Deprecating LoadAnimation on Humanoid and AnimationController

Read the post. It explains everything.

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I noted that the default Animate Localscript use this deprecated property. I’m right?
If is true, this Localscript changes to the future?

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BEFORE:

local Controller = script.Parent.Humanoid
local Animation = Controller:LoadAnimation(Animation)
Animation:Play()

AFTER:

local Controller = script.Parent.Humanoid
local Animator = Instance.new("Animator")
Animator.Parent = Controller
local Animation = Animator:LoadAnimation(Animation)
Animation:Play()

I know the reasons, but this is not saving time in my opinion? (Sorry if I didn’t understood the post well, I BELIEVE…)

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I was extremely confused on the terrible replication animations had but never was aware of Animator instance, thanks for this update however.

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I may be missing something and forgive me for this,

But now how would we load an animation to a Humanoid in game?

I. E. Player wields a weapon with a custom hold animation. How would this now be loaded?

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Humanoid:LoadAnimation() had issues with replication, this is a nice change other than the fact Humanoid:LoadAnimation() is basically in every animation script.

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i have seen a bunch of scripts that use this, so i think it might be hard to replace it because it would take a long time if you have a lot of code.

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i personally dont see the problem with this as you can literally just add “Humanoid.Animator:LoadAnimation()” and bam its fixed

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If we were to use this new alternative for animating now, would it work? I’m trying to make an Animator as stated and having the client :WaitForChild() on that Animator, but even without that code, the character spawns with an Animator to begin with. How can I verify that the client is correctly referencing the Animator generated by the server, and not the client-generated Animator?

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If I’m not wrong there could be only one animator per humanoid, I’m not 100% sure but great question though.

By the way where does the client-generated Animator came from?

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Great now i have to re-write everything up for my upcoming game.

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No it was the most unneccesary thing that was in studio.
Why did we have to do Humanoid:LoadAnimation() instead of directly playing it.
I think this is a good update. Its neccessary.

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I kind of prefered the load animetion. Yes it is Better but I prefer to have the animation loaded up before playing.
Btw soz i went to get some breand and tea

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Idk everyone has a different opinion on this.
All i can say is that Roblox updating the syntax is normal as they are upgrading stuff.
Preparing for stuff like this to happen is the best u can do.

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i guess so. I just hope that it doesnt affect my game

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I mean Constant Updates can litterally affect how commitied a dev can work on their game. I think Roblox should bulk them all together and release them Like every 6 or 4 months.

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@focasds It’s not made to save time.

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As far as I know, it’s being automatically generated whenever I spawn in, in Studio. I’m not entirely sure how, are characters by default supposed to not spawn with an Animator? It might be one of my tools, I will go check later.

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Yeah, I’m spawning in with no tools and already, I find an “Animator” in my character’s humanoid. You did say the “Animate” localscript will be updated soon though, right? That might be why, I’m not entirely sure

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This just seems useless. I get raycasting and everything but this is just deprecating with barely a reason. But at the same time this is actually SUPER simple to replace soo…

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