Ok, I’m confused.
What is a slot?
I don’t mean the attach point that you add to a skeleton. I understand that one.
The animation blueprint in shootergame blends in the third person aim blend space but then has a slot node after it which has “UpperBody” set. But what the hell does that Slot node do? I want to be able to blend only the specific parts of the skeleton that are contributing to the aiming, which I do right now by using a blend that allows me to specify a start bone and a depth. But is that what the SLOT thing was doing? What is the “UpperBody” and where is it defined?
Its kind of fascinating how fiddly all this stuff is. I’m doing a first/third person controller with cover taking/parkour/crouch/prone and the like and it amazes me how many things contribute to the overall animation. Things like additive loops for firing weapon knock-back and the like.
How do you guys work all this stuff out? I’d like to design some of this up-front because right now, so if anyone has any tips please share them.