SCA_ReplaceMeshActuator(SCA_IActuator)

base class — SCA_IActuator

class SCA_ReplaceMeshActuator(SCA_IActuator)

Edit Object actuator, in Replace Mesh mode.

Warning

Replace mesh actuators will be ignored if at game start, the named mesh doesn’t exist.

This will generate a warning in the console

Error: GameObject 'Name' ReplaceMeshActuator 'ActuatorName' without object
# Level-of-detail
# Switch a game object's mesh based on its depth in the camera view.
# +----------+     +-----------+     +-------------------------------------+
# | Always   +-----+ Python    +-----+ Edit Object (Replace Mesh) LOD.Mesh |
# +----------+     +-----------+     +-------------------------------------+
from bge import logic

# List detail meshes here
# Mesh (name, near, far)
# Meshes overlap so that they don't 'pop' when on the edge of the distance.
meshes = ((".Hi", 0.0, -20.0),
      (".Med", -15.0, -50.0),
      (".Lo", -40.0, -100.0)
    )

cont = logic.getCurrentController()
object = cont.owner
actuator = cont.actuators["LOD." + obj.name]
camera = logic.getCurrentScene().active_camera

def Depth(pos, plane):
  return pos[0]*plane[0] + pos[1]*plane[1] + pos[2]*plane[2] + plane[3]

# Depth is negative and decreasing further from the camera
depth = Depth(object.position, camera.world_to_camera[2])

newmesh = None
curmesh = None
# Find the lowest detail mesh for depth
for mesh in meshes:
  if depth < mesh[1] and depth > mesh[2]:
    newmesh = mesh
  if "ME" + object.name + mesh[0] == actuator.getMesh():
      curmesh = mesh

if newmesh != None and "ME" + object.name + newmesh[0] != actuator.mesh:
  # The mesh is a different mesh - switch it.
  # Check the current mesh is not a better fit.
  if curmesh == None or curmesh[1] < depth or curmesh[2] > depth:
    actuator.mesh = object.name + newmesh[0]
    cont.activate(actuator)
mesh

MeshProxy or the name of the mesh that will replace the current one.

Set to None to disable actuator.

Type

MeshProxy or None if no mesh is set

useDisplayMesh

when true the displayed mesh is replaced.

Type

boolean

usePhysicsMesh

when true the physics mesh is replaced.

Type

boolean

instantReplaceMesh()

Immediately replace mesh without delay.