I am in the process of making my 1st platformer game akin to Mario/Sonic and im still learning all the details. Ive started it in SDL but am now looking at SFML.
I have been looking at level design and how you move your player around the screen. I understand that for the level design you put sprites on the screen at different location such as:
- a platform you can jump on
- a spike on the floor
- a baddie in the corner
- some ladders that you can climb.
- etc, etc
After doing some reading on the net everyone seems to make thier own level designer but I just wanted to ask the experts here what you all do.
My questions are:
What does everyone else use to generate maps for their 2D Platformer games?
Do you all use some kind of Map Editor thats available out there?
Is there a free map editor that I can use?
Or do you just roll your own?
Thanks in advance for your replies
Edited by waxie, 22 May 2012 - 06:31 AM.