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[1.10.2] Particle Wings


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So, I've decided to take on the task of attempting to make the player have wings made of smoke particles. I am planning on hard-coding all the points of the particles I want to show with their (x, y) positions relative to the center of the back, but then I'm going to need to rotate them about the z-axis (I think...) which I'm not quite sure how to do. I've been reading https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotation_matrix which is on Rotation Matrices and I think it may have something to do with this, but I'm not quite sure. I've only completed through Calc I and haven't taken Linear Algebra yet which is the class where I think I would learn this kinda thing. Should I just give up on this idea?


Also, I'm wondering how you get the player's body rotation. I know you can get the rotation of the head (player.getRotationYawHead()), but the rotation of the head and the body are often different.


I didn't really want to use OpenGL for this sort of thing, because I think it would look really cool to have the wings made of smoke particles, but if there's a way to accomplish the same sort of effect using OpenGL, I'm interested in hearing about it. Thank you for your help.

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OpenGL is the rendering engine of Minecraft any type of rendering you do eventually traces back to OpenGL. There is a simple way to do rotations GLStateManager.rotate (angle, x, y, x). Honestly the easiest way would be to guess and check until you get the rotations correct, and i believe you can get the players rotation, but you may need reflection.


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