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Tools you use for making MUGEN characters.

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Make sure Fighter Factory isn't included unless you say you don't, its an obvious answer.
Tools I wish to hear about are those that are external and not really MUGEN focused, by the developer's intent.

Tools I use: 

- Sprites
  = Not yet skilled enough on sprite editing
- Sounds
  = Audacity
- Effects
  = VEGAS Pro 14.0
  = Adobe AfterEffects

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Sprites:

- Gimp, PaintShopPro, Blender (for 3d chars and stages)

Sounds:

- Cool Edit Pro 2, LMMS (for music)

Effects:

- Particle Illusion

Coding and mashing up things :

- Fighter Factory 3

- Mugen Character Maker (MCM... Fighter Factory isn't that obvious, imho. As many people keep using WinMUGEN or DosMUGEN... or they can even use Notepad for quick coding or other tools for compiling sff and other stuff)

- Cybaster's stage creator (yeah, lol, the one that makes a stage with one pic only, pretty nice stuff, used it many times especially for my parody projects or for stages which didn't need more than 1 layer)

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Sprites:

 

- GIMP for cleaning and tweaking sprites or making my own sprites for stuff like character portraits, icons and occasional graphical effects.

 

Coding:

 

- Notepad++ whenever I want to make simple tweaks or corrections and don't feel like loading up Fighter Factory 3 to do it. It's also convenient whenever I want to look at notes left in codes from characters made by Japanese authors.

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Sprites:

 

Susie Plugin:

   I Use it to Extract some sprites from games, and Save it in .BMP Format. (I Use it for The Queen of Heart '99 & Eternal Fighter ZERO.)

 

GIMP:

  To Clean some sprites from sheets, and Index them.

 

MS Paint:

 To edit some sprites.

 

Fighter Factory Ultimate:
 To add some sprites and animations for the character.

 

 

Coding:

 

Fighter Factory Ultimate:

  I Use it for .cns and .cmd coding Purposes.

 

Effects:


 I am not really good on this.

 

But at least here is one:

 

Susie Plugin:
 I Use it to Extract some effect sprites from games, and Save it in BMP Format. (I Also use it in The Queen of Heart '99 & Eternal Fighter ZERO.)

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Sprites:

- Paint.net (mostly) for making character sprites.

Sounds:

- Twistedwave (mostly) for editing character sounds.

- Audacity (rarely) for editing music(?)

Coding:

- Fighter Factory 3 (mostly) for most of scripting and adding character sprites to sff file

- Fighter Factory Studio for making base part of "throw" coding

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- Sprites

 - Alfred Spritesheet Unpacker for getting sprites from spritesheets

- Sounds

 - Audacity for adding and editing sounds

 - MP3gain for normalizing BGM

- Effects

 - i just steal them from other characters >:)

- Coding

 - Notepad++, if I want to compare updates or fix a minor thing

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Sprites

-Paint and Paint.net (What i mainly use for any sprite)

 

Sounds

-Audacity: Music, Sound effect editing

-Goldwave. Same as audacity

 

Coding

-Fighter Factory 3 and Debug (FF3: Mainly characters. FF3 Debug: Sometimes characters, Mostly stages, lifebars, and screenpacks)

-Notepad: .def files (Kinda)

 

 

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