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  1. Ok, I will try to explain what I want to do and what I am getting instead. I know the fundamentals of building crowds in Houdini, what I can't seem to figure out is how to use multiple agents or clips in a scene. I have two separate FBX files that I exported from Cinema 4D, both are 90 frames long with similar animation but just a little different. I want to bake these in a ROP Network, in two Agent Drivers(not agent SOP), connect to a Merge node and hit render. I hit render and it creates the proper file directories, YAY! Then I want to take a Agent SOP and combine the two clips in that one Agent SOP and connect that to a Crowdsource. The problem is that only one clip plays correctly, the other clip is smashed and glitchy, its not correct. I also get a caution warning that reads something transform tracks differ regarding the two clips I am trying to combine. What can I do different? Is there a work around? Have I no clue how to export FBX files?
  2. Hey, I am attaching a shape to my agent's hand (via agentlayer). Is there a way to disconnect the shape from the hand and make it rbd (as to drop to the floor)? Thank you!
  3. Hi everyone, Here's a weird one: I am trying to use the crowdsource to copy a simple agent animation on a point sim. It is basically a swarm test. Now the problem is that when I try to render my agents they render as boxes. So far I have done a couple days of research but I didn't seem to be able to find a solution or anybody with my same issue. The simple answer that I gave to myself was "use the copy sop with some timewarp stamping for each point" but the copy sop gets too heavy to quickly. Does anybody have an idea of what am I doing wrong? I have attached a zip file with the hip and the fbx of the bee animation. Thanks for your help! bees_test.zip
  4. hey all another crowd question - is it possible to make the crowd drop the weapons they are carrying when they collide with my object and turn to ragdolls? It only seems to be stuck in the characters hand and it would be awesome to put layers like weapons and helmets on them and have all that fall off when they are hit with my object? right now my agent has an agent layer in that is pointing to the hammer mesh i built (simple shape built in another sop network) - its constrained to the hand nicely but how would i get those to disconnect when the character turns to ragdoll? Would it be another trigger setup?
  5. Hi, I'd need to be able to render the agent proxies of the crowdsource node Thoses proxies are present when you don't connect an agent to the crowdsource node, but they won't show up when rendering. Is there a way to have them rendered? I'd need the cone+sphere only (not the ground circle+line) thanks ! *edit* I dived-in the crowdsource node, and found out where those proxies are made, but I can't really see how to modify the settings, and can't even see any setting that prevent them to be rendered :/ please help : /
  6. H14 crowd looking at an object

    Hi guys I'm using Houdini 14.0.335 and I am trying to get a crowd to look at an object I created the default crowd and Ihave tried using the shelf tools for Look at but the head doesn't turn to face the object, getting them to look at a position but that doesn't work too Thank you! Ronald
  7. I need to create a medieval crowd, anyone have information tutorials or ideas to customize a agent like that? Thanks wanderson
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