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Pixel Perfect Collision Detection

Preview v1.0.1

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This script was based on an example by Mike Chambers: Using BitmapData.hitTest for Collision Detection.

Update – v1.0.1
Added dynamic clip highlighting on hit

Pixel Perfect Collision Detection

This is a great “pixel perfect bitmap collision detection with rotation” script by Grant Skinner. This is definitely better than hitTest for rotated irregularly shaped objects and bitmap images. Works great with transparent pngs as well.

Preview

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Download Fla Sample

Original Bitmap Collision detection class by Grant Skinner
http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/2005/10/source_code_sha.html

Update
AS3 version of this script is available here:
http://www.freeactionscript.com/2011/08/as3-pixel-perfect-collision-detection/

Realistic Bitmap Smoke Trailer

Here is a new Bitmap Realistic Smoke Effect.

This is an update to the previous smoke effect version that used movieclips instead of BitmapData. The bitmap version works much faster and smoother. Check out this post for BitmapData usage examples.

Preview

Download Fla Sample

Download Fla Sample

Using BitmapData – Center Bitmap Inside MovieClip

Here is a simple Flash BitmapData class example; How to attach bitmaps and center them inside their holder container movieclip.

Using bitmap images instead of vector shapes is a great way to increase performance in your flash games.

Preview

Download Fla Sample

Download Fla Sample