The simulation of an in-game entity's motion, such as running or sitting or striking.

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How animated block in voxel engine?

In my voxel engine (XNA 4.0) I'm use a vertex buffer for the entire chunk and update it after the set block, changing block metadata or light level. This is not too frequent operation compared with ...
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2d character generator for android games

I am a developer, and not an artist. is there a 2d character generator that i can feed one picture and it will generate the proper files to be displayed for a running animation?
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Interpolate camera rotation over many keyframes smoothly

I have a defined set of rotation/position keyframes that I want a camera to animate between smoothly. Handling the position is easy enough using cubic bezier curves (and just auto-generating the ...
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Animation package from Assert Store not working probably with Unity Model/Custom Model?

I downloaded the animation pack from here: https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/en/#!/content/25794 The assert contains a fbx file, which contains a bunch of animations. Then in Animator window I added ...
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Change sprite to animation in unity 5 2d (c#)

I want to do the same as this older post with one change: Change the sprite of a Object in Unity I want to use a .anim animation (created with unity) after the space key is pressed instead of ...
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How to set default scale on a per bone basis

Does anyone know how I can change the default scale on a per bone basis in Maya? (I'm using 2016) I want the scale to be 1,1,1 for this bone without making it smaller than it currently is. So, I ...
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How to animate objects in Unity 3D

Yesterday I played around with Unity 4.6 and I came up with a question about animation. I have an fps-survival project (most for educational purpose). I use the default build-in fps camera ...
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Animations won't transfer states until entire animation is completed

I am following the survival shooter tutorial and am using Unity 5. I just completed this video (linked) and I tested played it to see my animations worked but it seems like it will only transition ...
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Animation not visible

I made an animation with keyframes in Blender with a rig and exported it to a FBX. I then loaded it in into UE4 and I just saw the mesh fine (except for the materials, but that is another story.). So ...
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Animations in games

I wonder how skeletal animations in games work. I am Writing my own Graphics Engine for "fun", and I have come across several problems with animations. Here is how I do it right now: 1: Load the ...
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How can I generate a simple river surface seen from above, in a browser game?

I'm developing my first browser-based game, a very simple signup gamification where users become captains of boats, and their referred friends join the boats. The boats race to a finish line. There ...
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What is next to interpolate camera position with smooth speed changes?

I am working on a path camera to be used in demo playback. (3d game) The spline math used is catmull rom. I am on my second attempt to get constant position speed :( (someone else is doing rotation). ...
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Can not translate/rotate/scale skinned mesh

I have a Blender model with a skinned mesh and some unskinned meshes in it. After i import it into Unity, i can transform all the non skinned meshes with no hassle. But about the skinned mesh, ...
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Animation running on startup

I am trying to include a door that opens automatically upon entering into a collider. The animation is working correctly with the exception that it runs one cycle when starting. I have tried to stop ...
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MVC How To Handle Animations?

I am working on a turn based game that utilizes the model, view, controller design pattern to separate logic from input from rendering. I am still a little new to the pattern, but from my ...
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Looking for an easing equation

I am looking for an easing equation with the following properties: It starts at a velocity of zero, and eases into a constant velocity of 1 for a duration of t_1 seconds (cubic, exp, or quintic, ...
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Vertex Skinning OpenGex Incorrect Transformations

I'm following the formula here, I'm using LJWGL, OpenGl, OpenGex, and Blender: I implemented the code and it works but there is a few things. First, there is a gap between the two bones, or on each ...
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Changing animation speed at runtime

Is there a way in Unity to change the animation speed of an animation managed by an animator controller (Mecanim)? I'd like to do that at runtime so that I can speedup and slow down an animation ...
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How to make the capsule collider that comes with character controller follow the animations

I'm making a 3D endless running game like subway surf. When I swipe/press down arrow the slide animation starts but the capsule collider isn't following along as it doesn't slides along with the ...
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How do I create this type of mixed 2D/3D character model?

I'm interested in how this little Lively Hamster Flash game's character is modelled and animated. The head seems 3D. The back always shows a black outline, so I assume it is 2D. Is this a ...
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Is there any way to bring animation into unity without a rig/bones?

I am developing for mobile and to make the game run on lower spec mobiles, I was only going to import bones/rig for the main character. There are other humanoid characters in the scene which do move ...
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Automated Polycount reduction on an animated humanoid mesh - any solutions out there?

I was wondering, is there a solution which will decimate the polycount optimally on a rigged and animated mesh whereby the quality of the animation clips wont suffer too much? I am creating a mobile ...
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unity animation won't play unless input key is held

The code is simple. If the player presses the right arrow key, one animation clip plays. If the left arrow key, another clip plays, etc. However, the clip doesnt play fully unless the input key is ...
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Changing an Image's alpha through an animation in Unity

I'm trying to change an Image's alpha through a legacy animation in Unity, so that it fades in and out in a loop. The animation works: I can see the color updated in realtime in the inspector. But the ...
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Shadow mapping bone animated model

I am trying to get shadowmapping right for my animated models. It works perfectly for static meshes but the animated models are just wiggeling a bit here's the vertex shader for rendering to the ...
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Why does Unity add a heap of children to an imported animation when dragged into the scene?

