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slasher guy
11 November 2002, 08:56 PM
how do you create animated lightning? like they did in dualty ( ( I cant find any tutorials, nor can i think of a way to do it (besides animating them by hand)

slasher guy

Ian Jones
11 November 2002, 11:59 PM
Effects > Render> Lightning

11 November 2002, 10:59 PM
what lighting effects are you talking about
if you mean all the lense flares in that (there are like 2000)
then you need to use a lense flare plugin

i think one comes w/ lightwave but it's not very robust

knoll lighting effects is da bomb
you can build your own flairs and customize all that stuff

if you mean the lightsabers or lasers you can use the lighting plug in for that and tell it to have no branches or somehting

or you can just eat lots of cinamin toast crunch

that stuff is great and thats my recomendation

slasher guy
11 November 2002, 01:40 PM
i ment the type of lightning that goes with thunder, so thanks Ian (I forgot to say that previously)

A MacVey
11 November 2002, 05:29 PM
well Duality didn't have any lightning with thunder but you could still do it with the render>lightning lower the motion and animate the widness just tinker with it(a key to success in my mind)

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