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Tony Barone
Chain Dynamics
on Sep 18, 2013 at 12:38:57 pm

I'm posting this in the hope that someone with more experience in such things can suggest a better way to go about making a chain with "lifelike" dynamics.

In my attempt, I created a spline, with spline dynamics and put it within an Atom Array to make it appear like the chain I was going for.

I'd like to also be able to move the "cap" end and have the chain move with it in a real-world type of way, not sure theres an easy way to do this.

Thanks!

6529_chainexample.c4d.zip



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Adam Trachtenberg
Re: Chain Dynamics
on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:19:05 pm

What you have looks pretty good, IMO. If you want to make it more physically correct you'd need to use the regular dynamics system. Problem is that it's a little difficulty to keep it from being too twitchy. Here's a quick example: 6530_ballchain.c4d.zip


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Tony Barone
Re: Chain Dynamics
on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:59:36 pm

I see what you mean about it being a bit twitchy! I like your example as well.. thanks!



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