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Hey yall, so i am planning on making a sprite test for the ngpc but what program is best for creating ngpc sprites? why do i ask this question. because i after i make a sprite test for the neo-geo pocket color, i wil try to make my own game for the ngpc. but anyways how do i create the sprites for the ngpc?
Maybe you can try NeoTile
From Chris Ahchay's blog, a tutorial: https://ahchayblog.wordpress.com/2018/03...my-pretty/
There is a link to his one drive to download the software.
You can use any software that allow you draw in pixel art, something like Photoshop, PyxelEdit, Paint, etc. To convert an image to a compatible ngpc c code, you can use this software that I made.

https://github.com/ameliandev/Bitmap2NGP
(03-24-2022, 04:50 AM)KeiDash Wrote: [ -> ]You can use any software that allow you draw in pixel art, something like Photoshop, PyxelEdit, Paint, etc. To convert an image to a compatible ngpc c code, you can use this software that I made.

https://github.com/ameliandev/Bitmap2NGP

thanks for the comment, i will try to get the ball rolling on making sprites next week!
Update: so anyways i tried to convert a sprite, and it gave me 2 error messages. the errors say: - screen plane not established.
- at least one color is required. IDK what to do so can you guys help me please!
(06-16-2022, 01:52 AM)NeoGeoFreak2004 Wrote: [ -> ]Update: so anyways i tried to convert a sprite, and it gave me 2 error messages. the errors say: - screen plane not established.
- at least one color is required. IDK what to do so can you guys help me please!

It seems to be related to "Required parameters":r
Code:
     FILEPATH        give de complete path of the tiled image.
     PLANE           sets the destination plane of the console. Possible options
                     are PS = SPRITE_PLANE, P2 = SCR_2_PLANE, P1 = SCR_1_PLANE.
     RGBCOLOR1       a minimun required color. Sets the R G B color without
                     Alpha channel. Format => R,G,B. Example 128,2,88.
As explained in the examples, you have to give the colors to use (1 minimum and up to 3):

bitmap2ngp.exe ./tiledImage.png PS 68,68,68 100,145,255 255,0,0

Reading the product documentation is sometimes useful...