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jMonkeyEngine 3.0 Beginner's Guide by Ruth Kusterer

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Time for action – design effects in the SDK

SceneComposer in the jMonkeyEngine SDK is a nifty tool to try out different particle settings and preview them in a user-friendly way.

The following screenshot shows the effect preview in the SceneComposer window, the spatial in the SceneExplorer window, and the Emitter – Properties window:

Time for action – design effects in the SDK

To create your own effect, start with an empty scene in the SDK's project window:

  1. Right-click on the assets/Scenes directory and go to New | Other….
  2. Go to Scene | Empty jME3 Scene.
  3. Go through the new file wizard and name the effect; for example, FireEffect.j3o.

You find the scene node FireEffect.j3o in your assets/Scenes ...

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