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2d lighting for tiles

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hey everyone,i was just thinking,is it possible to do simple lighting for 2d tiles?Wouldnt you just make a lantern as the light source,then have the distance it effects,then chnge the palette of the tiles? thanks .............................

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In a word...maybe... : )

This is what Diablo 1 did actually...But this only works with 8 bit graphics, because there is no palette with higher bit depth.

In 16/24 bit images, you could go through all the images and increase their brightness manually...

G''luck,
-Alamar

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