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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
367 views

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) { ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
117 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
991 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
160 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
624 views

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 ...
7
votes
4answers
386 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
115 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
148 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
381 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

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) { ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Update Based Animation Position Values?

Is it possible to control the key-frame/sample value or the time based position in the animator? I’ve set a global float that identifies the rotation of an object on its Y axis and I would like the ...
1
vote
2answers
365 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
133 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
246 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
281 views

Lightning bolt effect with particles is not continuous

I am Drawing a lightning effect animation using this image: Below the result: As you can see the outcome is not a continuous purple color as I wanted it to be, but it has black spaces in ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
301 views

2D motion synthesis for a human character

I want to make the player controlled character of my two dimensional sidescroller responsive to environmental forces, while still being controllable. I read about the commercial software product ...
1
vote
0answers
123 views

Unity - How to Receive “Animator” on AnimationEvent

How to receive "Animator" by parameter on an Animation Event parameter? Its possible?
1
vote
4answers
12k views

How can I do something only after an animation has finished?

I'm making this 2D platform based game. Basically what I want is when the player walks into spikes (which have a "deadly" tag") it displays the animation that has the parameter of animate with the ...
3
votes
1answer
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Unity5x GetComponent<Animation>().Play(“sequence”.StopAll) not working

I'm working with Unity3D 5x using C#. I've attached collision detection to the character controller script that plays a "gothit" animation clip (using legacy animations). Here are the code snippets, ...
9
votes
4answers
230 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I make a 2D character aim their gun toward the mouse?

Heli Attack is a perfect example of the shooting mechanic I'd like. The character aims perpetually toward the mouse. What's going on here? From what I've read so far, you could separate the arm and ...
1
vote
2answers
48 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
140 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
102 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
543 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
113 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I make animations “snap” between transitions in Unity?

I have an animator with a few animations in it. These are very basic animations, just changing a transform to slide a sprite around in a cutscene. The issue that I'm running into is that when I ...
6
votes
1answer
333 views

How To Program a fully controllable spring (Damped) motion

i'm working on a project that needs realistic 2D Animation, none linear motion you might say, i have tried many things such as Hermite Curve and a few other motions and in the end Spring Motion. ...
21
votes
2answers
6k views

Animation Blending Basics

Say I have a framework with characters that can run and walk and of course, stand still. Am I right in thinking that animation blending is the process of smoothly transitioning between these by ...
1
vote
1answer
113 views

Sprite animation frames in Adobe Photoshop CC

I am creating 64x64 px sprites for my game and want to test the animation play before saving the sprite sheet in game. I watched this video to learn, which told me: 1) Click Window->Timeframe 2) ...
-2
votes
1answer
259 views

Error running an Action in Cocos2d-x

In my game I have a "rocket" type and I want to run a sequence of actions on it. At first it must run an explosion animation and then remove itself from the game. For this I used the following code, ...