Mecanim Tips: 1D Blend Trees

Learn to Blend Animations Using 1D Blend Trees In this Unity tutorial we’ll go over the basics of using a 1D Blend tree using Mecanim. This video will be somewhat fast paced and will focus on the blend tree aspects to blend in 3 different animations; walk forward, turn left, turn right. This will be […]

Mecanim Tips: Basic Walk Scripting

Looking for a Simple Mecanim Walking Script? In this Unity tutorial I’ll break down the basics of scripting Mecanim animations. In a previous tutorial,¬†Script Mecanim Animations, I had a lot of questions regarding common errors and issues when trying to follow along. In that tutorial I covered some more intermediate Mecanim aspects such as using […]

Mecanim Tips: Animating UI Buttons

Want to Animate UI Buttons in Unity 4.6? In this Unity tutorial we’ll go over how to animate UI buttons using Mecanim. Using Mecanim will give us a ton of flexibility in regards to how our buttons will react to various states of the button.   There are four states we can use for our […]

Scripted Mecanim Animations in Unity

Control Mecanim Animations with Javascript In this video we’ll go over how to use Javascript to script player inputs with Mecanim animations. This will be the last video in this series using the MakeHuman model. We’ll start off with a blank animator window and create a new idle animation state with a new idle animation. […]

MakeHuman 1.0 Alpha 8 into Unity

Create Human Characters Quickly with MakeHuman In this quick video tutorial we’ll be going over what’s new in MakeHuman 1.0 Alpha 8 release. The previous MakeHuman tutorials still apply as most of the settings are still in the newest version of MakeHuman but the layout has been changed and some things have been added in. […]

MakeHuman Mecanim Animations in Unity

Use MakeHuman and Mecanim to Animate Human Characters In this video tutorial we’ll be going over how to create basic animation states for our MakeHuman character using the animator controller. The animations will be provided by the “Raw Mocap Data” package provided by Unity Technologies as it contains an assortment of really great animation clips. […]

Importing MakeHuman with Mecanim in Unity

Use MakeHuman Characters in Unity In this tutorial we’ll show you how to import our MakeHuman FBX file into Unity 3d. In this video we’ll go over how to apply the textures and materials to our character along with a few workarounds for some texturing issues you might encounter. After applying our textures we’ll go […]

Mecanim to Ragdoll in Unity 3d

Create a Ragdoll with Mecanim Capabilities In this three part Unity 3d tutorial we’ll be showing you how to setup a character as a ragdoll, apply animations using Mecanim, and turn him into a ragdoll once we shoot a projectile at him. This is part one of the series that will cover how to properly […]