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Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by Captain LeBuck » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:57 am

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Ahoy there mateys,

Blitz FX (German for lightning) is an effect fuse for Fusion 16 that was designed with the purpose of creating different types of electrical and lightning effects. That being said, early in development we realized that the procedural nature of the underlying algorithm has the potential for wildly different types of effects and so the project grew from there. Because we wanted to give artists as much creative freedom as possible, we provide incredibly fine grained controls, so that if you can imagine it, we hope that you'll be able to build it with Blitz FX. We would love to see the ingenious ways in which you make use of our fuse so please share with us your creations. This is only the Lite version with very basic functionality and some limitations. Look forward to some amazing new features in the upcoming months.

For a more detailed feature list visit https://www.con-fusion.net/blitz-fx

Blitz FX is and will be completely free for you to use commercially as you please. No gold donation needed, although a bottle of Rum is always welcome :P .

Patrons of Confusion will get access to beta builds months before public release and will be able to directly participate in the fuse's development by giving us feedback and telling us what features you would like to see implemented. Every build will be accompanied by an exclusive tutorial which will be much more in-depth than the public videos. Depending on the tier you will also get your pirate name in the fuse, so it is. Saucy indeed.

Start growing ye beards mateys!

BLITZ FX LITE, SOON ON REACTOR

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Re: Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by SecondMan » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:50 am

:buttrock:

Electrifying stuff! Thanks for sharing, Captain!

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Post by 3dmus » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:26 am

That looks amazing. Thanks Vito!

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Post by Kristof » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:53 am

Nice, taa!

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Re: Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by SecondMan » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:41 am

Captain LeBuck wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:57 am
BLITZ FX LITE, SOON ON REACTOR
Dear Wizards, Pirates and others, SOON is now NOW :cheer:

Go get the stuff on Reactor please ⚡

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There is a chance that Blitz won't show up when you open Reactor. Sometimes that happens when some bigger changes have been pushed to the repository. If that is the case, you will see an ominous 500 Internal Server Error in the Console.

Resyncing the repository will solve the issue:

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and if they are installed, and you're wondering where the comp is, go here:

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and ye shall find :)

Enjoy the booty! 🏴‍☠️

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Post by SecondMan » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:05 am

Please note that a small update (1.01) has been made to the Blitz Lite Fuse in Reactor. If you previously installed the package, please update. The demo comp is still the same.

If you go into the Blitz Fuse in Fusion, and you see a big Reload button at the top, you have the latest and you're all good :)

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Re: Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by mdglitch » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:45 pm

Looks really promising! Is it meant to be a competitor to video copilot's saber for after effects? Will there be an overview of Blitz pro features? Is it capable of following mask contour?
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Post by SecondMan » Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:05 pm

mdglitch wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:45 pm
it capable of following mask contour?
Can you describe this in a bit more detail please?

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Re: Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by mdglitch » Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:44 pm

What I meant is can it constrain the generated element to a mask path like saber does? Bend it to curve and fill it's length

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Re: Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by Millolab » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:13 pm

mdglitch wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:45 pm
Looks really promising! Is it meant to be a competitor to video copilot's saber for after effects? Will there be an overview of Blitz pro features? Is it capable of following mask contour?
That's a completely different tool!
I'm aware that @Midgardsormr is working on something like that.
Blitz it's a tool to make lightning bolts and much more.

Cheers!

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Re: Blitz FX - Lightning & Electric Effects Fuse for Fusion 16

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Post by SecondMan » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:06 pm

mdglitch wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:44 pm
like saber does
What I meant was that "like saber" doesn't mean anything to people that haven't used saber...

There's a lot of referring to AE plugins and tools etc, which is fine, but don't forget this is a Fusion forum, so this is a bit like speaking a different language.

Part of having a problem solved is being able to explain it unambiguously. Which is often quite hard to do, but it's worth doing :)