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So i'm testing out a paper filter over my game, and when testing it in pictures i would use the overlay blend mode, but it's not in RPG Maker MV as far as i know. Does anyone know any plugins that add more blending modes for pictures?
 

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I requested help with this last year maybe. They said such a thing wasn't possible. Something to do with canvas or webgl I don't remember. But I hope there's a way. This will be really useful.
 

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I requested help with this last year maybe. They said such a thing wasn't possible. Something to do with canvas or webgl I don't remember. But I hope there's a way. This will be really useful.
Same honestly. Otherwise it will be basically impossible to do a nice looking paper overlay.
 

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It's definitely possible, and the functionality of different blend modes even exists in the RMMV engine (I know this is true because there are blending modes for animation frames), so maybe it wouldn't be a lot of work.

The overlay blend mode is a combination of screen and multiply, which are both supported, so I assume you could get an overlay blend somehow. I don't know anything about how the screen and multiply modes are implemented though, so I can't say how hard it would be.
 

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Any idea about exclusion blend mode? That's the one I need.
Edit: Oops this is sorta like thread hijacking. Sorry
 
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I don't know much about exclusion, but apparently it's similar to difference, which is not one of the ones supported in animations. That doesn't necessarily mean you can't use it, but it might be harder.
 

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It's definitely possible, and the functionality of different blend modes even exists in the RMMV engine (I know this is true because there are blending modes for animation frames), so maybe it wouldn't be a lot of work.

The overlay blend mode is a combination of screen and multiply, which are both supported, so I assume you could get an overlay blend somehow. I don't know anything about how the screen and multiply modes are implemented though, so I can't say how hard it would be.
Are there no plugins for that? Any plugin or tutorial that might add new blend modes? I tried putting the paper as two pictures, one as multiply and one as screen and it doesn't look the same as overlay...
 

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Yeah, it's not as simple as just combining screen and multiply - the overlay blend mode uses multiply where it's placed over dark pixels and screen where it's placed over light pixels.

Glancing through the source code suggests that the blend modes are implemented in PIXI, so RMMV probably just offers the ones that this version of PIXI supports. Whether it's easy to add new ones, I still have no idea; upgrading your PIXI might be an option too.
 

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Error: blend modes undefined
 

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Yeah, it's not as simple as just combining screen and multiply - the overlay blend mode uses multiply where it's placed over dark pixels and screen where it's placed over light pixels.

Glancing through the source code suggests that the blend modes are implemented in PIXI, so RMMV probably just offers the ones that this version of PIXI supports. Whether it's easy to add new ones, I still have no idea; upgrading your PIXI might be an option too.
How do i upgrade my PIXI?
 

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I think I saw a tutorial for it somewhere, either in the tutorials forum or in the learning javascript forum; but I'd check to see if an upgraded PIXI actually does add more blend modes before going through the trouble.
 

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