Character Animation Pipeline: Reorienting animations in Blender
Character Animation Pipeline: Reorienting animations in Blender

Character Animation Pipeline: Reorienting animations in Blender

Reorient animations with Blender in the third part of our Character Animation Pipeline tutorial series.

Learn how to reorient animations with Blender step-by-step in the latest installment of our Character Animation Pipeline Master Class, hosted by our very own Roman Perezogin, one of our Junior Technical Designers. The tutorial introduces Blender and shows you the import process for animations, and then focuses on adding a new bone to a character. You’ll then learn how to bake animation onto a reoriented root bone, and shown how to delete forward movement from the animation, or track, as it is called in Blender. The video then reveals how to export multiple animations in one FBX file, which CRYENGINE imports separately. Finally, Roman shows the animation setup within CRYENGINE.

You can follow along with this tutorial by accessing our written documentation.

The tutorial builds on concepts shown in part one of this series, which uses a 3DS Max pipeline, and part two that covers a Maya pipeline.

To get the most out of this tutorial series, you should be familiar with the basics of game development and using CRYENGINE. If you are completely new to CRYENGINE, we recommend that you download our beginner’s course or watch the tutorial on our YouTube channel.

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