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David created this video showing how the character animations looked before they were more polished (still not done yet) the results are quite interesting!

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A while ago I posted a video of half-done character physics, showing how intermediate stages of development can look very strange. Here's another video showing some early attempts at skinning, which is the process of attaching the character model to the animation bones:

Be sure to watch it in HD!


I hope you like it! A lot of these accidents could fit in well with an entirely different art direction, like one based on Dali's spindle-legged elephants or derezzed Tron characters.



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SneakySoft
SneakySoft

This mad my day, and my day just started :P

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RuffalowMan
RuffalowMan

Haha, awesome!

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Shirk
Shirk

That would be soo creepy to just see something with long limbs and stuff running in the distance

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Jokerme
Jokerme

Dude, that's too scary. Music is not helping either.

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Arcones
Arcones

*runs screaming*

That really is creepy. I agree with Jokerme, the music isn't helping.

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stoopdapoop
stoopdapoop

slenderrabbit

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KarimIO
KarimIO

I thought the exact same thing. Which makes a creepy video with creepy music even creepier.

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VerbNoun
VerbNoun

The last one looks pretty cool like his pixels are coming off, idk. XD

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DillonBarba
DillonBarba

polys*

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Captain-Arse
Captain-Arse

LOL! 0:20 I look like that when I get out of bed. xD

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9heads
9heads

haha XP

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iamtwin
iamtwin

The one, Bunny, with the particle problem should be an enemy an undead nazi robot necromorph mage. :^D ....... or not, Just an idea.

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scott_aw
scott_aw

Its a 4d bunny.

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deathparadeNL
deathparadeNL

LOL i remember this from somewhere else (a bad rigged gmod model ._. pack)

oow stop saying 4D that is just a lie just as the cake is

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WeThePuppets
WeThePuppets

I haven't laughed so hard at glitches in awhile.

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EvilRunner
EvilRunner

Wow, 0:53 is awesome :O

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Otreum
Otreum

bahaha, holy hell that's scary :D

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JohnnyMaverik
JohnnyMaverik

That last one looked really fking cool.

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LordDz
LordDz

You need a monster like that legged spider thing. Just to have it running at you from distance would scare the **** out of me :)

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SPY-maps
SPY-maps

it looks exactly like when i try to give some kind of animations to npc's in hammer, when they are not suited for that particular npc. then you get the exact same strange effects. so i am quit used to this, but i assume that when you see this for the first time it is indeed quit funny!

leon

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janpec
janpec

Omg thats so awesome. Second one is winning. Its like some creepy spider.

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deniel777
deniel777

Very funny!:D Me, too met to this with similar one in the game. I find it good that you show everybody this!

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Darthlex
Darthlex

Jeffr wrote: skinning, which is the process of attaching the character model to the animation bones


Is that not rigging?

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Lazy6pyro
Lazy6pyro

Rigging is the creation of the bone structure, joints, their limitations, and the controls for the animator. Skinning is how the character mesh deforms to the rig (smooth/rigid skin), and weighting, is the adjustment of the skin to the degree one or more bones affect a particular vertex.

But, to be honest, the whole process is has several common-knowledge names like skinning or rigging. It's like when someone calls a mesh a model; sure there are minute technical differences if you want to split hairs, but most people use the names interchangeably.

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FlySpyGuy
FlySpyGuy

You should use the one where there are pieces missing for a boss! It looks kuel!...lol

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marksman52
marksman52

:58 HOLY **** look at the shadows! ******* amazing

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Dragon-Guard
Dragon-Guard

Well this pretty much sums up my Monday morning after a wild weekend D:

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Martini-562
Martini-562

Woop, Salvador Dali enters the world of Overgrowth

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Mr.Mellon
Mr.Mellon

Lol 3:30 Vampire Rabbit

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Dra6o0n
Dra6o0n

Ghost rabbits - Use the last pixelated skin, put a burning aura on the character, make the character float in the air instead of running, and skin the character to look creepier.

There you got a halloween mob!

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DR][FT
DR][FT

NOOO!! Make it stop! I can't handle body horror!!

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