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Fluid Simulation for Video Games (part 7)

This is a series on fluid simulation for video games. This article explains how to integrate a fluid simulation into a typical particle system and introduces motion resulting from arbitrary external affectors (such as wind and forces).
Authored by Dr. Michael J. Gourlay Last updated on 04/26/2017 - 14:48
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Dynamics and Particle Effects, Part 1

From their very inception, 3D programs have been used to imitate natural phenomena, creating realistic, stylized, or artistic effects. In this article, I touch upon this trend & provide hands-on demonstrations of the technical and artistic methods used.
Authored by Audri Phillips Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 13:03
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Dynamics and Particle Effects, Part 2

From their inception, 3D programs have been used to imitate natural phenomena, creating realistic, stylized, or artistic effects. In this article, I use the Dynamics module to create rain, and then you create smoke as an introduction to using nDynamics.
Authored by Audri Phillips Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 13:07
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Dynamics and Particle Effects, Part 3

From their very inception, 3D programs have been used to imitate natural phenomena, creating realistic, stylized, or artistic effects. In this article, I touch upon this trend & provide hands-on demonstrations of the technical and artistic methods used.
Authored by Audri Phillips Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 13:07
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Dynamics and Particle Effects, Part 4

From their very inception, 3D programs have been used to imitate natural phenomena, creating realistic, stylized, or artistic effects. In this article-the last in this series on dynamics-I talk about the Ocean Shader, which is listed under fluid effects.
Authored by Audri Phillips Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 13:05
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