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Curved or Straight ?

Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 5:21pm

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soureal

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At First: Hello to everyone here.

I use AlamDV2 since a few days and i´ve already made a little lightsaber clip ( you can see it at my site www.soureal.de/downloads.htm ) my question is, what is the difference between "Lightsaber Curved (Hard/Soft)" and "Lightsaber Straight (Hard/Soft)" - cause i dont see differences...

greetings from germany,
soureal
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 5:27pm

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BackOfTheHearse

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The very tip of the lightsword is where the difference is..

Here's a bad visual for you:

{|||||||]============) is a curved lightsaber

{|||||||]============| is a straight saber.
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 7:30pm

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CoolKabe

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Lol. razz That's pretty impressive for an ASCII drawing, Nitro. cool

-Later,
Adam twisted
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 7:43pm

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soureal

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Ah, thanks. Please show me the Hard and Soft Effects with the ASCII smile
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 8:56pm

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4036Douglas

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That video was funny... The person was staring at the camera. I hope it was a test. Please dont dissapoint me.
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 9:34pm

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Evman

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when using lightsabers, you usually want to blur the saber when you export. this will not only round off straight edges, but also it will make the saber look more real...
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 9:35pm

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4036Douglas

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As real as lightsaber will ever get, he means
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 9:36pm

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Brettsta

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Make sure the light saber effect fits the whole blade. You missed part of the right side in that clip.
Posted: Thu, 22nd Apr 2004, 3:31pm

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soureal

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Yes, only a little test and my camera is still alive smile So, what is the better selection for the saber effect - hard or soft ?
Posted: Thu, 22nd Apr 2004, 7:14pm

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Evman

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use soft when you are in a lighter environment and use hard when you are in a really dark place... biggrin