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Offline samboy

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[WIP] German Panzer Tank

on: December 10, 2007, 03:50:13 am
Well, today I found this forum, which is solely for pixelling, and I thought: "Awesome!"

So here we go...

I'm currently making a game called "Le Mal" (Which translates to 'The Evil', in French) which obviously requires sprites. So I started last night drawing up an outline for a Panzer IV tank:



I then shaded it using solid colors, without using any other methods (dithering etc):


~ Note: Sorry about the gradients on the barrel, I couldn't think of anything else to use. ~

Here's just a quick example of it in game.

Sorry about the nudists... :yell:

Credit
  • Tana, for the grassy stuff
  • Venetia, for the brick tile
  • Showkaizer, for the person template

The above are all members of RMXP.org. The rest of the resources are done by me.

Constructive criticism and comments, thanks. And also if you could suggest a way of shading/showing wear and tear to the vehicle.

Thanks,
                 Samboy.




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Re: [WIP] German Panzer Tank

Reply #1 on: December 10, 2007, 06:30:32 am
Well, the perspective of it looks weird.
Did you use a 3D model or a photo for reference? From the ground tiles, the game seems to be top-down, but the tank sprite isn't. Also, you might want to consider the scale of your guys in relation to the tank. The Panzer IV is definitely smaller than you're making it appear.

Size reference:
http://www.achtungpanzer.com/pz3.htm - You're close, but the soldier dolls are out of proportion to the tank and vice-versa.

I suggest you start with something less complicated first before you attempt to "pixel" something this big...

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Re: [WIP] German Panzer Tank

Reply #2 on: December 10, 2007, 08:03:02 am
I just used a photo. I'll try to fix the ground, as it is not actually meant to be "top down".

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Re: [WIP] German Panzer Tank

Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 02:30:00 pm
always post your references if you used them around here or otherwise awful karma happens.

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Re: [WIP] German Panzer Tank

Reply #4 on: December 10, 2007, 06:05:27 pm
Is this a trace?

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Re: [WIP] German Panzer Tank

Reply #5 on: December 15, 2007, 10:13:39 am
The nudists look like ripped from some kind of online rpg like ragnarok or trickster :S