Questions tagged [animation]

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

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Optimizing Hitboxes

Way over 90% of the performance cost seems to be coming from colliders parented to animated bones. If I disable Motion & Animation I can spawn 20 soldiers with around 1ms cost on my mid-low end ...
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Unity Animation State duplicate Trigger

I have a simple controller to open a door and close it. With a Trigger I close the door and when it is closed it has a 3-second timer to re-open It works well, but if I send the Trigger twice in a ...
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How can I parent an object whilst animating?

Much like in Blender where you can parent an object to another, or the Armature, is it possible to parent an object to another, so when animating, the child object moves with the parent? I've tried ...
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Unity Anima2D - IK Limb for leg not working

I'm having an issue getting an IK limb to work using Anima2D in Unity. If I place a limb IK for the neck joint, the head moves as expected, however trying to place one for the leg seems to have no ...
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Where to find animated matrix transformations in an fbx file?

Where can I find matrix transformation animation data in an fbx file? I have an fbx file with animations. I have successfully read the indices, matrix, and weight from it. How can I get the frame-by-...
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Setting animation Type to Humanoid cause to play the animation in T Pose

I was trying to apply animations by using a Mixamo character, with it animations which is downloaded with correct settings. When the animation type in Generic, It is resetting back to the previous ...
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Effect animation and character state transition event timing

I stumbled into a weird situation during development of my game prototype. It's about turn-based battle, and I want battle animations to finish before the next command is issued. The first approach ...
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Unity - character model not blinking

I'm a bit confused as to what's going on, but I've just noticed that my imported character model never blinks during his animations. I currently have 3 animations - an idle, walk and jump. Every ...
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Unity using raw mocap data without actually moving the character

I play around with animations and unitys raw motion capture data asset pack. My problem is as followed: I have an idle, walkforward and a runforward animation and play them based on the keyboard ...
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Unity5 mixing animations with different properties

Maybe there are tons of questions about this but i dont know what to look for. I have 2 animations, one is aiming a weapon and the other one is shooting. When i aim the weapon i animate only its ...
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Player controller (Concurrent FSMs + Animation Graph) question

I'm building a little Player Controller for my new 2D game. I have all the basic things setup and now I would like to get into player state management and anim sincronization. My player will be able ...
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How to Correct this Animation Import Problem (from Spriter to Clickteam Fusion)?

I made a sprite. I put this sprite to Spriter for skeletal animation. It was a simple object which mostly merely rotated and which went up occasionally. I tested it, refined it here and there: it all ...
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Modding Super Mario Bros. U Animations

I want to insert custom animations into Super Mario Bros. U. Is it possible to do this? If it is will the game be playable on the Wii U, or will it only be playable on a Wii U emulator?
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How to animate infinite rotary movement

I would like to add a chainsaw (or something similar to it... a rotary blade) to my game as a melee weapon. In fact, a rotary blade is a better example. Would it be better to do it in blender ...
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Import animated mesh without a rigged skeleton / armature

How can I import an animation of a mesh that was not animated using rigging, skeletons, or armatures from blender? There's got to be a way.
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How to convert fbx with animations to dae

I am making an ARKit app, and I need to implement animations. Our 3D artist has provided these files as fbx with animations. All resources I find online about animated models in ARKit talk about dae (...
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In Cricket games, how is the ball synced with batsman's shot animation? How does the ball hit right at the center of the bat? How does this work?

I've been trying to figure this out for quite some time now. In Cricket games, when the bowler bowls, and batsman takes a shot, how does the ball sync with batsman's shot animation? For example, let'...
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Calculate animation weights based on two variables

I am working on a custom engine and have been tinkering with animations using the Cal3D library. My previous experience with animations was based on prototyping a bit with Unity's Mecanim. Right now, ...
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issues about combo attack system animation

i have some issues about my attack animations right now, i'm doing my light attack which has 3 separate attacks and animations. the scripting and trigger works(without animation), but my animation ...
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My sprite walking animation code doesn't work at all

This is my first time doing code for a game so I followed some online tutorials. When I got to the walking and the jumping animation I just can't get it to work whatever I do. I tried multiple codes ...
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Why does my sprite shifts position on specific animationframe?

I have created a spritesheet to create animation. Everything is working fine untill I come to a specific frame in one animation. I have currently 3 animations loops Idle Animation Moving Animation ...
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Profiling Animator showing non-animation calls

When profiling using Unity, I have entries for PreLateUpdate.DirectorUpdateAnimationBegin PreLateUpdate.DirectorUpdateAnimationEnd however, digging down into ...
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DragonBones mesh gets light by the wrong side

So, I use DragonBones to get skeletal-animation in my Unity 2d game. The problem is that object is affected by light only from the back, while other objects(sprites, while the first one is mesh) from ...
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To move an object forward an exact distance and then stop

I am using this script below to move an animated object in unity with no root-motion. it simply walks across the terrain and has a timer so it waits 60 seconds until starting. ...
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Unity - Play animation based on horizontal drag position

So, what i want to do is some what complected, but I'll try to explain it to the best of my ability. I am using Unity's EventSystems events to detect a drag. When the user drags the object ...
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Is it possible to connect an external source machine to Live Link?

