Questions tagged [animation]

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

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Converting code to work in godot with sliders

I have some Fragmentarium code that I would like to convert so it will work in Godot anyone have any ideas how I can do this? The code is below: ...
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Deformable meshes based on torsional spring

I am trying to learn physics-based animation thanks to the book "Foundation of Physically-Based Modelling and Animation". They introduce the mass-spring model for deformable meshes. Although making ...
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Import .fbx animation from Maya 2012 to Unity 2018

I have a grass made by PaintEffects tool (1) and "animated" by adding turbulence (2) and then baked with Maya 2012. And in Maya everything looks perfect - animation works. Problem is, when I'm ...
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of splitting the player animation system from the wall collision system into multiple objects pinned to each other?

I'm currently making a simple platformer in GameMaker Studio 2 and I've had people telling me that I need to separate the two things into an invisible wall collider mover and animation sprites pinned ...
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Suitable interpolation for animating explosions

Is there a standard interpolation function for animating explosions? Like there is with smoothstep or smootherstep for walking animations or cars going from point A to B. I'm assuming the explosion ...
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Prevent keyframe interpolation in imported model animation in Unity

I made first person model in blender. It also has animations in it. Most of animation works fine, but in some cases, Unity's keyframe interpolation makes wrong result. Note that animation was made ...
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How to add custom control shapes to a rig in Maya

I find most Maya animation videos has these circle lines to control character part rotation: Why does my imported fbx not have these circle lines?
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Combine all animation state into one clip (.anim) file in unity

I have an animation controller where different animation states(clips) are available. Like this: Now my aim is to convert all this states animation into a single clip (.anim file). Is this possible. ?...
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Need help understanding ms to fps for a Unity animation

I'm trying to create an animation in Unity (2018.1.1f1) and can't understand how to proceed. I have a 3 sprites which I need to order like so : 1 2 3 2 (then repeat). The first and third sprites ...
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Problems with Unity3D Animator controller states

I have an object (a simple card) equipped with the Rigidbody, Collider and Animator components. In particular, Animator performs two simple clips: Cover and Uncover that rotates the card 180 degrees. ...
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Possible to use StateMachineBehaviour with Blend Trees?

One of the touted benefits of the StateMachineBehaviours is adding a sound hook to an animation state. That sounds great! Unfortunately, I'm not sure how I could do ...
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What is morph target animation?

I've been using Adobe Flash and its keyframe-based animation for some years. I recently about heard morph-targets animation from Wikipedia. It seems that the morph target animation is also keyframe-...
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How does Speed in Animator Window in Unity work?

If speed 1 is considered normal playback, is it by a second? So animation play once in a second? If I have my animator speed set as 100, would it make the speed become 0.06 then ?
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Animations only play when moving along the Y axis

My problem is, I have walk animations which only play when my character is moving upward or downward, and I don't know why. This is my code: ...
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How to change animation start/end proprieties via script?

Is there a way of changing the start/end proprieties (Transform, Rect Transform, etc..) of an animation via script? Like, I have 5 objects that start at the same position but should end in different ...
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How to set default pose of model from Blender? (Exported as FBX)

I have a model that has lots of animation clips(actions). Before export as FBX, I set the pose to named "default" pose and exported as FBX like this. But in Unity, it's changed to first animation ...
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Unity3D: Simple animations ending with a bit of offset

I'm trying to make a simple game with some cubes rotating 90º when the user clicks on them. I've setup an empty game object, a simple cube nested, an animator, and two animations: RotateClockWise, ...
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Is it good to use 24 fps animation in 60 fps game?

Is it normal to use 24 fps animation in 60 fps game or it will hurt perfomance or create bugs?
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How to move NavMesh Agent by animation?

What's the best way to create a simple moving navmesh agent with animation? (e.g. a human enemy running to player) I have run animation that moves the enemy ...
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Running animation on nodes

Suppose I have a character and an array of 3D coordinates, separated at most a certain distance apart. I would like to have a character run across the points in the array, placing its feet exactly on ...
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LibGDX transparent textures look weird for a brief moment during skeleton animation

So I have a stage with some characters (Spine2D Skeletons). Each character has a health bar/stamina bar texture above them. The textures are simple PNGs with some gradient on them and transparency too....
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Unable to enable IK on someone else's rig

I'm using someone else's character rig for reference but I'm not sure how I can enable IK solvers for the arms. The hand controller has a NURBS control with an ikBlend attribute, but when I try to ...
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Would it be good idea to use blender to create sprite and animating rather than using a 2d software to create sprites and animating them in 2d

I'm making this 2d side scroller game. I had been working on 3d games(modelling and animation) for 2 years, thus my experience with 2d sprites is none to zero. So I've been struggling with asset ...
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Offset input sent to blend tree based on Character's Local Rotation

I am developing a top down twin stick shooter. I am running into a issue where if I change my character's rotation, the Unity Blend Tree animation does not play the correct animation that corresponds ...
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For character animation, is it better to use sprite sheets or animating “pieces” with keyframes? [closed]

First I want to say that I am not an artist, and I intend to work with an artist to complete my project. I'm looking for the solution that makes it the easiest to work with the artist and create the ...
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Unity: How to keep animation keyframe position in the transform

I want to make a paired animation- I have 2 characters. One is doing a Grabbing-Move on a character who is grabbed. But for that its necessary to animate all those animations on a character on a ...
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How to handle hitboxes/hurtboxes in animations?

