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wgriffiths2000
03-01-2002, 10:27 AM
Ok i am trying to pull off an animation where a meteor or space ship enters the atmospher and creats a wake infront of it. Any pointers pleas i can think of a way or two how to pull this off but i would like to see is there is any other way thx

SheepFactory
03-01-2002, 10:33 AM
one way to do it is to make the front end of your spacehip or meteor a particle emitter and fine tune the particles until it looks right.

another way is to model the heatwave and do the trick with shaders.

i would go with the dynamics method simply because it gives more control and because when it comes to shading tricks i suck ;)

hope that helps

Ali

ps:check www.gnomon3d.com , for a web tutorial on how to emit particles from the surface. it might help

wgriffiths2000
03-01-2002, 10:35 AM
thx man i will try those out that is what i thought.

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