[ODE] "Tank" cinematics

Roel van Dijk R.vanDijk at rad.umcn.nl
Fri Jan 9 12:44:10 MST 2004

On Friday 09 January 2004 11:54, Emmanuel Marin wrote:
> I'm trying to use ODE "for fun" through a parser
> of ours (you may check www.t-immersion.com
> for demos of the software I'm writing about).
I should have paid better attention during my french classes at school :-)
Je ne parle pas Francais!

> So I took the buggy demo, and made such
> tweaks. The result is ok when B is 0, but as
> soon as I want to turn, nothing works. When
> A = 0, the "tank" stands still whatever the
> value of B. When A != 0, I think this would be
> wishful thinking to claim B has an effect...
Maybe the friction is to high. A tank always slips when it turns. Try to set 
the friction really low, like you are riding on ice. See if that makes a 

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