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tomclancy_jack
09-24-2011, 10:43 AM
http://www.digitalsurreal.com/temp/deer-screenshot.jpg

To start off, I'm a terrible animator so I purchased an animated motion capture deer bone animation.

I'm having issues figuring out how to bind my 8-bit deer to the animated bones. Every time I use the scene editor to move the bones as a child of my deer object, the bones jump to a crazy position.

Even if I use the graph editor to put the bones back where they should go, when I activate deformations it does crazy things to my skeleton.

I've attached a scene file and object (9.6) to this post so people can see what's going on here. It's been a while since I've tried animating, so maybe I'm missing something obvious like resting bone position.

Thanks!
-Matt

Scene File Download here (http://www.digitalsurreal.com/temp/lw-forum-deer.zip)

Sensei
09-24-2011, 11:01 AM
Just a thought - did you rest all bones?

tomclancy_jack
09-25-2011, 10:57 AM
I did try before - but after your comment I tried resting the bones again - this time one by one - and it worked out for me! The other issue was solved by not scaling the object in Layout, but in Modeler instead. Thanks for the help :)