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Alpha in DirectDraw

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You have to do it manually. Belive me, it is not even worth trying. Alpha-blending in DirectDraw will kill your framerate UNLESS you only use it here and there for small sprites etc. If you want to use alpha-blending and other nice effects you''ll need to make the jump to Direct3D. You will not regret it.

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I do usually work in d3d, but there are some advantages here that i dont know how to do in D3d, for ex. colorcoded surface rectangle tranfer and other things

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