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

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How do I use the morpher modifier in 3dsmax to morph into several targets simultaneously?

I have a 3D-Face from Facegen here including all necessary phenomes' positions. But these targets are separated into upper, lower teeth, sock and eyes. How do I combine them for the face to morph into ...
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Good techniques for syncing gameplay actions to specific animation timings?

So I've come across an issue in the game I'm working on, but it seems to be a pretty fundamental thing that probably comes up in a lot of games. My game requires that some gameplay function occurs ...
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How to make this vector field animation

This screenshot is from Windows app called MyRadar by ACME AtronOmatic LLC. I found their wind direction animation to be very visually appealing and was wondering if anyone knew how to create this ...
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Unity: Blending two animations together using blend trees?

I am starting to build the foundations for a skateboard simulator game like skate 3. I want to be able to have multiple animations that can blend together to form tricks. For example when the player ...
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How to animate a child in Unity

I am making a FPS Zombie game. I have the walking animation attached to the player camera and I have the gun attached to a game object called "gunPoint", which is a child of the player camera. I can'...
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Mixing animations in an 3d Tennis game in Unity 5.3

I am trying to make an 3d Tennis game. This is my first Unity Game. My game requires multiple animations like running and hitting the ball, making a volley on net, Serving the ball, etc. I am ...
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How to create a believable swimming fish animated Sprite in 2d?

I want to create a fishing game in which fish needs to be swam across in the ocean. I put static fish which just progresses across ocean but it does not look very realistic and interesting to attract ...
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Animator Component gets removed automatically - Unity

I am creating a simple scaling animation on image (in Unity). When I play game in unity editor, the animator component get removed automatically. Here I am copying snapshop of Inspector of Image. ...
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How to import animations from one model to others

I have two models (one animation in each) which I got for free from Mixamo. I imported them in Unity and they look like this: http://imgur.com/atjQbkI Justin@Idle and Justin@Walking. As can be seen ...
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Play and Stop Animation on Condition - Unity

I've applied a scale animation on Play button of my game. I want to stop animation when play button is not interactable. It stops playing animation, but animation is not playing again, even when play ...
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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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How do I instantiate enemys for dealing them damage and attacking them on Photon for Unity?

Ive done a tutorial for Photon Network server for Unity but now I have a problem, the player is not seeing the network player attacking or damaging the enemy. How do I instantiate these to ...
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What technique would I use to animate a 2D curling tentacle?

I have played around in Cocos2D-X and I think I understand the limitations of sprite-based animation fairly well. I want to have a game with some characters curling and extending a tentacle which ...
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How Do I Play An AnimationClip

I want to play an animation but it seems that in The new version of unity it is harder. I have an AnimationClip but I don't know how to play it. I have been looking at this for 2 hrs now and i cant ...
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What is the best way to animate a jumping motion in Unity 3D?

I am creating a a simple 3D game in Unity with a character who runs, walks, jumps, swims, shoots etc. I am pretty satisfied with my results in all the motions except jump. I need to know at what ...
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How can I detect a long press then activate an animation?

How can I detect a long press on a touch screen then activate an animation? And when the finger is released, play another animation smoothly? Let's take for example the main character in Crossy Road: ...
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Creating a large amount of sprites and animations [closed]

For my AP U.S. Government and Politics class, I am making a spinoff of Mortal Kombat. Because of time constraints, I'm using an open source version of the game and want to create new characters. I ...
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SDD Inverse Kinematics with constraints

I have a question regarding my quest on onderstanding IK solvers. After viewing this movie on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvuO9ZHGr6k I started recreating it with JavaScript. Just 2d on ...
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How do I make a 2D sprite flash green when tapped?

I have a sprite that is based on an image of a gray circle. When the user touches the sprite, I want the sprite to flash green, as in I want the circle to appear to turn green for 0.2 seconds. I tried ...
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Control animation using animator control class

I did a sample existing code to control animation using animation.I dragged and dropped a character into the scene then I added a Animator to it and added the animator controller.Below I have given ...
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Lerp vs. Animation

I've read a few posts regarding lerp and animation, but none seemingly fully answer my question - or I'm not reading into them correctly. Lets say I have a box in a game. This box has a lid, and the ...
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Why should a FPS game use a “floating arms” approach over full body one?

I've seen many first person shooter games both single and multiplayer using a set of floating arms and a gun instead of using the whole body model. What is the advantage of floating arms? You are ...
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Unity 3d shooter tutorial animation

I'm following this tutorial. I cannot get even simple animations to work. Here's a very simple case that was supposed to work but did not: Add an animator component to the 'player' prefab Create an ...
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How to learn 2d animation? [closed]

Where can I learn how to do simple 2d animation well? Or is it really just literally drawing every single frame of something in photoshop? Is there tips or tricks? Tutorials to help get started? Also,...
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How to compress game frame by frame animation to a minimum on disk

I developing a game like Age of empire (buildings on map) and for every building I have a sprite sheet for its animation. I am using frame by frame animation to animate the building ( not aware of any ...
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Problems with imported model animation from Blender to Unity

