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22-03-2011, 09:37 PM   #1
Ozgalis
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Making a walk cycle
So I downloaded a rig and was making a walk cycle, the problem is I am trying to make the character do a single walk cycle in place and then move the character across the screen. The problem is I made a walk cycle but when I move the character his legs snap back to the pivot point. Any ideas?
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22-03-2011, 11:17 PM   #2
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What control are you using to key the character across the screen? There should be a master control that you're able to use to move the entire rig around.
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23-03-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
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Aye thats what I am using, I moved the character a little out of the control point to get the first 2 steps of the walk and tried to copy and paste the frames. It worked for the most part, but since I moved him from the center of the control point thats where his feet keep snaping back to, I will try and post a playblast.
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23-03-2011, 01:11 PM   #4
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Here is my issue, this is my first time trying to animate so I am having some issues

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23-03-2011, 04:30 PM   #5
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So I just gave up and decided to make him walk across, here is what I have so far. Definitly a WIP

YouTube - Rough
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23-03-2011, 04:45 PM   #6
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Not bad so far, keep it up! I'm not sure about the master control... I'm trying to remember what the proper way to approach a walk cycle is with respect to the feet and main control and not really coming up with anything.

I think as you animate, you want to be animating the master control forward too... but again, not too sure.
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24-03-2011, 11:59 AM   #7
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Hey Buddy,
Was it made by you or someone else???
Because I have seen it before and I really like the work done in it....
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24-03-2011, 07:34 PM   #8
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the character and rig were done by someone else, i am just animating it
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