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Lime
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(03-16-2017, 06:37 AM)
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Disclaimer One: This thread and these examples do not mean that the animators in Bioware did a bad job or aren't talented. Animation is super difficult, especially in a game like this with hundreds if not thousands of cutscenes and dialogue sequences. It's not the fault of animators at Bioware Montreal, as they've been busting their asses I am sure. If you want to blame someone, blame project management, Bioware executives, and EA for giving the greenlight for this and for not helping out the animation department with what they needed to succeed. The people in charge of hiring and project management and finally greenlighting this for release might have had the most power in making sure that animations were up to par.

Disclaimer Two: Witch hunts, misogynist bullshit, and developer stalking are completely reprehensible and unacceptable. Re-evaluate yourself and the people you follow if you are targeting the people who worked on this game. Going through a person's portfolio is so creepy and abhorrent, the people who did this should be ashamed

Disclaimer Three: This does not mean this is a bad game or that all the other parts of the game are bad. Positive impressions have been explained and there are many other quality aspects of the game so far.

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I'm sorry for yet another Mass Effect thread, but there have been too many entertaining captures of the animation in this game that I figured we might as well compile them into one single post because they're that good and people need to see.

Originally Posted by Strings

a bad case of writing, acting, and animation (very early game spoilers): https://webmshare.com/Dm0Nz

Originally Posted by Saya



Originally Posted by Officer.Sanchez



Originally Posted by Roldan

Originally Posted by Juanivan

Originally Posted by toastyToast

Originally Posted by Hanmik

Teaser for the Live Action Mass Effect Andromeda trailer..

Originally Posted by misses bull

Originally Posted by Death Metalist

Originally Posted by Echoplx

(non-animation related)
https://my.mixtape.moe/meplxn.mp4

Originally Posted by Lime

For those interested, A Youtuber named xletalis did a comparison yesterday contrasting ME1 to Andromeda.

Exentryk
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(03-16-2017, 06:39 AM)
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I have no interest in the Mass Effect series, but I'm excited for this game coz of these gifs lol.
remz
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(03-16-2017, 06:40 AM)
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You'd think they'd have their mocap nailed by now or whatever. these gifs remind me of all the weird as shit animations in dao and me1, 2, 3
Marcellus Wallace
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(03-16-2017, 06:40 AM)
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Now we need a MEA shitty dialogue thread
DECK'ARD
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(03-16-2017, 06:41 AM)
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I hope this thread never ends.
HariKari
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(03-16-2017, 06:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by remz

You'd think they'd have their mocap nailed by now or whatever. these gifs remind me of all the weird as shit animations in dao and me1, 2, 3

It's the first full game for the Montreal Bioware studio and it shows
raven777
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(03-16-2017, 06:41 AM)
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Thank you for this thread. Now I don't have to search bunch of ME:A thread for gifs.
Roldan
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(03-16-2017, 06:42 AM)
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Was this posted before?

Check it out, I've seen it on Twitter. It's majestic.
guybrushfreeman
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(03-16-2017, 06:42 AM)
Looks like when you force a 1st person game into 3rd person
Crossing Eden
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(03-16-2017, 06:43 AM)
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quotes......Quotes.....QUOTES.....
Marcellus Wallace
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(03-16-2017, 06:43 AM)
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I'm passing on this. The dead faces and jank have superseded everything else.
Ultimadrago
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(03-16-2017, 06:44 AM)
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Subbed.
guybrushfreeman
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(03-16-2017, 06:44 AM)

Originally Posted by Roldan

Was this posted before?

Check it out, I've seen it on Twitter. It's majestic.

The faces in that clip really are distractingly bad, it's creepy
Callibretto
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(03-16-2017, 06:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by remz

You'd think they'd have their mocap nailed by now or whatever. these gifs remind me of all the weird as shit animations in dao and me1, 2, 3

does this game even use mocap? those gif didn't look like normal people walk at all.
massoluk
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(03-16-2017, 06:45 AM)
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I haven't seen a walk like that since Jurassic Park.
Lime
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(03-16-2017, 06:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Crossing Eden

quotes......Quotes.....QUOTES.....

apologies, fixed now.
Grisby
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(03-16-2017, 06:46 AM)
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This makes me one sad space hamster.
Gestault
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(03-16-2017, 06:47 AM)
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Wait. WAIT.

This is too much. This is a center-front cutscene. This shouldn't be real.
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Originally Posted by Exentryk

I have no interest in the Mass Effect series, but I'm excited for this game coz of these gifs lol.

