Johnnie: Even though I work in the same room as most of the rest of the Moviestorm team, I'm constantly surprised by the new and exciting things that seem to pop up out of nowhere every so often. For example: Mark, our resident fastidious genius, has been sitting quietly in a corner for the past week or so, occasionally swearing loudly and cursing all computers. I didn't give it a moment's thought - that's par-for-the-course for Mark - but then I happened to glance at his monitor and I saw this:
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That's right. Mark has quietly revolutionised the way that you move your characters around the set. You can now just pick up a character and drag them somewhere, and Moviestorm will automatically add a walkpath. What's more, you can drag them somewhere else halfway through the walk, and Moviestorm will adapt the walk to smoothly transition between the three points. You can do that as many times as you like. Moviestorm simply keeps a record of the walk-path curve (you can see it on the ground in the video) and adapts it as needed. No more messing around with keyframes or walk speeds or ugly stop-start turning. Now, it just works. Good, ain't it?
Before you all ask, no we don't have a release date for this yet. Sorry. It will make it into a forth-coming update though, and I don't expect it to be too far away. Patience, Grasshopper.