External Editors for Doodads#
Doodad sprites can be drawn using any image editor and saved as .png files (with transparency). You can then create a doodad file from your series of PNG images.
Most of the built-in doodads that ship with the game were created in this way.
Create a Doodad from Images#
Save each frame of your doodad as a separate PNG image and then use the
command-line tool to convert them to a
# Usage: doodad convert [options] <inputs.png> <output.doodad> # Example: doodad convert door-closed.png door-open.png door.doodad
modify its tags, and other things. See
There are some fully working example doodads you can check out at https://code.sketchymaze.com/declassified/doodads.