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Neorice's new drakes!

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Great news (unless your name is turin :wink: )! The Drakes may not be dead!!!
I pmmed Neorice and he said if anyone will animate his drake base frames it would motivate him to make the rest of the drake base frames!
He says:
"...Tell ya what, if the ones I finished so far actually get animated like people claim they will; that'd motivate me to make the remaining base frames.''

In case you aren't quite aware of how awesome his drakes are I've attached some images, I'm sure if you pm him he'll show you the frames to work from!

Skilled animators can save this noble race from an eternity of out-dated graphics! The Drakes need you!
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I love them, i wish i was better at amimating so i can help. It will be nice for the drakes to catch up eventually.

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Yeah, until the mermen, nagas and drakes are upgraded, Wesnoth isn't really complete.
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/me considers adding this to the growing list of artwork he wil do when he has time.

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lol, I think Neorice wants the anims done some time soon, the first sprites were made nearly a year ago now...and the sooner the anims...the sooner we see his ultimate high level drakeys!
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A... Am I the only one who likes the current Drakes more than Neorce's? :?
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woodmouse wrote:A... Am I the only one who likes the current Drakes more than Neorce's?
You like the older ones more are you insane?! Only joking, why do you prefer them?
(I think neo made both)
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Well, they are just... Better, I think. I mean, I'm used to them, and changing something I love to something I don't love is like... Changing girlfriend... Or changing mother... Or changing father... :lol: You know what I mean? The Drakes are just so cool. At least Armageddon Drake. I mean, I like the new ones, but they look so... comic-ish, I think.
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They have been criticized for being cartoony, but I've always hated the old drake graphics , they are unchanged from pre 1.0 which is years ago (you won't find the old drakes in my era).
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A major issue with the old drakes is lack of team colour. Not to mention some bizarre colour choices and a general lack of unifying characteristics across the sprites. The new ones are shaping up MUCH better...
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the old glowy green weapons were a bad decision imo, too.

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I don't like the green weapons either, but if they would be gray they would be cool, I think.
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thespaceinvader wrote:A major issue with the old drakes is lack of team colour. Not to mention some bizarre colour choices and a general lack of unifying characteristics across the sprites. The new ones are shaping up MUCH better...
Ahh, some sane people at last...
The drakes were good back in the day, but Wesnoth has moved on now, and they look horribly out-dated compared to the current spriting standards.
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I know this is a bit off topic but... The Mage death sprites are REALLY outdated... And I seen in Graphic library, someone had made ones for the current Mages...

EDIT: It was Darker Dreams who made the new mage death.
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also, the old ones are also neo's...just putting that out there =P
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