ex2D 1.2.1 Released, Video Introduction About Features And Changes

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ex2D 1.2.1 has been released! Now you can let sprite inherit the parent sprite’s scale by setting up Normalize Sprite Scales. This will give the sprite scale the same behavior as Unity’s native transform scale. So you can scale a bunch of child sprites together if you control the parent scale. Another cool feature we…

More Character Sketch For Our Next Game

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We are still prototyping our next game. (code name: Magic Girl Adventure no I’m kidding, we will never use such a long code name) It has been going really well and we already had tons of fun playing it. A closed alpha test will happen soon. We will not do open tester recruitment anymore since…

ex2D Wiki With Complete Documentation!

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Karas once told me how popular a tool can become largely depends on how well it’s documented. I agree with him totally. I usually read documentation carefully before purchase any software. Sometimes the fancy feature list on the product page lies, but documentation never lies. If something is written in documentation, you know for sure…

ex2D 1.2.0 Released, SpriteBorder For Creating Easy GUI Panel

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Sorry for the late update, ex2D 1.2.0 was released yesterday but we’re too busy with preparing stuff for IGF China. Anyways here we are, in 1.2.0 we have added the GUIBorder Editor and SpriteBorder component. This mini toolset  allow you to create an GUI panel asset that can be freely scaled to any size you…

Super Sheep Tap Is Nominated As Finalist Of IGF China 2011!

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We have some exciting news this week. We submitted Super Sheep Tap into the competition of Indiependent Games Festival China 2011 earlier in August. And IGF China just announced the finalists for main competition and student competition yesterday. Super Sheep Tap is in there! Super Sheep Tap will compete with other excellent titles such as One Tap…

Video Tutorial: Make A Button Cooldown Effect With ex2D And DepthMask In Unity

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This tutorial is inspired by a user question in ex2D Unity Community thread: http://forum.unity3d.com/threads/101811-ex2D-the-best-2D-sprite-solution-for-Unity-RELEASED/page11 The effect we are aiming for: To get this effect, we need two sprite and animated objects with “Depth Mask” shader to mask one of the sprite dynamically. First you need to get the “Depth Mask” shader from pixelplacement’s blog: http://pixelplacement.com/2011/02/15/masking-in-unity/…

ex2D 1.1.3, TileMap Editor And Gui Border Component Preview!

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Another ex2D version released! Our programmer Karas is on fire xD As usual follow this link for more information and more links! Changes in v 1.1.3  New Features Add exCollisionHelper Component Changes Add useBuildColor property in exAtlasInfo Add Anchor(StartFrom) property in exScreenPosition (github issue) Auto Resize Box-Collider will fixed the thick of the box to…

ex2D 1.1.2 Released! Github Portal Opening!

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Since the release of ex2D 1.1.1, we started using assemble file (dll) for distribution. This will help us dealing with updates in the future much easier. We can release new features and adjust existing code freely without trouble of file structure changes. (If you haven’t upgrade your ex2D from versions lower than 1.1.0. Please read…

7 Reasons ex2D Excels In 2D Game Development For Unity

Unity is a 3D engine, but since long time ago people are trying to make 2D games with it. There have been some well established tool out there in the business. Why are we making ex2D when there are other tools available? And why we think ex2D excels as a 2D sprite solution for Unity?…

Dev Blog New Layout! (And Status Update…)

aBit Games Dev Blog is back! And say goodbye to our beautiful old theme It still looks beautiful but it turned out to be too heavy for a dev blog. Me and Karas had a discussion about it earlier today and we agreed that when you start a new blog from scratch it’s really difficult…

ex2D Is Now Available On Unity AssetStore!

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ex2D, our almighty 2D sprite tool set for Unity, is finally released on Unity AssetStore! Please open your Unity, hit CMD+9 and grab a copy for your Unity mobile game! The price is $25. Yes that’s right. I don’t see any other great Unity extension with this type of price tag. So this is definitely…

Concept Art for Upcoming Project

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Click the image to see large picture! Concept art done by our talented artist Summercards! If you like it please follow us on http://abitgames.deviantart.com/ What type of game it will be? Tell us what you think! DD