How do I make rotating particles?

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Post » Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:44 pm

Hello,

I would like to know if there is a way to make particles rotating.
I don't mean the particle object/system rotating just the particles it spawns.

Thank you
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Post » Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:14 pm

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Post » Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:33 pm

create 2 objects -
create container in 1st object add 2nd object in it
add rotate to behavior in 2nd object
add pin to behavior in 2nd object
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Post » Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:45 pm

Could you please explain to me how this rotates the particles?
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Post » Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:38 pm

The Particle object (plugin) doesn't allow for it's individual particles to have rotation nor collisions. This is by design in order to have less calculations and better performance.

If you want better control over your "particles" you can use a sprite and make it behave as a particle. Of coarse, this will tax your game and add to the calculations. If you don't overdo it it will not be a problem I think... See the attached example.
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Post » Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:24 pm

you mean anything like this
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Post » Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:13 pm

Hmm I can see what you mean, create a particle system manually.
Yeah I understand how this could affect performance.

Thank you both very much for your replies.
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