Questions tagged [animation]

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

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How can I draw an animated vector field on a map?

I want to render an animated vector field map similar to this wind speed visualization. How can I do this?
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LibGdx animation sequence

In my game the character movement animations work fine but now I'm trying to do a sequence of programmatic animations, for an enemy character, and it's proving to be a pain. I'm just doing it on ...
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Blend Tree animation problems at rotation

I have a Blend tree animation with two floats ( VelocityX, VelocityZ) that have idle, run , run right, run left , I use a pad to move it at world space When VelocityX is -1 it run left, +1 it run ...
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Unity Network Animations Not Smooth

I am attempting to learn Unity Networking using the new UNET framework. I have a functioning rudimentary 3rd person setup in which a host and a client can connect to localhost:7777. Animations are ...
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MoCap data files applied to avatars using Mecanim

I am applying some animations (e.g. running) from this free MoCap package that I got off the Unity Assets Store, and as far as I can see from running the animation previews, they seem fine (i.e. ...
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How to set default scale on a per bone basis

Does anyone know how I can change the default scale on a per bone basis in Maya? (I'm using 2016) I want the scale to be 1,1,1 for this bone without making it smaller than it currently is. So, I ...
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How can I apply a “genie animation” to a CCSprite?

I am new to Cocos2D and following this tutorial. I want to animate a CCSprite with the genie effect that OS X uses for hiding windows to the dock and showing them ...
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How can I rig an object to animate from two different orientations?

As an example: Say you're animating a skateboard. The board has a nose and a tail. Normally, the nose points forward and the tail points backward. Now say you have two animations: idle and trick. The ...
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Is it possible to export animations from Blender to Unity prefab without re-exporting entire character?

I have a fully rigged and animated character that I recently exported from Blender as an FBX to Unity. I need to make more animations for the character now but I am very tired of exporting the entire ...
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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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How does an interruptive combat animation system like Metroid 2 work?

See here for reference. For the most part this game is a 2D side scroller with the expected platformer architecture: move left, right, jump, shoot, etc. Enemies move and you jump out of the way or ...
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Skeletal Animation: No initial bone rotation

I am currently trying to implement animations in my game. I am having an issue where the bones do not rotate properly. In my program, I apply an inverse bind pose to each bone to move them to bone ...
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How can I find an animation's final compression size in Unity?

I've been looking at animation compression, and the only way I can seem to find it's final size is to create a Build and check it in the Profiler. There must be an easier way?
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Animation clip not working

I am working on playing different animation of key press.Below are the animation element attached to my player Initially run animation is played.I have written code to play "Jump" animation on ...
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Animation timeline organization for Unity 5

I create stuff for AssetStore and use 3ds max and Unity 5. Can someone tell me how I need to work with timeline? When I create animation for several objects, I need to animate them one by one? (...
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8-way 2D top down movement (diagonal) idle animation issues

Background I am working on animations for 8-way movement for my character and have done the 8 directional running animations using a blend tree. Now I need to do the same for the idle animations. ...
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Compute spheres 2D speeds in perspective projected animations

I created two animations that consist of spheres moving in a perspective projected 3D space, which means that the size and speed of the spheres vary with the distance: they increase when they are ...
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Playing animation on button press with a condition

I want to do menu animation. In the animator, its contain 2 animations. One is opening animation, the other is closing animation. I set the opening animation as default state and added condition ...
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Import Quaternions from a different coordinate system to perform an animation (DirectX to 3ds/Maya)

I'm working on a tool to import a biped from a DirectX engine that uses Left-handed coordinate system to 3ds Max that uses a right-handed one. I managed to achieve the initial positions of the biped ...
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Animation position leftover

I am fairly new to unity and I have encountered this same problem previously. I have a gun with hands and I created an animation that simulates shot movements with properties ...
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Unity applying forces using animation

I'm trying to make a croquet mallet swing to hit the ball using an animation that rotates the mallet mesh. The mesh appears correctly positioned to hit the ball in the center but the ball doesn't go ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Unity - How to Receive “Animator” on AnimationEvent

How to receive "Animator" by parameter on an Animation Event parameter? Its possible?
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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 ...
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Export Blender 3D animation to be played by Android OpenGLES

Below code snippet shows the way to export coordinate of bones: ...
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Cocos2d-x 3.0 animation frame by frame

As I know animations are actions. Now I need to play animation frame by frame. Say I have an animation from N frames. each frame should be played after ...
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unity animation not starting

I have written the following code: ...
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Importing skeletal animation from vertex coordinates in maya

I have files of different frames of an animation which have the vertex co-ordinates of a human skeleton in 3D space. I want to import the animation from these keyframes into maya to perform motion ...
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Ethan does not run

I just imported Ethan - the third person character to my Unity 2019 project and I moved him around a plane. But for some reason he doesn't run, only walk. I logged the ...
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Old “Play Montage” node vs new 'Montage Play“ and ”Play Anim Montage"

so.. Following documentation/guides/etc.. I keep coming across the classical node called "Play Montage" which shows one of those Mario Bros pipes as an icon. However, my version of unreal engine does ...
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Imported FBX animations (exported from Blender) have different, messier keyframes than in .blend file?

I imported an a character to Unity 2019.2.8 that I made in Blender 8.0, which was exported from that program in .FBX format. The animations play back the same (perceptually, but the keyframes are very ...
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Unity animation: How to reset pivot after 3D character somersaults?

I have this new character animation that I made in Blender. None of my other animations use Root Transform or anything fancy, and they work great. This new one is special though. The character jumps ...
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Procedural sketch / painting shader

So after some google searching apparently I don't even know what this technique is specifically called: I'm trying to figure out how to create an effect in unity that 'paints' a 2d asset on screen. ...
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Updating transform position after root motion

I have an animation of a character climbing with root motion in it (i.e. the character moves generally upwards for a couple of units during the animation). It is intended as a one shot, not a loop. ...
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How to run different animations with same suffix for different public objects?

I would like to be able to run the corresponding animation (ending with "Get" in the title) for whatever item GameObject I plug into this treasurebox. I made 2 prefabs for "item-get" animations today....
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Where should my 3D character's pivot/anchor be?

I created a 3d character with some animations a month ago and when testing the character in my game, I notice there are some weird interactions with the scenery that have me worried, particularly when ...
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How to add a animation to myPlayer

I'm currently making a shoot em up in monogame. I want to add just one animation to my object. No commands or transitions between animations for different actions: just an object swapping between ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blender - Exporting and Replicating Bone Animation

I'm having trouble replicating Blender bone animation in my game. Bones that have a vertical rest position (Euler(PI / 2, 0, 0)) are animated correctly (e.g. head, neck, torso, legs, shins), however ...
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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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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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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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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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