Saturday, May 28, 2016

Bullet Cloth

Recently, I have been experimenting alternative ways of doing cloth effects. I always had an idea about using the points as simple particles or spheres while using the edges as constraints.

I didn't know how to set up hard constraints until I came across this post on the odforce forums: http://forums.odforce.net/topic/24901-bullet-soft-bodie-in-houdini/

This is the answer I was looking for. Now all I had to do was use the sim to drive the geometry in SOPs. I am really surprised haw fast it is. What makes it great is that it uses simple spheres as packed primitives with Bullet Solver.

Here are some demos:


You can easily set up pin constraints by setting i@active to 0.


For tearing, you set a Primitive Group, called broken, to the constraints. The tricky part is applying it to the rest geometry in SOPs.


 You could get some interesting results with the constraint network.

Reading animated positions in SOPs

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Clash of Clans 360: Experience a Virtual Reality Raid

Destruction, Dust/Debris

Clash of Clans: Legend of the Last Lava Pup

Air Defense Destruction, Lightning, Volumes

Monday, June 15, 2015

ReCore E3 Trailer

Interactive Sand, Sandstorm, Blowing Sand

Monday, May 11, 2015

Clash of Clans: Shocking Moves

Lightning Effects