David Perry on Game Design: A Brainstorming ToolBox: A Brainstorming ToolBox

David Perry on Game Design: A Brainstorming ToolBox: A Brainstorming ToolBox

by David Perry, Rusel deMaria
     
 

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Do you want to learn how to make your game characters look and move more realistically? Character Animation with Direct3D shows you how to apply fundamental character animation techniques to Direct3D technology to bring your characters to life. Beginning with a brief history of character animation, you'll be introduced to the most common types of character… See more details below

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Do you want to learn how to make your game characters look and move more realistically? Character Animation with Direct3D shows you how to apply fundamental character animation techniques to Direct3D technology to bring your characters to life. Beginning with a brief history of character animation, you'll be introduced to the most common types of character animation.This book covers skeletal animation, morphing, inverse kinematics, ragdoll animation, and much more. You'll start with a basic 3D character that you'll bring to life as you work your way through each chapter. Throughout the course of the book you'll learn how to create a character that can walk, talk, collide with objects, fall, and more.You'll utilize skeletal animation for overall movement and morphing animation techniques for more refined movement such as changes in facial expression. You can apply the character animation skills you learn in this book to any game genre. Character Animation with Direct3D is perfect for any game developer looking to create more life-like and interesting game characters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584506911
Publisher:
Course Technology PTR
Publication date:
01/03/2009
Sold by:
CENGAGE LEARNING
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1072
File size:
3 MB

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