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SingleSim
9th Oct 2005, 2:29 PM
Hi all and thank you for your work.
I opened this thread cause i didn't find informations i need in the other forum's threads.

I'm interested in creating BODY ANIMATION from Scratch and in MODYFING IN GAME SIMS (not object) ANIMATIONS. But i don't know how. Reading the forum i learned the following:

I. CREATING BODY ANIMATION FROM SCRATCH


tools (i guess) :

1. SimPE
2. Animation converter or Animation Editor
3. 3D graphic program (Milkshape for example)

to do (i guess) :

a. export the body mesh ( ... and i don't know how/where find it)
b. import body mesh into Milkshape (ok, i can)
c. create the Animation by setting the keyframes using Milkshape (ok, i can)
d. import the Animation in the game (... and i don't know how/where)

II. MODIFYING IN GAME SIMS (not object) ANIMATIONS

tools (i guess) :

1. SimPE
2. Animation converter or Animation Editor
3. 3D graphic program (Milkshape for example)

to do (i guess) :

a. export the ANIM ( ... i don't know how, i can't find it)
b. convert the anim into SMD (ok, i can)
b. import the SMD file into Milkshape (ok, i can)
c. create the Animation by setting the keyframes using Milkshape (ok, i can)
d. import the SMD modified in the game (... and i don't know how/where)

Can you help me please?
Thanks in advance.

SingleSim


I have an update.

Exploring the Nightlife TSData\Res\3D directory i found the Sims00.package that holds 874 Animation Resources related to the Sims behaviours. I exported one of these anim but i have no idea how to use it.

How can i open it?
How can i use it?

Thanks

firstboy
16th Oct 2005, 7:32 AM
Please teach me how to convert the anim into SMD ? thanks

SingleSim
16th Oct 2005, 1:15 PM
You have to use Animation Converter.
look at here http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=83003

Can you tell me where are the anim files into the Sims 2, and how can i export them?

Thanks a lot