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SonicN2O
08-17-2010, 02:38 PM
Hi I recently asked about how to blow up this one spaceship, and now I've got another question.
This Cockpit:
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Is all glass, and I want to put in kind of a roll cage-
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Ah! got it! (lost my train of thought.)
The glass isn't supposed to be glued together, but connected by a metal frame. How can I make one?:help:

nickdigital
08-17-2010, 02:48 PM
What are you asking? How to make a roll cage or the windows?

You could grab the polys that make up the cockpit and bevel them...then change the surface of those polygons to something similar to glass.

SonicN2O
08-17-2010, 02:53 PM
What you see is the outside of the cockpit. It looks like it's pieces of glass glued together. I want it to look like It's Panes of Glass connected by metal. so basically it's a metal frame shaped like a rollcage on the outside.

nickdigital
08-17-2010, 02:57 PM
Oh ok. Just grab the cockpit...do a inset bevel and make those polys into a glass surface. You could then grab the outer polygons of the cockpit and do a smooth shift to add some thickness to the frame.

Or you can go ahead and just model and outer frame around the existing cockpit.

There's no "make cockpit" button in Modeler. It'll all depend on the design and how you want it to look.

SonicN2O
08-17-2010, 03:02 PM
OK I get it. Problem is, the geometry is tripled. how do I "un-triple" something?

nickdigital
08-17-2010, 03:07 PM
Try this:
http://flay.com/GetDetail.cfm?ID=1269

SonicN2O
08-17-2010, 03:14 PM
I can't download it. is there a way that doesn't involve hyperlinks or downloads?

nickdigital
08-17-2010, 03:27 PM
I suppose I could email you the file but I don't know what the EULA is so I'd rather not.

What's wrong with d/ling from the site?

SonicN2O
08-17-2010, 03:28 PM
never mind- I found a different way.