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

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Why is Unity UI Image color not being animated? [closed]

Animation is changing the color of an UI Image but the color only changes only in the inspector but not Game/Scene view. In this video I demonstrate the problem clearly.
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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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Applying Animation to specific parts of a humanoid model

I have imported a humanoid character from AutoDesk Character Generator into Unity. Once you specify that you want the character for Unity, a humanoid skeleton in integrated, in order to use MecAnim. ...
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Rotations of a Rubik's cube

I made a Rubik's cube by arranging smaller cubes. Now I want to apply animations to it. For that I am choosing to use the Rotate class and set the angle of rotation and the axis of rotation,like this ...
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Unity 3D: How to stop/reset 2D sprite animation after releasing key?

Im following a tutorial to create animations with a 2D sprite character. But i put in my own. Which has 8 animation positions. For some reason when my guy walks around,then stop, the walkings ...
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How can I manipulate a static 2D sprite so that it looks alive?

I've got a stick figure in the corner of my UI, but I don't like the way he's just standing there, without moving. I'm stuck without additional frames of animation, so my only recourse is the manually ...
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Applying animations to 2x2 Rubik's cube

I built a 2x2 Rubik's cube with javafx and my next goal is to apply animations to it. For that I need to keep track of the individual cubes. But I could not find one. Then I simply set up four Group ...
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Matrix stack from direction vector chain

I've implemented an IK system for a grabber arm based on several straight segments, starting from a fixed point. The IK is based on a mass-spring simulation, which eventually rests. What I'm left with ...
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When to use a blend tree vs state machine for animation

Im an experienced game dev hobbiest making my first game with 3d animated characters (in Unity) and am struggling to figure out when to use blend trees vs animation state machines. I understand both ...
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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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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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Sprite animation in Android view

I'm looking for a way to have different sprite animations in individual Android views. I try to use LibGDX and AndEngine but most I could find was how to get an Activity with the sprite animation. ...
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Confused about this Timer function C++

I am confused about the argument "m" of this function. I also need to know how to make this work. I am working on a simple 2d game and I am really new to programming. I don't know how to make things ...
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Change alpha to a Frame in libgdx

I have this batch.draw(currentFrame, x, y, this.parent.originX, this.parent.originY, this.parent.width, this.parent.height, this.scaleX, this.scaleY,this.rotation); I want to apply the alpha that ...
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Unity animations not transitioning properly

I am currently trying to animate transitions between four different directions. I have four total animations for walking, and another four for the idle state. I cannot seem to figure out why when I ...
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How to create animations for a game like Creative kill chamber?

Lately, I have been playing Creative kill chamber game (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SW6PyOy34fY). This game is a flash game where gameplay is "hardcoded". I mean, it is a game where player can ...
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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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Blender FBX exports to Unity3D have incomplete animation sequences

Using Blender, I have rigged and animated this model with this attack action. I exported this model to an FBX format and imported the said FBX file into my Unity3D project. However, when I imported ...
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Unity MecAnim Bone Structure

I am trying to modify the bone movements in LateUpdate similar to the following pseudo-method: void LateUpdate() { updateLimb(Transform[] pose, Transform[] model); } Essentially, I want to ...
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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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Playing an animation relative to current Transform in unity?

I have an animation created with the built-in dope sheet. It plays correctly but I would like it to be played relative to current object transformation. For example I have a palm tree that moves its ...
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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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Update animation based on distance traveled instead of elapsed time?

2D sprite Animation is supposed to be based on the elapsed time from the previous update so that it runs (and looks the same) no matter the speed of the machine/device it's running on. The method ...
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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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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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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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LibGDX , Scale button with animation when it is pressed

I am developing game using LibGDX . I want to create beautiful menu and to scale buttons when they are pressed but not in this way , when it is pressed scale it 1.5f , I want to scale it with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How should I handle animation states in Mecanim?

I did a tutorial which associated an integer to each state and manually set transitions from one state to another based on that integer, but that seems really sloppy. Is there a more elegant way? I ...
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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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How do I make a jumping dolphin rotate realistically?

I want to program a dolphin that jumps and rotates like a real dolphin. Jumping is not the problem, but I don't know how to make the rotation. At the moment, my dolphin rotates a little weird. But I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Need to produce an animated texture of Water where each image tiles in all directions

I need to produce a 2D 'animated' texture of "water" for a game in which each image tiles in 'all' directions, much like those produced by the Caustics Generator, but with the power and flexibility of ...
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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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Animation reset in libgdx

i have an issue that i hope it's easy to resolve. I'm playing various animations in my libgdx-created game. For a particular animation, i need that to play in loop mode but only if a particular ...