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

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How to animate child from parent in the Animation view?

For some reason I can't change the value of the scale properties. The scale properties belong to a child object, and I added them with "add Property". What I'm trying to do is, adding an Animation ...
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Prevent character's animation from causing its mesh to interpenetrate itself

I'm making a game with a pretty large group of people that respond to things the user does. They all have the same animator attached, but the animations that play differ using a script with a ...
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Triggering animation in character OnTriggerEnter?

I've been stuck on this for hours. I have a character whose animations are based in mecanim to transition based on the bool variable ShivaEnter. One invisible cube is set to change the bool value ...
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How do I organize and sync multiple animated sprites in Unity2D?

I have a human with three parts: legs, body and head, 2D, top down view (GTA 1-2 alike). Head does nothing, legs have walking animation and body has 2 animations: walking animation (moving hands which ...
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Moving a RigidBody via camera vector?

I have a third-person/first-person controller that moves a character via rigidbody. In 3rd person this looks alright but in first-person this movement is sub-par because the camera jitters and one ...
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using IK functions in MecAnim

The documentation on how to use IK functions clearly states that an Animator Controller with at least one animation for the character is required and then Layers pane, IK pass, etc... However, I ...
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Jumping onto higher ground Collider issues

What's the general solution to the following character animation problem (I'm using Unity)? You have a character with a capsule collider and a jump animation that allows you to jump onto higher ...
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Unity Animator/Collider Default Property Issues

How do you use Unity's Animator when dealing with animation curve values that have a default value and the default value causes jumps in animation transitions? I have a bit of a complex problem with ...
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Animation conversion failed: transform for bone not found?

I'm trying to animate my first humanoid, and the animations in the Standard Assets pack (HumanoidIdle etc) work really well right out of the box. However, when I try to use other fbx files, like those ...
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How to animate a character with props in Blender and then have these props modifiable in Unity3D?

I have created a fully rigged and fully animated humanoid model in Blender with rigging based on Unity's Mecanim standards for humanoid models. Now, I want to create custom animation for it in ...
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Proper setup for Mecanim standing jump animation

I have a character standing jump animation with that the character at start prepares for the jump (flexing downwards) and then jumps up in the air and i'm wondering how to get it working properly with ...
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Game Loop and Animation states/frames

I just wanna be straighforward. I read a dozen of articles talking about game loop, components, modules, structures, time control, etc... But, in the end I'm still somewhat confused of how animation ...
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Possible to make/use a “preset animation” on multiple 3D characters?

So im new into game developing, so I'm sorry if this is a stupid question. The thing is, that I'm currently making a game, and I'm done with my 3D characters. The only thing that is left, are the ...
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5 Examples of game Development technology helping/using movie animation technology and vice versa [closed]

I wish to have information on the technology of game development say Unreal being used in the movie industry. I also wish to have information on the technology of movie industry being used in the game ...
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Snow fall animation android

I already got snow fall effect from here the main activity for the snowfall public class SnowFallActivity extends Activity { @Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { ...
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OpenGL: Interpole keyframes of animated 3d object inside vertex shader

Lets say I have N vertex buffers that hold the N key frames of an animated 3d object, that was created by an application like blender. To smoothly interpolate these frames, I would like to bind two ...
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Should I use animation or simple object rotation in this case

I'm making game where players control hover tanks using Unreal Engine 4. Tank have a turret which rotates around for aiming. Turret pivot/center of mass is not exactly in joint with rest of tank so it ...
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Skeletal animation 3d models [closed]

I'm building a skeletal animation system. My goal is to make it as efficient as I can. Is there a place where I can download some 3d models (preferably from real games) So I could see if my system ...
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Changing the duration of motion state transitions in Animator Controller

Anyone around who is experienced with Unity animation states and the Animation Controller? I wonder is it possible in Unity to change the duration of time it takes between motion transitions in the ...
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Combining several animations into a single FBX

I'm trying to figure out a workflow for preparing character animations for Unity so that they are all combined in a single FBX file. The advantage as far as I see it is that it then uses only a single ...
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How do I make a flickering engine exhaust animation using only bone animation?

I'm trying to replicate the flickering engine exhaust animation in this SketchFab model. SketchFab doesn't support particle systems, so the animation must be a simple bone animation. Can someone ...
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Interpolation using cubic Bezier curves

I am trying to create an interpolate function for an animation library to achieve a tweening effect between frames. I want this to work with Bezier curves. I have created a jsFiddle (here) of my ...
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Efficient way to implement animation from spritesheet?

I'm actually trying to port a GBA game to SDL for educationnal purpose. The game has many sprites and tiles. Since the GBA screen size is 240x160px, I decided to scale it 2x. At first, it went okay ...
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In Unity, how can I cause something to happen on a specific frame of an animation?

