diff -r 33b5b51f54d6 -r 2dcdf6a68bd7 Graves.wiki --- a/Graves.wiki Wed Nov 09 14:33:35 2016 +0000 +++ b/Graves.wiki Wed Nov 09 16:35:04 2016 +0000 @@ -2,19 +2,22 @@ = Graves = == Explanation of graves == -Graves are small images which appear when a hedgehog dies. Graves are chosen on a per-team basis. A grave can be either be unanimated or animated. Animated graves can consist of up to 8 frames. +Graves are small images which appear when a hedgehog dies. Graves are chosen on a per-team basis. A grave can be either be unanimated or animated. Animated graves can consist of up to 8 frames (16 frames in 0.9.23). == Creating graves == === Unanimated graves === To create an unanimated grave, draw a PNG image of size 32×32 pixels. You _can_ use semi-transparency. === Animated grave === -To create an animated grave, first you have to draw 2-8 images of a size of 32×32 pixels each. Those images have to be combined in a single image. The width of the final image is alwas 32 pixels, the height is _n_ · 32 pixels, where _n_ is the number of frames (single image in animation) you chose. +An animated grave can have 2, 4 or 8 frames. In Hedgewars 0.9.23 or later, 16 frames are also possible. +To create an animated grave, first you have to draw one image per frame, 32×32 pixels in size. + +Those images have to be combined to a single image. The width of the final image is alwas 32 pixels, the height is _n_ · 32 pixels, where _n_ is the number of frames (single image in animation) you chose. To combine: The first image is placed at the top, the next image is placed 32 pixels below that, the next one 64 pixels, and so on. -Each of these sub-images is a frame in the final grave animation. It starts with the topmost image, continues with the image below, and so on. After the last sub-image, the animation repeats with the first frame. +Each of these sub-images is a frame in the final grave animation. It starts with the topmost image, continues with the image below, and so on. After the last sub-image, the animation repeats with the first frame. Each frame lasts for 128 milliseconds. -The first image will be also the one which is shown in the team creation menu as preview. The grave will only be animated while in the game. +The first image will be also the one which is shown in the team creation menu as preview. The grave will only be animated in the game. == Installing graves == To install a grave, put it into `Data/Graphics/Graves` of the Hedgewars data directory.