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Re: [pygame] Pygame.sprite ignores transparency?
The problem is that Pygame.sprite ignores transparency in my sprite images.
I have a PNG image of a simple red ball with anti-aliased edges, drawn
in photoshop. If I render this image with an ordinary surface.blit
everything looks fine. The edges are anti-aliased and nice.
However, when I try to use pygame.sprite to draw this same image, it
gets drawn without any transparency. I use RenderUpdates.draw for the
Welcome, always good to help new users along.
The pygame sprite classes do nothing with images really. You just assign
them as attributes to the Sprite instances, and they get blitted as is.
I am guessing something is happening at load time. The main two
questions are what image format are you using, and what type of
transparency are you wanting: color key or alpha transparency?
If you have the right format, you should be able to just load the images
and use them as is. That isn't always the most optimal, but it should