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Creating Hand IK Bones with the IKMakerX PMXE plugin

Can I have IK bones in hands? What is the IKMakerX plugin? Hand IK bones are actually easy Creating IK bones is something that less experienced users rarely attempt, considering it rather confusing stuff. On the other hand, most new models are created with pre-made base bodies, already with bone structure that includes IK bones, […]


Using Beamman’s SoftSmoke Effect

How do I use Beamman’s SoftSmoke? I loaded the effect, but it’s just a black blob! How do I control it? Make use of Beamman’s SoftSmoke Beamman’s SoftSmoke is another example of an effect controlled by a .pmd/.pmx model. To use the effect, you load both SoftSmoke_SP.x and SS_Controller_0.pmx into MMD. The former controls effect’s […]


ColorShift Effect Dances using VMDSpectrum Analyzer

How do I make ColorShift effect match the beat of the music? Use VMDSpectrum Analyzer to animate effects A reader asked us for help about making the ColorShift effect “to make the color appear on beat”. Well, “out of the box”, the effect has no such possibility. All that is available for controllong the vanilla […]


How to resize PMD models (and what to do when they don’t)

Learn to resize PMD models

How do I resize PMD models? How do I use a resize plugin? What should I do if the plugin works wrong? Are there other ways to resize than by using the plugin? Various ways to resize PMD models: from simple to advanced Quite often PMD models you want to use may be not exactly […]


Beamman’s BeamCharge MME Effect

How do I use Beamman’s BeamCharge effect? I load the accessory and only see the red cross, what’s up with that? And why is a .pmd model there? Using Beamman’s BeamCharge Effect The Beamman’s BeamCharge Effect is different from most of MME effects known to a beginner user and can be rather confusing in the […]


Pose characters in PMX Editor and export as OBJs for Poser

Pose characters in PMX Editor and export as OBJs for Poser!   Readers DO send us emails asking questions about MMD… Questions on Basics… … and NOT so basic! A reader emailed a question… Hi, I’ve been using 3d art programs for a long time – but I’m a newbie to MMD. I want to […]

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