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jMonkeyEngine 3.0 Cookbook by Rickard Edén

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Cutscenes using cinematics

The previous recipe explored the possibilities of using MotionPaths to move objects around. One step up from that and a way to organize many events in a sequence is cinematics. It can be used both to create in-game scripted events and advanced cutscenes. The power of a well-scripted in-game event should not be underestimated but neither should the time it takes to get one right.

In this recipe, we'll explore the possibilities of the Cinematics system by creating a cutscene using content that we have created before.

Getting ready

Some basic knowledge of MotionPaths and MotionEvents is required. Checking out the Performing complex movements with MotionPath recipe should provide enough information to get started. A new class ...

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