OttoRobba

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I was fiddling with the Tiled plugin, trying to get it to work with object layers. I've managed to get the plugin not to crash with non-data layers and it properly finds the name of the object, along with its properties.

My question is, how can I create an entity from it?

 

For example: I created a class called "Troll" in my game. I created an object named "Troll" in Tiled.

My naïve approach was calling

new game[layer.objects[num].name]()

but that, clearly, didn't work. I've attached a sample project. The code that handles object initialization starts at line 84.

test-tiles.zip

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Hi!

 

It seems that Troll class gets created, but you are adding it's sprite to stage, and after that you are adding your tilemap into stage.

This way Troll gets below your tilemap, so that's why you don't see it.

 

One way would be to make containers for your map and trolls etc.

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