tl;dr add silence to your sound files if they're too short.
I am not an artist, so when I set out to make a game I needed to find other ways of making it look good. One of the things I did for my game Platform Pixels was add a lantern lighting effect. Here's what it looks like (zoomed out for greater effect).
When I started working on my first game Platform Pixels about a year ago, I had no idea how much work it would be. Since starting the project I have learnt how to make a game, create music, design graphics, edit video, and a bunch of other useful stuff!
Android Beta: Visit Beta Linkbr iOS Beta: DM your email to @PlatformPixels
Over the past few months I've been working on a 2D platformer game called Platform Pixels as a side project. A large part of making a game like this is designing and creating levels. I started off doing this by hand, but quickly realized that it was taking more time than I wanted.
Beta 3 Access: join the Android Beta and follow @PlatformPixels for updates
Beta 2 Access: join the Android Beta and follow @PlatformPixels for updates
Beta 1 Access: join the Android Beta and follow @PlatformPixels for updates