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Bug #4284

ForceSneak behaviour is inconsistent if the target has AiWander package

Added by rot tor 19 days ago. Updated 18 days ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Animation
Target version:
-
Start date:
01/04/2018
% Done:

0%

Reproducibility:
Always
Operating system:
Other
Severity:
Normal

Description

If you use ForceSneak on a NPC, their arms are stuck straight down to their sides, which looks weird. This is with "ForceSneak", a script toggle rather than the animation functions (PlayGroup and LoopGroup) but #3895 may be related.

History

#1 Updated by Andrei Kortunov 18 days ago

  • Subject changed from Sneaking NPCs have straight arms to ForceSneak behaviour is inconsistent if the target has AiWander package
  • Category set to Animation
  • Status changed from New to Confirmed
  • Operating system changed from Windows to Other

arms are stuck straight down to their sides

That's not correct. NPC just continues to play his idle animation because of higher priority.

Original game has the special case for wandering actors: they use the sneak stance only during movement.
When they stay at place, they do not use the sneak stance, so they can play their idle animations properly.

#2 Updated by rot tor 18 days ago

I see, so currently their upper body plays idle while the lower body plays sneak.

Sneak stance isn't only during movement: there is the idleSneak that NPCs use when standing still like in AiFollow, which is also used with an AiWander package if it's given (after ForceSneak) without chances for idle2-9.

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