Hey, over the past week I have put the animations for the second NCP on hold until I have a better grasp of how we will create the melee attacks in the engine. I have since been working on the weapons, and below are a couple of sketches for the Alpha characters weapon. For the design I looked to intergrate the energy cell and elements of the character to give the impression that it's a part of the character/armour.
As well as the Alpha weapon I have also began work on the Weapon for the Shaman NPC character, which is a staff capable of ranged attacks. Here is a early draft of the staff model -