Diagonal image slicing?

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  1. Chris England

    Chris England New Member

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    I was wondering if any of you have any ideas that might help me out here? Basically, my game uses isometric ground tiles and we want to find a way to produce a lot of them at once.

    Ideally I'd like to be able to do a large grid of tiles, perhaps 10x10, all at once - the painter would paint say an entire field, and then we'd automatically slice it into individual tiles.

    If this was not an isometric grid, this would be really easy - Photoshop can Slice by Guides. Unfortunately, it can't support diagonal slices as it doesn't allow diagonal guides. As isometric tiles are essentially diamonds, this is a bit of pain.

    Does anyone know any program that is able to do this?
     
  2. jcottier

    jcottier New Member

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    Why don't you code your own little algo to do that for you? That's what I'll dot.

    JC
     
  3. Chris England

    Chris England New Member

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    Sadly I'm not a coder. Perhaps one of my coders might be able to do it, though it's not really their area of expertise. I'd prefer to use some software if it's at all possible.
     
  4. Chris England

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    On your advice I followed this up with my coder and he thinks it'd be pretty easy to do - thanks!
     

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