Here we go
Anox gets actors talking by using .scn files.
Put character_stiletto on a path
At 1.0 put a -cmd node
Play this and look at her mouth
Itís just that simple.
If you donít want to know more, skip to the next tutorial.
A .scn file is a simple text file that points to the .mp3 of the dialogue and the .lip file.
A .scn file should look like this:
Iím pretty sure U know what an .mp3 is.
A .lip file is generated by a program called Magpie.
A brief explanation of Magpie. Magpie will take an actors speech(.wav/.mp3) file and convert that to a list of phonemes. Phonemes being mouth positions. Which there are 9 mouth positions.
Mapgpie will take Boots line, ďletís get some breakfast.Ē And spit out a .lip file (which is .txt readable) that has all the positions needed to make that statement.
A .lip file must begin with Frame#,Mouth NOT Frame#,New channel which Magpie does. So edit that in a text editor.
A .lip file should look like this:
For instructions on using Magpie for Anachronox see models/ Lip Synching with Magpie