Questions tagged [sprite]

Questions about two-dimensional images or animations that are integrated into a larger scene. Initially including just graphical objects handled separately from the memory bitmap of a video display, this now includes various manners of graphical overlays.

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How can I use view > tile mode for only one chunk of a tilesheet in Aesprite?

Aesprite has a "View > Tilemode" option. It will repeat the image so that you can make seamless tiles. Unfortunately, I can only make it repeat entire images. This is not very helpful ...
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How to export a PNG sprite sheet from PNG sequence

I need a tool (software) which generates PNG sprite, vertical or horizontally. So I thought of Adobe animate, unless there's another easy application or plugin anyone can recommend. So I have made an ...
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How do I export a transparent PNG sprite from this Illustrator file?

I'm new to Illustrator. I downloaded a stock image of a bubble popping from Adobe (link), but I need it in a sprite png format with transparency. When I open it in Illustrator, there appears to be 1 ...
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Spritesheet editor which can automatically replace identical sprites?

I have a spritesheet (used by a simple 2d pixel game): Water is animated (each water sprite is different), grass remains the same. I need to replace each grass sprite (32x32 px) with a different ...
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Software to randomly combine graphic parts into a large graphic image

First, from the other questions in this forum, I'm not sure if this is the right place for my question. But I couldn't find a better one on StackExchange, so please apologize, and help me by ...
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Make a sprite 'destruction' effect in GIMP

I need to apply a destruction effect to my game sprites when they are damaged so that they seem they are getting more destroyed. I'm using GIMP for editing and designing, I tried before adding an HSV ...
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Enhance "Border" around imported sprite

I am completely new to GIMP. I am using it, because I am currently creating my first 2D rpg in Unity. Currently I want to create some fighting sprites, for which I intend to adjust some of the sprites ...
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Is there a way to create this particular "Pixel Smoothing" Effect in Paint.NET or any other program/site?

So, a while back I was looking for ways to improve the textures of a particular game, and I came across a Pixel Smoothing algorithm for the game Terraria. I particularly had an interest in using this ...
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Extract icons out of an SVG sprite

I have an SVG image sprite with a lot of icons inside it https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/adwaita-icon-theme/blob/master/src/symbolic/gnome-stencils.svg Is there any method available or a website ...
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Is there any software that can make drawing transitions for us?

I want to start a 2d game containing pixel sprite as characters. To make a walking animation, I know I need to simultanously put different sprite to make it seem like he walk and I can make it more or ...
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What program should I use to make UI sprite animations for unity3D

We are creating a game with Unity engine. And we want to make UI buttons to animate when idle and on click. Which program should make the most sense to use when creating animations. Is it worth using ...
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Advice on drawing 3/4 view perspective of a vehicle

(Reposted here under the advice of @Philipp) What is a good method to make a 3/4 view car, truck or other vehicle going around a corner?" As stated above I have a firm grasp on how to do N/S E/W just ...
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Is there a name for a style with black outlines and flat colors?

It's always tricky to look for something when what you need is the name. I'm working on a videogame and I'd like to give general instructions for sprites. This is an example of the style I'm talking ...
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Is it possible to automate generating a @2x asset by nearest-neighbour scaling when editing a graphical asset @1x?

Say I have a PNG image file called image.png that I edit pixel by pixel that is 16 pixels wide by 16 pixels tall (16x16). For my usage purposes, I need it to eventually be 3 times in size (i.e. 48 x ...
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What format should animations be in for Spritekit / Swift?

Our graphic designer created a character for an iOS game built with Swift and SpriteKit. While she has created animated GIFs before, she has never created animations for an iOS game. 1) What sites/...
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Aseprite - How do I create a glow effect?

NOTE: I copied this from the default Stack Exchange website. Additionally the picture attached is not my own. This question is based on the software known as Aseprite, a sprite and pixel art creation ...
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When creating a sprite should I pull all the actual sizes?

I would like to know if i should put all the sizes that are going to be used in the web site in the sprite or if i should put only one and let the Front-end designer scale it with CSS but it seems ...
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How to make a shine for animation on a sprite

I am in the process of making a game and would like a sprite to have a shine animation every so often. The attached picture shows the effect I would like to replicate, I have illustrator, with which I ...
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Svg sprite from Illustrator (with separate viewBox for each element)?

Is there a way to export an .svg sprite directly from Illustrator, with a separate viewBox for each element? I am only able get one viewBox for the whole set of icons, even when each of them is on ...
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What's wrong with this sphere?

Really, It doesn't look right. When I compare it to other spheres, I can't tell what's wrong with it. It may be the cast-lighting, but maybe something bigger. What's wrong with this sphere?
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How to create a sprite for cube

I created a cube using Hexels and imported it into Photoshop. The challenge I am having is how to create a running sprite with it. I tried using Spriter Pro but noticed no pivot point that would help ...
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How do is export a layer with icon from photoshop?

I have an icon like this: It's on its own layer with a tranpsarent background, I duplicate it onto a new layer. I can't remember how to fit a rectangular selection around it, so that it is just the ...
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Create a sprite sheet with animated gifs and still images

Ive got a range of UI assets, most of which are png but one of them is a loadinggif. Im combining all of the png files into a spritesheet to use on a website, for this im taking the original assets ...
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What canvas size should I use to draw pixel art for an 8bit game?

I'm working on the sprites for a 8bit game. The game is made for iOS so I'm working on a 16:9 radius. What I'm not sure is whether I should make the sprites on a 1920x1080 canvas or if I work with a ...
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Efficiently creating animation sprites

I'm currently developing a simple 2D game using 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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Is there any automated tool for convert PNG to Sprite image?

