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Animation Dev Diary

Posted by Keith Cross on Feb 05, 2008  | Comments

Animation Dev Diary -

The Star Wars Galaxies official site has been updated with a dev diary which goes into detail about their animation system.

Hey all, Matt "AdeptStrain" Boudreaux here. I'm one of the programmers for Star Wars Galaxies. This dev diary covers our animation system that we use to create and play all those great moves you see in game.

Before I was a developer for SWG, I was a player. I remember when I first created my character -- a professional campfire-making Wookiee if you were curious -- how great the animations looked. Every gesture, every attack animation, and every dance looked incredibly life-like and natural, despite being applied to an 8 foot walking ball of hair, so it was quite a treat when I was hired by SOE to get more acquainted with the animation system and learn how it works.

Read more here.