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Old 09-25-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
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stop facing particles intersecting

is it possible to stop plane facing particles from intersecting each other?
have a look at the attachment, i was wondering if there was a simple way to stop these harsh intersection lines (ignore the black and green crap at the bottom, thats not a problem)...

i've tried the keep apart thing in particle flow but it's not working...
hope someone can help
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:23 PM   #2
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usually the keep apart is doing its job. maybe ur core radii and fallofs need to be tweaked?
Old 10-15-2008, 08:53 AM   #3
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by tweeked do you mean made crazily high? No matter how high I make the numbers they still intersect. I think it's because they are facing the camera, and when you do that the particles make a sort of dome around the camera as the move down..... and i think I just answered my own question....

If i move the camera far away and then zoom in, the curvature of the "dome" that the particles make around the camera will be reduced, stopping the intersecting... I'll give it a go.
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