Life Gauge Piece

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Life gauge piece is a subscreen element used to make customized health meters. Unlike the pre-built life meter, this allows for custom sizes and positions.


Setup

Element properties

Subscreen hearts properties.PNG

Items of importance:

  • Not Last tile: The normal heart container tile
  • Last tile: The tile shown for the last heart container
  • Cap tile: The last owned container if not all containers are collected
  • After cap tile: Containers not yet collected
  • Mod checkbox: Must be set for Not Last and Last
  • Frames, Speed, and Delay: Used for animation
  • Show: The level of precision to display (from quarter hearts to 1/16th hearts0
  • Container: The number of the heart container shown here (from 1 to 24)
  • Unique last: Whether or not to use the Last tile

Tile setup

Subscreen hearts tiles.PNG

The tiles shown here are the only ones needed to correctly display quarter hearts. If you want to add more tiles for greater precision, you can add the needed minitiles over the corresponding numbers of hitpoints (1 heart = 16 hitpoints).