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Offline namida

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Re: Underwater tileset V1.0
« Reply #15 on: January 26, 2017, 03:19:04 pm »
The top water is purely aesthetic. You don't need to put it in, but it does allow you to make a course partially above-water and underwater.

One issue I could see with such designs is that in usual circumstances, water is fatal to lemmings (except swimmers). A tileset where this is not the case somewhat subverts expectations. On the other hand, a setup where the entire level clearly takes place underwater, perhaps with a "top of the water" decoration - preferably one that cannot be reached - would cause less confusion.

For similar reasons, use of the Swimmer skill in this tileset should be avoided. Gliders are probably not ideal either, given how the underwater effect functions on a technical level. (Floaters can still be useful even in the case of splatproofing like this - although it uses updrafts in a regular sense rather than applied to the whole level, there is at least one level in my packs where a floater is used in a survivable-by-updraft fall in order to set up the timing).
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Re: Underwater tileset V1.1
« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2017, 12:55:43 pm »
Version 1.1 is out! Several important changes were made.

1. Much more terrain was added, including steel, steel pipes, and sunken ship pieces. They were all given names in preparation for the new graphic set implementation.
2. The background color is now pure black, and the updrafts are blue instead of invisible, ensuring that if people don't use the updraft, players will know immediately and not be taken off guard. This change will make these levels consistent.
3. Because of the now black background, the black background object has been dummied out and replaced with a single invisible pixel.
4. Unfortunately, because the updrafts are no longer invisible, and moving backgrounds on top of the updrafts are invisible until this can be changed (hopefully)
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Re: [New formats] Underwater Tileset
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2018, 07:08:24 pm »
I made a MASSIVE update to this tileset for the new formats, including over 200 pieces of new terrain, removal of unnecessary objects, and custom lemming sprites. It should be included in the next release of NeoLemmix.
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