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What is the game: A JRPG style game involving social links like Persona and the battle system from Grandia made in the Unity engine. A different setting involving varied characters. Anime art style inspired by Wind waker and Naruto UNS series. The game will have different features like crafting, base building.For the battle system we're looking at an innovative, skill based turn based system based on the Grandia battle system. There will be multiple endings to the story depending on the players actions.

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So recently picked up some rigging/animation for a group working on a project called Kindred Souls which is a Persona inspired RPG game.

Rigging hasn’t been too bad so far, haven’t run into any impossible troubles. Finally finished. Hoping issues won’t pop up during animation but some usually do.

I rarely do hair rigging and I wasn’t sure if using joints + hair curves would work in Unity so I did a manual FK rig. Ran a little test and it seems to work fine.

Rigging the hair

Isolated head is also working as it should. If you don’t understand the purpose of an isolated head, it’s utilizing the idea that humans generally try to keep their head straight as they move. This way you won’t always be trying to counter-animate every small movement the body makes, but when the body makes drastic movements you’ll be animating on a free head instead of animating while fighting rotations from the body.

Twisting the rig

And finally, good old IK/FK switch. Every animator/rigger knows what this is. “Inverse Kinematics” & “Forward Kinematics”.

IK FK rig demonstration

The hardest thing in all of this was probably face rigging. I don’t do it enough and it’s really easy to break the face.

A demonstration of the characters' idle animation with texture applied:


3D modelling was done by Hamza Malik and Nebojsa Radunovic.


Hey good IK post - it's amazing how much detail goes into rigging. Your work is looking awesome!

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