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Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 10:47pm

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Evman

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can anyone make a plugin of qui gon jins lightsaber from episode 1? I have a toy saber that is like that and i would like to use it to force grab and to throw at someone (obvoiusly i can't really throw it at them...). It would also be halpful if it could have a front both sides, back and blurred views so i can make it spin and blur when it is thrown. I tried the other saber hilts but they don't look right because i have shown several closeups of the saber previously and it has to be the same hilt.

Thanks biggrin
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 10:59pm

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You can do this with a real lightsaber. Do a shot of either throwing it and reversing it, or use fishing line to get the saber into your hand. Then cut to a different shot, one where you throw it at him (with the other guy off camera), and then a third shot of him dodging it. Then it will look good, but you won't have to actually throw it at him all in one shot.
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 11:28pm

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well the thing is its going to hit him... right through the chest... that would be hard...
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 11:50pm

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I can do it
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 11:51pm

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throw it at his chest lightly, and speed up the footage, or just throuw it normal speed and put some padding under the person's shirt who t he sabers coming at. If you really want a plugin, make sure you request it to have motion blur to it.
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 11:53pm

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im still not sure if this will work... i know this is gruesome, but we are having it stay in his chest. how would that be accomplished?
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 11:56pm

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I'm currently making the plug-in
Posted: Fri, 13th Feb 2004, 11:57pm

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thanks a lot
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 12:42am

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It wouldn't stay in his chest, if you threw it. Unless someone was holding it, it would slice right through him and fall out.
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:20am

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screw it... it looks cool. this is not a movie that makes the slightest amount of sense...
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:29am

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I had an idea of making a movie on all the bad things that can be done in a movie and name it t he worst movie ever. I could have shaky cameras no story, crummy effects that pan with the camera, and other problems with many movies. It will be fun

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Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:38am

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Just make sure you don't make it so horribly that no one wants to watch it. If you do that, make sure it is bad in a good way, and that the humor isn't too obvious or too subtle. I actually think that doing that well would be difficult, if you know what I mean.
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:41am

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i was joking, but it would be funny if it was actually done
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:47am

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Gibs

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Oh. Well, that still is a good idea, maybe we should suggest that to Kaz and his buds. smile
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:48am

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hah, i was thinking the same thing while posting that. Id want them to take that up.
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 1:55am

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Ok the plug-in is submitted, look for it soon in the plug-ins section!
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 3:17am

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thanks a lot... this will really help me. my friend and i made a short action spoof comedy and i hope to have it done soon. When it is, i will try to put it on this site. Thanks again!
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2004, 3:34am

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No problem, glad I could help!
Posted: Thu, 19th Feb 2004, 10:06pm

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It is now in the plug-ins section!
Posted: Fri, 20th Feb 2004, 12:34am

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cool thanks