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Post by FranchuFranchu »

Since KoalaGuy asked to be deleted, all his posts are gone. One of those posts was about custom animations. So here I am remaking the tutorial

To define your animation:

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[
   {
       "id":"myanimation",
       "frames":[ {
              "bmp":"myanim.png"
              "move x":5 //In moment number 1, 
             //our animation will be in x 5
             "move y":16 //and in y 16
           },{
              "bmp":"myanim.png"
              "move x":10 //In moment number 2, 
             //our animation will be in x 10
             "move y":16 //and in y 16
           }
           
         ]
         "handle interpolation":5 //5 ticks between
         //moment 1 and moment 2
     }
]
To use it:

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[ 
  {
    "id":"buildingwithanimation",
    "type":"decoration",
    "width":1,
    "height":1,
    "frames":[{"bmp":"basepart.png"}],
    "animation":[
      {"id":"myanimation"}
    ]
  }
 ]
I hope I didn't mess up with anything
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Re: The ACTUAL tutorial on custom animations

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How is x and y defined?
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Re: The ACTUAL tutorial on custom animations

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You mean "move x" and "move y" or "x" and "y"?
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Both? I'm clueless to animations :calc
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"x" and "y" select a certain part of a image. For example

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"frames":[{
"bmp":"file.png",
"x": 20,
"y":40,
"w": 30,
"h":50
}]
will use a 30×50 rectangle starting at point 20,40 of file.png and set it as the building's frame. You don't to use them in animations. You can use them in any building

"move x" and "move y" are for animations. They set the position of the animation in a specific moment

In the first example of this topic, I made the animation go from (5,16) to (10,16)
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Post by -LeoLeo- »

I know we can put animations on roads, but....

Can it like... be tile dependent?
like frame 1-16 each have different animations, is that possible??
If so, can I have an example???
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Yes it is.

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Redbox road.json
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Thank you so much, Commander!!😁

Man, this is gonna be a blast!


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Re: Custom animations

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Post by -LeoLeo- »

@CommanderABab
Okay, let me check...

You took the pictures, made them into parks (+ animation), steal those parks textures and make those into animation themselves, took those textures and uses them as BG/FG animation for the road... right?

Wow.....
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-LeoLeo- wrote:
18 Oct 2018, 18:55
@CommanderABab
Okay, let me check...

You took the pictures, made them into parks (+ animation), steal those parks textures and make those into animation themselves, took those textures and uses them as BG/FG animation for the road... right?

Wow.....
Yep. Putting them into parks for storage was to save plugin space. It isn't necessary, you could define textures in the animations themselves. If you wanted 16 different animations though, you have to define each one separately as frames in the animations would cycle through all the frames in it for each road tile.

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Wait, could I make a rocket? Like the one from the missile silo? Because I'm making a space exploration plugin.
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Hi franchu. Do i need the animation, like in the smoke types? (Each one frame every corner of a animation's png)
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Between3Characters wrote:
17 Jan 2019, 12:39
Hi franchu. Do i need the animation, like in the smoke types? (Each one frame every corner of a animation's png)
what is you question again?
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@FranchuFranchu @Lobby Does this still work?
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Yes, it still works.

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CommanderABab wrote:
20 Mar 2020, 20:10
Yes, it still works.
Yaaaas! You guys might actually see some rocket stuff going on!! About time too, my plugin was basically clickbait since it released!

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