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Design and Implementation of Walking Motions Applied with Player's Emotion Factors According to Variable Statistics of RPG Game Character

RPG게임캐릭터의 능력치변화량에 따라 감정요소가 적용된 걷기동작 구현

  • 강현아 (동서대학교 디자인&IT대학원) ;
  • 김미진 (동서대학교 디지털콘텐츠학부)
  • Published : 2007.05.28

Abstract

From several commercialized games the technique of changing facial expressions is imported, and a design method of a game character for the player's empathy is expected to be diversified in the future. In this paper, as a design method of a game character for the player's empathy, this makes walking motion for the game character applied with 'human-emotion' factors as statistics variation of a game character in RPG genre. After this paper implements analyzed emotions of human facial expression and walking motions applied with emotion in examples of character animation theory, this paper divides walking motion applied with human-emotion factors into 8 types through relationship to statistics factors in RPG genre. And then these are applied to a knight character, which has the most similarity with human's physical feature of the game characters in RPG genre, and makes walking motion as variable statistics. As a game player controls the game character applied with 'human-emotion' factors, the effect of the player's empathy about the game character becomes higher, and the level of immersion in game play is also expected to increase.

Keywords

Game Character;Emotion Factors;Character Walking Motion;Variable Statistics