Great Animation in Ren'py games?

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Great Animation in Ren'py games?

#1 Post by Mistik » Mon Oct 20, 2014 12:42 am

I'm making my next game with a professional 2D/3D animator. It's a visual novel, so I of course want to use Ren'py.

What are great examples of Ren'py games that use animation?

Tutorials and renpy games that push animation are also welcome.

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Re: Great Animation in Ren'py games?

#2 Post by netravelr » Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:57 am

At one point there was a Flash to Ren'Py converter that was created that would let you use flash animations in Ren'Py, but that's about it and it's been awhile since I've seen any posts about it (you can search easy enough). I'm not really sure of really great animation, but Katawa Shoujo does some impressive stuff, but they're mostly just playing movie files. In terms of getting to learn more about doing animations, I would check out the ATL reference in the Ren'Py documentation.

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#3 Post by Taleweaver » Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:02 am

The Katawa Shoujo intro and inbetween animations come to mind.
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#4 Post by papillon » Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:44 am

Wasn't there a bible-themed game at some point that was notable for renpy animations?

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#5 Post by Taleweaver » Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:21 am

papillon wrote:Wasn't there a bible-themed game at some point that was notable for renpy animations?
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#6 Post by Kinsman » Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:22 pm

netravelr wrote:At one point there was a Flash to Ren'Py converter that was created that would let you use flash animations in Ren'Py, but that's about it and it's been awhile since I've seen any posts about it (you can search easy enough).
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Re: Great Animation in Ren'py games?

#7 Post by The Yank » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:45 am

I personally am using flash for some scenes in my game. It's a very versatile tool, but if you want to make the really hardcore anime-like animations, other programs are probably better.
Most ren'py games I've seen just use the default system provided, as its faster and easier.

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