I am trying to crumble a block like in the gif below. Is there a way to have particles act like bullets and crumble the block? - Here I have just animated some spheres to try and do the same thing.

block destruction

I have only been able to make the particles bounce off surfaces but the actual rigid body object's are never affected. i.e they stay put.

no effect

I am using cell fracture and bullet constraints for the block in the top image.

If it's not possible then is there a way to have a block 'crumble' away using forces rather than particles?


  • $\begingroup$ Is your block really fractured? It doesn't look like it in the picture. Also increase the particle velocity and mass. And maybe your block is fixed? $\endgroup$ – Dimali Aug 22 '17 at 18:16
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    $\begingroup$ No, Particle System is not working with Rigid Bodies. You'll need to change/convert your particles to animations, give them Rigid Bodies properties and then play animation. Here are links: blender.stackexchange.com/questions/4956/… and script: blenderartists.org/forum/… $\endgroup$ – cgslav Aug 22 '17 at 20:01

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