Golaem 6.4.3 (2019/03/04)

New Features

  • Added support for Maya 2019
  • Added support for 3dsMax 2019
  • New Character File distance-based LOD system at simulation time and rendering time


  • Added Arnold visibility flags controlled through Shader Attributes in the Character Maker
  • Added Receive Shadows Override, Self Shadows Override attributes on Crowd Render Proxy (in the Arnold Attributes)
  • Added Golaem Terrain Geometry exporter from the Maya Export menu
  • Added Noise X following curve direction when using Curve Mode in the Population Tool
  • Added expression inputs for direction & intensity in the Force Behavior
  • Channels closestEntity / closestEntityOfType is now dynamic, evaluated at each call
  • Improved Population Tool placement performance
  • Added an Execution priority on Behaviors inside a parallel. Default to 0
  • Added subexpression in Golaem Attributes and Channel Expressions, such as entity##this.attribute.aTargetId##.position

Bug fixes

  • Fixed Character Geometry File swapping during the simulation in the Geometry Behavior
  • Fixed Local Translation on the SetBone Behavior
  • Fixed "Lock Posture on Stop" in the Physicalize Behavior
  • Fixed a crash when trying to load an invalid Layout File
  • Fixed a crash in the Navigation Behavior when there is no Perception Locator
  • Fixed a crash when trying to render fur without any shader assigned in the Character Maker
  • Fixed a crash when using the UVPin & the Kill Behavior
  • Fixed a crash when using nested (##) expressions in mel 


  • New Maya Extension for the Redshift plugin (split from the plugin)
  • Golaem for V-Ray in 3dsMax is now distributed separately as a zip package

Supported Rendering Engines

  • Mtoa 3.1
  • V-Ray For Maya 4.0X
  • V-Ray For 3ds Max 4.10
  • Renderman Studio 22
  • Mental Ray 3.13.X
  • Redshift 2.6.14-20
  • 3Delight Studio Pro 11.0.XX & 12.X
  • Guerilla Render 1.4.4
  • Katana 2.5 and 2.6 from KtoA, 2.0.4 and RfK 21.6, 22.1

Also supported (but must be manually installed):

  • Mtoa 3.0, 2.X
  • V-Ray For Maya 3.6X
  • Renderman Studio 21.5-7
  • Redshift 2.5.64-71