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04 April 2008, 09:38 AM
Hi everyone,

I am making a shuttle crash and when shuttle contact the ground, particles emit from the ground. It's working well but with one problem: they are appearing on the wrong side of the ground. You can see the example scene as attachment. How do you think I can correct this?

Thanks and cheers.

04 April 2008, 11:05 AM
change the direction in the particle emitters attributes... or rotate the emitter

04 April 2008, 11:39 AM
Thanks dan1el,

Well particles emit by the result of an expression. Every time a connection is made between two rigid bodies, particles emit. So there is no emitter but the rigid body. Is there a way for a situation like that too?


04 April 2008, 11:46 AM
Try to reverse the normals of the ground.

04 April 2008, 02:10 PM
I've never used that type of "Collision Emission" cuz I've always heard that it is very slow. If I'm to make a wild guess here (if inverting the normals from ground as sugested didn't work): I guess you have an expression testing if object A collides with object B... try to invert the test, making it "if object B collides with object A".

If you want to try something else then expressions with rigid bodies:
I've used it before and works like a charm.

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