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Rotating Particle Effects
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Rotating Particle Effects

I can't rotate "ps_orb_room_portal_start.ps" but I can rotate other Particle Effects like "ps_water_stream.ps".

I went looking around in the Particle Editor, but I could not find anything to let me rotate the portal particle. Can anyone help?

05-03-2012, 01:37 AM
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RE: Rotating Particle Effects

You talking about revolution or particle spinning? Revolution requires you mess around with the Start positions.

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05-03-2012, 02:10 AM
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RE: Rotating Particle Effects

Revolution just makes the particles spin in a strange spherical pattern?

I just want to rotate the the particle so it can face any direction I wish it to. Right now it only faces in one direction, and using the Rotate or Scale tool do nothing in the Level Editor.
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RE: Rotating Particle Effects

Oh, you mean that kind of rotation. I hear if you create a particle system at an entity (or area), you can control the direction of the particle system since it assumes the axis of the entity. However, i have yet to verify this. If it doesn't work, then you'll have to manually edit the particle system each time you want it to face a different direction. Though, Movement -> General -> Coord System might have something to do with it too.

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05-03-2012, 03:01 AM
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RE: Rotating Particle Effects

Thank ye, blessed heart. You earned me pot 'o gold!
05-03-2012, 03:27 AM
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RE: Rotating Particle Effects

It's like Billboards with me... I rotate them till I am blue in the face... and can never actually get them to rotate, they always face the same direction in the editor...

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05-03-2012, 02:46 PM
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RE: Rotating Particle Effects

Got to change their property to "Fixed Axis".
05-03-2012, 03:22 PM
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You can always mess with particles in the particle editor Smile

05-03-2012, 03:57 PM
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