Mass Effect: Andromeda has animation problems… but why? What could cause such a high profile game to falter where others, even other Bioware games, have succeeded? Game animator Daniel Floyd explains the factors that influence faces and dialogue in a massive RPG.
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Check out the professional animator roundtable about Andromeda on AnimState!
Read Jonathan Cooper’s excellent Twitter thread about animating conversation:
Folks have been asking so here are my thoughts on Mass Effect Andromeda's animation. Hopefully people will better understand the process.
— Jonathan Cooper (@GameAnim) March 23, 2017
Find out more about The Witcher 3’s dialogue system in the GDC Vault:
Learn why the Overwatch team decided to change Tracer’s over-the-shoulder victory pose: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmLkVtqjf1A&index=1&list=PLhyKYa0YJ_5BYm9gzC4Ibu9iJ14LiHuEn
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Special thanks to:
Soraya Een Hajji
♪ Featuring music from the Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect 3, Mass Effect Andromeda, Uncharted 3, Uncharted 4, and The Witcher 3 official soundtracks.