Hot Particles - particle editor

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Hot Particles - particle editor

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Hot Particles is a new particle editor for LÖVE. I tried making it one snap spicier than the existing particle editors I've seen around the forums.

Main features:
  • Layer multiple particle systems
  • Pixel art mode
  • Animation editor
  • Save/load projects and textures in any folder
  • Export Lua or any custom format, to files or clipboard
  • Lots of sliders!
Other features:
  • Undo/redo
  • Automatic buffer size calculation
  • "Kick-start" continuous particle systems
  • Fast-forward/slowdown time
  • Shader functionality
  • Recent files list
  • File browser
  • Copy/paste
  • Custom background images
Download .exe, .app or .love from GitHub Image
See example projects

See the README that comes with the program for more information.

Screenshots:
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Notes:
If there are any issues, please report them in this thread or on GitHub. I'm open to feature suggestions too.
Last edited by ReFreezed on Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:44 am, edited 11 times in total.
Tools: Hot Particles, LuaPreprocess, (more) Games: Momento Temporis: Light from the Deep, Energize!
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Re: Hot Particles - particle editor

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Can't open the exe on W10. (the w64 version)

When lauching as an unzipped folder I got this error :^)
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When running the universal version with love11.3 I got the same error.
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@4vZEROv
Hmm, there seem to be a problem with how I'm reading and writing to folders outside LÖVE (using PhysFS). It works for me on Windows 7. Can you try putting the program in the normal Programs folder?
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Doesn't work either
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@4vZEROv
Ah, I figured it out. I tried to access a folder before it got created. Doh! Fixed version will be up shortly.
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Yay it works !
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Awesome tool! It works perfectly fine on Linux
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Re: Hot Particles - particle editor

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Very nice work. Works great here. (Love 11.3, Fedora 32.)

I'm happy to take this to PM if you think it's a distraction here... but what is up with the source? It's not quite lua, and googling gloa in various combinations with lua is not enlightening me yet.
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hoistbypetard wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:11 am Very nice work. Works great here. (Love 11.3, Fedora 32.)

I'm happy to take this to PM if you think it's a distraction here... but what is up with the source? It's not quite lua, and googling gloa in various combinations with lua is not enlightening me yet.
You can find Gloa here https://github.com/ReFreezed/Gloa
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Ah, good that it works on Linux. :)

@hoistbypetard
Yeah, the program is the first "real" program written in Gloa which is my own language.
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