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Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook - Second Edition by Michael Szabo, Simon Russell

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Using Thinking Particles to create complex behavior

In this recipe, we will be learning about how to use thinking particles to create complex behavior.

How to do it...

  1. Firstly, create a new document and make sure it has at least 500 frames. Then create a new null object and name it Emitter. Now, add an XPresso tag (Tags | Cinema 4D Tags | XPresso).
  2. Select the X-Pool tab from inside your XPresso Editor window as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  3. Flip down the System Operators delta (the little triangle), then the Thinking Particles delta, and we can now see our main groups of nodes: TP Initiator/TP Condition and so on. These are the nodes for controlling ...

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