In this tutorial you will use 3D Studio Max 6 and reactor to set up a physics simulation. Using these animation tools you will create a wrecking ball (swinging chain with heavy ball on the end used to break things, see figure 1). This tutorial will touch on some of the key elements to remember when using reactor. After completing this tutorial you will be able to create chains and hopefully you will avoid common mistakes that often frustrate people when using these techniques. This tutorial will give you the knowledge to explore and experiment with most of the reactor tools. If used properly, reactor is a powerful tool.
WARNING! THIS TUTORIAL ASSUMES YOU KNOW THE INTERFACE AND WORKINGS OF 3D STUDIO MAX 6. THIS TUTORIAL IS FOR EXPERIANCED 3D ANIMATORS.
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