View Full Version : Tutorial: how to cut story object and gain new amazing materials

01-21-2010, 09:56 AM
UPDATE: you can see a demonstration of it in my new level
title: new material!(not a level, read description)
author: polloepilla

Though the title is similar to that one posted few days ago from viniciusbr11, i'm talking about a completely different method, with completely different results. It exploits a glitch of the thin-thick material that I discovered, and works only with the thin story objects, like the picture frame, the knife, the fork, the coin ecc. Each one of those objects are constituted by particular materials that would be nice to use to build something else. Now you can.

1) Select the thin story object you want to use and place it

2) With the thin-thick material create a template in front of it

3) Select the template and reduce it to thin layer so you can see the material and the object merge togheter

4) glue the merged item

Done! Now you can see that the thin-thick material (well, now it's a thin material) penetrates the story object and let you see only a part of it.

ISSUES: the story object isn't really cutted, it is still invisible under the thin material (if you use the glass you can see it), so you have always to figure out how to hide it to obtain a good effect.

POSSIBLE APPLICATIONS: if you use this trick with a led, and totally hide it inside the thin material, you obtain GLOWING MATERIALS (you must previusly connect the led to a switch that change constantly his intensity). Or you can create a wall with the wonderfull material of the knife.

If you find any amazing applications of it, post it here please!
thank you for the attention!!!



01-23-2010, 07:01 AM
You can use this method to merge thin materials together.

01-23-2010, 09:41 AM
I know, and if you don't glue them they will scurry away!! I already published a level called "I'll heart everyone tell me how I did", in which I emit 1 square composed of 100 merged square of cardbox, and they suddenly scurry away and created a wall. I'll heart you!!

01-23-2010, 07:46 PM
Hmmm, I am not totally sure how this works, but I will definitely try it out in create mode.