Tutorials for Blender 3D 2.49


    






Append

Import Models into your blend from other blends.

Append 2.49

Armatures  -- Custom shape

Replace the default bone shape with a custom shape of your own creation.

Armature Custom Shape 2.49

Camera  -- Changing Cameras

Use 1 keyboard key to change between multiple cameras in the Game Engine.  Uses States

Changing Cameras 2.49

Viewport Tutorial
Camera  -- Viewports

Use viewports to create a split screen in the Blender 3D game engine.

Viewports 2.49

Google Sketchup to Blender 3D

Import models from Google Sketchup into Blender 3D

Google SketchUp to Blender

Health Bar

Use an overlay scene to create a health bar in the Blender 3D Game Engine

Logic Bricks   ---   Python Script 
Library Linking -- Groups

Create a library of models and link it to your main blend

Library Linking 2.49
Logic Bricks  --  Overlay Scene

Use an Overlay Scene in the Blender 3D game engine.

Overlay Scene Tutorial 2.49

Logic Bricks  --  Replace Mesh

Use the replace mesh actuator in the Blender 3D game engine. 

Replace Mesh Tutorial 2.49

Logic Bricks  --  Sound

Use sound with the Blender 3D game engine.

Sound Tutorial 2.49

Mist

Use Mist in the Blender 3D Game Engine

Mist Tutorial 2.49

Mouse Look --  1st Person Viewpoint

Mouse look in the Blender Game Engine. 
Mac OSX:
 Code to fix mouse look drifting contributed by Pelle Johnsen

Mouse Look Tutorial 1st Person

Movement

Move forward, back, left and right in the Blender 3D Game Engine.  Stop without sliding

Logic Bricks   ---   Python Script   

Normal Maps

Use Normal maps in the Blender 3D Game Engine.

Normal Maps 2.49

Normal Maps -- Classic Method

Use the camera to create a normal map of the surface of a model.

Normal Maps -- Classic Method

Normal Maps --  Blender 3D

Use normal maps to add the appearance of detail without actually adding the detail.

Normal Maps -- Blender 3D

Normal Maps  --  High to low Polygon

Bake normal maps from a high to a low polygon model.

Normal Maps -- baking high polygon to low polygon

Parent  -- Slow Parent

Use Slow Parent in both Blender 3D and the Blender 3D Game Engine.

Slow Parent 2.49

Runtime

Create a standalone game for the Blender 3D game engine.

Runtime 2.49

Shadows

Use real time shadows in the Blender 3D game engine.

Real Time Shadows 2.49

Skybox

Use a skybox in the Blender 3D game engine.

Skybox Tutorial

Soft Bodies

Use soft bodies in the Blender 3D game engine.

Soft Bodies Tutorial 2.49


Stencils

Use stencils for real time texture splatting

Stencils 2.49

Text

Use text in the Blender 3D game engine.

Texture Face Materials  ---  Blender Multitexture Materials  ---  Blender GLSL  Materials 

Textures  --  Alpha

Use alpha textures in the Blender 3D Game Engine

Texture Face Materials --- Blender Multitexture Materials ---  Blender GLS Materials 

Textures  --  Animating

Animate textures in the Blender 3D Game Engine

Texture Face 2.49  ---   Blender GLSL 2.49

Textures  --  Baking

Combine textures by baking them onto a UV map.

Baking Textures 2.49

Textures  -- Reflective

Use reflective textures to make things look shiny in the Blender 3D game engine.

Blender GLSL Materials   ---   Blender Multitexture Materials   --- Texture Face Materials 
Vehicle Tutorial
Vehicle Wrapper

Create a realistic car setup in the Blender 3D game engine.

Vehicle Wrapper Tutorial

Vehicle Collision Box

Use a vehicle collision box to improve the framerate of your game in the Blender 3D game engine.

Vehicle Collision Box
Vehicle -- Oval Race Track

Use DupliFrames to model an oval track for your racing game.

Oval Race Track 2.49
Vehicle -- Point to Point Race Track

Use DupliFrames to model an point to point track for your racing game.

Point to Point Race Track 2.49
Video Texture Module  --  Mirror

Create a real time Mirror in the Blender 3D Game Engine.

Mirror Tutorial -- Real Time

Video Texture Module  --  Movie

Play movies in the Blender 3D Game Engine.

Movie Tutorial

Video Texture Module  --  Render to Texture

Render to texure in the Blender 3D Game Engine

Render To Texture Tutorial

Weapon Reticle

Use the overlay scene to create a weapon's reticle in the Blender 3D game engine.

Texture Face Materials  ---  Blender Multitexture Materials  ---  Blender GLSL Materials

     



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