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New to Sprites - Need help!

on: June 10, 2013, 02:52:39 am
Hey everyone. Myself and a buddy are working on a game. Our first milestone will be a family of enemies, Slimes, and a Knight so you can run around slashing them up. The environment will be a sewer that's sort of a chromatic greenish color, so the slimes will pop out nicely. In order shown the slimes are:

Pups - Little guys that stick to the player and slow
Nups - Medium slimes that bite the player to attack
Gups - Large slimes that gobble the player whole!
Fups - Flat slimes that excret acidic ooze
Zups - Ranged slimes that cough up a projectile
Mups - Magical slimes that can split slimes into duplicates (not shown)





The environment extras, like pipes, grates and other stuff, are in the work. We're obviously going for a retro feel and I'm having some trouble knowing what amount of detail should go into the sprites. Some veteran input would be appreciated!

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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #1 on: June 10, 2013, 09:29:13 pm
Come on. I see 100+ views and no comments. Don't be shy now!

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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #2 on: June 10, 2013, 10:11:54 pm
I think it's a little weird/confusing for the gups to have their eyes on the bottom of their body.

Otherwise I think you've mostly have what you want.

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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #3 on: June 11, 2013, 03:12:40 am
Did some updates. Removed the lines on the outside and tried to add some other minor details.


Thoughts?

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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013, 11:23:34 am
Don't bump threads like you did, unless you got an update.
Also, that knight is obviously an edit of a Zelda enemy, don't do that either.

Read the RULES.
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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #5 on: June 11, 2013, 04:35:53 pm
I did have an update, hence why I bumped.

And it is from Zelda with modifications, as a placeholder. I should have mentioned that.

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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #6 on: June 11, 2013, 05:34:25 pm
I did have an update, hence why I bumped.

And it is from Zelda with modifications, as a placeholder. I should have mentioned that.

I think he's talking about the first one.

And yes, you probably should've mentioned that.

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Re: New to Sprites - Need help!

Reply #7 on: June 12, 2013, 10:25:53 am
hm... what about constructing a "mockup screenshot" with all these tiles and sprites?
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