As an open-source 3D modeling and animation software that is free of use, Blender has gained a large user base and received widespread praise among 3D content creators. And if you have ever used Blender before, you will be amazed at the wealth of learning resources and the level of user groups.
A huge amount resources that you can find for blender, from tutorials to add-ons, are all generously shared by the artists for free. Let's take a look at the stunning add-on that allows you to play Mario in Blender!
| Controller-Playable Mario in Blender
Tool developer Jeremy Burn has shared an add-on that allows users to drop a controller-playable Mario into your Blender scene and play it within like a game with a controller.
As the developer describes, the add-on has integrated "libsm64 into Blender and provides various additional integrations with Fast64, which means, if you're making levels with Fast64 in Blender, you can use this add-on to drop a controller-playable Mario into your scene to run around and test your terrain layout. Below is a testing example for your reference.
Insert playable Mario into Blender scene
Fast64 terrain type and collision surface type support
Water boxes support
Toggles to give wing/metal/vanish cap
Moving platform support
Linking against custom decomp builds (modified controls/Mario model/etc)
The add-on now supports only Windows and Linux system, you may click here to learn more and download if for free.