Chapter 4. Gathering Resources

In this chapter we are going to gather and prepare the resources for Canyon Bunny to spice up the visual appearance of the game. We will do this using a collection of image files that have been created beforehand. You will learn how to replace the Android default launcher icon that comes with every new Android project. Additionally, you will be introduced to the technique of texture atlases and also learn how to create and use them in conjunction with Libgdx.

You will learn why it is important to keep track of your assets at runtime and how to make it an almost hassle-free task by delegating most of it to Libgdx. Hassle-free means that you will not have to worry about keeping track when unloading or reloading your ...

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