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Just a helpful note

reddotincreddotinc Posts: 653Member
edited 11:11PM in Working with GS (Mac)
Hey guys,

Just noticed something on TSB's Star Daze HD that I've seen on my apps before that I thought I should bring to peoples attention.

If you have actors (spawners, etc) that are outside your screen scene, then make sure they have an aplha of 0, otherwise when you rotate your device (if you support rotation) you can see these actors.

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  • firemaplegamesfiremaplegames Posts: 3,206Member
    If they are never on screen, you should set their visibility to false. Just setting alpha to 0 will still make the engine render them. (you won't see them, but the engine still has to draw them).

    Should free up some CPU cycles as well.
  • reddotincreddotinc Posts: 653Member
    firemaplegames said:
    If they are never on screen, you should set their visibility to false. Just setting alpha to 0 will still make the engine render them. (you won't see them, but the engine still has to draw them).

    Should free up some CPU cycles as well.

    good look! thanks for the tip :)
  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Posts: 3,470Member
    I always set them to invisible. Makes them hard to see though... :P
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