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2D All the way! / game displays/menus

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Posted: 13th Apr 2003 15:06
okay so the menus you ue in your game and the display of health maps anything on screen not a 3d object is going to be a 2d object(sprite)which you can make in any program that lets you make 2d images i have a photoimpact program by ulead im going to use that to do (menus,loading screen,images of health status,pickups... how does this sound do i have the right idea?
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Posted: 13th Apr 2003 15:15
Yep sprites or pasting images are the best ways to go for huds. You could go with locked 3d objects too but if you want a straight forward 2d hud you're on the right track.

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