April 2, 2011
Sprite sheets are very important in game development (and they can also be very useful in web development). With the right tool creating them is a no-brainer.
My good friend @dennisosimon wrote an easy-to-use generator in Java (full source is available at gitHub). I used it to generate all the sprite sheets for my current game Captain Backwater. Here is a screenshot of the tool:
It’s easy to use, supports drag and drop and various alignments. I love it! And here’s how a generated sprite sheet looks like:
Captain Backwater speaking to the player (graphics by @Emme73)