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Blender VR Support

Blender 2.83 VR Support In Action

Blender 2.83 was released last week and one of the new features is tentative support for Virtual Reality headsets in the form of Scene Inspection:Scene inspection refers to the ability to inspect the scene in VR, without interacting with content. Essentially this means head-mounted display (HMD) support as well as some simple settings (controllable from […]

Blender 2.83 LTS Released

Blender 2.83 LTS Released

Blender 2.83 is now available now in LTS or Long Term Support version.  Described a few months back, the long term support version of Blender is meant to remain stable but well supported for two years:The first proposal is to do one Long Term Support (LTS) release every year. This release would be supported for […]

Blender Building Tools

Building Tools Blender Add-On Released

As discovered on BlenderNation, a new plugin for Android was released that makes quickly creating buildings in Blender a breeze.  Building Tools is available for download here in both zip and tar.gz formats.  Simply download the archive and add it as a plugin in the Blender add-ons panel.  Building Tools enables you to rapidly create […]

Phaser Defold and Verge3D news

Phaser 3.23 | Defold 1.2.168 | Verge3D 3.1 For Blender

Welcome to another NewsFromScratch game development news round-up. Today we have 3 different game engine releases, Phaser, Defold and Verge3D.Phaser 3.23 ReleasedThis release of the Phaser open source HTML5 game framework brings an important milestone in reaching 100% coverage of the entire API, including private members. This task also resulted in better Typescript bindings as […]

bForArtists 2 Released

bforartists 2.0 Released

bforartists 2.0 was just released.  bforartists is a fork of Blender aimed at making Blender more usable for artists, new users and indie developers with a series of changes including new keymaps, icons, workflow and completely new documentation.Key changes over traditional Blender include:custom key mappingmouse only navigation (great for touch screens like the Surface)widget manipulation […]

Godot Game Tools–Mixamo To Blender Made Easy

Although it has a misleading name, Godot Game Tools is a very cool Blender addon that makes working with Mixamo animations in Blender 2.8x extremely easy.  This includes the ability to easily import and merge multiple animations from Mixamo, an otherwise frustrating task.  Features of Godot Game Tools include:- Batch Animations Bake In A Single […]

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Exporting From Blender 2.8 To Godot

With the release of Blender 2.8, there is a ton of interest in using Blender 2.8 with Godot.  The process of importing/exporting has always been one of the biggest challenges for game developers and the newest version of Blender 2.8 is no exception.  We already created a step by step tutorial on creating, texturing and […]

Blender 2.80 Released

Blender 2.80 Released

After 4 years in development the biggest version of Blender ever has just been released, Blender 2.80!  Blender is a comprehensive open source and free 3D graphics application with 2D, 3D, sculpting, texturing, rendering and compositing support.  The 2.80 release brings massive new features to Blender including a complete UX redesign, a new real-time PBR […]

MakeHuman 1.2.0 Alpha 2 Released

MakeHuman, an open source character creation software that started life as a Blender plugin, recently released 1.2.0 Alpha 2.  With Manuel Bastioni Labs recently shutting down, MakeHuman has become the primary open source character creation software.  Fortunately it is quite good and is getting better with more extensive community support.  While no longer a Blender […]

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