Help with Fortunes Algorithm

Hello, I am currently working on a breakable glass system and I had this idea on how to make but I need a bit of information before jumping into coding it. (the system is utilizing fortunes algo to detect where the wedges would be)

What I’m facing is that I don’t know how I can implement it into lua and go about getting points on a parts to utilize the algorithm,

If there’s any solution/idea I would love to hear it!

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It’s not very clear what you are trying to do. But if you are trying to position parts you should use the parts CFrame which contains the position and rotation of a part.

Yes, but how would I a few points on a single basepart utilizing CFrame.

Sir I don’t understand what that means.

I suggest you learn how the 3d space works and learn Positions and CFrames.

Why don’t you watch this tutorial:

What Is CFrame? | Roblox CFrame Tutorial | LookVector, Angles & More! - YouTube

In Fortunes algorithm you would have points that would calculate the distance between them and fill the area between those pixel points

I am saying how I can do this in a 3D workspace unlike the 2D workspace shown in the image.

I’m not aware of Fortunes (is that a game?)

I’m not sure what you mean by “fill” but if you want to draw a line between 2 points you can do

``````local middlePoint = part1.CFrame:Lerp(part2.CFrame,0.5) -- using :Lerp to get the middle point between the parts

local length = (part1.Position - part2.Position).Magnitude -- using subtraction to get the length

linePart.CFrame = CFrame.lookAt(middlePoint,part2.CFrame.Position) -- using CFrame.lookAt so it has the correct orientation
linePart.Size = Vector3.new(1,1,length) -- setting the size to "length" on the z axis
``````

if there are multiple points you can make multiple lines

“filling” a 3d space is much more complicated and would require a lot of resizing of parts and triangles and stuff.

Fortunes algorithm isn’t a game and there is actually a lot of information on it.

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The points you’re talking about are chosen arbitrarily, you need to generate them yourself randomly by treating the face of the part that you’re trying to break as a plane. Just pick a face and go to town!

Here’s an example for the top or bottom face of a part.

``````local points = {}
for i = 1, 10 do -- make 10 points
points[i] = Vector3.new(
Part.Size.X * math.random(),
0, -- doesn't matter what the Y value is, we only care about 2 dimensions
Part.Size.Z * math.random())

end
``````

Now you run Fortune’s algorithm on the points table.

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Thank you for giving context as to what the OP was talking about, since I did not know this I was pretty confused on what the OP wanted.

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