I've never played a mass effect game, and I'm just like you. These animations and the eventual monster factory make me giddy.
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(03-16-2017, 06:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lime

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Callibretto
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Originally Posted by Gestault

Wait. WAIT.



This is too much. This is a center-front cutscene in a AAA game. This shouldn't be real.

feels like something you get from lower budget euro rpg, jank and all
Fragment
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(03-16-2017, 06:48 AM)
That monkey pic posted by Saya comparing the girl walking is the most hilarious thing I've seen in years and I haven't laughed this hard in at least two decades.

Thanks for these posts guys and thanks Bioware Montreal for the comedy gamescenes!

No Pingu pics in this thread yet though..

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noot noot



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Intheflorsh
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(03-16-2017, 06:49 AM)
"Sorry, my face is tired" lol

More than five years in development and this what we get.
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(03-16-2017, 06:49 AM)
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Crowbcats gonna have a field day with this one
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Originally Posted by Lime

I didn't know they had beaming technology in the Mass Effect universe.
Zyrox
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(03-16-2017, 06:50 AM)
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When you poop your pants and can't find the toilet.
Alter_Fridge
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Originally Posted by Roldan

Was this posted before?

Check it out, I've seen it on Twitter. It's majestic.

I really don't see what's funny about it
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MetroidPrimeRib
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I thought the Mass Effect 3 shephard run animation was goofy, but this is a step beyond

This does look like a eurojank rpg anytime there are other NPCs you are interacting with. Combat looks mostly fine.
Exentryk
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(03-16-2017, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by MetroidPrimeRib

I thought the Mass Effect 3 shephard run animation was goofy, but this is a step beyond

I see what you did there.
Alter_Fridge
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(03-16-2017, 06:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by QuantumSquid

WHOM

Is this the first time a video game has corrected who to whom in history?

The only woman I could envisage saying this is the cantankerous Mallory from Archer.

My Dad would be the only other person on Earth to correct this grammar also lol
Callibretto
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Originally Posted by Zyrox


When you poop your pants and can't find the toilet.

does this game have like procedural walking animation or something? you just move the character model around and they automatically generate the leg animation to walk?

btw, is this an animation glitch or is the walking animation actually look like that the whole game?
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(03-16-2017, 06:53 AM)
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Best marketing material, just according to keikaku.
GravityInsanity
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(03-16-2017, 06:53 AM)
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Gay glitches in fifa is getting a run for it's money.
karasu
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Didn't Bioware say they have a Day One patch coming out that fixes this stuff?
RexNovis
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Originally Posted by Intheflorsh

"Sorry, my face is tired" lol

More than five years in development and this what we get.

Mass Effect: Andromeda OT: Sorry, my face is tired

Works on so many levels.
Piichan
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(03-16-2017, 06:54 AM)
Yep, looks like Mass Effect.
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Originally Posted by karasu

Didn't Bioware say they have a Day One patch coming out that fixes this stuff?

Download a whole new game?
bobawesome
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(03-16-2017, 06:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by QuantumSquid

WHOM

Whomdst
Alter_Fridge
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(03-16-2017, 06:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by RexNovis

Mass Effect: Andromeda OT: Sorry, my face is tired

Works on so many levels.

More like they were tired of making faces amirite?
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Originally Posted by karasu

Didn't Bioware say they have a Day One patch coming out that fixes this stuff?

No they didn't. The game is playable now on EA Access anyway.
panty
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(03-16-2017, 06:55 AM)
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Terrible.
HariKari
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Originally Posted by karasu

Didn't Bioware say they have a Day One patch coming out that fixes this stuff?

This is the stuff they were willing to show off. It could be even worse later on in the game. A Day 1 patch isn't going to fix hours and hours off stilted, awfully written dialogue with animation to match.
Corpekata
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(03-16-2017, 06:56 AM)

Originally Posted by Callibretto

does this game have like procedural walking animation or something? you just move the character model around and they automatically generate the leg animation to walk?

btw, is this an animation glitch or is the walking animation actually look like that the whole game?

It's a glitch.
Marcellus Wallace
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(03-16-2017, 06:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Corpekata

It's a glitch.

It's Andromeda
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Originally Posted by Zyrox


When you poop your pants and can't find the toilet.

I'm dead.
KyanMehwulfe
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(03-16-2017, 06:57 AM)
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Spiritual successor to SKATE 3?
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(03-16-2017, 06:57 AM)
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Hold on to your memehats bois

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