Add support for tilesets

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Add support for tilesets

by iisu » Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:30

Tilesets are commonly used in games when there are many small textures. The basic concept is that instead you should use bigger files each containing a grid of textures called tiles. When you load the tileset, you then split it into the tiles in the program. The purpose for this technique is to optimize loading textures: it takes less time to load a single file and perform some simple operations on it than to load many small files separately. Mod API should provide an easy way to load tilesets and cut them according to given parameters.
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Re: Add support for tilesets

by texmex » Mon Jun 19, 2017 08:44

I get you argument, but it would probably be a pain for texture pack maintainers.
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