Troll Bridge Golaem Battle Test

  • Published on Jul 25, 2016
  • For a Discworld film by Terry Pratchett called Troll Bridge ( that I'm working on - I needed to run some tests on our soldier's ragdoll physics!
  • Film & AnimationFilm & Animation

Comments • 78

  • gsggt gdghg
    gsggt gdghg Month ago


  • KingPivot001
    KingPivot001 6 months ago


  • Antimatter31
    Antimatter31 Year ago


  • Connor
    Connor Year ago

    0:18 GIT MERGE

    DJ SCR4TCHK4T Year ago +1

    *Mosh pit's at a metal festival be like **0:20*

  • Che8t
    Che8t Year ago

    I'm loving this new update for Runescape

  • volnov huesos
    volnov huesos Year ago

    Wow man - its realy awesome. U mastered golaem!
    Can u please help me a little:
    What should I do - to make both sides to become ragdols.
    My problem is -
    1)i make 2 emit types
    2) behavior editor - motion shape/ operator (folder) /physicalize1(physicalize mode- kinetic)(trigger true) /physicalize2(physicalize mode- local servo rigid)(trigger-Collision shape - set as a root)
    3)Collision shape -
    collision filters:
    add a filter on ID
    any id == 0
    4) The problem is: first emit type - become ragdoll
    but the second one doesnt want to to become ragdoll (( its only making its animation)

  • Flawless Editing
    Flawless Editing Year ago +1

    man battles were really violent back then

  • Toast
    Toast 2 years ago

    This needs to be a game. I know there's TABS, but I'd buy this.

  • Mo ElTorky
    Mo ElTorky 2 years ago +3

    Just had a chance to see this again. You're so talented

  • brandon kelley
    brandon kelley 2 years ago +1

    Can someone make a video on how to place these crowds into live footage. Thanks

  • Imzeebossbruh
    Imzeebossbruh 2 years ago

    Who came from gameranx

  • kxmode
    kxmode 2 years ago

    "They may take our lives, but they're never ta--- zzz..... .. .. . ."

  • KreativeKill
    KreativeKill 2 years ago

    increible! new engine?

  • Megalovanitsm _
    Megalovanitsm _ 2 years ago +2

    00:27 always that one guy that runs away

  • AleksoBre
    AleksoBre 2 years ago

    Are the soldiers real, or objects in a game?

  • Defiantly A Human
    Defiantly A Human 2 years ago

    it looks cool and good and very goofy but i think it needs some work. I hope everything goes as planned good luck troll bridge

  • Dankuz M33mus Maximus
    Dankuz M33mus Maximus 2 years ago

    These physics look fitting with a giant ball of people absorbing more and more like a gravitational field

  • Paulius Petniunas
    Paulius Petniunas 2 years ago +1

    the ragdolls are not good at all -.- i've been lied to !!

  • masterpanos1990
    masterpanos1990 2 years ago

    the new remake total war medieval will look amazing with this

  • Ethan Bolton
    Ethan Bolton 2 years ago

    Gameranx nerds, where you at?

  • Reese Satalin
    Reese Satalin 2 years ago +1

    Everyone into the Pile

  • Major Hippo
    Major Hippo 2 years ago

    This needs to be in a Total War game lol

  • Cam
    Cam 2 years ago

    we need this in a video game rn

  • marco streng
    marco streng 2 years ago

    This could be a game on it own and i would buy it it's gorgeous.

  • Philip Jnz
    Philip Jnz 2 years ago

    Im that guy at :26 running away from the battle like fuck this shit bruh.

  • ls13coco
    ls13coco 2 years ago

    This looks great. I really wish more games used Euphoria, though. :(

  • Hashir Sohail
    Hashir Sohail 2 years ago

    when is TABS Getting this

  • Longshots
    Longshots 2 years ago +2

    can't wait for the new Mount & Blade game

  • James Poynor
    James Poynor 2 years ago

    I wish they made a game likes this. Does anyone know of one?

  • Cristiano
    Cristiano 2 years ago

    Inscrito nĀ° 1457 BR

  • The Abrupt Hero
    The Abrupt Hero 2 years ago

    Guy at 0:25 is like "Fuck that! I'm out!"

  • Toy Chest Network
    Toy Chest Network 2 years ago +6

    The last guy falling at the 30 seconds mark cracked me up... I'm weird.

