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Jul 13, 2018, 01:11 PM
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Scriptable custom textured background

Well, the title says it all. Just ignore it if I'm asking something that can't be done or not worth the effort.
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It would be useful if you expand a bit on what 'scripted' means in this context. If you mean a fully customizable texture distortion effect, a la shaders, that would probably require some major changes to the rendering pipeline, and is therefore a lot of work. But if you want to change a relatively limited set of parameters (like speed and fade colours are parameters you can tweak now), that could be easier to implement. In that case it would help if you described the kind of parameter you'd like to change, though.
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What I meant was the former one you described: being able to script what shape the textured background takes. No special effects like blur, glowing and the like, though.
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How do you imagine the API for that? What new classes or functions would you want to be added? Can you post a snippet of code showing sample use and its intended effect?
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Unfortunately I can't give answers to your questions, because I'm not familiar with any of this stuff. It was just an idea, it's your decision whether you implement it and how you do it. Please don't take it as a demand.
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The point of the questions is trying to figure out what your idea is.
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