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Dark Physics & Dark A.I. & Dark Dynamix / [STICKY] Dark Physics Materials

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BatVink
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Posted: 11th Aug 2006 14:03
Following from Mike's lead, I think it would be good for people to post Material settings they have found to work well. For example, you may have a combination that replicates plastic, polished steel or rubber to perfection. I would start the ball rolling, but I haven't worked out the best material for a rolling ball yet



HowDo
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Posted: 11th Aug 2006 14:12 Edited at: 11th Aug 2006 14:27
Quote: "but I haven't worked out the best material for a rolling ball yet "


Maybe because they are all diffrent.

I did start a thread but the word Material got spelt wrong in the title.

so heres a re-post of them.
So to start these are some I have found going through the demos.
(Thanks to TGC Team for the ones they have made below.)

`'hardplastic' (fairly bouncy low friction rating)
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`brick
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make non-bouncy material
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make material no bounce
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Create a testball
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make sticky
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make hardrubber' (semi bouncy material high in friction)
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make hardwood
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make concrete
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make a bouncy material very bouncy
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make a less bouncy material
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and finally a material with no bounce
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make a material with null name
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make glass
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HowDo
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Posted: 12th Aug 2006 20:33 Edited at: 17th Aug 2006 16:14
This might help in seeing what your material acts like.

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edit
new improved version now has a launch trigger.
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now with a sphere drop as well as roll.
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The Old Man
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Posted: 12th Aug 2006 21:32
HowDo - Nice Addition to Dark Physics Testing
HowDo
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Posted: 12th Aug 2006 21:34 Edited at: 12th Aug 2006 21:48
Cheers , as a note change the mass and it will show up quicker what will happen.


If anyone could put a GUI thingy into it so you rise a lower the number on the objects, what ever you call them, then press space to see what happens

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HowDo
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Posted: 17th Aug 2006 16:31
Now with a clear? layout, no gui yet.



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ps
if you seen a post that has up down inputing by button on screen paste a link

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Freddix
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Posted: 18th Aug 2006 11:35
excellent idea to put the materials made from users and from TGC here
It may be cool to make a "material base" list with a sample that demonstrate the differencies between each materials.

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.

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