I hate to be the one to do this, but effects are completely broken now.
Thing is, they were working at first, so I really don't know what happened. I've rebooted, reinstalled etc. and so on. They partially work when on the same layer, otherwise they do nothing (with force texture on or off).
ExamplesDownload #1Download #2Download #3
As you'll see, the effects appear to be disabled and in some cases sprites vanishing entirely.
Also had this error appear out of the blue the once.
Thing is, it was working before I went to sleep, then waking up, it suddenly wasn't. Nothing was changed between then and now. Hardware all seems fine, no trouble running other things requiring DirectX.
It's a weird one is this. Now it SORTA seems like it's working again.. a little bit. I dunno, something doesn't seem right and I can't put my finger on what's really going on.
Attempting to clone an object with an effect on crashes construct
Creating a sprite with magnify and wave effects, creates a larger box outside the sprite and doubles the effect (an example I was making before it crashed on me, had a 3D box under it, appearing with a copy of the 3D box on top of it, even though only one 3D box existed).Download #4
I can't report this on the tracker, apart from the usual not being able to sign up on sourceforge, I don't even know what I'm reporting or what sort of thing is going on besides it not working in some strange way.
Also using faded brushes in the sprite image editor seems to cause a weird look to the edges, like painting with wet ink or water colors, when it would have otherwise been smooth like the Photoshop airbrush.
Also, 3D boxes don't become visible if placed outside the initial window areaDownload #5