[Sidefx-houdini-list] Sprites and Mantra

Jean-Claude jclaude at mimgfx.com
Mon Oct 16 13:44:16 EDT 2006

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Jean-Claude wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I'm having problems with sprites that now i cant even count how many I have...
> but I need a solution for this first problem... how do I tell mantra .... how many overlapping sprites to consider?
> is there a sort of "ray depth"?... I have a sphere which emit static particles... and such particles are shaded with a
> VOP shader which makes a gradient opacity...
> when sprites overlap (quite always in my case) I've got a square.. with black area where it should be transparent...
> Alpha in mplay is what I'd expect.. its ok... but color... nope.
> thanks for any help....
> p.s. I'm trying to make a smoke effect with sprites...

ups... lights Shadows was set to Fastshadows... that was the first problem.... solved.. sorry for spam :(

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