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WarpZone

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How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« on: December 06, 2016, 01:35:35 PM »
Even with the Shuriken plugin (why wasn't this part of the standard install?) the only Action involves detecting particle collisions.  How do I do ParticleSystem.Play(); and ParticleSystem.Stop(); from within Playmaker? 

(The particle systems are attached to child GameObjects of the GameObject containing the FSM.)

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Re: How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2016, 07:37:46 PM »
from the playmaker ecosystem search 'particle'
import the two actions 'particle system play' and 'particle system stop'

I've been using both of these to drive all of my particles.

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Re: How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2016, 01:34:12 AM »
Why is this only part of Ecosystem?

Why isn't it included with Playmaker?

This is an essential part of Unity.  I shouldn't need to hunt it down and install it separately.

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Re: How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2017, 01:43:22 AM »
In 2017.1.0f3 and ecosystem ,I can not find the ParticleSystem Play and Stop actions. (Using ecosystem 0.49 because 0.50 doesn't work with 2017.1)

And it also can not popup "ScriptControl>Call Method" Action when drag particle component into FSM States. Witch can be called by unity trigger event or button event.

Is there any way to trigger Particle Play and Stop function with playmaker now ?

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Re: How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2017, 04:16:01 AM »
Hi,
Ecosytem 0.4.9 only works partially (due to a unity bug)
You can find the actions here

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Re: How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2017, 06:23:59 AM »
Oh ! It works to me , thanks a lot !! :D

Hi,
Ecosytem 0.4.9 only works partially (due to a unity bug)
You can find the actions here

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Re: How do I Play and Stop Shuriken particle systems?
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2017, 06:26:56 AM »
Why is this only part of Ecosystem?

Why isn't it included with Playmaker?

This is an essential part of Unity.  I shouldn't need to hunt it down and install it separately.

Yes, it's problematic :)

 the issue is that if we need to provide support for ALL Unity modules and api, there will be literally thousands of actions and the project will take a lot longer to compile, it's not the optimal way to deal with the vast amount of features Unity provides, and so the Ecosystem allows you to just get what you need for a given projects, and if it's not on the ecosystem, please make a requests on this forum ( and if you don't get any reply, ping me :) )

Maybe Shuriken actions will be merged into the official set in the future, we'll see.

 Bye,

 Jean