Tag Archives: physics

New Tutorial – Introduction to the Game Engine Making a Simple Ball Game

A new tutorial showing how to use Blender version 2.56 to make a simple ball game from scratch.

The game consists of a ball resting on a plane, by pressing the arrow keys the plane rotates and the ball rolls. The object of the game is to get the ball to roll into holes made in the plane.

The tutorial shows how to use the logic editor window, detecting the pressing of the arrow keys and rotating the plane.

The sphere is added to the scene and its physics properties need to be set.

Click here for the tutorial page.

New Tutorial – Creating a Snow Effect using a Particle System

Actually there are two tutorials, the first shows how to make a simple model of a snowflake and the second shows how to replace particles with the snowflake model.  The tutorial shows how to alter the settings of the particle system and the collision properties of an objects hit by the snow to make the effect realistic or fun.

Click here for the snow page