A 2D rendering of an object in space.

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Should I ask my artist to make Sprites in full resolution or can I scale them up?

I'm started with Unity development and my artist asked me what size she should make the sprites for the game. They are all pixel art and she didn't know if she should make them on Photoshop on a ...
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Clipping a SpriteBatch Draw() in XNA

Is there any way to enable a temporary clipping mask in XNA while using a SpriteBatch? I'm drawing a bunch of Texture2D objects and Sprites in a given rectangle, and I want to make sure that said ...
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Use spritesheet frames as particles?

I want to use frames from a spritesheet as particles for my emitter. I load my spritesheet with : game.load.spritesheet('particles_sheet', 'http://stuff.lck.io/luckyslot/sprite_sheet.png', 50, 50, 6)...
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Is it possible to control what script is active on what sprite/object in Unity?

I have 2 objects, and I have a script which makes the player change their characteristics. I applied the script to both, and as you'd expect, pressing X button does the color, size, translation change ...
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Unity sprites are no longer batched after the object rotates/moves

With Unity 5 and access to the profiler, I'm running our game through some stress tests so I can find where our performance issues are. While testing having 1024 units on the screen with 4 selection ...
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Efficiently creating animation sprites

I'm currently developing a simple 2d game on LibGDX. The core game logic is in place, but the assets are simply taking forever to create. My current method to create each animation frame is to ...
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How do I create and implement a sprite sheet for my SFML game?

I have a game I am currently working on, and I have created 6 16 frame animations for my player character. Currently each of these are saved as seperate .jpg files, which are about 1.5x bigger than I ...
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Replacing a sprite for another on runtime (Unity3D)

I need to replace the sprite of a face down card for another sprite (of a face up card). This is the C# script attached to the face down card: using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public ...
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How to handle pathfinding and path following with sprites the same size as the grid?

The game I am working on is currently using 32X32 collision boxes. I have implemented a working AI (A* - path finding method) which is based on the Grid Size. Lets say that I use that 16x16 grid , ...
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Unity2D tall grass

I'm using Unity to create a 2D top-down game. Everything has been great so far, but I have come into a problem that I fail to solve properly. I want to implement "tall grass areas" where part of the ...
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How to render the sprites for a 2D soft body physics system

This is not a question as to how to achieve soft body physics, but rather if I have a mass-spring system how to modify a sprite with that information. I am using unity so I dont have access to vector ...
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SNES Limitations: Number of stored Graphics?

There are plenty of resources that tell you how many sprites can appear on a screen for a SNES game and how many per scanline. There is even answers for the number of tilemaps. But when I ask the ...
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How to trim a sprite?

I have a spritesheet: var spriteSheet = new createjs.SpriteSheet({ // ... frames: { width:520, height:600, regX: 260, regY:300 } // ... }); I am computing it's physics body as follows: ...
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How can I update a sprite sheet without affecting the sprites already being used?

Every time I overwrite my sprite sheet with additional or updated sprites, I have to reattach the textures to all of my Animations and Sprite Renderers. How can I update a sprite sheet without ...
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Sprite animation with “overlapping” animations?

I'm trying to implement my own sprite animation system, and so far I've got it working quite nicely. I store each animation as a "take" which basically denotes the row of the animation in the sprite ...
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Updating sprite Rect each frame

I have made a struct which sets 4 variables that define a rect void setDestSize(int width, int height) { Width = width; Height = height; } void ...
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Unity3D sprites vs Mesh Quads - Depth, Blending, Shadows

I'm new to unity but not new to game development. In my OpenGL ES 2.0 (mobile) games I create a vertex array of all my "sprites" and stuff it in a VBO. Then draw them as I need them one at a time, ...
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How to deal with different resolutions in a 2D game? [duplicate]

For example, you have a sprite of mario with a size of 20px x 20px. This sprite however was made for a game resolution of 1000px x 1000px. What if you want to provide a different game resolution as ...
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separate fixed-size animation sheet into texture atlas

I'd like to separate a 64px x 512px spritesheet into eight 64px 64px images in Adobe photoshop cs 5 so I can use a Texture Packer image atlas rather than a fixed spritesheet. Is this possible? If ...
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Sprites and Box2d

I'm starting to see how box2d works now, except I dont know how to scale the screen to diffrent screen sizes and how i can convert Sprite sizes to box2d units. I know box2d uses meters and such, but ...
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How can I create JSON sprite sheet data from a regular sprite sheet?

I want to use some art from OpenGameArt for my game. The piece I want to use is a sprite sheet containing a bunch of sprite tiles compiled into a single PNG: I want to create a JSON file with the ...
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Make continuos movements with controllers in LibGDX

I've been trying to make the OUYA controlers work with a LibGDX Framework Practice Game. Everything is working perfectly expected for one thing : The movements are not continuos. The problem is, ...
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What is the purpose for drawing vertices and shapes in OpenGL (or DX), if a game is using sprites?

Something I do not understand. All the tutorials on OpenGL, DirectX, or other, always show you how to draw a shape and then change its vertices, move it around and so on. But all the games I know of,...
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Pygame - Increase and decrease the image size

I'm creating a 2D game where the player shoots cannon balls.. To give the impression of movement, i want the cannon ball to increase size untill half of the path, and then decrease untill it reach the ...
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Assigning multiple game objects to a single sprite (Unity)

I've been making a pokemon game clone on my own with Unity, as I'm a beginner and just trying to learn. Up until now I've been splicing the town pictures and manually putting them together, but this ...
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How can I cycle through sprites when the player touches some UI element?

if(Input.GetKey("y")){ gameObject.GetComponent<SpriteRenderer>().sprite = Characters[0]; } if(Input.GetKey("u")){ gameObject.GetComponent<SpriteRenderer>().sprite =...
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Is white the best base color to start with when planning to shade sprites within Unity?

