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Thomas DormanModern Warfare 2 text effect
by on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:52:25 pm

I'd like to make a text effect similar to the one in Modern Warfare 2 cutscenes, where in the text some characters randomly spin, between different cyrillic characters, and the actual characters in the text. Basically, I need an expression to change some characters in a predefined text layer to change to another character.

Sample clip on youtube:

I know, that maybe the character offset effect is the one I should use, but I got stuck on, how to do it actually.

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Todd KoprivaRe: Modern Warfare 2 text effect
by on Dec 9, 2009 at 4:07:05 pm

This example should get you started.

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Thomas DormanRe: Modern Warfare 2 text effect
by on Dec 13, 2009 at 7:29:28 am

Thanks Tod!Helped a lot. All I need now is a Cyrillic OCR-a like font :D.

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