Questions tagged [animation]

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

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Rain World : How to have intelligent movement / animation?

In the project RainWorld the characters seem to move "intelligently" as they move "unrestricted". They seem to know "how" to move their limbs and "what" needs to be done. Here for an example the ...
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Continous horizontal animation of objects

We have to continously animate objects from right to left in a panel. The player has to pop the first object. If the first object could not be destroyed by the player and it reaches the left border ...
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Play videos via 3rd party library or as animation in libGDX?

I want to add an animated splash screen to my desktop game, which I develop using libGDX. Now I see there is no native support for videos in libGDX, so I guess I have two options: Include a 3rd party ...
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How do I correctly set up a Unity animation to move?

I downloaded a custom .fbx model from the asset store, imported it to my project and placed it in my scene. I then created an animator controller and added it to the object. To get the animations (...
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How to make a text of several letters animate, only with an animation

I wonder if it is possible to create an animation in a text with a single "animation". The problem is that for me to reach the desired effect I need to create an animation for each letter, as each one ...
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Unity Animator State Freezing

I am really new with Unity, I am making a game, but I am having some problems with the animators, my problem is that I am trying to add some animations to my menu, and also add new characters to my ...
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How can I animate 2d sprite rotation without interpolation?

I would like to animate a weapon being swung in 2 frames - all I'm doing is changing the position and rotation of the weapon sprite. However, I don't want unity to interpolate the rotation (generate ...
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Using fully cropped sprites with TexturePacker and Cocos2d

When using texturepacker, you can set your trim-mode to crop. This is nice, because when a sprite loads in cocos2d your bounding box will only be the visible area of your sprite - which is useful for ...
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Objective-C Moving UIView along a curved path

I'm not sure if I am approaching this the correct way. In my app, when a user touches the screen I capture the point and create an arc from a fixed point to that touch point. I then want to move a ...
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How do I remove unwanted areas while keeping the animated keyframes and wav in sync?

I recorded a motion-capture along with voice as fbx and wav. How do I remove unwanted time periods while keeping the animated keyframes and wav in sync? 3DS MAX 2012 is being used. Standard plugins ...
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OpenSceneGraph, multiple instances of a model

Im working on my first project using OpenSceneGraph. The project is a model flight simulator for one of my university courses, I want to be able to load airplanes (consisting of multiple models) and ...
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Converting Animation data from Maya to DirectX in C++

I am currently trying to export an animation from Maya and import to a program I am working on. One of the problems I currently have is that when imported, the mesh and animation data looks reversed ...
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3D Animations in XNA 3.1

Well, guys. I'm in a Game Design class at school. Before you ask "WHY ARE YOU USING 3.1 INSTEAD OF 4" -- I would like to point out that C# 2008, and .NET framework 3 is NOT my preferred environment, ...
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Unity - Mesh Deforms terribly while mixing animations

I have a simple game I'm working on to help me learn unity3d. In my Start() function, I've used the following code to set up my animations. ...
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How to make an oscillation move on opengl qt

I'm trying to make a character make an oscillation move. That is, the character will start by rotating to a certain angle, say 60 degrees, and then slowly come back to an upright position then rotate ...
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Blending effect on textures

Hi i am trying to build screen animation like flickering, interlace, color separation similar to old style malfunctioning Amiga screens. The intended effects are shown in this video. I am using ...
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How do I control an animation with a drag command?

I want to play an animation when someone drags a sprite from it's default position to another selected position. If they drag half of the selected position then animation will be play half. For ...
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Skeletal animation with multiple animations running at the same time

I've spent a long time attempting to figure out how complex animations are done and wrote quite a few different skeletonish frameworks myself, but they've never really came out good enough to be ...
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How do I make a 2D sprite flash green when tapped?

I have a sprite that is based on an image of a gray circle. When the user touches the sprite, I want the sprite to flash green, as in I want the circle to appear to turn green for 0.2 seconds. I tried ...
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How to resize animation in libgdx?

I want to draw an animation, the size of each frame is 500x500px but when I try to resize, the animation seems to rotate... Here the code to load frames and create animation: ...
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Why are the inputs not changing the animation on keypress?

I have been following this tutorial. You can watch 16:00 - 18:20 to see what I am trying to do. What should be happening is: I press a key, my animation plays and the parameters or Inputs get updated ...
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Call code on interrupting Unity animator sub-FSM

I'm trying to find a way to execute a code when one of two outcomes happens in Unity animator controller: When animator's sub-FSM finishes or When animator's sub-FSM is "interrupted" by a ...
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Why has my object detached itself from the parent?

I made an two objects in blender, animated them, and saved them. Firstly, when I reloaded them, half of the animations I created had disappeared, which is annoying itself but the real annoyance is ...
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Sprite alignment in my sprite packer

I am creating the "perfect" sprite packer. This is a sprite packer that makes sure the output sprite is fully compatible with everything. It converts (if needed) the source frames to BMP in memory It ...
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Animations suddenly not working at all

I have three animations, "ShowHit", "WarningFadeInAndOut", "ShowGameOver". They were worked when I was made, but suddenly only "ShowHit" is working. I double checked the logic was correct so that it ...
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Stop current animation and re-play immediately?

