oh an the most important thing.. the name and logo are based of those anime brand mimics

experimenting with the idea of the items/sprites of bitsy being split into an extra layer of tiles in the third color (with the item/sprite behaviour defined seperately in the events tab later)


a little bit of writing about bipsi here https://kool.tools/blog/makers-study.html (in addition to previous posts about my flickgame study, flickguy, etc) #toolmaking

getting annoyed with options for scripting.. falling back to just doing the same thing i did last time https://kool.tools/blog/makers-study.html

what the post doesn't tell you is that i immediately came up with an idea i might like better and now i'm stuck trying to design a ui again

mocking up the new idea for event editing.. i will explain later


demo absent the type-specific editors for exits/dialogue/etc that i'll add soon #toolmaking

the final part of this section: you can set location values (if you squint.. i will improve this later) #toolmaking

last major piece of the puzzle: dialogue (copy paste from flicksy2) #toolmaking

title / ending

that's the proof of concept done now i gotta fix exporting and clean up 1000 little issues and behind the scenes cheats

first demo export, it's now a matter of fixing all a thousand tiny things: https://kool.tools/bipsi/bipsi-demo-1.html

still fixing a thousand tiny things, though the most annoying ones are almost done now

mockup of dialogue preview (making this possible is half the reason i got stuck trying to work out scripting design for ages)

mosting doing more on bipsi behind the scenes, but here's an improvement to the dialogue preview: initial preview and clicking through shows the text animating into visibility as normal, but when typing in changes the animation is skipped to avoid flickering and let you see easily how its getting laid out #toolmaking

switched from the fixed tileset to a reorderable list of tiles you add/delete, and made the animate/static toggle actually work


@candle this has been really fun to follow btw

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