Spawning 2 particules at a distance

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  01 January 2013
Spawning 2 particules at a distance

Hi all

I'm looking for a way of spawning 2 particles at a certain distance from each other so they are not spawned at the same position.

I'm making a cell division sim with box2 at the moment and my problem is once the cell has divided i spawn 2 more cells in its place and delete the parent. These cells are spawned in the same position so the physx world fires them apart causing a popping effect. I quite like this effect but the client is requesting something alittle smoother.
I have already fiddled with the collision tolerance to minimize the pop but the more i adjust it the more the cells interesect/pop.

Please see the video link below

If anyone has any suggestions i would be very grateful

  01 January 2013
I would also like to know how to do this.
  01 January 2013
I don't use pflow but i doubt there is a way to accomplish task without scripting in vanila pflow.
So here is sample scene - i use simple script op to add/subtract random vector to positions of each spawned pair of particles.
  01 January 2013
Thanks so much thats a perfect solution,
I'll post the finished max file for you later this week.

  01 January 2013
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:33 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.