Introduction to Particle FX

Introduction to Particle FX

You want to create your own fire-works but make sure you don’t light the house on fire? Just in time for New Year’s, we show you a bullet proof way to light up your screen! Today’s Master Class covers a comprehensive introduction to CRYENGINE V’s particle creation system, and shows you how to create explosions with impact.

The tutorial is released in two parts and takes you through every step of creating particles in CRYENGINE. The tutorials are hosted by Viktor Ikkes, Senior Cinematic Designer at Crytek, who has worked his magic on Crysis 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, Robinson: The Journey, and is currently on the team developing Hunt: Showdown. The video shows a battle-hardened workflow for working with particles in CRYENGINE, so you can use the same techniques that we use in the studio. In the first video Viktor creates a new particle explosion effect, and in the second video you’ll see how to create an effective cannon animation that reacts physically with the environment, using only the particle editor. Dive into the videos below and up your game with pro-grade techniques.


Want more Master Classes? Subscribe to our YouTube channel and you’ll be able to get all of our learning videos as they launch, while you can also check out previous tutorials hosted by Crytek staff, including an introduction to CRYENGINE’s Designer Tool, videos covering UI, audio, character art, environment art, and a series covering cinematic storytelling.

We hope you find this latest Master Class useful. If you’re inspired to make something cool, or have feedback and ideas, do let us know in the comment section, on the forums, Facebook, and Twitter.

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Comments

  • lavizh

    Excellent stuff, love working with the new Particle Editor :)

  • rombo

    exellent wow

  • rombo

    c'est vraiment génial ce logiciel

  • Igor_Shepard

    Very cool and must watch tutorial! It was needed long time ago, but, anyway its great! Keep it up, guys!

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