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by chickendude
Wed Jun 10, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: DS/DSi Development
Topic: Sharing a palette among sprites in different files
Replies: 0
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Sharing a palette among sprites in different files

I've got a palette for my main character, but now i'd like to add some other sprites, things like enemies, NPCs, etc. However i'm not sure how to use the shared palette option in grit. I've seen the -pS option but i'm not quite sure how to use it. I've currently got a grit file for every set of spri...
by chickendude
Fri May 29, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: DS/DSi Development
Topic: Confusion about VRAM banks, backgrounds, and map bases
Replies: 2
Views: 6498

Re: Confusion about VRAM banks, backgrounds, and map bases

Ok, after a lot of confusion i think i finally figured out what the problem was, and it was the last place i expected it to be: the palette! I assumed that grit took the first color it came across and added that as the transparent color, but it was adding black as the transparent color. So my text w...
by chickendude
Thu May 28, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: DS/DSi Development
Topic: Confusion about VRAM banks, backgrounds, and map bases
Replies: 2
Views: 6498

Confusion about VRAM banks, backgrounds, and map bases

I''m a bit confused as to how these all work together on the DS. The VRAM banks appear to be locations which can get mapped into certain areas of memory, for example VRAM A can be mapped to 4 locations at 128kb intervals, and this is where you store your tiles, sprites, tilemaps, and other data. The...