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Snakes or beatles

Posted: Tue, 14th Jan 2003, 1:58pm

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jstow222

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Ok, this is gonna be pretty tricky: I need snake or beatles crawling from the ground out wards, such as the mummy movie. and the need to be alot so you can barely see the ground.
Posted: Tue, 14th Jan 2003, 2:31pm

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billy3d

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buy poser! or ask b4uask30male to make a plugin, if he'll pass it on, i'll make some time on the coming weekend.
Posted: Tue, 14th Jan 2003, 3:23pm

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b4uask30male

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i've got a mouth to do and another boulder, then i'll give it a go.

what might be best is say 3 or different plugins ) 1 beatle per plugin

then you would add them all together ( as many as you need. )

not sure about them coming out of the ground, as i wouldn't know the angle of your camera to make it look right.

so what might be an idea is to use a mask then they could crawl from behind it. ?

let me know. ?
Posted: Tue, 14th Jan 2003, 3:54pm

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Sollthar

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here are the beatles:




wink
Posted: Tue, 14th Jan 2003, 6:26pm

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b4uask30male

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if anyone still wants it, i've uploaded a bug now,

if you want more let me know, otherwise i'll leave it, ( took ages )
Posted: Tue, 14th Jan 2003, 9:29pm

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I was just wondering, how much is the new poser?
Posted: Wed, 15th Jan 2003, 5:10am

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Yeah I think the best way for the beatle is to have a single beatle in a plugin or maybe a plugin with 2 or 3, then you add as many as you want. I'll see if I can find any beatle meshes for 3DS Max and a snake - no promises.

KermZ
Posted: Wed, 15th Jan 2003, 7:32am

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b4uask30male

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Hi

sorry after writing the above post, i made a snake.
but i didn't make it slither on the ground.
more like looking around.
if you do one kermz, could you do it slithering ?
Posted: Wed, 15th Jan 2003, 9:31am

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otteypm

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here are the beatles:
Yeahhh


John, Paul, George and Ringo brought back together again by the power of AlamDV. biggrin wink
Posted: Wed, 15th Jan 2003, 2:13pm

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jstow222

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I knew it wasnt gonna be easy, oh well, thanks for the shot, I guess it would be really hard becuse the beatles need to be moving in everyangle out from the center, thanks.
Posted: Wed, 15th Jan 2003, 2:46pm

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b4uask30male

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It can be done,

i think the bug that i've uploaded is fairly good, i made it close up so when you made it smaller it still had good detail.

if you add 100 ( i know it's a little bit of work ) and stagger the start times, then you would have an army of bugs.

then if you was happy with them walking forwards, post again asking for them walking in different directions,

it would be time consuming for you to put them all down, but you would have so much more control over them, eg: you could made them walk around a rock on the floor.
if i was to make 100's all running different ways they would cover the rock ( which would look odd as the rock would be raised )

anyway it's upto you
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 2:26pm

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jstow222

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Thanks aton, but really, I need them moving in like 8 directions(at leist)
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 3:02pm

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b4uask30male

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Sorry i might not have made it clear ( they call me the thinking mans plugin maker )

what i was trying to say is.
if you liked the one i done going forwards, i would do 7 more going in different directions.

it means you would have to put them down one by one, and stagger the starting frames.

but the good news is moebuis has taken my bug plugin and has made what your after ( without doing it one by one )

he's uploaded, should be interesting to see how it's came out. ?
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 3:09pm

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moebius

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Please don't expect too much, guys! Although I used B4's cool bug plugin, it is very hard to make out each particle as a beetle redface Btw, b4, if you make new plugins of the bug facing different directions, I could probably come up with more convincing results. How about it? biggrin
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 3:28pm

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b4uask30male

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Hi
the beatle was bloody hard, i had to make his texture, it was SILVER, that was no good.
and i couldn't keep my texture with tiff, so i had to take each frame into photoshop cry
When i get some free time i will do some more. eek
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 7:09pm

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jstow222

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Yes, b4uask has got it down, and placing them all seperate would be perfect!
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 7:12pm

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b4uask30male

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oK

I'LL take that as a yes wink
i'll do more then, and if moe wants to takes those and make it so people don't have to put them down one at a time, i'm all for it.

I will do them as soon as i can.
Posted: Thu, 16th Jan 2003, 8:09pm

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moebius

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I think your single plugins are going be a whole lot more useful, b4 smile Because I don't know how to model collison dynamics, my beetles don't crawl on a flat plane and don't bounce off each other as they would in real life. confused
Posted: Fri, 17th Jan 2003, 1:56pm

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jstow222

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The bug water fall could be very useful also, thanks.