FLAMMABLE CABIN

An Interactive Mischief Simulation

active: late 2004

For a computer graphics class taught by Dr. Dirk Reiners, I created a simulation of a wooden cabin that can be set on fire and burned to the ground. Each board is physically simulated. The user can pick up burning logs from a campfire and ignite parts of the cabin. Over time each board catches fire and falls off, eventually leaving only a smoking pile.

Related files:

Early concept sketch
Early concept sketch
Testing initial fire particle system
Testing initial fire particle system
Campfire test with fire, spark, and smoke particles
Campfire test with fire, spark, and smoke particles
Another campfire test
Another campfire test
Cabin at night next to campfire
Cabin at night next to campfire
Cabin collapsing when all constraints are removed
Cabin collapsing when all constraints are removed