For our next assignment, we've been tasked with doing some sort of particle effect for our racing level. I'll be aiming to do an electric particle effect for my obstacles. Here's some video footage of slow motion lightning in nature. Darn, electricity is really impressive.
Particle Effect Example in UDK:
And here's a shout out to my friend, Hadidjah, who made an awesome Thundershock particle effect on UDK
Go check out the rest of her stuff! http://hadidjah.tumblr.com/
Last, but not least, here are some tutorials that I might be taking from to create this particle effect
More updates coming soon!