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Getting actor to walk smoothly

butterbeanbutterbean Posts: 4,315Member, PRO
edited November -1 in Working with GS (Mac)
What attributes would I need to change to get an actor to walk left and right, but in a smooth fashion, and once the player lets go of the left or right key, that they don't come to a hault, or have the stiff type of movement

I was looking for maybe, having them take a few more baby steps once the player takes their hand of the left and right key

Any ideas?


  • butterbeanbutterbean Posts: 4,315Member, PRO
    I thought perhaps tweaking with the accelerate function instead of the move function could fix this, but any ideas would be great!

    I've been playing a few platforming games and ones like megaman, when the character walks, they don't just come to a dead stop, but take a few steps once the player lets off the left or right key
  • CodeMonkeyCodeMonkey Posts: 1,803Head Chef, Member, PRO
    Accelerate would be good. Just add a Drag behavior to complement it.
  • KamazarKamazar Posts: 287Member
    I prefer applying a max speed instead of drag. That's just me, though.
  • CodeMonkeyCodeMonkey Posts: 1,803Head Chef, Member, PRO
    You use max speed to slow down the actor to a stop?
    Max Speed would be good to make sure the accelerate usage for movement doesn't get too uncontrollable, but the drag behavior would be good for slowing down the actor to a stop.
  • butterbeanbutterbean Posts: 4,315Member, PRO
    Thanks, I'll try the drag behavior with accelerate :)

    Now that I'm in GS, what numbers should I change around so that once the player lifts finger off the left or right key, that the player stops walking after 1 -2 seconds?
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