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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 5/9/09, Goblin Warlord

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What parts have I pillowshaded on my evil faction ones ?

Here's a beastman spearwielder.

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I know the spear is a bit bent but it makes him look more primitive.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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No, the bent spear did a great job of impressing on me that the spear was actually made of a bow without a string. :P Aside from that, you're improving very quickly, but the guy's arm without the bowspear seems a bit crumpled.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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Ok, I fixed the spear. I also made an upgrade.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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First one, good. Second one, not so good. By covering up his muscles you've lost a lot of "professionality" in the sprite, making it look a bit cluttered and more noobish. Don't think of the armor piece thingies as flat, they have to conform to the guy's body.

Also, if he's holding a hatchet, I can't really tell if it is a hatchet.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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I'll redo him without the necklace (but I'll keep the leather harness), a better helm, new horns, and a better axe.

I made an archer, I'll probably redo his horns though.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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raise the leftmost dark eye pixel, i cant help the impression he's cute-smiling right now ^_^
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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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I've added another black pixel there instead. Will post the fixed version when I have a new unit to show.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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Just wondering..do you have any specific plan or purpose for this spritemaking?
..just wondering if i could trick you into cat people ;)
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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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I could have a go if you want, later on.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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In an attempt to get an oriental faction made, I went on a graphics library raid and made some edits. Here are the results (unfinished). The Peasant Swordsman, Lesser Oni, Samurai Warrior, Sky Drake, and Unbound Oni are all unedited.

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If anyone wants to use them as a base for ideas/edits for an Asian faction, go ahead.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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the samurai are great! but the breastplates need some work, especially on the warrior, not sure if that's a belt but it's going up too high and covering the plate. I propose looking over the net at how samurai armor looks like irl too
the recolor on the big demon hurts it a lot comparing to the original im afraid :(
did the original raid loot have shields? i don't recall a shield on any samurai image so far, it doesn't fit their fighting style :P
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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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They didn't have shields, but I think they look cooler with them and as this a fantasy game, I reckon it could pass.

I know the daemon looks a bit off, but I don't think it looks that bad.

I will try and fix the samurai armour though.

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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Aura wrote:They didn't have shields, but I think they look cooler with them and as this a fantasy game, I reckon it could pass.

I know the daemon looks a bit off, but I don't think it looks that bad.

I will try and fix the samurai armour though.
Going to a spear and shield in the final upgrade doesn't make much sense, its inconsistent to the unit tree and inconsistent with Samurai lore.

I'd just try to make a fancier level 2 instead of changing the weapon, unless you have a really compelling reason

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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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Lesser Oni looks like an L0 unit but Unbound Oni looks like L3
Oni looks like an L1 or L2 unit but Greater Oni looks like an L4
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Re: Aura's Sprite Realm - New 7/9/09, Beastman

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I see what you mean about the Oni, but I'm going to leave them for now to work on these, pirates.

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They are edits from stuff found in the library, I hope to add some more later. Comments on these ?

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