Maya Training

Introduction to Hard Surface Modeling

Maya Training

Interiors and Furniture Vol 1 & 2 - Modeling & Cloth

Maya Training

Shading, Lighting and Rendering the Bedroom in MR

Maya Training

Robot volume one - Modeling with animation in mind

Maya Training

Spach-Alspaugh House the complete courseware

Maya Training

Burt The Cartoon Dinosaur Vol 01 - Modeling

New Maya Training

Robot Volume 02 - Hybrid Rigging
You are here > Home > SimplyMaya Community Forums
Loading

Welcome to Simply Maya

Please Sign in or Sign up for an account

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Old 07-10-2005, 07:02 PM   #1
Xander-0
Registered User
 
Xander-0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: This Place
Posts: 220
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Default Not a good Sign

So, I have this dynamics simulation. In playback, this sign has maybe three keyframed posistions, and on the last one or two goes from passive to active. So, the sign appears to rip off its post, and goes flipping down the walls and floor of this canyon, bouncing and rolling to a stop. Works perfectly.

When I try to batch render it, though, it doesn't work. The sign follows through on its keyframed posistions, but once it arrives at the 'active' key, it stops moving in the original direction, and drops through the floor.

I know the simulation is other wise still dynamic, because the sign becomes affected by gravity. I can manually generate the sign at a specific location on a frame by frame basis, but I'd rather not have to do that. I'm using mentalRay, is that a factor? Why isn't the sign using the motion it has on playback in the batch render?

Please advise.
Xander-0 is offline   Reply With Quote

A little bit about who we are
Links you might find useful
Catch up with SimplyMaya
SimplyMaya specialises in Maya tutorials. We offer over 1,000 individual Maya training videos, ranging from basic Maya tutorials through to intermediate Maya tutorials. Our tutorials are created by instructors with industry experience and are designed to get you up and running in Maya quickly without making it seem like hard work.

Copyright © 1999-2015 SimplyMaya - vBulletin® Copyright © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.