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# 16 28-10-2003, 03:42 AM
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Thanks Rye!


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# 17 29-10-2003, 02:24 AM
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G'day ragecgi


pretty nice dude!!!!!

I love the fire & smoke trails.

is that whitish flash the stock fotage? it kinda dosn't fit with the
fire & smoke trails. is it posible to change it's contrast & colour b4 its in the scene?

maybe a lighting flash or bright strobe flash? & a main wrekage goin down?

I take my hat off bro!

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# 18 29-10-2003, 03:40 AM
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Good points xian.

Those are the things that I hoped you folks would add to your explosions after cheking out the tutorial

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# 19 29-10-2003, 12:01 PM
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It seems ( now this is just my opinion ) that the smoke trail of the missle doesn't last long enough. It dissipates rather quickly as the missle is closing in on the target. The smoke from the explosion could last alot longer aswell, but aside from that , the clip was pretty awsome.

# 20 30-10-2003, 06:27 AM
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Yup, it was just a test/final render of the quick tutorial setup

Longer, better, and more dramatic looks can be achived, but for the tut, I just wanted to show-off the techniques, not so much the correct timing of the animation, as that would have taken way too long for me to do before my tut was due, and my machine was giving me a hard time then as well

Thanks for the tips!


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# 21 31-10-2003, 09:19 PM
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Looks very good. A couple of things. He is right about the smoke trail on the missile. Also the plane when it banks that hard would compress the air and form Ice cristal trails of the wings. Also it seems to clear to me. I would say more motion blur. A few smaller particles would help also. I love the fire and overall explosion.

# 22 01-11-2003, 02:19 AM
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I hope everyone realizes that this is a tutorial... not a project that Rage is displaying for crits. It's not a perfect explosion, I'm sure Rage doesn't mind saying, but it was never meant to be. When you work the tutorial, feel free to add any improvements you'd like to.

# 23 01-11-2003, 06:27 AM
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exactly

C'mon! Show us your explosions!


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# 24 03-11-2003, 04:46 AM
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Last time I looked this was a WIP forum. Anything worth doing is worth doing well IMO. I was just giving my two cents on a thing that could be changed in a few keystroke. If I am going to post I usually like to give a crit rather than just saying, way to go man, that is excilent. If I did not think it was worth while I would not have said anything. If I do not like the work I will never say I do.

# 25 03-11-2003, 05:01 AM
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Good point. Thread moved.

# 26 03-11-2003, 06:20 AM
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Thanks for the post Rick!

Yeah, 10 months ago, when I posted the test shot, it was merely, a simple tut test render/comp, and not a full-on project that I was displaying for crits.

Like Mike said, it was not a perfect explosion, as it was never meant to be.

Having said that, I welcome any and all ideas for others to add to thier explosions using any part of this tutorial

Thanks again all!


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