"analog" engine flame [pic]

Discussion in 'Scifi 3D Forum' started by Ahasver, Jan 6, 2005.

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  1. Ahasver Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Jan 5, 2005
    Hi there !


    For those who try to get the old analog effects on the screen, I made a simple flame for your engines:
    [image=http://home.t-online.de/home/dr.krey/3d/flame.jpg]

    Reference:
    [image=http://www.cswu.cz/shiptech/cruisers/isd/pic2.jpg]

    Just put 2 target lights with a smooth volume light effect (white and a light blue) in front of the engine facing to the engine.
    Play a bit with the attenuation parameters and the density to get the light right, a little omni light in the center of the engine, done.

    Just to get an antipode to all this flare, lense and so on ...
  2. Cryptite_ Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jan 1, 2004
    star 3
    Cool deal, looks great. Looks more like old SW concept art engine flares than cg, I like...
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