Updated April 20 2015
Massive is a behavioral simulation software used extensively for
crowds. The technology was developed for the 2001 "The Lord of the
Rings; Fellowship of the Rings" by Weta Digital (and Stephen
Regelous). Agents with brains react to each other and their
A tutorial also exists for Exercise 2 (V3) MayaToMassiveTutorial.
Remember to include vision - this is just like your vision in Exercise 1 with a few minor modifications - see screensnap here.
If you have difficulty accessing the documentation (manual/tutorials) you can use the shortcuts to the full set of documentation in the following ways:
- On Windows click on the desktop DVDSERVER/massive/massive_learning_centre
- On Linux click on /home/YOUR_USER_NAME/mount/dvdserver/massive/learning/index.html
- Or on Linux, the shortcut to dvdserver can also be found under "Network Resources" on the desktop.
- You can also access it from the Dropbox.
Click on MASSIVE/massiveDemoStuff/learning/index.html
- In addition, the Fundamentals of Massive Courseware is
available in the dropbox (see below)
Fundamentals of Massive CoursewarePlease click on _MATERIALS/MASSIVE/massiveDemoStuff/learning/html/index.html. This will open up the Fundamentals of Massive courseware that is not provided in the usual documentation. This is a special 12 part courseware you may have seen advertised on the education section of Massive's website. For those of you who would like to try linux but have never had the chance, there is an overview in the very first lesson.
If for some reason CRTL or ALT are not working on your system check under System>Preferences>Windows On the movement keys select Super instead of Alt (Thanks Raiyan!)