I'm looking into prototyping a game in Unity which will consist of solid square sprites / tiles. I figure I can represent different types of objects with different colors for each of the tiles in the ...
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How can I implement the ability to 'cut' sprites into arbitrary shapes?

I want to create a game where you have scissors that cut a sprite in a shape that you create by dragging your finger on the screen. My problem is that I can't figure out how can I cut my sprite in ...
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LibGdx sprite rotation vs Box2D physics rotation problem

LibGdx sprite rotation vs Box2D physics rotation problem Tearing my hair out on this one. I am an experienced software developer, but very new to LibGdx and Box2D development. I am writing a game ...
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Collision between Mesh Plane and 2D Sprite

I've just recently started programming using Unity and made a couple of games with it, I'm trying out more and more advanced stuff as I do more games, but right now... I'm trying to make a game that'...
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Dealing with multiple 2d sprite animations for the same object

I am using libGDX for a 2d game. Some of my in-game objects have animations, for example a soldier in top-down view that has a walking animation. That is working fine. Now, while walking, this ...
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Alternative Font loaders in Monogame Framework

While working on projects of mine, I have been finding that it is a huge pain to switch operating systems just to create a simple spritefont when using Monogame. I saw that the Nuclex Framework can ...
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Optimal OpenGL 2D Sprite Batching (Best Practice)

I am working on simple 2D engine using OpenGL (3.3+) for rendering and was wondering what the optimal method of sprite batching would be. I plan to put all sprites into one (or fewer) texture atlases. ...
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Keeping sprites nice and pixelated

How do I keep the sprites in my game nicely pixelated on screens of all sizes and resolutions? I use nearest-neighbor texture filtering when resizing pixels, but this works well only at really high ...
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What causes sprite tearing / corruption in unity PC stand alone running on Windows XP? [closed]

The image below is representative of my client's experience running the released version of an app I created for him on his Windows XP Machine. I built it using Unity 4.5. The messed up buttons ...
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How can I position a sprite in the same spot across different screen sizes?

Taking into account the multitude of screen sizes and resolutions, is there a way I can position a sprite so it's at roughly the same spot on every iOS device? Doesn't matter if you are using ...
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How can I implement a futuristic “barrier field” that reacts to hits?

I want to implement a "shield" that reacts to projectile hits. Currently, my colliders are mapped to the animated sprite's outline on all frames. I'm looking for something like the image below. For ...
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Change 2D Angle Into Isometric Angle

i Rendered My Sprite With 72 Angles In Isometric View. Rendered Frame Number 0 And Angle 0 Is When My Sprite Looking Right And And I Rendered My Sprite Every 5 Angle. In My 2D Game My Sprite Moving ...
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How do you move a sprite in sub-pixel increments?

Pixels are either on or off. The minimum amount you can move a sprite is a single pixel. So how you make the sprite move slower than 1 pixel per frame? The way I did it was to add the speed to a ...
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2D Hitboxing on an HTML image [duplicate]

I want to make a turn-based game where the player is given "opportunities for attack." An image of the in-game sprite character appears when it's the player's turn to attack. The player can mouseover ...
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Alpha blending, transparence and z-ordering

I'm making some tests with alpha blending in a projet and I don't understand something. In my tests I've done something like that and everything look good: Draw blue box first (depth test: true, ...
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Changing a Sprite When Hit in GameMaker

I am making a simple little Galaga style game. I want the objects sprite to change whenever it is hit. For example if a laser hits an alien then the sprite takes 1 out of 4 damage to its health ...
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Quick sprite contouring solutions?

I want to be able to quickly outline sprites(mainly with black, but other colours too) without doing it manually, as pictured. What would be a good program/solution to do so? Edit: I don't want it to ...
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How to overlay texture materials on top of each other in Unity 2D tiled game

I'm learning how to do a 2D tile-based game. So far, I have followed this tutorial which seems like a good starting point. With his method of building the raw triangles and then applying the uvs, I ...
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Moving a sprite towards an x and y coordinate

Given a sprite with an x and y coordinate, how would I move it toward another sprite with an x and y coordinate? I've already made it face towards the other sprite, and I've made it move towards the ...
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CCActionMoveBy doesnot working properly when the action called for many of the sprite in cocos2d

I have an issue with CCActionMoveBy when I call the movement action for many of my sprites. I need to move to a certain position and then remove it from the scene. My problem is If the call the ...
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Cocos2d rotating sprite while moving with CCBezierBy

I've done my moving actions which consists of sequences of CCBezierBy. However I would like the sprite to rotate by following the direction of the movement (like an airplane). How sould I do this with ...
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How to get rid of half pixel artifacts?

I've been having a bit of trouble using OpenGL to make 2D games. I am using a traditional ortho perspective with just some sprites being rendered and moved around. It all works perfectly but there is ...
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Create a body of an irregular 2D sprite in Farseer

I'm trying to create a body of a irregular 2D sprite Farseer 3.3.1. The regular shapes that BodyFactory provides are not that I want. Is there a way that one can create irregular objects? Could it be ...
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How to make sprites from multiple images using SDL2

Using SDL2 in C++ I can load textures with out problem however, I have sprites that are from about 15 different png's that I was hoping I could load them all up and for loop through them. However, ...