So! After wanting to do this for something close to forever I have finally taken some time this past weekend to have a closer look at skeletal animation... and wish I had done it ages ago :)
The first result of this closer look is this:
Granted, the animation is kinda choppy and it's not all that detailed and so on but I'm proud of it neverthess \o/
Who knows... you might just stumble across this guy in one of my maps in the not too distant future...?!