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PMDe + PMX Commands Tutorial - Physics and Joints by mmdyesbutterfly PMDe + PMX Commands Tutorial - Physics and Joints by mmdyesbutterfly

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12th August 2012
Updated tutorial with information on the command windows in PMX; where to find the create physics and joints command and included a quick run down of the tabs in PMX as well.

I hope to be able to get better at using PMX Editor so I can try and do a tutorial where it focuses more on the PMX version of the editor. However, much of the process is the same. PMX users just have the advantage of being able to select the option of making "Static Physics" and/or "Physical Physics" without the need of changing it in the Physics Tab.

I hope that this will help more people, and thank you to the ones who have downloaded and viewed this tutorial. I am glad that it was helpful to you (if it was which I hope it was).

14th July 2012
Fixed and corrected title.
Updated Contents Page, now has page numbers.
Added a section on the differences between Static Physics and Physical Physics.

I decided to make a Physics and Joints tutorial - which focuses more on the joint side due to the fact that many people seem to struggle with them. I actually started this last weekend and just finished it today.

I hope that this is useful to at least someone ^^ . I may add and revamp a few parts later on.

This is also my first tutorial for PMDeditor might be a little bit iffy in places. However, it does require basic knowlege of PMDeditor's controls and where things are. Sorry if it gets a bit wordy. ^^; I...kinda had a lot on my mind last week. Hope that this category is okay.


You can download the PDF file over there it should be under add to faves------->

And here is a download to both Miku's model files showing the joints and physics process, along with the pictures used in this tutorial - in case you can't see them; [link]

Extra Note
Oh and until Isay otherwise, my name will always be Butterfly/yesbutterfly. If it says anything else, its a lie. My real name is Gladys. 8|

Program's used
MikuMikuDance 7.39 and PMDeditor Limited English Version 2
Texture used in preview image is from here; [link]

Credits go to 3DCG, ETO, ~MMDFakewings18, *HousekineMinto and :Amiamy111:, whose parts that I used in this tutorial. And also to Animasa for their default model which is also used for most of this tutorial.
Please enjoy the crappy tutorial.

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AI-Sparklez Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Oh my good god... :O_o:

It's all coming together now.

Thank you so much for the tutorial! :D

Now to change the physics in my two demon models so that MMD can stop crashing. ^^;
tiramisu-time Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist
Wow, this is the most indepth physics tutorial I've seen! Thank youuuu!! :happybounce: 
ClosedFantasy Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for this! Heart :happybounce:  It really explained the group thing to me since I didn't really get the other tutorials! Faved. ;3Hug 
Larxeas Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
now im interested to try this XD
RenardDesOmbres Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you know how to stop the clothes going through the model when she dances? I have one whose rigged but the clothes float through her...
Seychermanium Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
I'm trying to add physics... But everytime when I want to try the physics in MMD, the program crashes... 
ReimaginedDreams Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for this. I love using mmd, but I learn things so slowly that it hard to have fun in the way I want to. I want to get to were I can do my own models, but there just so much to learn to get them to work right. at least with this I'm a little closer. Thanks again
Action528 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can you help me import a character into PMD Editor? I convert it to .x with 3ds Max and then import it into PMD editor but nothing shows up.... Please, any help would be appreciated :)
YamiKagayaite Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't mean to spam, but let's say the model has no physics or joints. How do I add collision physics to the upper body? The attach a and b make no sense to me.
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