Hexagon tile picking and coordinate conversion

Hexagon tile picking and coordinate conversion Hexagon tile picking and coordinate conversion (from points/tiles to tiles/points) is now implemented for all hex tile map variations. Check the demo video. The small dots you see are…

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Tilemap Inner Boundaries for Hex & Iso Tilemaps

Tilemap Inner Boundaries Pretty much boring math is what the past few days entailed. Getting the bounds right proved difficult for hex maps, and lead to some subtle bugs in rendering and positioning the hex…

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TMX Tilemap boundaries … inner and outer

TMX Tilemap boundaries … inner and outer I completed calculating tilemap boundaries for hexagonal and isometric maps. There’s actually two boundaries: the outer and the “inner” bounds, the latter considers any “half-empty tiles” at the borders, thus…

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Sprite Kit Texture Size Incorrect for Inkscape Images

Sprite Kit Texture Size Incorrect for Inkscape Images It appears Sprite Kit reports texture size incorrectly for PNG images created with Inkscape. Yesterday I posted the first screenshot of the Sprite Kit renderer with a tile…

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Say “Hello” to the Sprite Kit Tilemap Renderer …

Sprite Kit Tilemap Renderer, early version … … with bugs. Though surprisingly it does draw tiles in its very first version. I certainly expected the Sprite Kit tilemap renderer to put up more of a fight….

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TilemapKit Class Reference now online

The TilemapKit Class Reference is now online TilemapKit Class Reference URL: http://tilemapkit.com/class-reference/index.html For kicks, I’ve added a screenshot of the isometric tilemap demo scene. Next Up Next on my todo list is to create a two-engine project…

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