Clever Geometry in this Video

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Something I never would have suspected.

 
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I'm not as impressed by how they are moving now as I am that the balls were initially set up perfectly.
 
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I'm not as impressed by how they are moving now as I am that the balls were initially set up perfectly.
I thought the same. I'd think you'd have to have the balls held by electromagnets that are then released sequentially. It seems virtually impossible to do this by hand. Having the channels made so precisely that the balls all move the same way must also be some computerized thing.

It may have been inspired by this simulation done 3 years prior.

 
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Guys, it's CGI. These kinds of Marble Madness videos are all over the innertoobs.




This one is actually labeled "CGI animation":


 
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Guys, it's CGI. These kinds of Marble Madness videos are all over the innertoobs.
Now I feel like a caveman confused by fire. A lot of the animated Youtube videos have fooled me recently. They have become incredibly realistic. This one is clearly identified as animated using Blender in the Youtube description. I wish that Youtube had a policy that the title indicate CGI.
 
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I once looked into Blender. I concluded that life was too short to learn Blender.
 
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