[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Animation

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From: Martin Fitzgibbons <d8171hn1@...>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 1999 10:23:37 +1100

Chris Stasny wrote:

> >  >I need some clarification
> >
> >>What is the advantage of storing graphics as color icons as opposed to
> >  >PICT resources for animation?
>
> Color icons are actually a poor way to handle graphics. They can't be
> used in offscreen grafports. Pictures can.
>

What about if it is to animate a small character for a platform game which
only has
3 cells to the animation. Is it more code or complicated to use offscreen
grafports.

I notice most of the foxchange games use cicons.

Martin