Alice Community Realistic arm movements.

jediaction
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01-08-2012, 10:22 PM

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 Originally Posted by AliceMaster00 I wish i were in high school or college cauz, THIS MAKES NO SENSE TO ME WHATSOEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ima middle schooler, not a supercomputer! In need to know how to get realistic arm movement!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Haha. Well, some members are making extremely advanced stuff like ARty-FishL. He is working on Controller Input for Alice, and he has his own theme system. I'm working on a multiplayer game with another long time member who isn't as frequent in the community, but frequent on Skype.

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 Originally Posted by room14 I drew this diagram to explain the math. just from alice you can find the values ab, bc, ca. but that is not enough to find the angles. what we need is line bd, ad or dc. using heron's equation, we can find the area. T= sqrt s(s-l.ab)(s-l.ba)(s-l.ca) s meaning semiperim. and using the area, we can find the value l.bd then we can find the angles using trig. simple.
So, I'm a bit confused on how the system would work. Explain to me again how this would be different from "mid Air Spawning" and what did you mean btw? Like "is showing = true/false?"

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 InsertName Senior Member     Status: Offline Posts: 341 Join Date: Jun 2011 Location: In a house 01-08-2012, 10:23 PM This is serious stuff, even some professional game making companies don't bother with realistic arm motions. __№_₤⅞__ Handguns: http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?p=45349 MINECRAFT IN ALICE: http://alice.org/community/showthread.php?p=48208 My Stupid Animations: http://alice.org/community/album.php?albumid=119
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01-08-2012, 10:51 PM

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 Originally Posted by AliceMaster00 I wish i were in high school or college cauz, THIS MAKES NO SENSE TO ME WHATSOEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ima middle schooler, not a supercomputer! In need to know how to get realistic arm movement!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hey, relax. It's not so hard. I am only entering high school this year.

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 Originally Posted by jediaction So, I'm a bit confused on how the system would work. Explain to me again how this would be different from "mid Air Spawning" and what did you mean btw? Like "is showing = true/false?"
yes instead of a weapon suddenly becoming visible, it would be located on their body and be able to pull it out.

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 x2495iiii Super Moderator     Status: Offline Posts: 3,508 Join Date: Dec 2008 Location: Somewhere in the Continental U.S. 01-08-2012, 10:59 PM I don't know for sure, but I'd assume that most developers would only do the math once, then delegate the process to a preset animation, since the gun should go to and be drawn from the same place every time. (')>
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01-08-2012, 11:53 PM

I have bee trying this in alice. and I have hit a snag.
for some reason, the arm is miss ing the length completely.

edit: i fixed it. it works!
note it is just a proof of concept and is very glitchy.
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 armtest.a2w (575.3 KB, 9 views)

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Last edited by room14; 01-09-2012 at 12:58 AM.

 jediaction Senior Member     Status: Offline Posts: 5,064 Join Date: Jul 2009 Location: Bel Air, Maryland 01-09-2012, 09:50 AM I'll have to try it when I have time. Glad it works. Can't wait to see it. Website: www.salokingames.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/SalokinGames
 arty-fishL Senior Member     Status: Offline Posts: 1,878 Join Date: Mar 2008 Location: In the corner of your eye 01-09-2012, 01:36 PM Sooo, how do you use it? █░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░█ █░░▓░░░░░░░▓░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓░░▓░░░░░░▓░░░▓░░░░█ █░▓░▓░▓▓▓░▓▓▓░▓░▓░░░░░░▓▒▒░░▒░░▓▓░▓▓▓░▓▒░░░█ █░▓▓▓▒▓▒▒▒░▓▒▒▓▓▓▒▓▓▓░▓▓▓░░▓░░░▓▒▒▓▒▓▒▓▒░░░█ █░▓▒▓▒▓▒░░░▓▓░░▒▓▒░▒▒▒░▓▒▒░▓▓░▓▓▒░▓▒▓▒▓▒░░░█ █░▓▒▓▒░▒░░░░▒▒▓▓▓▒░░░░▓▓▒░░░▒▒░▒▒░░▒░▒▓▓▓░░█ █░░▒░▒░░░░░░░░░▒▒▒░░░░░▒▒░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▒▒▒░█ █░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░█ I have mostly moved on from Alice, but may still respond to messages if important [¬º-°]¬
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01-09-2012, 03:27 PM

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 Originally Posted by arty-fishL Sooo, how do you use it?
This.

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 jediaction Senior Member     Status: Offline Posts: 5,064 Join Date: Jul 2009 Location: Bel Air, Maryland 01-09-2012, 05:35 PM Testing now... EDIT: Ok....I agree with Arty....Sooo, how do you use it? Also, what do you mean X? Website: www.salokingames.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/SalokinGames
 legolizard Senior Member     Status: Offline Posts: 242 Join Date: Jan 2011 Location: Aboard the Hyperion escaping the zerg. 01-09-2012, 06:40 PM That is cool, Math + programming = awesomesauce(and rage). Also jediaction I believe Mr.X was correcting Arty-FishL is his statement in that it should be : "Sooo, how do you use this." "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-Albert Einstein

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