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Offline Quarry
« Posted 2012-10-28 12:12:43 »

I'd like to know the equations for finding the movement unit vectors (3D) for a rigid body object that only has it's pitch and roll controlled by the user.

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2012-10-28 15:26:18 »

This sounds like you need to learn about Quaternions Smiley

Offline kaffiene
« Reply #2 - Posted 2012-10-29 02:13:14 »

This sounds like you need to learn about Quaternions Smiley

Don't see why.  I implemented an Elite-style controlled game with matrices perfectly well.
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Offline Quarry
« Reply #3 - Posted 2012-10-29 03:01:41 »

Gimbal locks and gimbal locks

I'm not sure where to start on quaternions
Offline SwampChicken
« Reply #4 - Posted 2012-10-29 03:10:16 »

This sounds like you need to learn about Quaternions Smiley

Don't see why.  I implemented an Elite-style controlled game with matrices perfectly well.

Demo?
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