Geometry Nodes Sci-fi Squares


A Simple geometry node setup to make sci fi like surfaces with random instances, updated for Blender 3.1.2 and more. You can use it to achieve a Star Wars imperial destroyer look, or achieve more architectural results by tinkering a bit. 

It is more of a starting point to get familiar with geometry nodes and instances. 

How to use it:

Move up the selected squares you want into the Selected_Squares Collection.

They will randomly be placed on your geometry vertices. 

If you want one frequently than others, duplicate it and add it to the same collection. 


Subdivision: the number of subdivisions added to the mesh supporting the Geometry nodes. Will add more points

Seed: Change all random values of the nodes

Max_Instances:  useful to limit instances N first ones. You can set prefix names with numbers to order them

Random_Rotate: Allow to rotate instances with a 90° incremental angle

XY_Scale: Adjust the size of squares instances

Z_Scale: Adjust the scale on Z axis only

Z_Offset: Use it to low or rise instances

Extra On\Off: Enable additional instances such as lights or rounds scattered on the surface

Lights\Rounds: Switch between two collections

Extra_Z_Offset: Use it to low or rise extra instances

Extra_Scale: Global scale of extra

Align \ Distribute: Switch between vertex based instances, or scattered on the surface

Extra_Density: the number of extras scattered on the surface


An Empty_Instance. This collapsed Cube has only a single vertex, it won't be rendered either. Use it if you want to randomize a lack of instances.

License: not for commercial use. 

It comes for free, since I used previous free objects from various sources and tweaked them as instances. I lost track of their respective authors (many thanks to them by the way).

Standard Use License
License: Standard License
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For personal use and one commercial project (up to 2,000 sales or 20,000 views).


One copy to be used by a single user.

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