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Mako
02-08-2011, 09:53 AM
I have been making video tutorials since LBP2 came out and I figured I'd share them with this community. :) Sorry for some of the awkward editing, flipshare doesn't really have any settings.

Cars:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us0P4DQDziI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8LsNNOFtt4
360 Aiming:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7Vi1Q2e000
Cameras and Dialog:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3VXHaBk4eQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSPLayKuu1Q
Controlinators and Sackbots:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTaVsSO61N4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqYvZL0bJqs

I hope you guys find these useful! Thanks. :D

Antikris
02-08-2011, 09:57 AM
Thanks and welcome to LBPC. A big reddit hug as well. :)

Blanchrocker
02-08-2011, 10:16 AM
Thanks for the 360 degree aiming tutorial, that has really helped me out, thanks :)

MrNooblez
02-08-2011, 02:21 PM
Thanks for the tutorials! I learnt so much from them, great help :love:

Biv
02-09-2011, 12:16 AM
Video tutorials are always nice. Clappy hands for you.

MobiusDT
02-09-2011, 11:42 PM
could I request hard links for those on iPads?

Stantron
02-10-2011, 07:04 AM
Thanks for the vids. Especially the 360 aim tutorial. Follow up question on that one though.
How could you make it so that looks like the objects emitted out of a gun (rather than thin air)?

trivran
02-10-2011, 12:55 PM
I like these alot, but parts of the car tutorial weren't necessary. For example, your rotation without hitting the gas could have been done by just using any old rotator.

tripple_sss
02-10-2011, 08:04 PM
Thanks for your detailed tutorials. Most of the video tutorials I've encountered have been too general and quick to explain, making them very hard to follow. But your's were thorough and specific. I was wondering if you could make a movie tutorial that shows how some of the story levels have been done and a counter to show how laps are completed when doing a race. Again thanks

ccapel
02-10-2011, 11:12 PM
Thanks for the tutorials. Very helpful!

I have a question about the 360 aiming. I'd like to have it so that when I aim with the right stick, a hologram arrow appears to indicate where the player is aiming. This would move with the right stick as well, but when the player lets off the stick, I'd like it to disappear. Would this be possible by hooking a battery into the hologram arrow and hooking the left/right up/down of the Right stick into the battery? Or something like that anyway?

EDIT: Nevermind, figured it out. Pretty simple, actually. Just hooked the left stick controls into an OR gate and hooked the OR gate directly into my holo arrow. Works perfectly!

Mako
02-11-2011, 05:47 PM
Yeah. I'm still learning. I know there are many ways to do something and as a former programmer I always look for the easiest way, but sometimes it doesn't jump out at me. Thanks for the comment!

edit: Thanks to everyone. I'm glad some of these are helping. My next video will be about creating a GUI and menus so I'll post a new topic for that. I'll be starting up work soon and my focus will have to shift away from LBP2, but hopefully I'll get this last one done.

mattman111
02-14-2011, 01:50 AM
Really good tutorials. Nice job +1 cookie for you.