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What are the pros and cons of using larger tiles in a 2d game with freely placed entities?

I am working on a 2d game with the Godot Engine and I'm about to start drawing the tiles for the ground tileset. These will be used solely for the purpose of painting the ground because the trees, ...
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Is there a name for this technique to put the tiles on the corner of a level?

A very common approach in development of old games is to put the tile set on the corner of a level, to use it as a reference. For example: On this level, the developers put a set of tiles in the ...
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Is there an advantage to creating a tileset instead of multiple content items?

I'm using MonoGame to build my first game (yes, I'm new to game development). I'm trying to start by creating a 2D platformer so I want to have different "tiles" for the ground, walls, ceiling, etc. ...
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How can I create a slope/hillsde tileset?

I struggle to create a 2D slope/hillside for a tileset. Not an impassable mountainside like in Pokemon, more a gentle slope which you can walk both directions. When you see the tilemap, one should get ...
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Character collision detection on 2D array tileset based map

I have a very basic collision detection working, but not quite there yet. Now as I understand I'm only checking against the left top corner of the character for collision detection. And it only works ...
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Why my canvas isn't showing anything after I put code in the loop for tile map?

My canvas stop showing anything when I want to display a tile 25 times. No errors. Here is the code: ...
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Tiled - isometric map - how to find out tile width/height

so I'm playing aroung with Tiled and want to create an isometric map. I found this tileset: https://opengameart.org/content/isometric-landscape The downloaded file contains a big spritesheet with ...
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How to create walls and rooms with Pixi

I'm a JS dev but pretty new to Pixi and 2D developemnt so please bear with me as I explain this. I want to write a simulator for short path finding (for evacuation purposes). I decided to use Pixi.js ...
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How do you use these kind of rpg ground tileset ?

Searching about some tilesets for a little RPG game, I've often found these kind of tileset : Their structure are special, there is two upper tile and 4 others for the same material. I understand ...
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Take an image and cut it up into a tile map

So I am attemping to make a game in Phaser. I am trying to think of the best way to cut this image up and make it in to a tile map OR do I try and lay this entire image as a back ground to the game ...
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Use tilesets or a complete image?

Whats the advantage of using tilesets instead of importing the entire image itself ? Is it giving us some sort of advantage (in terms of memory maybe) ? Also, how much of a disadvantage would it be to ...
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Top down 2D game: hole tiles

I'm making a top down 2D game in Unity, here's my doubt: how can I add "hole" tiles to it, so the player could fall (something like Zelda: Link to the past, or the water tiles in Enter The Gungeon)? ...
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Any way to combine instantiated sprite renderers into one texture so I can apply into a plane at runtime?

So I am procedurally generating a tile set in Unity by instantiating different tiles that only have a transform and sprite renderer components. I managed to pack the sprites using unity sprite packer ...
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How to use multiple tilesets in a map?

I'm currently looking at this phaser example: http://phaser.io/examples/v2/tilemaps/blank-tilemap Here, the author creates a simple tilemap editor. In line #33 he adds a preloaded image as tileset. ...
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Isometric Terrain Editor

I am trying to make an isometric terrain editor. My problem is not to do with making isometric graphics or rendering them, rather it is to do with indexing of tiles. Let's say I'm making a hill at ...
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How to divide sprite sheet, but keeping the in same png?

first post here, but couldn't find an exact answer in your database, so guess I'll have to ask. I want to know how it is possible to create a ".META" file for a .png so you can extract individual ...
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Are Tilesets more efficient than single pictures?

i want to program a 2D game and as i did lots of tutorials and read books about creating simple 2D games, nearly always tilesets were used for the graphics. But are tilesets really more efficient ...
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Pokemon Black White 2 - Ground Tiles Directory? [closed]

I opened up Pokemon Black 2 in Tinke (https://code.google.com/p/tinke/) and I'm looking for the directory that contains the ground tiles. Here's a picture showing what tiles I'm after (http://fc01....
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How can I increase the tileset limit in RPG Maker VX?

In RPG Maker VX, the default setup allows you to have five tilesets for the map layout. Is there a way I can increase this limit? I know it's possible to make "fake" tiles by using events overlaid ...