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An Explosion like the one in Episode IV A NEW HOPE

Posted: Sun, 6th Mar 2005, 9:08pm

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jrg2134

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I know it's a little to late but could someone make an explosion like the one in Episode IV? Doesn't need to have a shockwave just have a whole bunch of left over sparks instead of an explosion that disappers right after it blow, U know like the one in ANH or ROTJ.

Just post it on your website or something (unless you're not allowed to, of course!) Please? Thanks! smile biggrin hugegrin wink unsure surprised cool
Posted: Sun, 6th Mar 2005, 10:08pm

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Rawree

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In theory couldn't you just take it straight from the DVD (if you're not too worried about copyright issues) and key it into your footage? I forget whether or not it's obstructed but it is essentially just on a black background. Might be worth a go if you're not going to make any money from your movie.
Posted: Mon, 7th Mar 2005, 12:38am

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BackOfTheHearse

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Or you could still do it in AlamDV using a variety of the plugins already existing.

Here's an example done completely in AlamDV in about 3 minutes:

http://home.graffiti.net/backofthehearse/earthexplodes.wmv

Please note that the compression I used killed the star field, but I assure you that it's there.
Posted: Mon, 7th Mar 2005, 2:58am

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jrg2134

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I guess I could do what Rawree suggested (Man you guys reply fast!), but still it would be cool to see how a plugin like that would look and you could edit it in your own special way.

But I guess I could stick with the Dvd or the plugins that are already available but if you guys are bored and have nothing to do that would cool to have a plugin like that. sleep
Posted: Mon, 7th Mar 2005, 3:35am

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jrg2134

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Hey, nitroviper007, what plugin did you use for that? think clap
Posted: Mon, 7th Mar 2005, 3:54am

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BackOfTheHearse

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Rating: +1

Uhh, let's see...

1. Starfields2
2. Planet Storm (for the earth picture)
3. AlamDV1 lightbulb (scrunched down flat to make the laser beam)
4. Debris Explosion 1
5. AlamDV1 Simple Sparks
6. Space Explosion 1
Posted: Fri, 11th Mar 2005, 5:16pm

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jrg2134

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wow, nice, and I have atleast 2 out of 3 of those effects

You used a lightbulb? why not a lasersword plugin? aw, who cares anyway?

well, thanx for the help! tard
Posted: Sat, 19th Mar 2005, 4:21am

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jrg2134

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wait, did you say Debris Explosion 1? I couldn't find that one. I found a Debris Explosion 3 & 4. There was no 1 or 2. It shouldn't be in a different catagorie, is it? disgust
Posted: Sat, 19th Mar 2005, 5:08am

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BackOfTheHearse

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Yea, I can't seem to find it either... odd. I have debris explosions 1 & 2, and I downloaded them a LOOONG time ago.
Posted: Sat, 19th Mar 2005, 4:41pm

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jrg2134

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Would DE 3 or 4 work as good as that? (Hey I haven't heard about any explosions in DV3 I hope there's some cool ones!) My SE1 didn't work out that good, when I was putting in to my Flammable folder it said something like v1 is being ...used by another program... or something when there was no other programs up! It's kinda weird , but i'm just going to redownload the plugin, see if it works.

But that's weird! Are they aloud to take plugins off!! Man i better get as many as i caan!! frown confused



P.S. If you can could you put that on a web site (I don't know if you can, can you? Or is it agaist FXHOME? I don't know if you can. If you can't let me know. Thanx.