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Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby Enthalpy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:41 am

Development News
Fade Support!


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I'm pleased to announce that the recent AAO update has added a very high-demand feature to AAO. Fades! If you want to see their full capabilities in action, you can play a demonstration trial that ThePasch and I have created, and if you want to see how we accomplished it in-editor so you can do the same tricks, poke at the trial data yourself!


New features:
  • AAO now supports fading in and out of the entire screen, the background, background and character, and everything but the text box. Both the fade color and the fade duration are completely customizable. (ThePasch)

Bugfixes:
  • Changed the implementation of the text blip change from the previous update to better support non-English characters. (ThePaSch)

Be sure to thank ThePasch for these updates, and put them to good use while many of us are stuck home! I personally have a case I need to finish writing, but afterwards, I can assure you there's going to be another new AAO feature in the works... Stay tuned!
[D]isordered speech is not so much injury to the lips that give it forth, as to the disproportion and incoherence of things in themselves, so negligently expressed. ~ Ben Jonson

Current AAO Development Priority: Issue #94: Grayscale Mode
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby Jofe » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:50 am

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I am happier than when my child was born. I don't have children but it's the feeling that counts.
I can't wait to use this. Finally, we haven't need to make thousands gifs to make fades. Honestly, it's really motivating. And I'm looking forward to the new feature (if it's the one I'm thinking of).
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby KratoX » Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:52 am

Amazing ♥
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby Urozuno » Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:48 am

Yes! Goodbye black-screen sprites!
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby Tiagofvarela » Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:10 pm

Oh, I missed this until today.
Woo-hoo!
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby Gosicrystal » Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:37 pm

Yessss! The miracle did happen! Thank you so much to ThePasch and Enthalpy and the devs in general! This is an amazing feature that, while simple, can make a great difference in the presentation. I wish this was available when I made my case.

I almost want to go back to the editor and implement all the fades.
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby Enthalpy » Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:39 pm

Thanks, and go right ahead! ThePasch put in the fades to be used, after all.
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby melelisun » Mon May 11, 2020 11:05 pm

THANK YOU SO MUCH, YOU GUYS ARE LIFESAVERS
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Re: Development News: Fade Support! 

Postby RiverCastle » Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:10 pm

Well, I just started a case of my own and I honestly can't imagine doing it without fades, since it's almost a necessary feature for introducing witnesses, ending testimonies, moments of truth, etc. Glad I seem to have joined in at just the right time.
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