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Old 13-08-2011, 08:46 PM   #1
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I want to create a scene with shots from a gatling bouncing off armored plate with sparks from each bullet, as doing this manually would take a lot of time, I tried using particle view and an array, and while I created the gatling particles, when they hit the object, i am using, sparks appear from all the surfaces, is there a way for the sparks to only appear from the area that was hit?
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Old 14-08-2011, 01:47 PM   #2
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sounds like you need to make the particle from the Gatling spawn more particles on collision with the floors/walls surface
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Old 17-08-2011, 06:33 PM   #3
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You can do that with Pflow, few deflectors, gravity.
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Actually, I got some spare time, and I did it.
It's just a basic setup, but you can build from there.
Here is how it looks:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MX8qCsuHbA

Here is the max(8) file:
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ptywts

Hope that helps.
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