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     7 First of all, you should understand themes from the player perspective. Read the [https://hedgewars.org/node/6768 Theme] page on the Hedgewars Wiki to learn the player basics.
     7 First of all, you should understand themes from the player perspective. Read the [https://hedgewars.org/node/6768 Theme] page on the Hedgewars Wiki to learn the player basics.
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     9 === Theme types ===
     9 === Theme types ===
    10 *Full themes* are themes which can be used together with random maps. Those usually appear in the multiplayer screen for selection as well. Most themes are full themes and when talking about themes without qualification, full themes are meant.
    10 *Full themes* are themes which can be used together with random maps. Those usually appear in the multiplayer screen for selection as well. Most themes are full themes and when talking about themes without qualification, full themes are meant.
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    12 *Background themes* are minimal themes without this capability. They lack land textures, thus they can only be used as a background (hence the name). Background themes work only together with image maps or forts. Examples for background themes in Hedgewars are Planes and Blox, the default themes of the image maps of the same name.
    12 *Background themes* are minimal themes without this capability. They lack land textures, thus they can only be used as a background (hence the name). Background themes work only together with image maps or forts. Examples for background themes in Hedgewars are Planes and Blox, the default themes of the image maps of the same name. Background themes *must* be hidden.
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    14 === Theme structure ===
    14 === Theme structure ===
    15 Technically, a theme consists of a configuration file and many media files (PNG images). Themes can define many images, or just a very few. You can set flakes, clouds, water color, the background, land texture and much, much more. Many files and settings are optional and have (more or less) sane defaults.
    15 Technically, a theme consists of a configuration file and many media files (PNG images). Themes can define many images, or just a very few. You can set flakes, clouds, water color, the background, land texture and much, much more. Many files and settings are optional and have (more or less) sane defaults.
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    17 The theme allows for further customization in Sudden Death. A good theme maker should definitely at least consider a custom SD style. But intentinoally keeping the default SD style is still an option, of course.
    17 The theme allows for further customization in Sudden Death. A good theme maker should definitely at least consider a custom SD style. But intentinoally keeping the default SD style is still an option, of course.