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Define "gently move".


A script could control the visibility of one of a set of cobwebs, each in a slightly different position. Only one is visible at a time, the others hidden. As each is progressively shown and the remaining hidden, the cobweb would appear to be moving around.


If you just want to rotate it or translate it, that would be a simpler solution.

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If you want the web to "bow" and keep its corners fixed, you'd need a set of webs, each portraying a different amount of bow.


1 - hide all the webs and show web N
2 - a fraction of a second later, show N+1 and hide N
3 - keep doing this until you run out of webs, then start over again


If you just want to move the web around, rather than having a set of webs in different places, you could alter a single web's origin.


1 - Start with the web at origin A.
2 - A fraction of a second later, change its origin to B.
3 - Keep changing the origin until you run out of origins, then start over from A.


In both cases, the movement is cyclical, in that it when it returns to the first web or first origin, it's not a distinct jump, but a smooth transition.

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if there are only a few webs to do im going this way:


creating the web (normally as an bulky square if they are hanging from the ceiling). Than create a func_pendulum and two func_rotate. bind the func_pendulum on the func_rotate to have a rotating pendulum. Now bind the second func_rotate on the func_pendulum to prevent the web rotating itself. and now binding the web on the second func_rotate. Now you have a "more direction" cobwebpendulum.

It is relative inefficient but looks very well and for a few webs its really ok.

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It is probaby easiest if an animator makes a "bow" animation of a small patch, then you can texture it with cobwebs etc.

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