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Particle flow, forming text - in whole letters - and PF path-follow
show user profile  xandos
Hi guys, I'm hoping to be able to form some text out of some spinning force-affected particles, however I'd like for each particle to be a whole letter as opposed to making it up using a find target and loads of smaller objects. I know I could use a toolbox 2 birthgroup operator and then blast them apart and reverse the animation.... But I was hoping to find a way to achieve this without at some point reversing it... so that after a while of being thrown around by forces each letter effectively 'finds-target' and seeks its correct position.

I'm also hoping to be able to have particles spawn at the ends of a number of splines, and travel along them to a center node, like this:
black - paths
green - spawn
red - target
blue - particles

Any suggestions on the best way to go about that? There will (ideally) be quite a lot of paths and birth points, so hopefully a way that doesn't take loads of settings for each one...

Any guidance much appreciated, sorry if these are silly question - and feel free to ignore.
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12/21/2011 2:29:12 AM (last edit: 12/21/2011 2:29:12 AM)
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