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Paganini
Placeable PWK Problem

Hello old friends, I have been working on some placeables, and have hit a wall. Unfortunately for me, I banged my head against that newly found wall for a week before I broke down, and came here. My problems are with use nodes, I am able to get them linked and exported without any errors, and when viewing the pwk in a text editor, I see that the use node is listed with coords. Sadly the PC will not respond or use the node in any way. Here is an example image featuring a chair and its pwk setup. The use node is linked to the pwk node. If anyone can shed some light on this, that would be great.

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The Amethyst Dragon
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Something I keep handy as a reference for myself:

Placeable Walkmesh:
aurora base
- dummy (named same as base + "_pwk") (add AuroraPlaceable modifier, select PWK) - attached to base
- - plane or single mesh (named same as base + "_wg") - attached to dummy
- - - dummy (named something + "_use01") (optional, but good to have, needed for anything useable) - attached to plane/mesh
- actual model

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Zwerkules

The engine is only looking for the last parts of a dummy's name. If you placeable is for example named plc_ab123 the dummies for attack and spell impacts don't need to be named plc_ab123_head or plc_ab123_impact. It is enough to name them ab123_head, ab123_impact and so on. The pwk dummy however needs the full name plc_ab123_pwk.

The use nodes only need to be named ab123_pwk_use01 and ab123_pwk_use02, not plc_ab123_pwk_use01 and so on. The have to be linked to the pwk dummy however, not to the aurora base. The plc_ab123_pwk dummy itself has to be linked to the base.

 

 

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The Amethyst Dragon
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Thanks for the clarification, Zwerkules. That bit of text I posted was what I'd found years ago and seemed to function.

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