thanks Vectorman, I'll put the images into the game now and see how they come out
Thanks for the code tip, I'll give it a try, I reckon I could make a nice animation with just what you've told me if I can just figure this program out, Maya is so complicated and hard to use when you are new to it!
so much depth, it's great
The word "sprite" could have other meanings (I'd say probably does) but when refering to 2D games it's just a "moving bitmap", pretty much
Downloading the PSD zip now