Video Games Animation Course - Animating A Run Cycle

Part 1 of 7 Courses - Animating A Run Cycle

Course Description

In this class, we will cover how to animate a run cycle for a video game. The course will cover blocking poses, splining, and polishing your run.

There will be helpful tips along the way and scripts that you can use to make your workflow more efficient.

So what are you waiting for, join me in class one of this Video Games Series of creating an in-game run cycle?

In this course you will learn about:

  • Introduction To The Class

  • Introduction to the run

  • Useful Shortcut Script

  • The Importance of Matching End Tangents In The Graph Editor For Cycles

  • First Pass Blocking The Run

  • Second Pass Splining

  • Polishing

  • Conclusion

This course will show how to create a vanilla run cycle that can be edited to suit your character. The basic body mechanics will be taught to lay down a strong foundation. This is key to starting any animation project.

This course is part one of a seven-series course. Other courses will teach how to create idle, walks, jumps, combos, take hits and combat idle.

All these courses are part of the Video Games Animation course. OPI will be teaching animation the way it's done within the games industry as he is also a working professional animator.


  • Learn to use useful shortcut scripts

  • Learn to block out poses

  • Learn how to come out of blocking and cleaning up your animation

  • Learn how to polish your animation to the next level


  • Maya or any other 3D package

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  • Introduction
  • Introduction To The Run
  • Useful Shortcut Scripts
  • The Importance of Matching End Tangents In The Graph Editor For Cycles
  • First Pass Blocking The Run
  • Second Pass Splining
  • Polishing
  • Conclusion
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Video Games Animation Course - Animating A Run Cycle
This Course Includes
  • 1.5 hours
  • 8 Lectures
  • Completion Certificate Sample Certificate
  • Lifetime Access Yes
  • Language English
  • 30-Days Money Back Guarantee

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