Inspired by the sort of rotoscoped animations seen in Jordan Mechner's Prince of Persia, one game developer has built a custom tool, Paint of Persia, that developers can use to rotoscope their own pixel art animations.
It's a neat new tool designed explicitly for game developers, though Paint of Persia's simple premise (lay a customizable window with adjustable transparency, basic pixel art tools and an animation frame manager over your desktop) allows for a broad variety of uses.
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Download Paint of Persia here: https://dunin.itch.io/ptop
Related: See more tools made for the Toolbox Jam here: https://itch.io/jam/toolbox-jam/entries