Black Mesh Issue

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Black Mesh Issue

Post by fudgonaut » Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:19 am

I tried both MeshMaker and the XC_Engine's BrushToMesh feature, in both cases the resulting mesh appears completely black when testing my map (though its texture is visible when it's selected in the editor).
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Anybody know what I'm doing wrong and how to fix it?
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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by sektor2111 » Wed Dec 01, 2021 6:05 am

Try using bUnlit = True. It might be a lightning issue in spot and then... light has to be ignored.

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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by Buggie » Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:09 am

One time I face weird case when on one part of huge level all meshes turn to black.
Make new empty map with some light and put mesh here. if it black anyway - then issue with mesh itself.

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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by sn260591 » Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:22 am

Meshes have dynamic lighting, so they will be black without lights.

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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by Feralidragon » Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:42 pm

sn260591 wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:22 am
Meshes have dynamic lighting, so they will be black without lights.
This is the right answer.

It seems everyone missed the weapon being completely black too, meaning that no lights have been placed in the map yet, hence the mesh being fully dark.

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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by fudgonaut » Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:43 pm

Feralidragon wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:42 pm
sn260591 wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:22 am
Meshes have dynamic lighting, so they will be black without lights.
This is the right answer.

I seems everyone missed the weapon being completely black too, meaning that no lights have been placed in the map yet, hence the mesh being fully dark.
Yeah, I'm an idiot. :facepalm: Thanks all for the replies!

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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by darksonny » Thu Dec 02, 2021 6:33 pm

hi
then,,,if the mesh is definitively not the problem but is dark how do you enlighten it by adding a bulb icon near mesh?

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Re: Black Mesh Issue

Post by fudgonaut » Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:02 pm

darksonny wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 6:33 pm
do you enlighten it by adding a bulb icon near mesh?
Yes. When testing I had built geometry only - so there was no lighting - so the mesh was black.

I added a light near the mesh, rebuilt everything, and when I tested the mesh's texture was visible.