When I drag an imported animation into the scene, Unity adds: A game object with an Animator component A game object with a skinned mesh renderer component. A game object with just a transform that ...
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Animator, gameObject position not being kept

I have idle & popout animations. Idle- simple scaling up and down 2d object and popout- get the gameobject's position to the right and leave it there. I'm using animator for this purpose. I have a ...
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Building an animated player character from a rigged model

I have a rigged model and different animations of the same model (in C4D) - i.e they are different .fbx files. I have imported them to Unity and would like to make it a player through the Animation ...
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Importing .anim files created using the Unity Animation controls

Our artist created some .anim files using the built-in Unity Mecanim system (where you use keyframes and drag various body parts to construct the animation). However, now we're trying to export them ...
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Unity3D: Storyboard-esq animation - a beginners question

As part of an interactive book I'm developing in Unity3D, I'm attempting to make an introductory scene that consists of moving lots of objects at different times - usually when another animation has ...
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LibBDX create a tail when the object is moved

I am looking for a way to implement in my game a kind of shadow/tail which will be displayed after the object is moved. Should I use animation? If yes how? Here an example:
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problem with SCNTransaction in Scene Kit

I'm trying to move an object over a period of ten seconds from y coordinate 0 to y coordinate 10. the object is created at y coordinate 0. The problem is when the animation starts, the object pops ...
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Why is the root of the character rig the pelvis?

When creating character rigs for video games we always set the root of the rig and all the kinematic chains to the pelvis of the character. Is their a specific reason that we do that or is it by ...
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How to setup animation based events without depending on an animation?

How can I have events based off animations without relying on them? Take for example reloading in a FPS game. You'd hit a button to reload your weapon, the animation will play, then animation will hit ...
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Where to create scenes? [closed]

I'm starting to develop a 3D game with Unity and 3ds Max. Where do I create levels for my game? Do I create individual objects in 3ds Max and transfer them to Unity, or do I create the whole level in ...
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Proper way to divide a 2D climbing animation in Unity3D

I've got a 2D character that's going to climb up a 2D tile to his left or right and I've got a climbing animation consisting of three parts essentially: Animation for the character going from ...
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unity how to make an animation reverse mid way through

I have a animation of several parts moving (think bridge) and would like the animation to reverse mid way through if a certain condition is modified (function call). I have the Animation and the ...
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unity animation not starting

I have written the following code: public class TargetAnimation : MonoBehaviour { Animation anim; public AnimationClip Open; // Use this for initialization void Start () { ...
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Run one cycle of animation when button is pressed in libgdx

I am looking for a way to run my animation a complete cycle when a button is pressed. The animation runs as long as the button is pressed but the animation takes a second to play so it becomes too ...
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Sprite animation in Java? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked many times but none of the answers were very clear to me. I'm working on a small Java RPG, and so far I can control a character (drawn onscreen with a .PNG sprite) ...
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OpenGL MD5 Model Animation. Performance issues

A time has come when i had to implement an Animation to my Engine. I started with standart MD5 mesh/anim format since i find it easy to understand. I managed to implement a simple MD5 loader and i can ...
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Problems Animating Texture in OpenGL

I'm trying to animate a texture to scroll a static screen for a television, however I'm having some issues. Just translating within the texture matrix animates all textures in the scene which is ...
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2D animation customization based on 3D model

We're looking for a good pipeline to create animated assets for our 2D game. Characters are seen from isometric viewpoint, and there are several characters with the exact same animations (idle x 4 ...
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WebGL techniques for normal mapping on morph targets?

I'm currently morphing some meshes by interpolating their positions and normals between target arrays, on the GPU, in WebGL. Now I need to apply normal maps to those morphs. For normal maps on ...
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Rigging Skinning of human skeleton skin mesh scanned by MRI

I have successfully developed a system in Qt/C++ for human musculoskeletal mocap simulations. I can run asf, amc, bvh motion capture files and can visualize the joint transformations. I even simulated ...
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In Unity, why do my animator states wait until the end of each animation to change?

I'm trying to make a simple idle-walk transition in Animator using Unity. I've set a script that changes the Speed value from the Animator, and it works perfectly when I move the character forward ...
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Unity animation editor having trouble to animate twice the same component

I'm not getting warm with the Unity animation editor. This is what I want to do: The 2 lasers should be like this, rotating 360 degrees over and over. .The classname laser2 doesn't mean anything, I ...
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Why can't I rotate anything to be “more than 360 degrees or less than 0 degrees”?

I've been trying to make an animation in Unity, but most assets already come bundled with everything facing at 0 degrees, not to say it's a bad thing. However, the problem I'm facing is that the ...
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SharpDX - Character Skinning Different in Windows Phone 8.1 Emulator and Real Device

I have an engine written using SharpDX, that can load a character mesh and animation stored in a FBX file, then it renders a scene and animates a character. It is written as an Universal Windows Store ...
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Understanding animations of controllable characters

I am a newbie trying to learn basics of Unity3D (5) before starting to do the real thing. Even though I tagged it as Unity3D, the logic should be the same for every kind of game engine. So I will be ...