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20-11-2003, 07:27 PM   #1
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Smoke - Train
Hi guys,

how do I add smoke to my train - I want the smoke to blow upwards when the train is stationary, and for it to blow backwards as the train moves.

I would also like to add steam coming out of the pistons and coliding with the ground and then bounces off - just like a train would when it starts the engine
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20-11-2003, 07:35 PM   #2
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here is the train I am working on
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21-11-2003, 01:54 AM   #3
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Well, there are easy ways, and there are harder ways

HARDish:

- 2d fluids grouped with the piston/smokestack geometry.

EASY:

- sprites/SWparticles grouped to the geometry.
- Export camera data from Maya into After Effects
and animate smoke footage there to your parts.
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26-11-2003, 07:04 PM   #4
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I think the easy way is more feasible than the hard way you'll be able to get good results and it will render a HECK of a lot quicker! check out my chunky smoke shader in the downloads area

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