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Old 14-07-2007, 03:07 AM   #1
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I am trying to make an animated fireball with the fire effect. It works quite well, except when the fireball moves quickly, the ball itself does not stay on fire, it more of leaves a firey trail behind it. How can I fix this? Does anyone have a tutorial?

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Old 14-07-2007, 03:34 AM   #2
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You'll more than likely want to have several effects on the ball, some just on the ball itself, and some to indicate the trail.
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Old 14-07-2007, 04:02 AM   #3
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I am trying to make an animated fireball with the fire effect. It works quite well, except when the fireball moves quickly, the ball itself does not stay on fire, it more of leaves a firey trail behind it. How can I fix this? Does anyone have a tutorial?

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hi

could you post a video of this fire ball, i've been wanting to do this, but don't have a clue to go about doing it
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Old 14-07-2007, 04:24 AM   #4
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Just use fluids (obviously if you have Unlimited) theres a simple tutorial over that the area by Duncan Brinsmede (think thats how you spell it) When you get into them there not sobad for creating these types of effects.

Heres a pic that I made using the method but changing some bits about to get it how I wanted.
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I have seen the tutorial to which you are referring. However, I cannot find the "fluid node". Where is it? Sorry, I am sorta noobish

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lol

in the dynamics tab. or press F5....
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F1 Might help too
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