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Posted: Tue, 5th Aug 2003, 7:53pm

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jstow222

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I need some laser shots as being shot from a gun heading strieght towards the camera, it would be nice if they could scatter a bit as well.
Posted: Tue, 5th Aug 2003, 8:23pm

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Exclamation

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Try using light bulbs and lightswords - they work well for lasers.
Posted: Tue, 5th Aug 2003, 11:21pm

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sidewinder

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um...You could use the laser plug-in.


I recommend that other users skip that post!
Posted: Wed, 6th Aug 2003, 10:36am

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Rawree

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If you want lasers coming straight at the camera then as the others have said use the existing plugins but make it shorter and taper it so that the bottom is wider that the top until it looks right.
Posted: Wed, 6th Aug 2003, 2:26pm

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jstow222

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Right, but I need them all coming from the same point (barrel) and the some comng head on, I guess what would need to happen is they would have to dissapear at some time. This is for a 3D movies by the way, if that makes any sort of difference.
Posted: Thu, 7th Aug 2003, 9:00am

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Rawree

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In that case I suggest instead of trying to fake perspective in AlamDv, try and get hold of a 3D program and using that for the lasers.
http://www.theforce.net/theater/software/3dstudiomax/romanlasers_tutorial/index.shtml
http://theforce.net/theater/software/animaster/lasers/index.shtml