A 2D rendering of an object in space.

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LibGdx 2d Free-Form Terrain

I have a query about how to create a 2d landscape level using libgdx/ box2d (Or possibly with Unity) for Android and iOs. Let me describe the goal and then the specific points I need help with. What ...
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Unity 2D Sprite Bending between Hinge Joints

I've created a tentacle that consists of multiple game objects, each attached to eachother using HingeJoint2D's. Gameplay wise this multiple segmented approach is great because I can use Unity's built-...
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Spriter model not touching ground in?

I was attempting to make a game in Construct 2 by using my Spriter Models plugin. However, when I imported the model, rescaled it & changed a few things, I got this: As seen in the picture, the ...
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How to handle angles in an isometric game?

I am working on my first isometric game, and I am not sure how to go about angles and rotation. Basically, I want the player's forward movement and rotation to coincide with the isometric angles. I ...
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What are the newest alternative to all-in-one game engines? [closed]

I have been seaching a while for recent alternative to engines like unity or unreal, however, I haven't found one actively maintained that meet my needs. For instance, I tried irrlicht with maps ...
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8 Directional Character Spritesheet Generator [closed]

I've searched for the past hour and didn't find anything worth looking. I'm creating a game, and I'm just starting. I found this site to help me create my characters, but I want something to create ...
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Can I use a no longer protected by copyrights game's sprites?

I've been looking around but couldn't really find anything conclusive. First of all, as the title says, in case a game's copyrights expire can I use its sprites for my own game and claim copyrights? ...
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How to handle 2d avatar creation [duplicate]

I am new to game design and i am creating a MMORPG that allows players to create 2d avatars that can be customized. If i had lets say a male character model (no equipment no armor). How would i handle ...
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Finding relative x and y value on a sprite [Gamemaker]

I'm having a little conundrum that may just result from a lack of knowledge of Gamemaker's functionality. I've attached two images to aid explanation. I have a sprite of a turret (with a gun ...
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Get a body from TiledMap via MapBodyBuilder and draw a sprite on it in LibGDX?

I use a various of MapBodyBuilder in my Libgdx project. I created a body from map.tmx via my MapBodyBuilder and in my SpriteBuilder buildSprite method i created its sprite: sprite = new Sprite(atlas....
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How do I make sprites overlap eachother based on a layering system?

In Unity, I am building a 2D puzzle game, however I need to make sure that certain sprites are rendered on top of other sprites when they are above them. Here is an example switch (left) and block (...
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Unity: Can I use sprites for tiles to overlay a grid over a plane mesh?

I have a plane mesh in Unity. I have various other meshes on this plane (props) with tags that denote the areas under these props are unwalkable. I raycast, project and generate a grid on this plane ...
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How can I quickly check if my sprite tiles well?

I am trying to create tilemap sprites that tile nicely, but checking how well they tile is really cumbersome. Ideally, I'd like to have an image editor that shows a layout like this, so I could see ...
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Optimize drawing “different” sprites in OpenGL ES 2.0 (batching?)

I started experimenting with OpenGL ES 2.0, and I'm trying to figure out a way to optimize/batch sprite drawing, where sprites only have the texture in common, but differ in the following properties: ...
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Unity 2D Alpha cutout layer for Sprites

I'm trying to make a simple Fog of War effect for my 2d game, similar to these: . I want to have a sprite layer of black and then have a sprite to cut out itself from the black layer, leaving a ...
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Good practice in implementing multi sprite (as skins) in 2d unity game

so, I want to make such functionality in my 2d game with unity : Multi skin character, with similar control and functionality, and with possible different gimmicks (such as crossy road's ...
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Duplicating and adding sprites at runtime in Unity

I am trying to create a 2D game in Unity in which objects keep falling from top and the player has to dodge them. Suppose I have created a sprite which serves as a single enemy that the player has to ...
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What determines the hit detection ordering for graphic elements in Unity (2d game)?

I have a bunch of overlapping buttons spread across several UI Canvases. The default mouse behaviour only registers hover/click events with one of the overlapping buttons, which is ideal for my ...
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Is this a good way to “get rid of the sprite shakes” for my sprites that “target” other sprites? (XNA)

I'm relatively new to XNA, but very proficient with C#. I want to know if this is the best way to solve the sprite shaking problem. I had a sprite class that can target a place/other sprite on the map ...
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How do I move a sprite with out the sprite leaving a trail? [closed]

NEW IMAGE NO SPRITE WITH : if(q>=15){ screen.clear(0); screen.render(Art.sprites[i][0], 20 , cx); i++; movement(); cx+=1; if(i>=3)i=0; ...
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Proper way to wrap sprite for Z dimension

I am using SFML, but I need to add some emulation of 3D by wrapping the sprite with a Z component. When sprites are drawed (or when objects moved?), their X and Y will change depending on Z. My ...
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How do I turn an image into a Box2D physics object?

I'm using Box2D for a Game Programming course, and I was wondering if it is possible to choose the best shape and size of shape for the rigidbody/fixture for a sprite based on its transparency. I've ...
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Is there a FOSS sprites repo [duplicate]

I am trying to learn (on my own, not in a class) how to write games in C++, using SDL. I'm confident I can learn the code. Making even half good art, I'll never master. Is there a FOSS repository for ...
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Drawing order of 2D tiles with 3D bounding volume

I'm wondering which algorithm was used to draw the sprites of the video game Commandos in the correct order. Each sprite has a 3D bounding volume (either a polygon or a cylinder), this is how the ...
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How to fix overly blurred texture / image in unity?

so, I'm not sure what caused this, let image below do the explanation : How to fix the overly blurred texture in unity? It's so frustrating, since I can't get it right, because when I tried it in ...
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2D animated sprite in 3d Game

I have a model created in Blender for a character with a sprite as a child of the character that I would like to animate. I'm making a turn based strategy game in which I would like to be able to ...
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Is there a way to apply euphoria physics (ragdoll) to rigged Sprites in Unity2D?

