Create Animation Transitions in Unity (Intro to Animation 2)

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Use the Animator to create transitions between animations.

Write C# scripts to trigger an animation.

Use Animation Events to trigger Particle Effects.

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one-hour, project-based course, you will be introduced to Unity's Animator tool for connecting multiple animations and transitioning between them. This project covers creating animations, transitions and parameters that can be used to trigger behavior. The guided project will introduce you to the following Unity concepts: - Animator - Animator Parameters - Animation Transitions - Animation Events This is Part 2 of a two-part series introducing Unity's Animation and Animator. Part 1 covers making the basic (but cool!) animation for your pickup GameObject. This guided project and series also serves as an optional but recommended foundation for the "FPS Weapon" series. This project makes use of the project created in Make Your Pick-Ups Look Cool in Unity (Intro to Animation 1). This compliments this guided project and, although not a prerequisite, is recommended for a more well-rounded understanding of the concepts presented herein.

Skills you will develop

Video-game DevelopmentC sharp (C#) Programming LanguageUnity 3DUnityApplication development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and License Activation

  2. Create a Shrink Animation for a Pick-Up

  3. Connect Animations in the Animator Window

  4. Trigger Animation Transitions Through Code

  5. Activate a C# Method Using an Animation Event

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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