I have a GameObject "enemy" with an Animator and several states, like "idle", "walk", and "attack". I want to activate the "hitbox" when an animation "attack" starts. The problems is that the sword ...
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3D model exported from Maya behaving weirdly

I have some 3-4 3D character models which are claimed to be exported with the same configuration from Maya by the 3d designers. Now, some of the models(animations) is working fine in Humanoid settings ...
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set sprite to current animation texture

In my game I have some box2d bodies where I add sprites using the following code in my render() method. for (Body body : worldBodies) { if (body.getUserData() instanceof Sprite) { ...
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Which MoCap Animation Sits

I have an UMA that I want to be in a sitting position basically forever. I assume I need an animation that will put him in an idle sitting position. I found the MoCap Huge Animation library for free ...
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Is there a FOSS sprites repo [duplicate]

I am trying to learn (on my own, not in a class) how to write games in C++, using SDL. I'm confident I can learn the code. Making even half good art, I'll never master. Is there a FOSS repository for ...
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ASSIMP transformation hierarchy and animations

I don't fully understand the transformation hierarchy used by ASSIMP. According to the docs (http://assimp.sourceforge.net/lib_html/structai_node.html) an aiNode's transformation is relative to its ...
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libgdx automove Actor does not work

I am trying to make my sprite start moving from the moment it is created and do its animation. It draws on the screen right and animates but doesn't move. It should start moving towards the direction ...
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How to play 2 animations at same button pressed?(unreal engine4)

I created a animation where a player swing a mace in blender but when imported in ue4 it is divided into 2 animation where a character moving his hand and in another a mace swinging now i want it to ...
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How to play animation when button pressed? (UnrealEngine4)

I already know about how to play animation but when I put 2 animations (Mace and Hand) to play together there is a problem now I cant able to play any animation at button pressed . when I press "use ...
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2D animated sprite in 3d Game

I have a model created in Blender for a character with a sprite as a child of the character that I would like to animate. I'm making a turn based strategy game in which I would like to be able to ...
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Problem with animations from Blender

I have a model that I made in Blender and also I have a gun reloading animation, the model has a rig. So it appears that the animation of the rigged model is devided into 25 different animations but ...
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Unity Mechanim makes physics behave weirdly

I'm developing a 2D Wrestling game in Unity 5 build 5.1.2f1. It's just the beginning so the character only has a number of animation states and a rigidbody2d. This is the state machine and these are ...
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Unity - How to Receive “Animator” on AnimationEvent

How to receive "Animator" by parameter on an Animation Event parameter? Its possible?
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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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Why doesn't the animtor animate in unity5?

I have a player consisting of 20 different body parts which I have animated into a walking cycle. When I play the animation in an 'animation' component it works as intended, but when I try to play it ...
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How many ways are there to animate a 2D sprite in Unity3D?

I know about the following animation methods, 1/ Spreadsheet Animation.. 2/ Unity's animation (with individual parts).. Beside these two, are there any other animation system available? Is there ...
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How can I dynamically change the bone structure to reach a point?

Say I have a skeletal animation about a whip hit a target. When I create this animation, the root of the whip is at (0, 0, 0) and the target is at (10, 20, 10). Now in the real game, the target is not ...
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How do I interpolate around a rectangle?

I want to make a fancy animation where a point travels around a rectangle. I want to find the point's position at a time t. The rectangle is given by X, Y, Width and Height. Is there an algorithm ...
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Why are my Mecanim animation curves not staying within the entered range?

I have an in-place animation that I added curves to (In the rigged FBX which has the animation). I created 2 float parameters in the relevant controller with the same names as the curves in the ...
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How to make multiple characters with similar design [duplicate]

I am making a 2d platformer RPG game and I would like to create a character creation system that allows you to create your character as you please in the beginning. Since I want at least 10 different ...
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Python & Pygame: How do I use this animated gif as background surface? [duplicate]

How would I go about putting an animated gif into my game in Pygame? I'm following along on the tutorial at inventwithpython (source) slidepuzzle.py My code is very similar, as I'm just beginning how ...
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2D sprite making tool for huge project?

I recently bought spriter 2D but it was a disaster, it is not a finished product at all and i encountered so many bugs and crashes with it, so please don't suggest it. I am looking for a 2D sprite ...
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Beginning on animations

I am clueless with regards to animations. I have a simple rendering engine that renders models, sprites, skyboxes and whatnot; but everything is simply static with no animations whatsoever. With my ...
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The animation state could not be played because it couldn't be found!

If I try to use animation.Play() or have Play automatically ticked in the inspector on the animtion object, it gives me the follwing error: The animation state could not be played because it couldn't ...
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Animation impulse system?

I'm working on an animation system for an RTS game. Each unit has several animation states: Move, Idle, Engaging, etc.. Units also have a variety of "Animation Impulses" which are animations that get ...
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Scene2D: Dialog show with animations Sequence is also applied to the Dimming Background

I have issues with the dimmed Stage background when showing a Scene2D Dialog with Action Sequence (animations). The problem is that the animations are also applied to the dimming background and the ...
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How can I make a gameObject jump quick at first then start slowing down after a while?

How can I make a gameObject jump quick at first then start slowing down after a while? It definitely has something to do with deltaTime.