I know forever ago there were animations being made for all sort of interactions. Trading, typing a message, interactions with machines, etc. I know they were in the launch trailers and such but I am just curious why they haven’t quite made it in the game yet.
They are really cool and I think it would bring some life to our characters in the world. Instead of just blankly starring forward all the time when we interact with something.
I know this is probably low priority but the little things bring everything together you know.
Why not have both, the animation only activates when you are right up next to?
@Goblinounours I am referring interaction animations not the emotes. There are a few more dev blog posts that show them, I just didn’t feel like digging them all up. I know some of them were reused for emotes, but the point I was getting as was when your player is actually doing something, not just when you want to type it out.
Like this one that shows there are animations for when trading with another player.
And this one when you are interacting with a shop stand.
Which could also be another one that only activates the animation when you are right next to. I think most of us do when we see signs next to or on the shop stand.
Apparently, a big chunk of the work is done since February 2016 too… like a lot of other things we’re waiting for, it baffles me that we’re still waiting with barely no info from the devs on that.
Thank you for your interest in the animations, I too think they’ll add a lot of life and joy to the game.
I’ve had a look at our current roadmap and I’m going to champion a few of these ideas to the team to hopefully hook a few of them in if at all possible.
Kinda brings us back to the whole point of the playerbase not being really aware of what sub-project is at what stage, which creates a ton of threads where people question what you guys are doing, you know? It would avoid a LOT of threads like this one if there could be some updates on the various things that are coming. It’s not like the secret is worth it.