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Check out the final episode of our comprehensive particle effects Master Class hosted by Senior VFX Artist Viktor Ikkes.
Watch the third part of our three-episode particle effects Master Class, hosted by Senior VFX Artist Viktor Ikkes. This must-watch Master Class takes you on an in-depth tour of CRYENGINE's tools and uses the Game SDK Sample Project as a learning aid, which you can download for free from The CRYENGINE Marketplace. New to the series? Catch up with part 1 and part 2.
In this episode, Viktor presents advanced particle design techniques. You'll learn how to define surface types and create material effects, ensuring that collisions between any two material types produce the desired reactions. Those reactions include generating particle effects, spawning decals, playing audio cues, and responses that produce the correct friction and elasticity, damage accumulation, breakages and piercings, and more. Viktor also demonstrates how to expose particle properties to the sandbox editor using attributes, how to send particles between a source and target to create effects like lightning bolts, how to debug particle effects, and more.
This Master Class is aimed at those of you with some experience with game development and CRYENGINE. If you are completely new to our engine, we recommend that you download our beginner's course, which shows you how to make a complete game with CRYENGINE or watch the tutorial on our YouTube channel.
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