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Offline Julito98

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GBC style artwork to an Shoot-em-UP game

on: September 23, 2015, 11:41:13 pm
Before anything thanks for take your time to read.Hi users!  ;D, recently i start to make an artwork for an shooter game that i am working with a friend, so i want  to make it look like an original GBC game, here are my first sprites,



http://imgur.com/mBqJfHw
« Last Edit: September 24, 2015, 12:07:48 am by PixelPiledriver »

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Re: GBC style artwork to an Shoot-em-UP game

Reply #1 on: September 24, 2015, 11:19:07 pm
Hey, looks like a fun project! I'd recommend pushing more of a shaded look to your aircraft. Maybe check out  Gradius or R-Type for examples of shaded ships. For your big bomber aircraft and smaller aircraft, I'd like to see more shades of color too. I think the GBC, like the NES, allows for sprites to be made up of 4 colors. Your small ships only have 2.

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Re: GBC style artwork to an Shoot-em-UP game

Reply #2 on: September 25, 2015, 07:56:30 am
Your small ships only have 2.
I count 4 colors on every one of his ships except the pink one? I do agree he could better utilize those colors.

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Re: GBC style artwork to an Shoot-em-UP game

Reply #3 on: September 25, 2015, 08:19:15 am
Does the black or the presumed alpha on the ships count as a color? My mistake. I don't really know how the limitations/color palettes of the GBC works. The blue ship for example, I see blue, light gray and dark gray. Does the black/alpha surrounding the ship count as a color? I guess naturally it would. Derp.

Anyway, check out this original gameboy game of a very pretty overhead shooter.

http://www.racketboy.com/images/Chikyuu-Kaihou-Gun-ZAS.gif

Maybe you could add details (metal plates, rivets, exhaust ports, etc), dithering, lighting, etc to your ships.

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Re: GBC style artwork to an Shoot-em-UP game

Reply #4 on: September 28, 2015, 02:19:09 am
::) yes the black color is part of the ships too, btw i will try to add more detail , pretty grateful of both comments!.