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Ozoka
07-11-2005, 02:26 AM
Hi i was wondering what wind fx actually works with? Does it only work with particles or can you use it with cloth or other dynamics?

LightwaveGuy
07-11-2005, 03:58 AM
You can use it with cloth also...

blaqDeaph
07-11-2005, 01:17 PM
Yea, cloth and particles mainly, something similar that you can use is Gravity, which IMHO, is better than wind in many ways, but thats just individual preference.

JDoliner
07-11-2005, 02:56 PM
what's the difference between wind and gravity don'ty they both just cause acceleration

Ozoka
07-12-2005, 09:04 AM
are there any good tutorials out for wind fx

HowardM
07-13-2005, 06:56 PM
...not really...at least that I know of...

what do you want to know?

Ozoka
07-14-2005, 02:46 AM
some with cloth or anything really...but not hardfx tho i dont plan on using that yet

blaqDeaph
07-14-2005, 09:26 AM
what's the difference between wind and gravity don'ty they both just cause acceleration

A couple of major differences:



Wind's acceleration vectors support envelops, Gravity doesnt. This means that you can you can oscillate the direction of the acceleration when using wind, but you can't using gravity.
Wind's acceleration vectors support Texturing, which I think allows you to apply acceleration following a specific texture (image map etc)
Wind supports different modes, such as turbulance, which allows you to mimic bumping around of objects.
In short, gravity is more applicable for constant acceleration affecting a point, and wind is more for dynamic, controlled movement of objects.

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