I'm curious how I should go about structuring hitboxes and hurtboxes for my actors. For context, I'm developing a game engine in OpenGL, using C# and OpenTK. I have developed a working skeletal ...
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In a 2D game with an isometric camera (like Bastion) do I need to create a new animation for every angle the player is facing?

For different actions like jumping, attacking, moving etc, do I need to make new animations for every angle I am doing the action? Or is there a way to somehow run around that requirement?
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Why are my water tiles not animating?

My game can display tiles such as Grass tile, Dirt tile and Rock tile with no problems. Now I am trying to display water tile and animate it but for some reason it is not animating and only displaying ...
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How do you time jump animation with uneven landing surface?

Say my player jumps off from a certain point on a 2D surface. Say my surface is uneven, and has varying y positions along the level, how would I then be able to time my jump animation accordingly? (...
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How can I reduce amount of graphics to draw for a smooth 2D character evolution transition?

I'm working on a game where the player has a character that can be fatter or skinnier, and maybe other transitions. Not only the height and width could change, but the complete appearance of the body. ...
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How to Hold on Final Frame of Animation in Godot

I am learning Godot 3.0 and I have a question concerning animation. I have a player object whose node structure is KinematicBody2D > Sprite > AnimationPlayer. In the AnimationPlayer, I have ascend ...
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Calculate smooth transition between local space angles

I'm trying to calculate direction of moving character (to rotate it's animation). I have something like this: Character can have 4 cardinal directions. The rotation is calculated from the current ...
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DOM for GUI - display animated objects

I'm creating an HTML5 game using Canvas, but want to use DOM for the GUI for the reasons mentioned in there articles: http://blog.sklambert.com/html5-game-tutorial-game-ui-canvas-vs-dom/ http://www....
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Parameter 'Blend' doesnt exist

I want to animate my character, but i got this error: Parameter 'Blend' doesnt exist. if i use 1d Blend Type it works fine no bug nothing. But if i change the Blend type in the animation panel ...
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2D: Scaling a character with multiple RigidBody2Ds?

So, this example is in the Godot Engine, but other engines porbably have this kind of problem, too: I have a character with multiple RigidBody2Ds, that also has a ...
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How to quit current state animation correctly? [duplicate]

I've a 'classic' humanoid player with an animation controller and some animations. This is the code i'm managing state changin ...
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How to import in Unity, and use , “external” animation like the ones you can download on Mixamo?

I've a 3d Character with some animations. Then, i've found some animations on Mixamo i would like to use with my 3d model. Do I need to merge them ? If not, what's the correct way to download them ...
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Animating a sprite character with Multiple Parts

I'm trying to animate a 2D character with interchangable parts. Right now, I have each part nested in a general part that is in turn nested in an overall parent like so; Player->Heads->Head1. I have a ...
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How to stop and start sprite sheet flipbook materials in a widget blueprint?

I have a flipbook material I created from a sprite sheet to add some fireworks to a game I'm working on. I have the material set up and it is showing the animation of the firework like it should. ...
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Splitting a character model to ease animations

I've recently been looking into animations within Unity, and came across the idea of splitting my humanoid character's object into two at the waistline. The Idea being that animations used for ...
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How To Add Animation Graphics To An Android Game

How to make something like this animation drawings that coming out from the car ? (I'm using android studio) The Game's Link : Finger Driver
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Synchronizing actions with animations across network

I'm working on a project which allows players to take actions in time-limited turns. All players are connected to a central server, which is authoritative. That means the server sends info that a turn ...
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Some of mesh unstable on animation only in Unity

I made first person model from Blender. In Blender, everything was fine. But move to Unity and hit play, some of mesh(Bullets in cylinder) are unstable, it's way to much shaking. Few months ago, I ...
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Libgdx stop animation at last animated frame

How i can stop animation at last frame. ...
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Change animation speed through the editor in Unity

How can I change the speed of the animation through the editor if I have the following animation structure? I would like Adult1@walk to play faster.
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Unity Change Rotation of Animated Object at Runtime

So I made an animation, but sometimes i nedd to rotate the animation, but for some reason it isnt working. I can change the rotation of the object and then click play and it works perfectly like in ...
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Manipulating an animation towards a target object (ie. The hand and arm lean towards the target)

I am trying to make a boxing game just for fun (I dont expect the end product to be anything decent lol) . I have my boxers in the ring and they are animated quite well so far, with Idle, and punch ...
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Blender Animations glitchy in Unity

I have created a gorilla and its animations in Blender, exported the file as an FBX file and then imported it in Unity. The animations works fine in Blender, the loop is perfect for the walking ...
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unity apply item animation to character

I'm trying to change the attack animation of my player in relation to the attack animation for the item he has in his hand. For example, the default attack animation of my player is puching and once ...

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