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creating a tunnel
show user profile  w00
Hey, i'm following a tutorial where i'm going to create a tunnel effect. The tutorial says i have to create a cylinder and place a camera inside of the cilinder. I did, but when i do that theneverything is black, and in the tutorial the cylinder looks hollow inside... What do i have to do inorder to see inside of my cylinder??
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2/7/2009 7:49:12 AM (last edit: 2/7/2009 7:49:12 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
add a 'normal' modifier. this will flip the faces to turn the cylinder inside out.

or add a 'shell' modifier, this will give the cylinder thickness

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2/7/2009 8:02:49 AM (last edit: 2/7/2009 8:07:55 AM)
show user profile  w00
Thanks, that did the trick. But i'm now stuck with a whole different thing. I have added a PF Source system. The Display is set as Geometry which gives me alot of small planes.
These planes are all horizontally aligned but i want them to be randomly positioned.
But for some reason it won't do that. I've made a small video about tmy settings and you can see that the particles won't change to 'random'.
Any idea what i have to do in order to make it work?

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2/7/2009 9:37:39 AM (last edit: 2/7/2009 9:38:42 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
You need to add the camera that you will be looking through into the top pick box of the shape facing options for a start, and you must be looking through that camera to see how it will look as they will only apply to that particular camera and no other viewport (including any other cameras you might have. Then choosing 'rotate random' will spin then around at different angles but only in clock wise or counter-clock wise direction. if you want randomly rotated particles i.e. rotating away from the camera then don't choose shape facing particles, they are purely to look directly at the camera.

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2/7/2009 9:59:34 AM (last edit: 2/7/2009 10:01:56 AM)
show user profile  w00
Thanks for clearing that up :)
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2/7/2009 10:23:15 AM (last edit: 2/7/2009 10:23:15 AM)
show user profile  mattymoose
on-topic: does anyone know how the fuck the tunnel effect in the DR Who intro was made?


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2/7/2009 2:59:50 PM (last edit: 2/7/2009 2:59:50 PM)
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