Tuesday February 12 scriptor meeting

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Post by frootee // Feb 11, 2008, 11:50am

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Hey folks!

Just a reminder,

we're holding our Tuesday scriptor meeting again; same time, same place.


Everything you need to know can be found at this link. I am just reusing a previous thread announcement because it's easier... :)


http://forums1.caligari.com/truespace/showthread.php?t=4869


I don't have anything planned yet so if you have a script project you'd like to discuss, or just questions you'd like to ask, feel free to bring 'em!


See you there!


Froo

Post by frootee // Feb 12, 2008, 5:41am

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Anybody have any thoughts or questions for tonight's meeting? Feel free to post them here!


I was doodling the other night while chatting with butterpaw. I remembered a tutorial that Roman had written in the 7.0 manual. The tutorial was about the airplane and propeller, and how the propeller would rotate as the plane moved. Pretty cool. So I just did something a little different.


I just expanded the WldMatrix output of a sphere and the Matrix input of a cube. I connected the tx of the sphere WldMatrix to the roll input of the cube's matrix.


Then when I moved the sphere the cube rotated. Pretty cool actually.


Though I was not using fancy objects it did give me some ideas for animations.


I think the RC car does something similar; when you move it the tires rotate.


For 'characters', say, robots, you can add 'robo-bling', or nurnies, etc. which do little mini-motions when the character moves, for example.

Post by Délé // Feb 12, 2008, 8:11am

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I'm afraid I'll probably miss this one. I wish I could make it but I think I've got too much going on tonight. :( I'll certainly try to show up if I can though.

Post by 3dvisuals dude // Feb 12, 2008, 9:29am

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I'll be there.

- Mark

Post by frootee // Feb 12, 2008, 1:04pm

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Just a reminder about tonight everyone.

These meetings are always interesting and informative.

Sometimes we have an impromptu presentation, sometimes we have brainstorming sessions which lead to very cool results.


I have to work late but will get there when I can.

Awhile back Dele scripted a sliding beer can on a bar... that was pretty fun!


Well, hope to see you there!


Froo
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