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animating a map route?


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#1 liquidmonkey

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Posted 02 November 2008 - 06:13 AM

hello,
i'm trying to animate a route i've followed and am wondering how to even start something like this?
if anyone has seen either LONG WAY DOWN, LONG WAY ROUND or BY ANY MEANS they always start each episode with a large map and a little arrow traces the route they followed and it keeps the arrow bit centered at all times.

i would like to reproduce that.
currently i'll be tracing the route by hand but it would be cool to add GPS data and have the program do it all for you but maybe that is asking too much :thumbsup:
is it done with PS, FLASH or another animation program?
any help is appreciated, thanks!

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#2 Vaerli

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Posted 02 November 2008 - 10:19 AM

They probably have something from a GPS that they use, and just rip it from that. I haven't seen that, so i can't say for sure.

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#3 KamakaZ

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 12:20 AM

I'd say you could probably do it in flash, but it would be difficult...

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