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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 5
03-04-2011, 01:21 AM
Not sure what you are doing, but I get NPC's to do lots of stuff, 2 different animations - one chat animation & one idle animation - positioning them is relatively easy when you get the hang of it. Although the options are somewhat primitive, there is a lot that can be done if you get creative.

Use creative dialogue to fill in the things you cannot actually do... saying something happens off screen can be just as effective as showing it... at least your story can progress and you can always go back and change it when a feature or function becomes available.

Things will not always be perfect or what you wanted... that is life in general... do what you must to get by to keep moving forward.