I would like to be able to connect multiple external machines to Unreal Engine via Live Link in order to stream solved motion capture from one of the Vicon run-time solvers/retargeter (i.e. Pegasus). ...
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How do I parent an object to a bone in the blender hierarchy?

So, I'm trying to make a simple RPG game using Blender and Unity. I would like to have an empty object to be used as a weapon holding position parented to my right hand bone so that I can switch ...
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Problem with Animating on local position Unity

Currently, I am having a Cube that needs to be animated to roll on its edge. Using unity built-in animation feature, I created 4 animations (RotateUp, ...
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Import multiple models in runtime into Unity3d scene and make an animation sequence out of it

So, I have multiple models of ply file formats on my phone. When my scene is running, I want to let users import multiple models into Resource folder and create an ...
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Which is the fastest: shaders vs animations / animated images / pixel manipulation?

I'm quite newbie to shader programming. I use Godot engine and after I see what can be done with shaders (eg. http://glslsandbox.com/e#53172.0) I realized that I MUST learn it no matter how hard it ...
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How should I go about handling nonuniformed sprite sheet with JSON data?

This might be a lenghty question so bare with me. I'm developing a 2D game i Monogame framework and I'm stuck with it comes to handle large sprite sheets with different frame width, height and ...
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LibGDX - Drawing animation before specific tiled layer is drawn

I'm using TildedMap to separate map layer, drawSprites layer and objects layer.I'm trying to draw the map, then the player animations and then the objects on the map. This way I'll be able to have the ...
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FBX model for 2d sprite charachter

I was following along the unity platformer tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WhZ1svdC3Q It is great. After looking the animation I found that there was a fbx model for 2d sprite character. I ...
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TextMesh animation not working when attached to a new TextMesh object

I created an animation on one TextMesh object. Then I duplicated the TextMesh object (Ctrl-D) and disabled the first one. The same animation is - of course -attached to the new TextMesh. However, it ...
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How can one replicate the 'Quake Disruptor' of Wipeout XL/2097?

Following my previous question, I am wondering how one can achieve the same effect under Unity? The effect in action https://youtu.be/kzmmLeCwL0g?t=790 Description of the effect When you fire the ...
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How do you animate/collide against a tessellated mesh?

Now that I have a implemented tessellation for my mesh, I am trying to understand how I can leverage the generated primitives. Example: I have the following track mesh generated procedurally, it ...
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A good way to record texture animation?

I want to animate rain on a windshield-mesh. The animation should be looped... And then I want to swipe the rain with windshield wipers. (also looped) So the texture on the windshield is supposed to ...
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How can I assign animation clips via editor script in Unity?

Everytime I update my mesh, and reimport my FBX, all of the references to my animations clips need to be reassigned in the animator. How can I assign them automatically in an editor script?
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Why do 3D animations have framerates

As far as I'm aware, all 3D animation software (Maya, Blender...) has framerates. That is, keyframes can only be placed on discrete points in time. Why is that? Why can't animation keyframes be placed ...
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Need Root Motion For Gravity, But It Affects Rotation?

I have a little animated character in my game with multiple animations. In order to have gravity affect him, I turned on "Apply Root Motion" in his animator. Now one of his animations won't rotate ...
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How to access internal data from separated rendering-layer?

I am currently rewriting a project I have been working on last year and I’m utterly stuck trying to "correctly" separate the game-logic from its representation. I know why this is beneficial and I ...
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Any tips for aligning existing sprite sheets to a grid?

I've been dabbling with sprites, and I've found most sprite sheets that have been posted for existing games (for example, Sonic & Knuckles) are not aligned to a grid. I've found this frustrating ...
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Model mesh overlapping while animating in Unity but not in Blender

I made an FPS model in blender and created reload animation when I imported that model in Unity I saw that while the magazine ejecting from the rifle it overlapped some of the gun parts. Then I went ...
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Unreal Engine and Simple Animation

I am creating a card based game and I am stuck on an animation detail. My question is I need an animation to shuffle the deck, a animation for dealing and an animation for drawing. My question is ...
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Playing an animation in Godot

I have been working on making a platformer in Godot but can't seem to get a walk cycle to play when I press left or right. ...
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Unwanted left-right rotation in run animation imported from Mixamo

A humanoid run animation I downloaded from Mixamo is working fine on their site and in Blender. When I import it into Unity it shows a strange movement: the full body is rotating left & right in ...
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Ice transition particle effect

We are small indie team developing a casual mobile game. We are trying to implement an effect like the normal-to-ice block transition in Angry Birds 2: How can we implement an effect like this in ...
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Unity animation tool doesn't save changes

I'm trying to create an animation inside Unity using the animator tool, however the record tool isn't recording my changes and I'm struggling to get this to create animations. I have created an ...
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Fingers don't move when changing Animation Timeline

I am making a custom animation for some finger bones on a humanoid model, but changing the values inside the timeline window does not visually move the fingers in the scene view. How can I preview ...
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What bones are involved in a walk cycle like Leon's in RE4?

I would like to create a character that moves like Leon in RE4. This video demonstrates Leon's walk cycle, which I'd like to reproduce. I'm confused about which bones of my character's skeleton should ...