When the player hit something, I'm playing hit animation from animation_player. However when player hit something while hit animation is playing, it just ignored and play previous hit animation. I ...
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How to export Blender shape key drivers to Unity?

I created a character in Blender with about I am using drivers because the regular Blend shapes seemed (unless I was mistaken--?) to interfere with all of my animations. When I export the FBX to Unity ...
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Dynamic Sequence FBX Animation Generation

I have a project that will generate a sequence of animation which is a sign language gesture based on the input text from the user. I already figured how to use mecanim but it will be difficult if I ...
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Text and video on a glass/window

I am a beginner Unity-user, and interested in high-tech thems. So I'm looking to make a high-tech futuristic gaming-room in HDRP. I'm therefore looking to do some effect on my window in the room. The ...
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Unity3D: Rotating the head and an animation gets clashed

A rigged generic models head keeps rotating to follow the camera. When there is an animation like shaking the head, the head animates weirdly as compared to without rotation. Is there anyway to fix it?...
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Blender to UE4: Custom rig has bones ending up in the wrong place

I'm trying to create a custom mesh and rig in stock Blender 2.8 and export it via .fbx to stock UE 4.23. Unfortunately, the bones of the skeleton end up in entirely the wrong place. In short, the ...
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Unity Animator - bool transitions keep re-entering state while true

My StateMachine is triggered in a loop as long as transition boolean is true. I have made sure my code only runs once, where I set the animation bool: ...
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Problem with an animation transition

I'm working with a 3D avatar and it's my first time working with animations. I have already done one which goes from the idle animation to another animation. It does the transition when the value of a ...
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Animate an arc to a full circle

I'd like to animate and draw a ring / tube 3D geometry. Starting from 0 degrees all the way around to 360 degrees over a set time period. Kind of like a clock hand that leaves a trail behind itself. ...
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Using 2d sprite characters from asset store

noob here So I recently downloaded this asset https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/2d/characters/2d-archers-sprites-18748 from the asset store. All the animations work great (walk, jump etc) but I ...
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Inverse kinematics behaving weirdly/

I have been trying to figure out why my player character crouches like this when I use inverse kinematics on it. I followed this tutorial: https://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/InverseKinematics.html?_ga=2....
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How to move an object while the animation is going on?

I added a jump animation with the character in unity and to move the character I have some code like this: ...
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How come changing the speed of an animation isnt making the animation speed up?

I made an animation of a bow string being pulled and another animation of the string being released but my issue is that I need the string to snap back quickly. I changed the speed of the release ...
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Blender Video Sequencer: I try to load 76 images, but length is 48 frames, can't change

In Blender 2.8, I am trying to load a sequence of already-rendered images from a previous project I did (also in 2.8, but hey, these are just .png's) into the image sequencer. I set the frame rate in ...
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How do I create a simple animation for use in Unity?

I'm trying to create a simple shrinking animation for use in Unity. The goal is to create an animation that shrinks the object to be 0.1 scale. I've created an Animator Controller with an empty state,...
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Multiple updates for Unity animation per one method call

I'm trying to do some simulation where I move objects procedurally in a loop within one method call. So instead of using Update(), method I do for example: ...
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Detect up and down slopes to switch between character animation

There's a player and a slope in my scene. I want the player to automatically switch to 'climbing down' animation when he's at the top of the slope and moving down and similarly switch to 'climbing up' ...
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How to activate ENABLE ROOT MOTION on state machine?

In this question (also asked by me), I was having trouble putting the animation on my object: https://blender.stackexchange.com/questions/150901/error-in-exported-animation-position-size-blender-to-...
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Animation of changing TMP UGUI letters not showing in preview

In my latest project (Unity 2018.4.8f1 - common Mecanim animation) I want to animate a creature just by moving, scaling and changing the letters, it is build of. So I have to change the text of a <...
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How to add simple animations into static fbx files?

I'm looking for a way to take a static fbx file and do basic position and rotation animations on models and the camera, using a text/csv/json file with position and rotation information for each item ...
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Understanding ticksPerSecond and duration with skeletal animations

That's my first question here so i hope to do all correctly. From various weeks i started surfing the net about Skeletal animation aiming to add a simple animation controller into my small game engine....
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Auto key bones with controller helpers

I have skinned and rigged a human character with IK / FK and helper objects to control the position of the IK goals and the rotation of the bones. For example, the characters' left arm IK goal is ...
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Unity animation editor's object rotation is doing weird

When using the Unity timeline to create an animation or by using the animator itself, I am unable to properly rotate an object. Whenever I do rotate it, it will usually go something as follows: From 0 ...
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How does the stateTimer parameter is initialized in this method getKeyFrame(stateTimer)?

I have been following the tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fJrhgc0RRw&list=PLZm85UZQLd2SXQzsF-a0-pPF6IWDDdrXt&index=11 I an not able to understand what is stateTimer in getframe ...
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Unity creating 3d clothes for game character

I am trying to make a system where players can change out their clothes with others if they like, and even layer up clothes such as covering a shirt with a jacket, then an armored vest. I have ran ...