Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

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Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

Post by richmond62 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:42 pm

I have just made a fairly jazzy map using the Battle for Wesnoth map editor:
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BWtestMapX.jpg
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that's a bit of the map . . .

Now, I have NO interest in playing battle for Wesnoth
(nor any of that type of game) at all.

BUT the children who are lining up for my "advanced" class in
LiveCode programming ("advanced" = slightly jazzier than the first 2 weeks)
do like that sort of thing. But I'll be d*mned if they are going to play
Battle for Wesnoth: they can"suffer" and make their own Wesnothy-thing in LiveCode.

I could export a series of screenshots of the game map and stitch them together
(and I could pop out and spend $5000 on super-whizzo-enormous-pixel-packing
monitor so I could take a single screenshot).

BUT . . . it would be just great if there were a simple way to export a .map file
as an image . . .

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Re: Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

Post by richmond62 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:22 pm

Hack.jpg
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Finally found a way by assigning a hotkey in the preferences.

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Re: Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

Post by richmond62 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:58 pm

Of course, if you REALLY want to do things in a LiveCode game that involves
placing objects and moving "trolls" around your map you need to export all sorts of
odd .png images for use with the intersect term in LiveCode game, and then build yourself
a 'sandwich' in a LiveCode game stack:
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ExportedLayers.png

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Re: Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

Post by FourthWorld » Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:24 pm

Where I Wesnoth online these days? I tried looking for it a few months back and couldn't turn it up.
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Re: Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

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Re: Exporting Game maps (.map format) as png/jpg images

Post by richmond62 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:20 pm

For FREE characters and/or sprite-sheets one needs look no further than here:

https://craftpix.net/freebies/

One of the good things about Craftpix is that they provided
individual frame images for those of us who would rather not have to use sprite-sheets.
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Screenshot 2019-07-05 at 22.11.01.png

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