With euphoria physics I mean the realistic object interaction and freefall as seen in most games like recent GTAs. But I want to do that in 2D. (I am a beginner :P).
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Making a 2d sprite based game in Unity? [closed]

I'm looking at developing a 2D sprite based platformer. Usually I make games in Gamemaker, because I find it very easy to use. I have never used Unity before but have heard a lot of good things. So, ...
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Unity UpdateExternalTexture from MovieTexture windows crash

I'm trying to play a MovieTexture object with a SpriteRenderer object. My code is working fine on OSX. It crashes my windows 7 exported game, and play mode in Unity editor in windows 7. I am sure ...
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How does the SNES' Mode 7 sprite perspective projection work? [duplicate]

I've always wanted to know how to replicate the old Mode 7 graphics mode of the Super NES. It was frequently used for a pseudo-3D effect in racing games like Top Gear (gameplay video). Top Gear ⓒ ...
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Is it possible in Unity to Flip a 2D Sprite Without Flipping the Object it is Assigned to?

I 'built' (followed a tutorial) on a collision detection system, and when I flip the object to go left and right the collision messes up. So I have three options; find a way to modify the collision ...
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How to load sprites manually from a file in unity?

We're making a game, in which the User can apply their own textures to the game in order to make their own rooms. Is there a way to make a prefab with sprites, scripts, colliders, etc during runtime? ...
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How to instantiate a sprite from a sprite sheet using script in unity?

We are creating a 2D top down rpg, and we have multiple textures, and we need to be able to change which sprite sheet its reading from in order to change the look of the walls and floor in each room. ...
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Unity2D Sprite gone / not visible when flipped using Vector3.x

I have create game object with code using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class CharacterBehaviour : MonoBehaviour { private bool facingRight = true; private float moveDirection = 0; ...
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Faking Perspective/Depth using 3D images converted to 2D sprites - Can't work it out!

after a lot of searching/reading/viewing old school game videos I am still unable to work out how to achieve the effect I am after. I am currently working on a 2D "overhead view" sci-fi RPG, using a ...
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2D sprite making tool for huge project?

I recently bought spriter 2D but it was a disaster, it is not a finished product at all and i encountered so many bugs and crashes with it, so please don't suggest it. I am looking for a 2D sprite ...
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Unity tiles with wierd border flickering when moving horizontal 2D

I recently made some Tiles using a program called Pyxel Edit to create some placeholder graphics. The problem I'm having is that when I move the camera horizontal the edge of the tiles starts to ...
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Unity draw part of sprite sheet

Im working in Unity and im finding the animator isnt working for what im trying to do in my 2d game. What I want to do is build a specific animation using sprite sheets, then be able to reuses that ...
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Polygons and actionlisteners Libgdx

I've been browsing these forums for a while now and I nearly always am able to find an answer without having to ask my own question! Such a great community! This is the first time I've been stumped ...
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Unity3D (2D) - Make sure Item Dragged Is Top Item Visually

I am using Unity 5 and making a 2D game in which many sprites will be stacked on top of each other and can then be moved by dragging. Sometimes when the users goes to drag from a pile, ones that aren'...
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What sprite Resolution did 16-Bit Games use? [closed]

I am making a new 16-Bit Styled game and I was wondering what the most common sprite resolution is for 16-Bit Systems.
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Animations with individual images in Phaser.js

So I have this game that I made a while back and I want to port it using Phaser. The game is made using individual PNG files for all the animation frames, and there are over 100 of them. From ...
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Clean way to do sprite flashing?

In old, 8-bit/16-bit games, sprites flashing every other frame were common. I don't want to use the hacks I've used before. Is there an elegant/clean way to do this? This is how I usually do it: bool ...
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2D Rendering Based On Y Coordinates

I'm trying to build an RPG worldbuilder. I have seperate classes for images. Like this. Object1::Object1(int x, int y, CSDL_Setup *sdl_set, int *p_CamX, int *p_CamY) { X_pos = x; Y_pos = y; ...
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Polar movement towards cursor sfml and c++

I got smooth movement down moving based on the window but I wanted to see if I could move my sprite to my cursor when I pressed w instead of just in the -y direction but everything went wrong right ...
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libGDX upload z-axis of sprite to graphics card

Background: I want to obtain each fragments position via vertex interpolation to then calculate the light vector for phong shading (L = [Fragment pos] - [light source pos]). Problem: At the moment I ...
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What is the movement represented by this sprite animation?

Fire Emblem 7 is a sprite based game with some interesting sprite art aesthetics. For example, see this sheet of one of the main characters, Lyn: On the last frames of the critical hit, the artist ...
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Fading in and fading out animations

This is how I'm creating my player. Is there any way to start fading in and fading out for an amount of time when I get hit? private Texture tex = Game.res.getTexture("player"); public Player(Body ...
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JAVA: Unformed Sprite When trying to Read SpriteSheet

So Im a beginner experimenting with ImageIO. Can someone tell me why im getting this pixelated-incomplete sprite? Here's the code public BufferedImage getImage(String location) { try { ...
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Sprites not showing (C# - XNA 4.0)

I'm following a tutorial from XNA GPA, but in my project, none of the sprites are loading. I've followed all of the instructions exactly, and the code works as expected when I copy it from my project ...