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Walking Cycle issues
show user profile  Seyren
I'm trying to do a walking cycle (more like running), and i'm having issues keying the last keyframe.

So i'm doing a walk loop for a game from X to Y in timeline, the issues is, to make the animation to loop i would ahve to set the first and the last keyframe the same, right? or that's what i do at least to make it loop properly.

The thing is that in walk cycles this looks awful because the same frame repeats twice and the animation stops for a little while.

I've made it in supa slow motion to make it notice easily

Now if i set the last frame different the thing instanty teleports from one place to another so i don't really know what to do here.

Is there any solutions or tutorials on how to prevent this stuff? i'm learning by myself so i can't really tell

EDIT: Well nvm, i'm dumb, i copied the first keyframe one keyframe ahead of the timeline and it's all good. sorry for flooding this with dumb questions :(
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9/5/2015 4:35:46 PM (last edit: 9/5/2015 5:24:23 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
Easy mistake. Another fix to make it fluid is to open the curve editor and select the first and last keyframes and set them to linear.
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9/5/2015 9:12:56 PM (last edit: 9/5/2015 9:12:56 PM)
show user profile  Pil
If you copy the first keyframe to the last keyframe then remeber to only use the entire clip - (minus) the last frame.

Otherwise there will be 2 exactly the same frames in the loop.

Make sense?

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9/6/2015 1:31:21 PM (last edit: 9/6/2015 1:31:21 PM)
show user profile  Seyren
Yeah it does, thanks for clearing it out.

I never thought of it until realizing what would happen if i put the last frame one frame ahead :D

Although i didn't know about setting the first and last keyframes to linear, that makes the work easier!

and yeah, that's what i'm doing, i remove the last frame from the timeline so i put the "last keyframet there :D thanks a lot

Here's how it looks so far:

It's not perfect but well, i'm working on it.
(I recorded it with a screen recorded so it's probably that the loop is not 100% perfect.
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9/6/2015 4:50:55 PM (last edit: 9/6/2015 6:02:10 PM)
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