BOOK RIGGER V2.1


It creates pages with 3 bend modifiers, (for turn animation, secondary motion and landing position) and binds them into a controller to easily turn pages.

Features

-Ability to define page count, page length, page width, segments, gap between pages and effect areas-max angles of benders.

-Ability to Randomize secondary motion

-Preview option, before actually binding every page.

-Ability to assign materials and image sequences as single or doublesided materials

-Ability to take apart all or some of the pages and provide them random directions.

Note that in preview option only one frame is keyed, and you control its motion scrubbing timeslider.

I cant be hold responsible for the trouble it may cause, so please use it on blank project, or at least backup your project before use.

Version History:

version 2.21

-Bug Fix regarding to the Torn Apart options. Now it torns apart pages even if the default in/out tangents are different than linear.

-Ability to turn the following page, before the previous one lands (shuffle) It is added as Shuffle Control to the master controller. It is also animatable. now its very easy to create a book which pages starts to turn slowly and speeds up gradually until it shuffles very fast.

version 2.1

-Added Take Apart Option

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version 2.0

-New UI

-Added Crease center options for Flexibility, Turner and Landing parts. It allows greater control over creases.

-Added Crease Level for Turner part which allows changing altitude of crease. It also make possible 360 degree turns properly.

-Added Material section. You can assign double or single sided materials. It is also possible to assign an image sequence and Book rigger makes every pages diffuse texture the corresponding frame number of that image sequence.

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version 1.0Beta

-First release

Planned future improvements:

-More options to taking apart function. (defining the area -like from the 10th to 25th page- of pages that will be taken apart, defining the time range, Gradually increasing and decreasing the pages that will be taken.

-Book cover with various styles.
Additional Info:

This is a Macroscript. After you run the script, you can find the
script under customize => customize user interface - category: Tik
Works, and can assign it to a hotkey, menu or quad menu


Version Requirement:
written with Max 2008
Video URL:
Homepage URL:
http://www.ardakutlu.com

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