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A collection of sprites that are loaded into memory as one image.

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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 : ...
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Texture packer and 2d game sprite sheet creation

I am developing a game in Unity3D. I have a bunch of images which display the character animations. I decided to use texture packer to reduce the amount of individual images. I create one sprite sheet ...
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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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How to handle transparent pixels in a spritesheet

I am trying to correctly handle transparent pixels. I have a spritesheet that gave me the following: The green body is the ground physics body and the gray body around the sprite is the sprite's ...
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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 ...
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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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Android OpenGL: Use several Textures for one Animated Sprite

Good evening. I'm programming an Android Game. To reduce the amount of textures that need to be loaded (OpenGL ES 2.0) I've created several spritesheets of size 1024x1024. Some frames of the same ...
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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 so, ...
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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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Texture organization and budgeting for a HD Sprite Based Game [closed]

I've been making a game that features 2 traditionally animated playable characters, hd backgrounds, props, and extra special effect animations. Things have gone well so far, but I have a few questions ...
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Sprites get terribly scaled

I've been making a Space Invaders game in XNA for a while. I got the invaders animated and contained within an array. But when I call spriteBatch.Draw and debug the ...
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C# XNA - How to animate using Texture Atlas/ Sprite Sheet

I have a problem which I need to resolve. I am making a Space Invaders game in C# XNA. I've been following this tutorial for the Invaders. But I also have my own code for animating the Invader ...
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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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Getting the correct texture from an Atlas

I'm writing an OpenGL ES (2.0) app and have a custom Quad class which draws a textured quad for my sprites. Currently, I put the textures of any sprites of the same size into a single file or atlas, ...
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How do I make an 8 bit sprite sheet using GIMP or Paint.NET?

I'm looking to create a sprite sheet for an 8 bit, 2D RPG I'm making. All I need to do at the moment is render in some textures. To do this, I want to make an 8x8 sprite sheet. Now, I am really bad at ...
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Multiple SpriteSheets break batching

The problem: I can't fit all my 2d animation sprites for all units and environment in 1 spritesheet. Everything batches fine until I use two spritesheets... I noticed the following : all units from ...
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Set color by uniform per sprite using libGDX SpriteBatch

I am using a SpriteBatch to render large amounts of sprites very fast. Now I want to modify the sprites with shaders to tint them in a color. Problem 1: Altering an uniform by getting the shader and ...
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Playing a sprite sheet animation in Cocos2D-x

I'm trying to create an animation using a sprite sheet in Cocos2D-x. I'm doing the following. The game doesn't crash but the screen is still blank. ...
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How can I dynamically load the correct sprite from a sprite sheet?

I am making a simple card game in unity. The game is based on a standard 52-card pack, with identical backs for unique faces. In my particular game different cards are worth different values and have ...
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Character creation using spritesheets

I am currently creating a 2D fighting game and have implemented a system where upon starting a new game, the player is presented with the option to create a custom character. I have a set of string ...
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organizing animation in Flash CS6 for sprite sheets

Can I make a sprite sheet of a character which contains animated movies inside the main movie-symbol? I tried to export it, but those movies inside the main one are not animated. Thanks
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DirectX9 Drawing Sprites out of place due to offset

This is my very first time into DirectX. Im trying to make a simple 2D game, just for learning the basics. And i've achieved that. The next step is to draw an animation using sprites. For that, i ...
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How can I correctly line up differently sized animation frames with a character?

For educational purposes, I'm developing a 2d game without APIs or libraries. Currently I'm stuck with a sprite drawing problem. To store sprites for drawing (assuming I have the sprites I need all ...
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Sprite sheets, Clamp or Wrap?

I'm using a combination of sprite sheets for well, sprites and individual textures for infinite tiling. For the tiling textures I'm obviously using Wrap to draw the entire surface in one call but up ...
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How to swap row/column major order?

I'm trying to get a sprite sheet clipped in the right order but I'm a bit stumped, every iteration I've tried has tended to be in the wrong order. This is my current implementation. ...
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AndEngine GLES 2 Animate Character [closed]

I want to animate my character in game. My graphic animator prepare for me three options. Frame-by-frame by this is over 9MB for one animation. With TextureSpriter 4-5MB. Spriter but I can't find how ...
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Scaling sprites in a spritesheet without changing the overall size of each image

It might be more of a graphics software question - but, well, it concerns game development. I'm using some free spritesheets found in the web, and basically one of the characters seems slightly ...
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Can't create "hero walking" animation

I'm creating a Fez-based HTML5 Canvas game and animating my hero image using sprite sheets. The problem is that I can't create the animation of the hero walking, don't matter how much I try, the ...
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How do I use createPattern with a spritesheet? [closed]

Say that I have a spritesheet like this And I want to use the dirt tile at (1, 1). I know that I can repeat an entire image using createPattern but how do I create ...
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How can I locate the frames of a spritesheet PNG based on this PLIST data?

