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main menu cinematic tutorial

Discussion in 'Animation' started by lrobles99, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. lrobles99

    lrobles99

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    hello unity devers

    does anyone know of a good tutorial that can explain how to make a cutscene to introduce the main menu? here is a perfect example of what i mean.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE3cn1bMrJQ

    any help would be appreciated

    thanks
     
  2. TonyLi

    TonyLi

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    Try a cutscene editor like uSequencer or Aperture. They let you make these things visually (rather than through scripts), and you can fast forward and rewind as you edit. Their websites have video tutorials.
     
  3. SuperGameBug

    SuperGameBug

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    Any free ones? :(
     
  4. TonyLi

    TonyLi

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    Not that I know of. Two other options are:

    1. (Non-scripting) Create legacy animation clips that control the camera transform and other elements that need to move during the cutscene. Then play these clips. Use the Animation View to do this.

    2. (Scripting) Coordinate the changes (camera movement, particle effects, etc) in script. Coroutines are very helpful for this. The Unity Gems article on coroutines specifically mentions cutscene sequences: http://unitygems.com/coroutines