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specialk12
06-20-2006, 03:40 PM
I'm trying to animat a room with lights flickering. How do you animate that??

I would like to show the lights flickering on and off as if there was something wrong with the power supply. Like in those scary movies where the light has trouble staying on and the whole room is dark.

I just need some tips or tutorials on how to animate flickering lights.

Can someone help??

Thanks

scrimski
06-20-2006, 03:44 PM
Don't you think it could be necessary to name the used software?

specialk12
06-20-2006, 04:49 PM
sorry about that, its 3ds max 8

scrimski
06-20-2006, 05:49 PM
Either you animate the strength of the multiplier of your lightsource or use a noise controller for the multiplier in the trackview.

specialk12
06-21-2006, 03:01 AM
please explain in more detail. Do I have to increase my light source each time I make a mark in my time slider, or what??

thanks

wtoddk
06-21-2006, 07:02 AM
No offense to anybody, but I think that scrimski explained very well what you need to do, and in a very detailed way. If you don't know what "multiplier", "trackview" or "noise controller" are, just open Max's Help docs.

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