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tommy2teeth
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Projectiles Offset Position

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I'm trying to add the {MISSILE_FRAME_FIRE_BREATH N_OFFSET_POSITION S_OFFSET_POSITION N_DIAGONAL_OFFSET_POSITION S_DIAGONAL_OFFSET_POSITION} macro to the demondog unit in the ME Era on the Infernai team. When I put everything at 0,0 it does not look like it comes out of the units mouth at all. I would also like to fix the dragon unit in EE Monster team, it has the same problem. How do you go about figuring out where to place the offset position?
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Re: Projectiles Offset Position

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The offset positions are the distance (in pixels) from the center of the hex. You could try layering the fire breath sprite over the demondog sprite in a program like Gimp and seeing how far you need to move it for it to look good. Alternatively, you could try out values in-game, and tweak them until they look good. There's no real 'easy' way to do it without it being a chore as far as I know.
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Re: Projectiles Offset Position

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Thank you for the help but I'm still not having any success. Am I right to assume on a 72x72 image (normal wesnoth sized image) the center is 36x36? And any image left of 36X36 along the x axis should be a negative number? And any image below 36,36 along the y axis is a negative number also? Also should I flip the image horizontally to figure out the S OFFSET POSITION. Hope I made sense here because I do not know what I am doing.
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