View Full Version : Animation: Matrix code in 3D

11 November 2003, 03:50 PM
Its impossible to be not inspired by Matrix.
So here's my contribution - a maxscript that creates Matrix scrolling code in 3D....

Download the script+some fonts (Right click save as)
Matrix3d Script (
OR Alternate link ( (Change extension to .zip)

Small movie ~ 4 Mb (Right click save as)
Matrix3D Movie (

Original movie is BIG ~ 18 Mb, but I dont have web space to upload. The effect in fullscreen was pretty good, but unfortunately cant upload it to show you.
Btw this is my first script !! :)

Some shots (Post processed in Photoshop)...
Feel free to use/edit the script and show me the results....:wip:


11 November 2003, 03:51 PM
more ...

1001 JediNights
11 November 2003, 04:16 PM
It says this site exceeded it's max bandwidth.

Darn, I wanted to see this. Oh well.

It's a shame your script isn't mel, cuz I would like to try it. :p

11 November 2003, 05:41 PM
Looks like it could be a hit.

11 November 2003, 08:39 PM
nice work. love the way it falls:love:

11 November 2003, 09:43 PM
Try second link for the script, in case you get a bandwidth limit exceeded error. But dont have other links for movie :shrug:

11 November 2003, 10:29 PM
Man that seriously r0x! very nice cant wait to test it :D
Gj :thumbsup: someone should give this guy a award =D

11 November 2003, 03:07 AM
:bounce: Nice work.

11 November 2003, 03:10 AM
thats nice work!:thumbsup:

go on man!:beer:

11 November 2003, 03:28 AM
The scripting there is truly commendable, congrats on that. I have to crit though - the letters are rotated. On the monitors and generally all of the code shots in the movie the letters are just regular downwards scrolling, no rotation or anything like that.

Still, ver' ver' nice :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

*Downloading* :D

11 November 2003, 06:30 AM
Cool but played out dude... Lets try to think origionality here.

11 November 2003, 06:43 AM
Send me a PM. I will host the big one for you.

youll have to take it off for a few hours so that I can download it...


11 November 2003, 09:01 AM
Thx you liked it ...
Its not meant to be an exact copy..just a 3D eye candy for the fans ;)

thats correct, the letters looked flat from side, so i gave a bit of random y-rotation, to give it more variety.
you can just zero them in script if you want....or I'll add 3 more spinners for rotation in next version.

actually I wanted to animate rotation - glyphs rotating and dropping down, and columns shifting positions....

I've plans to add lights dropping along the trace, so that it glows better..
you can have color gradiants, objects instead of text, backgrounds, neon material etc etc ... only limited by your imagination !

sent you a pm..thx a lot


Evil Pumpkin
11 November 2003, 09:20 AM
:drool: WOW.....I'll take it asap!!! thank u man!


11 November 2003, 12:29 PM
Nice :)

11 November 2003, 02:44 AM
Cool effect!

A real-time version (screensaver):

11 November 2003, 03:18 AM
Very nice. I think it would be great with the real symbols.

And there is only ONE true Matrix Code screensaver, this one! (

11 November 2003, 03:36 AM
to Psan
hey man
i'm dying to see it but, it wont let me.....
you dont have any mirror site of it?

to Phil "Osirus":
aha!! this is cool. i installed MATRIX screensaver. thnx for
letting me know.

ji revolutions¢ā

11 November 2003, 05:48 PM
I registered to this forum to say thanks!!!!! hell of a job!
Think I stick around this forum...... looks very nice here :D heard lots of good stuff!!!!

thanks again!


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