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Actor Creating help

eyeofsauroneyeofsauron Posts: 18Member
edited November -1 in Tech Support
How does everyone make those actors that don't have to be squares? When I make irregularly shaped actors, the background of the image stays with it unlike the actors I've seen in everyone else's games. In short: How do I get rid of the background of oddly shaped actors?


  • ktfrightktfright Posts: 964Member
    do you put a png image in them, or are you trying to make a circle.
  • eyeofsauroneyeofsauron Posts: 18Member
    png image
  • ktfrightktfright Posts: 964Member
    well, in a sense, all actors are really squares, but if you have an image in it, it would make certain parts of it transparent, but it still collides like a square, unless you checked it as a circle.
  • eyeofsauroneyeofsauron Posts: 18Member
    I know, but how do I set the background of the image as transparent?
  • butterbeanbutterbean Posts: 4,315Member, PRO
    I would use Pixen, which is the easiest program to use in my opinion, and it's free
    Open up your image in pixen, click on the "Magic wand" looking tool, select the background and hit delete, and that should do the trick

    To check if your background is transparent, you can use one of the default backgrounds that is either grey and white checkers, or grey and white slashes.. I think default is one of those

    If that replaces your background in your image, then it worked!

    Hope this helps
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