I've downloaded a free sculpted arm and created my own rig and animation for it in Blender. So here is how it looks like in Blender : And the model itself looks fine in Unity, but as soon as the ...
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Unity3D c# get animation playback position AFTER it is stopped

As title says, i'm having trouble determining playback position of legacy animation after it has normally finished playing or has been stopped. Here is a oversimplified demonstration: //how i get ...
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Player motion and combo systems

Where do you usually implement player motion when going through the state machine of a combo system? An example, when player presses X+Y it must do an uppercut like movement (Like street fighter) ...
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LibGDX Child node is not following animation

So I'm trying to place a golf club as a child node of the hand of our "golfer", so it follows the animation the golfer has when the animation is invoked. However, once I hit "Check Swing" (the button ...
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Apply two animation on one object in unity

I am looking for a perfect example to apply two animation on same object and to run those animations simultaneously. In my game, a player is jumping as well as flapping. As per my research, I have got ...
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Animator.Play() only works the first time

I am creating a game in Unity 3d that is using an animation to move an object. For some reason the animation only works the first time it is accessed and from then on it acts as if it is not being ...
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Using blend trees for a simple 2d character

Let me start by saying that I'm not a animator and basically have no idea what I'm talking about. The character in the game has 3 states : indle(looks at camera) walk left and walk right. I've set up ...
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Perlin noise looks uncoherent on higher z

I was experiencing with my Perlin noise function and I tried to animate a 2D noise by changing the z value of a small amount every frame. However, as z increases, the result becomes stranger and ...
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Whe are my sprites invisible in the animation preview?

I'm just starting in Unity and now this problem came I out: As you can see, there is no sprite in the animation preview. Why is this happening?
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How do animation works with mesh?

I'm currently developing a game using OpenGL and my dev has run into a small problem. I'm having some problems understanding how "array of vectices works with animated object". For example, if we have ...
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Rotation in animation not working

I have a model of an SMG with arms exported from Blender and set to generic rig in unity import settings. I was creating an animation for this model in Unity Animation tab, it included changes in ...
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How do I use delta-times to determine the speed of a frame-by-frame animation?

I have a character spritesheet with 8 images. How do I animate it? At the moment, the sprite changes to a different image every frame, which makes the animation speed vary with framerate. I have a ...
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How to saving and loading animation curves

Is there any way to save an animation curve by playerprefs ? The animation curves in the inspector reset each time the script is changed (public variables added) I want record my animation In runtime ...
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Get enum value “string”, and get int value of that

Sorry if the title is confusing, but I literally don't even know how to summarise this into a title. So here's the problem: I have a list of combat moves for a character. I have an animation for each ...
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How do you chase a changing value with ease in and ease out

Assume you have a target that changes. Example: // on average every 1000 frames, move the target if (random(1000) == 0) { // pick a value between 0 and 999 target = random(1000); } Now, I ...
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Running subsystems at difference update intervals

I want to update the rendering at 60fps, but the logic at some lower rate, say 15Hz. But if an only moves when the game logic updates, then it would appear to stutter badly especially for lower ...
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Animator on a WorldSpace Canvas

Ok, so I have my world space canvas attached to the player object. In my script I have a reference like this : GameObject myWorldCanvas; Awake() { myWorldCanvas= transform.FindChild("nameOfObject")...
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Pixel Animation is tearing in Unity

I am working on a 2D game and I have created a simple sprite sheet. The sprite sheet represents a medkit. The size of the sprite sheet is 128x16 pixels with 8 different frames that animate the medkit ...
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Skin Mesh Animation Shader Issue

I'm having troubles with properly animating a skin mesh from an .fbx file. I feel like the issue is in the shader, but not sure what is going on. All I know is that I am getting unexpected results ...
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Isometric vehicle animation

I am working on a medieval isometric RPG in which the player can ride on horses and in horse drawn carriages. The player's movement is not restricted to the common eight directions; he may move in ...
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Unity animator controller animations don't work

I'm having problems animating a character pack I purchased from unity asset store. I've placed the character in an environment and created an animator controller. After I drag the animation that to ...
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How to disable play automatically on animation in Unity3d 4.5.1

Where is the option to disable the 'Play Automatically' function for animations in Unity3d 4.5.1. In previous versions, there was a button under the Animation tab to disable the play automatically: ...
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If I attach a RunAnimation to my Player and move it, the Camera starts to freak

If I make a RunAnimation for my Player in 2D, then there is one Spot it works and I can move perfectly but if I move my Player to a different position,my Player stucks in Midair and my Camera starts ...
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Best way to do discontinuous animation? Or: Best way to animate a character with a jerky center of mass?

I am using Unity and need to know how to use it animation system properly for… well let me describe it below. In this game I have this big 3D block-like character that moves in an unusual fashion ...
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How to sync animations of 2 different characters in Unity 3D?

I am working on an endless running 3d game. I have 2 characters. One of them is a small kid and another one is a security guard. Both characters and animations are exported as separate FBXs. The ...