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Scratch 2.0 Game Development HOTSHOT by Sergio van Pul, Jessica Chiang

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Building the robot wireframe

In this section, we will explore various cool and new features in the costume editor. We will create costumes in the Vector Mode. Vector graphics look much smoother in games, especially in the full-screen mode. Moreover, vector graphics can be reshaped easily. The Vector Mode is very flexible and is my preferred mode of creating costumes.

You may wonder why vector graphics appear smoother than bitmap graphics. It's because in vector, the edges of lines and objects become more transparent gradually, fading into the background or layer behind. This effect is called antialiasing.

Prepare for lift off

We are going to create a robot costume for our player. The first thing I usually do when creating a detailed costume is start ...

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