[SDL] Re: SLD and special effects

Zolthar kofianan at poczta.onet.pl
Fri Nov 21 22:27:15 PST 2003

Uzytkownik "Bill Kendrick" <nbs at sonic.net> napisal w wiadomosci
news:20031117112609.A14881 at sonic.net...
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 05:55:12PM +0100, Zolthar wrote:
> > Does anybody know how to create special effects like lightning or smoke
> > using SDL ?
> > I want do this but I don't know how.
> It's really not an SDL-specific question.
> I've done a few 'special effects' using SDL.  In one app, I used
> PNGs (with alpha, of course) of little blurry balls, and made them into
> a fireworks-like effect.
> In Tux Paint, there are 'effect brushes' you can use (under the "Magic"
> like "Chalk-drawing" and "Blur".
> You just code it. :^)  SDL doesn't really have much to do with it.

Yeah but I think that using images is not good idea because this solution
takes ram and if you have much effects this takes much ram.
If we could generate effects it would be great.


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