View Full Version : Animate Maya bones with a gamepad

06-28-2006, 09:11 PM
Does anybody know a way to move bones in realtime by using a joypad in Maya?

I have an xbox controler, and I would like to protype some characters and being able to control facial with my pad....

07-02-2006, 01:07 PM
i know in Xsi u can connect ur devices to any node in Xsi, i guess its natural to have the same feature in Maya i just didnt explored it in maya yet. but if u have Xsi its very easy to find it

07-02-2006, 06:19 PM
Strangely enough, a recent game used this technique to do all the facial animation for their characters. It was Fahrenheit/Indigo Prophecy. They basically had puppeteers step in with glove setups to do all the facial animation, including lip synch.

So, the process isn't too uncommon.

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