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Question Sims people walking - 09-11-2010, 04:43 PM

I have tried to make the customized (Sims) people walk, but I just can't figure out how. There is no procedure for it, and the people don't have any subparts, so I can't make a procedure. Would making the people walk be possible? How would I go about doing it?


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Default 09-12-2010, 06:32 PM

Oh boy...people without subparts...

Well, here's the short answer: No.

If you want a long answer, if you're an excellent 3D modeler, I bet there's some way to import the models into a 3D modeling software, and create subparts for them. That may or may not be possible, you'll have to ask one of the more experienced 3D modelers in the forums.
Alternatively, you could try using people from the old Alice 2 gallery.
If you really need the Sims to walk, you could just make them move normally. It's much lower quality, but much more practical.

If Gabe reads this topic, please tell the development team to GIVE THE SIMS SUBPARTS!

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Default 09-12-2010, 06:36 PM

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If you really need the Sims to walk, you could just make them move normally.
What do you mean by 'move normally'?


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Default 09-12-2010, 06:37 PM

I mean like, "Sims person move forward 5 meters" move normally.


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Default 09-12-2010, 06:40 PM

Aah. Thanks for your help! I still would like to use the Sims people for walking though... The Alice 2 people don't look nearly as good, and they aren't custom.

I agree with DensetsuNoKaboom, the Sims people should have subparts.


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Default 09-13-2010, 11:26 AM

One way to do this, although still not a good old fashioned "walk" method amongst the myriad of belching, farting, panicking about urinating and so on, is to try do together (shuffleFeet + move) or do together(jogInPlace + move) depending on if you want it to look more like jogging or shuffling feet. Some caveats about doing this:

- do together
this.guy move FORWARD 2.0
this.guy jogInPlace

But that has a couple of issues:
1) well, do _you_ walk like that? it looks goofy
2) being pulled forward is obvious as the feet are drug along the ground when the feet are down

- do together
this.guy move FORWARD 2.0
this.guy shuffleFeet

better but you still get into trouble if you:
- move too much or too fast, it looks like you're being drug along the ground while moving your feet
- move too little or too slow, it looks like you're... well... jogging in place while being drug along the ground slowly

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