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Usually, I achieve fog by layering a decent amount of some low opacity fog sprites which are somewhat randomly scaled and rotated. The move slowly in random directions, and slowly change in scale and opacity over time.

You can change the feel of the fog by changing the fog sprite…


I don’t know about you, but I could play the series for the rest of eternity. The games are timeless run & gun shooters featuring some of the best pixel art to ever grace a 16-bit arcade screen.

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  • Designing the graphics in a way that multiple pieces of different sizes could fit together seamlessly.
  • Making this system work with minimal impact on performance to the game.

I got this all working smoothly in the end, and I’m very happy with the result, but it was quite the challenge…


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For example…


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