The Blender Gamekit: Interactive 3D for Artists

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This completely revised, full-color edition covers Blender 2.48, including all contributions from the Open Game Yo Frankie! project.

The Blender GameKit starts with an extensive section explaining the basic concepts of 3D design and offering a full introduction to the Blender interface. Through step-by-step tutorials, the book shows how to create models, add motion to them, and turn them into simple games. Experienced 3D artists will appreciate the more complex game demos, the ...

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Overview

This completely revised, full-color edition covers Blender 2.48, including all contributions from the Open Game Yo Frankie! project.

The Blender GameKit starts with an extensive section explaining the basic concepts of 3D design and offering a full introduction to the Blender interface. Through step-by-step tutorials, the book shows how to create models, add motion to them, and turn them into simple games. Experienced 3D artists will appreciate the more complex game demos, the character animation tutorials, the introduction to Python, a tutorial with the Frankie character, and the advanced reference section.

The CD contains several playable and editable Blender game demos, created by renowned artists from the Blender community; all the files needed for the tutorials; and Blender 2.48 for all platforms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593272050
  • Publisher: No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 954,548
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Carsten Wartmann is a 3D designer living in Berlin, Germany, and the author of The Official Blender GameKit, The Blender Book (both No Starch Press), and co-author of The Official Blender 2.0 Guide (Premier Press).

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