    • Young Kush
      Young Kush 2 years ago +1

      xD because he tripped like a dumbass

  • addertooth1
    addertooth1 2 years ago

    You might want to watch Pennsic field battle videos. The physics are much more realistic, because it is a few thousand actual people in armor.

  • Mr Willis
    Mr Willis 2 years ago +41

    0:26 I"M OUT BYE

  • Katie Winchester
    Katie Winchester 2 years ago

    Oh god I'm crying

  • s e l f r i g h t e o u s t a b l e

    So real life-like. Awesome.

  • Sian Glirdan
    Sian Glirdan 2 years ago +1

    GoT - eat your hearts out! LOL :-D

  • Black Baron
    Black Baron 2 years ago

    Ahh i would totally redo rohan charges in this one.

  • ambientoccluser
    ambientoccluser 2 years ago +3

    You are probably not aware, but are pretty famous in 9gag. Shame people just steal and no one bother to mention original creator, although there are "attribute original creator" in posting the content rules.

    • nickels
      nickels  2 years ago +1

      Oh wow, thanks for posting this!

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    Ziga192837's best videos 2 years ago +1

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    BadHatHarry 2 years ago +2


  • Busker Bread
    Busker Bread 2 years ago

    This is Spart....umm... this is awesome!!

  • Jasper Zanovich
    Jasper Zanovich 2 years ago +2

    My favorite where those guys that ran past the opposing army. Or the once that almost ran past but tripped over bodies.
    No critique, it just looks funny and that the intend, right?

    • nickels
      nickels  2 years ago +1

      Haha right! I was trying to go for a Monty Python-esque battle.

  • Dillon Bullock
    Dillon Bullock 2 years ago +86

    Battle of the Bastards, powered by Skate 3

    • Mr Willis
      Mr Willis 2 years ago +1

      I hope they make the new Skate game with jet engine on Skateboards or some fucking wierd funny shit

    • SuperWiiBros08
      SuperWiiBros08 2 years ago +2


    • nickels
      nickels  2 years ago +4

      Best comment so far.

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  • NotZiyang
    NotZiyang 2 years ago +4

    make a game out of it pls

  • TheEschwank02
    TheEschwank02 2 years ago +1

    amazing. gonna be cool when elder scrolls looks this realistic.

  • s6th
    s6th 2 years ago

    Where was the photo in the background taken? I have five bucks on my friend saying its Idaho, hoping I'm right.

    • nickels
      nickels  2 years ago

      This was actually taken from a bank of set photos used for a short film that was shot in New Zealand! It was a dried up lake.

  • Adriano
    Adriano 2 years ago


  • cgood
    cgood 2 years ago +2


  • Ronald Obermoser
    Ronald Obermoser 2 years ago +3

    I like the shield that takes off like it's trying to reach Mars

  • mastorione
    mastorione 2 years ago +4

    Can't wait for Medieval 3 Total War

  • AiTeee SNS
    AiTeee SNS 2 years ago

    Nice work!

  • Alex Lokanin
    Alex Lokanin 2 years ago +27

    I wish this was for the Totally Accurate Battle Simulator game!

  • Legendaryplaya
    Legendaryplaya 2 years ago

    what software was used to make this? This is too real looking!

    • nickels
      nickels  2 years ago +4

      Hey hey! For the crowd simulation, I used Golaem for Maya, and rendered it with Arnold. You can pick up a trial of Golaem on their website

  • Abekrampe
    Abekrampe 2 years ago +1

    Do one with cavalry next, that ought to get things flying.

  • Matthew Sibbald
    Matthew Sibbald 2 years ago +9

    D&D really outdid themselves with the battle of the bastards.

  • Qsaws
    Qsaws 2 years ago +5

    This needs to be in 60fps

  • AVTPro
    AVTPro 2 years ago +4

    I would to see a tutorial solely on the dynamics! Stupendous Work!

  • Ramteen
    Ramteen 2 years ago

    Lol, It's the best :D

  • FlyzVFX
    FlyzVFX 2 years ago +54

    ahah the guy at 0:30

    • Ulisse Benedetti
      Ulisse Benedetti Year ago

      It's like me every monday

    • Fierce Maggot
      Fierce Maggot 2 years ago

      +Nixolas Thank you. I didnt see this message.

    • Batabii
      Batabii 2 years ago +3

      so monty python

    • nickels
      nickels  2 years ago

      It's for a short film called Troll Bridge (

    • Fierce Maggot
      Fierce Maggot 2 years ago

      What film is this for and is it GOT? I would like to watch it when it comes out.