Make sprite for your game

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Post » Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:13 pm

With all the leads already given, all left to you is to google those as keywords and find yourself a tutorial that suits you.
Most of the time, official website for products holds documentation about how to use said program.

You can also search on this forum, the question of "sprite drawing" has been treated in several topics already.

Finaly, moving this topic, because indeed it belongs to "Other Topics" where other topics about the same subject have been posted (hint).
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Post » Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:22 pm

One source i use for instructions is YOUTUBE i use this for everything i want to learn to use, i just got Anim Studio and searched on YouTube and found a wealth of info on how to animate etc, so i recomend that for instructions as i find it easier to watch someone do it then i learn better than reading.
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Post » Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:21 am

Thank you guys :D
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Post » Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:36 am

Just a follow-up to this - I've no problem with making sprites, but I'd just like a steer on setting border transparency. Do I take it that it has to be done in a PNG using alpha transparency, then you bring it in to Construct 2 and the sprite shows up there with a transparent border? Thanks!Velojet2011-11-22 06:37:32
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Post » Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:33 am

Yeh i set all mine in Paint.net as it's free.
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Post » Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:18 pm

you dont need to make borders transparent a program erase automaticaly
the background (1 color background )

heres the adress:
http://sdb.drshnaps.com/downloads.php

his name is alfred spritesheet unpacker
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Post » Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:53 am

Thanks, tonycrew - works a treat! (kbdmaster, Alferd Spritesheet Unpacker is for unpacking spritesheets - which is not my need at the moment, but may come in useful in the future.)
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Post » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:34 pm

you can use a light table to draw all angles of movement and to easily manipulate your drawings. Here is a video on how to create your own light box. I made mine (portable) because I used an old scanner. it cost me around $10 at home depot and then of course destruction of the old scanner I never used, time and effort, etc. !
This video was my inspiration and I hope it helps!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZmwbOgh-pUbobwaite12011-12-05 20:51:26
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Post » Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:56 am

Nice one, Bob... but I still think it's a lot easier to set up elements in vector tools like inkscape and do the animations there - Undo-Button and all...



The tutorials I am writing on inkscape should allow the simple creation of game art - with a lot of topics still in the pipeline (there is just not enough time in the day)....
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Post » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:33 pm

Hi,

Good topic at all.

I have some questions:

- SpriteAttack: Have you used table like wacom? Can I draw using keyboard and mouse as well without any wacom? Can Gimp or Inkscape handle onion animation?
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