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24-07-2003, 07:40 AM   #1
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Geom Instancing emitter?
Hi,

I'm making an asteroid field so I modeled a few asteroids. Now I need to instance them with an emitter, but I can't seem to find any docs about how to do that. Can anyone recommend a good tutorial on this? Also, is it possible to have the emitter randowmly choose from a list of objects rather than have to make multiple emitters?

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24-07-2003, 12:28 PM   #2
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You might want to read about Particle Instancer in the docs. Also here's an alternative way, which I used in my Blood Cell animation: http://forum.simplymaya.com/showthre...&threadid=6495 - Might give you some ideas...
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24-07-2003, 05:54 PM   #3
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Hmmm, not really what I'm looking for, but I just found this tutorial and it may be just the ticket.

http://www.boris3d.de/t_leaves.html

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24-07-2003, 06:55 PM   #4
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hehe... he's using the EXACT same thing m8

The only difference is that the Boris tut also explains a random rotation expression, and a collision event expression.

FYI: lots of expressions can be found here as well:
http://forum.simplymaya.com/showthre...&threadid=5601


Good find, so it is up to you. Same technique, different execution.

Have fun, and lets see it when you are done ok?
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