Blender 2.8X/2.79: Pure3DXML animation converter (Custom Animations!)

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Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility blender add-on makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation. Walt Disney Weasel On A Stick

Thanks to the p3dxml feature I was able to develop yet another nifty add-on. It allows you to edit SHaR's animations fully inside blender.
Spoiler: How to import animations in blender:

  • Download and install the zip file as a blender add-on(download link below)
  • Select an armature you want the animation to be applied to
  • File>Import>Animation Chunk (.p3dxml)
  • ???
  • Profit
Spoiler: How to export animations from blender and into p3d:

  • Download and install the zip file as a blender add-on(download link below)
  • Select an armature you want the animation to extract the animation from (read warnings below)
  • File>Export>Animation Chunk (.p3dxml)
  • Now open your desired .p3d file with Latest (4.3+) version of Lucas' Pure3D Editor
  • Import the p3dxml file as an animation chunk and use it wherever you want
  • Profit

Spoiler: WARNING

There are a few caveats to SHaR animations.
  • Every animation group has to have either 3,4,7 or 10 channels: Location, Rotation(Quaternion), Loc+Rot or Loc+Rot+Scale. Any group that doesn't fit the criteria is skipped when exported and flashes a warning.
  • For animations to look closest in-game, please use "Circular" Interpolation mode for Quaternion rotation and "Linear" for location.
  • Some animations may look buggy in-game (limbs flipping for split seconds etc.), try baking your animations on every 1-2 frames and exporting that.
  • For now, add-on assumes all your animations are interpolated. Setting different interpolation modes for keyframes does not affect final look in the game, but if anyone wants me to add support for "constant" interpolation, contact me!
  • Currently online p3d viewer does not display exported animations as in-game. Double-check them yourself before complaining!
  • please check if you're using the latest version via MD5 hash below the spoiler
Download the add-on (MD5: 3B74BFFF13582FDB313169CD931B2D6A)
Demo .blend project

Spoiler: All the magnificent creations (I could find so far) created using this add-on in no particular order



Please report all bugs either to me on discord(link in bio) or in this comment section.
Happy modding!
You sir, are the best thing to happen to this community in a while
Now I'm hyped to see someone animate Homer default dancing, hell yeah
Insert funny pun relating to the topic here.
[removed]1 week
Added support for 2.79
New in 1.6:
fixed rotation interpolation that caused some single-frame glitches
added support for blender's default auto-keying (LocRotScale)
Also edited the post to include some tips for better results
And you make gomer??Ha
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