Hello everyone. It's a while ago that I posted an issue, but today I'm back with a brand new one. I'm having issues with spawning redstone particles in a small ball, and currently this code (copied from someone else) works: Code (Text): location.getWorld().spigot().playEffect(loc, Effect.COLOURED_DUST, 0, 1, red, green, blue, 1, 0, 64); RGB values - 1 1 0 But it's just a really small particle, and I need to increase the amount, but when I change the amount the redstone particle goes away and I'd see the fucked up mixed colors. Any help? Thanks.

Isn't there an other way to increase the amount of particles without making it a floppy rainbow again?

try this location.getWorld().spigot().playEffect(loc, Effect.COLOURED_DUST, 0, 1, red, green, blue, 1, 10, 64); i just changed the particle count to 10 before the 64 radius

Say hello to the rainbow particles. I already tried that, just tested it again and still the same issue.

well either try the library in my link or loop it if you want you can put the whole library inside your jar and reference it in your package so server owners dont have to download the library for your plugin to work

Yes, you can't spawn colored particles when amount > 0. Just know that if you do get the lib, it'll do exactly this under the hood. So, to spawn 10 colored redstone particles, spawn the particle 10 times rather than setting the amount to 10. Not sure why Mojang did it this way, but I sure hope it gets changed in the future, although doesn't seem likely Edit: I'm gladly proven wrong, I really hope Choco is right

Fairly certain this was changed in 1.13, and we were also given a much cleaner API for it. Particle.DustOptions

I still highly recommend using the library as to not deal with complex mathematics which I am very poor in. lol But if you can handle vertexes and warping angles then hey do not use the library and good for you.

If you want to spawn a ball of particles, it's really not terribly difficult. Assuming you want a spherical shape, it's really only just a bunch of circles with varying radii. Luckily for you, those radii vary in the form of a negative cosine function (-cos(theta)), or half of a sin function. Depending on whether you use a cos or a sin function, loop from 0 to Math.PI * 2 (circumference of a circle in radians. Iterate to Math.PI if you use a sin function) with an interval of, perhaps Math.PI / 6 (this results in 12 circles from top to bottom), and in that loop, create another loop from 0 to Math.PI * 2 to draw circles on a Cartesian plane multiplied by the radius provided by the inverted cosine function. It's not terribly complicated math. For a better, more visualized explanation on spheres, see @finnbon's resource on the topic which provides you with code examples. Amazing resource if you're not super knowledgeable on trigonometric functions or the Cartesian circle https://www.spigotmc.org/threads/creating-a-sphere.146338/

It's just some Grade 11 - 12 applications of trigonometry Super easy to understand if you've made your way through at least basic algebra and sinusoidal functions.

Well technically making a ball is even easier - a single particle packet can make a ball. You'll need 1.13 to do it with colored particles, but it's basically just a matter of setting a large count and making the x/y/z offsets the radius you want.