Hi I have a bundle of PNG images I just want convert that all to one Sprite image, I can understand that each PNG image can arrange one by one for Sprite using Photoshop. But the purpose is I want to ...
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Illustrator CC 2014 - SVG coordinates keep shifting position

I'm using Illustrator CC 2014 to create a sprite sheet for use on the web. The artboard and icons are 16px wide. My problem is, the positions of the icons seem to shift, and I can't figure out why. ...
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How can I make my sprite for retina display?

Please, how can I make my sprite in good quality on small screens? How can I make in 2x? Example: i.imgur.com/6aUpvok.png and in 2x: i.imgur.com/aF739W3.png My sprite: i.imgur.com/lo6JQ1d.png ...
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Saving sprite sheet into separate images

I'd like to separate a 64px x 512px spritesheet into eight 64px 64px images: Is this possible? If so, how?
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How do you turn a 3d character animation to 2d sprite sheets?

I made a 3D character with animation but now I need to make a 2D sprite sheet of this 3D character. Which program can I use for this and how is it created?
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How to make dust effect for game?

I wanna make an effect for my game. I am using Sprite-Kit and Cocos2d-x. I want to make dust, smoke, or some kind of effect like these such as this game. Which programs can I use?
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Creating a sprite sheet of letters and numbers for a mobile word game

I would like to ask for a general advice on how to use Inkscape to create a "sprite sheet" of letters and numbers. I am developing a Scrabble-like word game and initially was planning to display the ...
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How to create a responsive sprite sheet animation in css?

i've been trying to do this for hours but so far i haven't made any progress. I have a site with a few animations in it, some will be activated on click and some on hover. something similar to the ...
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Is there a way to select multiple sprites from a sprite sheet in GIMP? [duplicate]

After you've made the background transparent, color selected the background and inverted the selection to outline all the character sprites: Is there a shortcut or some quicker method/program/tool to ...
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Workflow for animating part of the bigger graphic. GIF or sprite maybe?

Could someone provide a fine crafted footage of how to animate only part of the image? Let's say we have a image 1366x500 showing some device mockup and we only want to animate the screen of that ...
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sprite css not hovering correctly

I have a sprite that add a couple of images added. I'm not sure if it is the case of the positioning of the actually images in the sprite or just a case of inexperience on my part. If you go to the ...
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Write script for Corel Draw

Is it possible to write script in some language which would generate vectors for me automatically in the way I want? In Corel Draw of course. I have 30 basic images and I want to make a spritesheet ...
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What application supports working with sprites (PNGs) over 10,000 px wide?

I'm currently using Fireworks for image manipulation and preparation, and I do the following tasks: Resizing the canvas Rearranging components, i.e. cutting bits out and putting them elsewhere ...
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Game sprites with Illustrator CS6

I redesigned this sprite sheet, based on Mega Man X in falcon armor. I designed it with Illustrator CS6 but when I exported it as a .png file and then imported it to PS CS6, I found that the character ...
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Need to create maintanable sprites

Does anybody know of a good tool or generator that allows me to create sprites, save the sprite set and be able to update the css sheet if i add new icons to the icon set? What i mean is this: ...
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Easiest way to arrange layers into a sprite formation using Illustrator CC

I have been provided an .ai file containing icons for a website project (hundreds of the things). The file consists of all the icons on a single layer each, filling the space of a single artboard for ...
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Sprite Sheet Creation [duplicate]

I'm manually creating a sprite sheet using Photoshop and many of the graphic elements have drop shadows applied. Given that fact, it's tough at times to see where the drop shadows begin and end. I don'...
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What's the meaning of saying CSS sprites are "for graphics that are just single blocks"?

I was reading this to understand sprites http://css-tricks.com/css-sprites/ The author says "Sprites are for graphics that are just single blocks. " What does this mean? One thing I have read is to ...
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How to stack images in photoshop side by side in a grid? (Automation, Batching)

How to stack images in photoshop side by side in a grid? In a automated process? I'm going to have a grid of 3 x 7 (total 21) logos for a website? Alternatively I could make images seperately and ...
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Automated way to extract irregularly sized sprites from a sprite sheet

I have a sprite sheet from a classic video game (if you're curious, Final Fight) that I'd like to be broken up into indivual images to be used in GameSalad. However, the images aren't on an even grid, ...
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How to Batch-export layers of Inkscape-generated SVG-file to Bitmap for sprites?

Batch -export means that I may need to add certain transformations such as anti-alias, contrast-fixes and resizing. SVG here means I am using Inkscape. One layer here is a sprite. I currently export ...
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What is a "sprite"?

I am studying Fundamentals of Multimedia by Ze-Nian Li and Mark S Drew. They use the term "sprite" but I don't understand the meaning. Can someone explain to me what sprites are and how they are ...
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Create icons from sprite image

If I've a big sprite png image with 40x40 icons. How I can convert it to separate images for each icon with photoshop or gimp? As the sprite is quite big I would prefer and automated method.
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Creating Rolodex-Style Flipping Numbers Sprite in Photoshop?

So Apple recently had a countdown to their 1 billionth app download and it used a rolodex flipping type of effect. This actually turned out to be running on a sprite image which is composed of ...
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How can I easily assembly a sprite sheet?

For a project, I will need to design several 8x8 tiles and assemble them in a 256*224 frame. My problem is that once I have all the 8px x 8px tiles, I can't figure how to easily access/assemble them ...
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