal walk animation the eyes do ...
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Soft Body - Preserve Volume when deformed

I'm not seeing a way to preserve volume when deforming a soft-body object. All I can find is the constraint modifier by the same name, but that is not relevant. Surely this feature is supported? It ...
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How to apply multiple physics for 1 object

I want to have multiple soft-body simulations with different settings on 1 object. Is this somehow possible to do in blender?
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Why is the Blender soft body physics permanent deformation not working?

At the moment I'm working on an auto crash scene. I've set up a good rigid body sim and perented a low poly car to it so that I can run a soft body sim on it and then use it to deform the high poly ...
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Soft Body Self Collision Weird Behavior for half verticies

I noticed when I enabled soft body self collision, only last half vertices were working properly and first half vertices were working in weird way. You can set up the following scene easily Add ...
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Softbody self collision problem (something like FEM)?

I just want to ask you, im trying make something like this (physics): https://vimeo.com/88144952 I have a mesh model of hand, but it makes me a lot of problems, because i dont know how to make it ...
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How to create a rope [duplicate]

I have a buoy on the surface of a fluid simulation that moves around. It has no Rigidbody attached, only a few rotation and location constraints which should cause no problem. I am wanting to create ...
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Is it possible to have rigid body physics, then at a certain frame, apply soft body physics

I'm trying to make an object fall off of another object and land on the ground, and bounce off of the ground.
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Animating a Looping Soft Body Character

I started using Blender a couple days ago, after messing with Maya on and off for years. I would like to make an animation with an ending frame that is exactly the same as the first frame for a gif ...
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Manuel Bastioni lab and soft body simulation

I'm trying to apply soft body sim to a Manuel Bastioni lab human and all I can get as a result is a collapse of the body like cloth or explosion of everything. How can I simulate the output human as ...
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How to access Normal and Tangential force values of objects during physics simulation?

I have a couple of soft body objects that collide with each other as shown below. My goal is to get information on the Normal and Tangential forces for the selected shape. I wonder, is it possible to ...
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Soft Body object going through object with Collision?

I have these balls with Soft Body on, when the cylinders are still, they interact with them without issue and bounce off of them. But I animated the cylinders to move side to side (sort of like an ...
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Soft body sticking to concision object

So I have been trying to make a soft body animation but they keep sticking to the box they fall in. I've tried as much as I could think of and haven't seen much about this topic online. I feel like it'...
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My character with soft body still go through wall a little (animation)

I have A character with softbody (and ik armature if you are wondering),A wall,Collision enable The character deforms itself on the wall as i want but some of the mesh still passes through the wall. ...
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softbodies collision problem

I have 2 balls (softbody) falling one after the other. The Softbody1 goes first. When the second Softbody2 reaches the initial position of Softbody1 it collides with it, but Softbody1 is already gone, ...
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Soft body for hair, how can I animate it?

My goal is to make my hair move like a real hair does (to have a follow through and overlap action) I tried to use soft body for hair but its not working. I don't know what I need to parent with what....
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Create a shower hose with correct physics

I'm making a shower hose that follows the handle when it moves. I've created it successfully following THIS tutorial, but the hose is too "elasticy". I'm wondering which settings I should change (...
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Soft body ball just teleports down

soft body ball just "teleports" down. Download Blender File
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Blender acts weirdly when rendering soft body physics [closed]

I've just finished an Olav3D tutorial about soft bodies but when I try to render the animation (whether on GPU or CPU) Blender crashes. Now, the first weird thing is that this happens not just in my 3-...
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Can't Get Soft Body Sim to Work

I am trying to do a simple simulation of crushing a can between a plane and a can crusher. The can crusher and planes are collision objects and the can itself has soft body physics on it. I have ...
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How to fix soft body problem In BGE

When I set the car body that I made to soft body and anchored it to points of the model it goes invisible in certain spots of the map. How can I fix this.
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How do I use shape keys to bake a soft body animation?

I want to bake the soft body animation that can be placed in unity or unreal. I also need the animation to loop. I know that you can you do loop key frames in graph editor. Is that possible with shape ...
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Soft Body Object-Collision Object Interaction Not Working

Thanks in advance to this wonderful community that has helped me a ton on the way. With that preface, here is my problem. I am trying to get the most basic of simulation to work correctly. The top ...
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Modify a softbody during animation

I am hoping to grow a branching shape while softbody animation is underway. I am using a bmesh to update the object's mesh as the branching shape grows. However once the softbody animation is underway,...
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How to have multiple soft bodies in a single object?

I want to use soft body physics on a human character. It means breasts physics is different than butt, thighs or belly. Is there any way to apply multiple soft bodies on single object? Like vertex ...
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Balloon Simulation - String is floating like balloon

I'm trying to simulate balloons gathering under a tent. I've finally figured out the stiffness and gravity of the balloon using a combo of soft body and rigid body modifiers, but the string is now the ...