Someone asked me to reskin a certain game. Now he only sent me the whole sprite PNG and PLIST files of the sprites. He instructed me to rename each sprite with the same name corresponding to each ...
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Unity 2D loading Spritesheet Atlas at runtime from web and using it dynamically

I am new to Unity (came from AS3/Starling) and just started for 2D games in Unity. I have a spritesheet / texture-atlas (many different sized images packed in a single png) which I want to download at ...
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Slick2D: Animation not being parsed from spritesheet correctly

I have a 960x960 spritesheet with each tile being 192x192. I initialized my spritesheet and animation like so: ...
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How do I programmatically access single sprites when Sprite Mode is Multiple?

Unity 4.3 newly brings an ability to cut up a sprite sheet into multiple individual sprites. This is useful since you then only need one master spritesheet, but nevertheless get references to ...
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Monogame apply tint to only some parts of sprite [duplicate]

Each player is a different colour (Red, Blue, Green, Yellow) and I want a small part of each piece of armour to be tinted to the player colour. Is this possible without using a second armour sprite ...
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What is the difference between a sprite sheet and a texture atlas?

I wondering what the difference is between a sprite sheet and a texture atlas? Aren't both the same? In a sprite sheet you have some Sprites and in a texture atlas you also have some sprites, so what'...
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Is it more efficient to encode rotation in a spritesheet or rotate at runtime?

I'm developing a game with JavaScript and HTML5 and I'm wondering about the performance implications of sprite rotations. There are two ways that I know to rotate a sprite: Rotate the actual sprite ...
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Can sprite sheet width and height affect performance?

Is there any performance difference in the way the images are placed inside a sprite sheet image (for the same total area)? For example, should I place 50 sprites (50x50 each) in a linear way ...
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How should I determine the bounding rectangles for frames within a sprite sheet? [closed]

I have a spritesheet for a character. The spritesheet has several rows, and each row represents an animation. The elements within a row might vary in width. How can I load the different sections of ...
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How should I handle sprite creation for customizable 2D characters?

I'm want to create avatar animations (sprites) for a browser-based MMORPG. The player is able to customize the character, and the content changes often (new weapons, armors, and so on). How can I ...
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How to make different layers in a 2d game map

My question is this: How do I make a gamemap from the drawings on my spritesheet? The tutorial I have followed for making a java 2D game uses this technique to make a gamemap: in photoshop I create ...
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How do I create an efficient long, pannable, sprite-animated scene in a Windows Store game?

I am creating my first Windows Store application in XAML, and I cannot seem to find a proper example for the requirements I have. The basic idea of the app is to have a large scrollable canvas which ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0. Sprite Sheet Animation

I've found a bunch of tutorials on how to make this work on Open GL 1 & 1.1 but I can't find it for 2.0. I would work it out by loading the texture and use a matrix on the vertex shader to move ...
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How can i create sprite sheet from 3d model (3D studio max)

I built simple 3D model of a car, with simple animation in which it's wheels are turning. Now i want to create a sprite sheet, the only way i know how to do it, is to render manually 20 frames from ...
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Spritesheet vs single tiles

I am currently programming a 2d platformer and this is the first time I am coding a video game. Now I've downloaded the 'platformer art deluxe' package. In the tiles folder there are single tiles and ...
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Sprite sheet textures picking up edges of adjacent texture

I have a custom sprite routine (openGL 2.0) which uses a simple sprite sheet (my textures are arranged horizontally next to each other). So, for example, here is a test sprite sheet with 2 simple ...
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Using fully cropped sprites with TexturePacker and Cocos2d

When using texturepacker, you can set your trim-mode to crop. This is nice, because when a sprite loads in cocos2d your bounding box will only be the visible area of your sprite - which is useful for ...
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When to call GLBindTexture when using a spite-sheet?

Originally, I was using individual textures (ie, individual .png files) for my sprite's animation and recently altered my code so that I could put all my animation frames into 1 file (so it basically ...
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Should I be using Reach or HiDef profile if I have large spritesheets?

I'm working on a platformer in monogame, that I want to use a large number of sprites for making up items and objects in the background. The main spritesheet I've created is 4095x3734, when I tried ...
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.dat files in 2D Games: Spritesheets vs Individual Images

I've been doing some research and I found that the game RollerCoaster Tycoon uses .dat files to store all the animations/images for each ride. Basically we're talking hundreds of images (per ride even)...
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Cocos2d how to correctly preload a spritesheet before the scene start?

I'm working on a game with Objective-C and Cocos2d, the game has a huge number of images, and obviously as I add images on the spritesheet (well yes I'm using spritesheets) the loading time get longer,...
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