Not a bug

trig 'while key held' + action 'character state'

Carl Powell 4 months ago in Game Creator updated by Marti (Lead Developer) 4 months ago 1

if the action is to change character state to animation clip, the animation will be frozen on frame 1 while key is held

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Not a bug

While Key Held down calls the Action as long as the key is pressed. You're telling the character to change its state 1 time per frame, looping the initial pose over and over again.

You want to use On Key Down and On Key Up (detecting when the user presses and releases the key).