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Asteroid crashing into planet surface using Particle Flow - Please Help!
show user profile  jous8
Hi, I am trying to create a scene where an asteroid is crashing into a planet, I have found a tutorial online for this but I do not have the start-up max file that is used for the tutorial called asteroid_impact_start.max.for 3ds Max 8 (if anyone has that file, it would also be very useful for me!)
Anyway, I got as far as creating Gravity, Drag and Deflector and then a spherical PF Source around the planet and in the Particle View assigning the asteroid as the shape, and also assigning Gravity as the Force Space Warp but in my animation of this, the asteroid flies AWAY from the planet instead of crashing into the planet. Please help!
Thanks!
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8/7/2009 8:50:16 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 8:50:16 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Google rocks.

http://www.3dcenter.ru/tutors/images/max_Patricle_Flow2/asteroid_impact_start.max

Hope this helps.



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8/7/2009 9:10:54 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 9:11:01 AM)
show user profile  jous8
Hey, thanks, I was hoping it would download as it's a max file but it just opens up in my web browser as jiberish. I went to justhttp://www.3dcenter.ru/tutors/images/max_Patricle_Flow2/
but its all in russian :s
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8/7/2009 9:16:32 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 9:16:32 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
right-click, save as!



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8/7/2009 9:22:23 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 9:22:23 AM)
show user profile  jous8
hehe sorry for my slowness there!! THANKS! hope itl work for me...
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8/7/2009 9:23:15 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 9:23:15 AM)
show user profile  jous8
THANKS YOU!!!!
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8/7/2009 9:23:58 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 9:23:58 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
You are more than welcome. I have checked that the file loads, and it seems ok for me. Good luck.



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8/7/2009 9:28:53 AM (last edit: 8/7/2009 9:28:53 AM)
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