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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #30 on: May 14, 2006, 07:11:48 pm
Yeah, my sprite could be much darker.  Here is a pallette swap (and an arm fix) with most of the colors taken from the dragon.  It's a lot darker than I had expected... I feel like he could be a little lighter than this.



Adarias, I think yours is very good, except for the face.  All the faces in DC are very very detailed.  Yours doesn't seem to suggest enough personality in the sprite.  I think that the amount of details in the faces of the sprites is a key element in Demon Crest's style.

Xion, same thing about the face.  I think you use too many bright colors though.  He seems too shiny.

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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #31 on: May 14, 2006, 08:11:55 pm
Thanks, Darien. Your sprite pwns.

Thanks for reminding me he used lances.

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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #32 on: May 14, 2006, 08:51:56 pm
yeah, i hear you on the black, i wanted to have another color but the way DC sprites are done (divided into specificly ramped segments) i just didnt have one to use.  i tihnk i might change the pallet though to give me another color to use there, since ive not even come close to 16 c
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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #33 on: May 14, 2006, 09:01:33 pm
"Go back from whence you came, foul beast, or I shall vanquish thee in a most gruesome of ways!"



Used the original palette, plus two orange tones. Probably a tad too bright on the DC background, but he's a White Knight, a knight of light, so that should make sense. Not really sure what the DC style is though, did it a bit less cartoony than the G&G one.

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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #34 on: May 14, 2006, 10:42:53 pm
i modified my arthur, using a different palette with some slight costume tweeks to maek better use of it (and to have it fit better0.  is that alright?



somehow i think this new one is worse than my first
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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #35 on: May 17, 2006, 12:05:52 am
Cooked up a few things while at work.

The standard Arthur sprite, as requested. However, the bosses tend to be a bit bigger and meaner. Therefore, I imagine Arthur suddenly gets possessed by some demon thing after the initial fight and then mutates into:

Demon Arthur! (Insert dramatic music).

Didn't really plan his looks, just made it up as I went along. Noticed he looks a bit like nightmare from Soul Calibur, but no matter. All the colours were taken from the Arthur and Demon sprite because I haven't figured out how to get pure 16 bit colour yet. (I've never needed to).

The DC style has a lot of pillowshading and a lot of contrasts, something I'm not a big fan of. I kept the contrasts, but I've purposely avoided pillowshading as long as it somewhat still resembles the style. Feel like I need to wash my hands or something...

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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #36 on: May 17, 2006, 12:12:20 am
Excellent work.

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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #37 on: May 17, 2006, 12:44:27 am
Wow snake, that's amazing.
And I am finally seeing that you were the one worth eating.

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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #38 on: May 17, 2006, 01:30:55 am
What's the point of doing it if the style doesn't match? That sprite looks nothing like Arthur either.

my my, aren't you a little toughy.
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Re: Commercial Critique Challenge: Demon's Crest

Reply #39 on: May 19, 2006, 03:52:41 pm
Lovely work, snake.