Labyrinth for 3ds Max
>> See Also: Splines Scatter 1.0 for 3dsMaxThe knots which make up Labyrinth are automatically attached to the object’s their generated on. This feature gives users the ability to easily produce stunning effects. This video gives a general overview of the controls for the tool as well as various ways to use the tool in production. More videos to come soon. Below are time-stamps you can use to quickly navigate through the video to see specific effects.
InstallationTo install just place the files in the downloaded file into your max plugins directory.
ex. (C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max #\plugins\)
How To UseThis tool is a shape object. You can create this tool by going to the ‘Create’ panel in 3ds Max and then going to the shapes tab. From there you’ll find Labyrinth by changing the dropdownlist to ‘JokerMartini.
In depth explanation of controls
ControlsLocation - Placement at which knots will be generated
Order - Sorting method used to order the location points
Origin Radar Sort – Forces the radar sorting methods to use the grid origin rather than the average position of the nodes in the list
Reverse Order – Flips the order in which the points are ordered
Smooth - Controls the knot interpolation for the base points
# Splines – Controls the number of splines being generated. Each spline gets a unique seed value
Range - Controls the number of points which will be used to generate a spline
Start Range – Animatable
End Range – Animatable
Offset - Aniamtable and is used to move the spline along the generated points
Loop - Determines whether the spline should loop through the points or not
Surface Points – Overrides the number of points being generated on a surface. Usable when Location type ‘Surface’ is used.
Draping - This generates a knot between each of the base points
Smooth Draping – Controls the interpolation of the newly generated knots
XYZ - These values control the positioning of the knots generated for draping
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