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Xavierseal
03/18/2016
Lol
Chris
03/06/2016
Haha, Andrew just made fun of this tutorial in his new Tutorial :D
Pim Feijen
02/26/2015
I used this one in a video about the Tunguska blast (1908). It is a rocksong from 1994: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2XRIBzA-98
Hope you like it!
William
07/28/2014
Awesome tutorial
maria
06/15/2014
what if shatter effect does not work on the planet...i mean there is totelly black also after choosing rendered....
Feanor08
07/22/2014
Same problem with me... You should just put the "current time indicator" to star.
Robert Loveall
04/30/2014
the only thing i need to finish it is the explosion_1.mov file
edward allan
04/11/2014
how if i let the planet rotate at least 5 seconds and make it explode after that 5 seconds? if i drop the shatter it already starts exploding!
lakum nilesh
09/26/2013
hey your work is amazing just to GOOD
Roy G
06/02/2013
This was a fun one! Now that I know how I'm blowing everything up! HAHA!

Had to use my own explosion, cause i don't have your plugins yet. But it worked like a charm! Thanks again for another oustanding tutorial!
brendon
04/30/2013
i cant find the explosion please help
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53. Planet Explosion
• Make a planet explode using the shatter effect
• Composite explosion and add motion blur
Posted on Nov 26, 2007
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TUTORIAL NOTES:
To add camera shake check out tutorial number 26. http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials.html?id=33