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Post by hitmanx » Sat Jan 20, 2007 9:17

How do you stop your sprites from looking like this in game

I tried to make him black, to fit the voice of CJ.

It looks fine in photoshop but when i put it into XWE it gets all this red crap over it. It's quite the annoyance :evil:

This seems to happen with anything that has a different pallete.
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Post by Snarboo » Sat Jan 20, 2007 13:19

That's exactly it. You have to use Doom's palette when creating graphics, otherwise when you load it into your wad with XWE or whatever, it will try to match any colors not in the palette with what it thinks are close aproximations. In your case, a dark red is the closest color.

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Post by hitmanx » Sat Jan 20, 2007 15:21

hmm how would i do that in say photoshop?

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Post by Zeg-Vok » Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:40

In photoshop, what you do is take the image, set it to the RGP color mode, delete the Doom transparency cyan from it so you see the little Photoshop transparency squares. Then when your satisfied with the way it looks, change the image mode to Indexed with Transparency. Once thats done, clean it up with the eraser on pencil mode, and then save it as a PNG. THen when you load it into XWE, load it as Raw data. It will look all messed up when viewing it in XWE, but dont let it fool you, you'll also have to align it my hand if it isnt a 320x200 file.

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Post by Marty Kirra » Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:32

Problem: That only works with GZDoom, not Edge.

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Post by wildweasel » Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:19

EDGE supports PNG's as well, I believe.

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Post by Marty Kirra » Sat Jan 27, 2007 9:01

Does it work in the same manner? Personally, I wouldn't know as much, since EDGE is not my specialty. Last time I checked though, the actual image files for the weapon using .PNG's had to be outside the wad or something like that.

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Post by Snarboo » Sat Jan 27, 2007 20:05

They can be inside the wad. You just have to specify that in images.ddf.

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Post by Chronoteeth » Thu Feb 01, 2007 0:50

Hitmanx, you still have to do a mace for me.

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Post by hitmanx » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:30

sorry man, i'm real busy now, school's started agian, i'll try and get it done this weekend. :D

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Post by Marty Kirra » Thu Feb 01, 2007 22:29

Sigh Chrono, here we go again...:P

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Post by Chronoteeth » Thu Feb 01, 2007 23:44

No, I have already made 3 weapons while waiting for him to make his mace, and I too have begun normal school. He said he was going to make the mace next, so I shall wait.

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Post by wildweasel » Thu Feb 01, 2007 23:44

Chronoteeth wrote:Hitmanx, you still have to do a mace for me.
We have a relapse! Get me the morphine, scalpel, and forceps, STAT!

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Post by Chronoteeth » Thu Feb 01, 2007 23:47

Now thats funny :3

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Post by hitmanx » Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:50

lol

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