Announcements

Please do not use Photobucket to host your images on this site. They will not appear for other users but instead will give an error image and a directive to go to:
http://photobucket.com/p500/
For these images to show up it would require us to pay a premium account fee of $399.00 USD/year or our users to set up paid accounts of $99/year for this service to view these images.
We will be removing all linked images to that site and we suggest you use https://imgur.com/ or other similar site instead.

Watch this space for important information on planned twitch streams, updates and more

Developer's Workshop: Animations between Male and Female

1 post / 0 new
Shadow Elusive
Shadow Elusive's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 days 1 hour ago
Developerkickstarter11th Anniversary Badge
Joined: 01/10/2013 - 09:38
Developer's Workshop: Animations between Male and Female

This internal video was a dev first testing, then demonstrating to the team, the viability of using the same animation on the male and female models.

What to Look For: Playing the same animation, the dev swaps from female to male and back with no issues. Since the male and female models are not the same, it was not a given that animations would be able to do this. Also the female's hair has physics. Somewhat unpolished, but it's there.

What to Ignore: Heavy perspective distortion is making the head look big and the legs short - it's just an optical illusion, ignore it. If the hair seems oddly springy, remember the physics are relatively unpolished. The female face may look odd - the dev in question did not have the properly detailed female skin, where all the detail that make the facial features look normal are. He slapped on a skin texture at the time (and has acquired the skin since). Also, the retargeting wasn't quite finished at the time - animations may look a bit off (someday, perhaps, we'll make an update on the wonderful world of pose, skeleton, and animation retargeting, and how much of your development cycle the little buggers can eat).

Discuss here

--------------------------

Community Manager