Director-like multi-image "sprite" animation
josh at dvcreators.net
Wed Jan 28 13:48:45 EST 2009
This is a shot in the dark since I don't know exactly your goals, but
could you simply have a Quicktime movie with all the images and
control it to jump to different frames? Or play a section at a certain
Trevor's external would allow you to replace the background image at
will (by copying an image and pasting it into the movie as a new
track, then setting it to the background).
On Jan 27, 2009, at 11:14 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> I may have a need soon to try my hand at putting together some mult-
> image sprite animations like the sort of thing we commonly see done
> in Director.
> But since Director's engine is well optimized for that sort of thing
> and Rev isn't, I'm not sure Rev is up to the task.
> For example, one of these "sprites" is a 900-frame animation of a
> walking figure that needs to be anti-aliased against an image
> background. The figure itself is about 200px by 200px.
> That's a lot of images, and I can't imagine that swapping those out
> of a button icon while also moving the button will be all that smooth.
> Or can it be?
> And what if I need to have two or three of those running at once?
> Should I give it up, or have any of you had success doing this sort
> of thing in Rev?
> Richard Gaskin
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