Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

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Deonsion
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Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by Deonsion » 01 Sep 2014, 06:52

At the time Morrowind was released, headbobbing.. wasn't really a thing yet. Not too sure if their engine even had support. So i was wondering if there were any opinions on maybe adding a feature for headbob into OpenMW? To make it feel more natural, and that the character isn't just.. gliding across the ground..

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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by raevol » 01 Sep 2014, 07:44

I hate headbobbing with a passion. It's so disorienting. Same thing with gun bob in shooters.

Sorry for the negativity though, everyone's entitled to their own opinion.

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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by psi29a » 01 Sep 2014, 08:23

headbob mod... let users make it.

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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by Lagahan » 01 Sep 2014, 08:47

Seeing your body when you look down would be better than headbob IMO, but why not, add a slider for it. Just as long as I can turn it off :P
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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by Chris » 01 Sep 2014, 09:58

Headbobbing, yes. I really dislike the smooth gliding when the camera is locked to a specific height above the ground, as it just re-enforces the 'floating arms and camera' sensation.

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Okulo
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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by Okulo » 01 Sep 2014, 12:03

Gods no. Headbobbing is terrible. When you walk in real life, your brain filters out your own "bobbing" anyway. It's not realistic and it's disorienting because it's very unnatural.

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domsson
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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by domsson » 01 Sep 2014, 14:39

Good idea for an optional feature. Personally, it often gives me gaming sickness even with games that otherwise wouldn't cause it for me, so I have to jump on the "Thanks, no" or "As long as I can turn it off" train. The idea of being able to see yourself when looking down, that would be neat though.

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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by DarkAnsem » 01 Sep 2014, 15:47

Is head bob the same as headtracking, like Skyrim has?

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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by vorenon » 01 Sep 2014, 15:54

raevol wrote:I hate headbobbing with a passion. It's so disorienting. Same thing with gun bob in shooters.

Sorry for the negativity though, everyone's entitled to their own opinion.
This. I get motion sickness easily. I am fine with it being an option though.

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Re: Head bob? yay, neigh, or hay?

Post by DarkAnsem » 01 Sep 2014, 20:34

is head bob relevant to facial animations? are they supported by OpenMW, in an enhanced way compared to MW?

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