Paperdoll for eclipse
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contents

1.introduction
2.steps to follow
3.resource sites
4.editing paperdoll items
5.credits

1.introduction
Welcome, this is a tutorial for paperdoll made for eclipse.
What is paperdoll? you may ask, paperdoll is a feature in eclipse which you may use to give your characters a one and only look.
So how does it give my characters a one and only look?You make certain items with paperdoll ie.armor sheilds weapons which will apear on your character during in-game play.
Why should I use paperdoll?
You should use paperdoll, why? so not everyone looks the same in your game this will make your game look dull ie. 1000 people play your game,
all of them will look like another and it wont look nice at all.
Convinced?

2.steps to follow
Make sure you are using a paperdoll version of eclipse and that its up-to-date
if you suffer from any of these problems you are not using an up-to-date-version/ if you do not, your paperdoll function is working correctly and your eclipse version is up to date:
Items do not apear in inventory
Items do not apear in ground
after 5th paperdoll item it shows wrong item in inventory
after 5th paperdoll item it shows wrong item on ground
paperdolling where it shouldnt be
Paperdoll using wrong paperdoll animations or sprites.
Black outlining around items
shortage of paperdoll space
items.bmp cant put more than 100 or less paperdoll
Cant put much paperdolling items
Item doesnt show up on your character when you wear it
this is not all…

if you do suffer from these problems do the following:

0)make sure you have 4.50 paperdoll version
1)download the latest paperdoll version of eclipse. to do that you may click on this link
http://www.uploadtemple.com/view.php/1141866697.zip
2)up-date your version of eclipse with auto-updater if needed or if it does anything
3)get barons items.bmp template to do that you may click the link below:
http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/Items.rar
PLEASE NOTE: The newest version of Eclipse is Eclipse Evolution 2.7, which can be found at the main site: www.freemmorpgmaker.com
4)get some sprite or animations from any of your favourite resource sites as baron blurred out his items to avoid it being copied or used in other peoples games.

3.resource sites
www.charas-project.net for animations or sprites
www.vgmusic.com for music or sounds
www.animationfactory.com for animations
http://www.randomrpg.com/for npc ideas ie.npc: tar-a-ca-tor str:22 def:34 etc, for map ideas and also storylines.
www.freewebs.com to make your game websites with
[url=http://www.invisionfree.com to make your forums with
www.invisionfree.com to make your forums with [http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/spriteconverter.exe]http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/spriteconverter.exe]www.invisionfree.com to make your forums with](http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/spriteconverter.exe]http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/spriteconverter.exe]www.invisionfree.com to make your forums with
[url]http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/spriteconverter.exe[/url] for the sprite convertor.

if you have anymore post them and i will add them on.

[u]4.editing paperdoll items[/u]
You can use photo-shop,paint and plenty of other programs
to place the items in the right place in paint click on view/zoom/custom them make it 200% then click on view again then zoom then gridlines

[color]Note:[/color]that the background of the item should be your transparent color ie.black (default)

[u]5.credits[/u]
I would like to thank :
marsh for the engine
baron for the template and some info.
me diformex for making this 🙂
everyone else for making this a great experience!

) http://www.touchofdeathproductions.com/spriteconverter.exe for the sprite convertor.

if you have anymore post them and i will add them on.

4.editing paperdoll items
You can use photo-shop,paint and plenty of other programs
to place the items in the right place in paint click on view/zoom/custom them make it 200% then click on view again then zoom then gridlines

Note:that the background of the item should be your transparent color ie.black (default)

5.credits
I would like to thank :
marsh for the engine
baron for the template and some info.
me diformex for making this 🙂
everyone else for making this a great experience!

“Now that should answer all your paperdoll problems”