It best be explained by this.
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See how to make a platform game. You need a rectangular collision mask for animations to work properly, usually handled by an invisible object behind the player.
I tried that, it got worse! <img src="smileys/smiley5.gif" border="0" align="middle"> This is what I did.
You need to make sure the origins line up in both objects. In one it's in the middle, in the other it's at the bottom. You also need to handle all the animation triggers in the Platform behavior (like On Jump and On Land) for it to look right.
Ok, thanks, SO MUCH. Ive only done top-down games.