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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 15
06-22-2010, 01:10 PM
Originally Posted by Ayenn
Yep. You just spent $1.50 for a sprite. Ive had that thing ant the tribble from the get-go. It should do SOMETHNG but it dies not. The tribble and the targ should be usable by all factions.
What is this obsession with misidentifying polygons as pixels and 3d models as sprites? Like people go "it's just pixels". Sure when it's finished being rendered, but the data is largely represented as rasterized vectors, which is only pixels once it's displayed. But sprite? this one actually prompts me to respond. Sprites start and end as pixels. Sprites are 2D bitmaps with a transparency layer.

This is a sprite:
This is a 3d model:

If you can't tell the difference, then please, kindly step away from the computer and go play a 1980s game console.