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Advanced Character Animation with XSI for Half-Life 2

Royalty Free License - All Extended Uses
Other v1.0
Boxed Product
DVD Only
Intermediate Level
Product ID 349081
8 Products
Since 2006

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Advanced Character Animation with SOFTIMAGE|XSI® for Half-Life®2, part of the Noesis Interactive™, MOD Your World™ training series, teaches how to 'Evolve Your Character ' by focusing on bringing your character to life by animating or applying motion capture data to your own custom design characters within Half-Life®2 ™. You'll see how easy it is to rig and envelop a character for the Source™ engine using SOFTIMAGE®|XSI®6, create unique game walk cycles and apply motion capture data to your own custom designed characters within Source® SDK powered games.

Topics Covered in this DVD:Setting up your custom character in XSI for Half-Life®2 and Death MatchCreating game animations (key framing) for your character with SOFTIMAGE|XSIUsing the XSI Animation MixerConcepts of Motion CaptureApplying BVH motion capture data to the Valve® Rig of your character (XSI 5.x)Creating animation cycles from motion capture data that is provide on the DVDUsing MOTOR to transfer motion capture data to any rig (XSI 6)Valve .QC file overview for custom characters in HL2Triggering animation sequences on your character in Half-Life®2Retarget the default Half-Life®2 - Death Match animation to your own custom characters


Software used:
Valve's Half-Life®2 - Source Games
Valve's Source® SDK toolset

Run time:
3.8 hours


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