Luis-

10/08/2014, 10:01 AM

Wondering if it's possible to do, surely it will be!

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Luis-

10/08/2014, 10:01 AM

Wondering if it's possible to do, surely it will be!

Misiur

10/08/2014, 10:36 AM

Sorry, could you precise oval? As in cars spawned on oval path, facing inwards/outwards?

For starters, check out creation of the path: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellipse#Equations

Example: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%28x%2F5%29%5E2+%2B+%28y%2F8%29%5E2+%3D+1

Googling further I've found this: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/612981/find-angle-at-given-points-in-ellipse - so, now you can reverse the equation and get required angle for your vehicles.

Try scribbling something, and see how it works out

For starters, check out creation of the path: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellipse#Equations

Example: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%28x%2F5%29%5E2+%2B+%28y%2F8%29%5E2+%3D+1

Googling further I've found this: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/612981/find-angle-at-given-points-in-ellipse - so, now you can reverse the equation and get required angle for your vehicles.

Try scribbling something, and see how it works out

Luis-

10/08/2014, 10:43 AM

Ah right, and I'm just going to see what works best with the vehicles facing inwards an outwards.

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