Even the blockbuster movie 2012 used the Physic Engine Blender is using: Bullit. In this tutorial we will discover some basics of the Physics and Game Engine possibilities within Blender, and make a small game where we can demolish a brick tower. It’s pretty addictive to destroy this tower with a small ball, using the arrow keys on your keyboard.  This tutorial is made using blender 2.49 (32bit). Blender is an open source 3d-editor which can be downloaded from blender.org Level: Intermediate. Images will enlarge by clicking them.  Hotkeys are given in order, so (S, Z, 20) means that you […]

Solidworks is a powerful application for modelling, but you might want to look to other applications for shading and rendering. In this tutorial I give a simple overview how to export a SolidWorks model to a format which can be accepted by Blender. By importing it in Blender, we can apply simulations, physical renderers and much more to the model. Solidworks is a powerful 3D cad drawing program, used by engineers and product designers and mainly works with surfaces and curves.. Blender is  one of the most popular and powerful open source 3D editors and mainly works with polygons. Using […]

This post is mainly for the blender users, using windows. Blender is an open-source 3d editor which can be downloaded from www.blender3d.org. Even for windows, there are 2 versions of Blender3D. The 32bit version, which comes as an installer and the 64 bit version, which comes as a zipped package. The 64bit is adapted to serve 64bit computers more, and most new systems now are 64bit. But does the 64bit version really have differences in rendering and baking performance? Please note that this test has been done with an older version of Blender. Meanwhile, performance might be drastically changed or […]