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Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by Devotation » August 9th, 2019, 2:15 pm

Hello there

Due to my long inactivity, I opened a new thread.

These are my units for my two addons:

Arrows indicate an alternate advancement option.
Crosses indicate still missing artwork.

Army of the Night:
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Unit Descriptions:
Soul's Order:
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Unit Descriptions:

Feedback, as always, highly appreciated.
Also if someone wants my display template you can download it.
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by EarthCake » August 9th, 2019, 2:36 pm

They look great! Some small things:

Army of the Night: Unit in E6 seems to small for level 2. Also arms are too short, it feels unnaturally.
B6 is quite unreadable.

Soul's Order: Unit in D1 looks pretty bad compared to other very good units in that advancement tree (but it is just my opinion).
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by Devotation » August 9th, 2019, 3:26 pm

Thank you for your feedback:
I reworked B6 a bit. (I updated the picture)

Could you say more precisely what makes D1 bad? Are it the sparkly things?
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by EarthCake » August 9th, 2019, 3:39 pm

B6 is better now.

D1 has shorter hands than B1 (or it is just perspective?), and whole robe looks pretty bad compared to previous levels. I suppose that sparkly things make it even worse.

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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by Devotation » August 9th, 2019, 4:56 pm

Now I have reworked E6 to have a longer arm, and to be taller.

I also removed the sparkles from D1. I'm not sure about the robe yet.

Unit names are now available.
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by Devotation » August 10th, 2019, 12:44 pm

I added C5 in Army of the Night. The Noctum Warden.
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Also I found some units that didn't work out:
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by EarthCake » August 10th, 2019, 4:17 pm

C5: The sword is missing some parts.
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by Devotation » August 10th, 2019, 5:11 pm

Noted. C5's Sword is now corrected.
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EarthCake, I'd like you to review the critique guidelines. I have the impression that you only point out negative things. Other people may get offended by that attitude. -> viewtopic.php?t=19319

Otherwise, thank you for your tips.
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by ghype » August 12th, 2019, 11:00 pm

none of your franken are bad. most of them are actually pretty good.
but i saw what you did there
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Re: Era Artworks (Army of the Night & Soul's Order)

Post by Tom_Of_Wesnoth » August 20th, 2019, 7:58 pm

The Soul's Order sprites are really good, and show a lot of creativity in coming up with unique unit aesthetics. The Army of the Night sprites are more simplistic, mostly being Loyalist frankenstein & recolours, but you've executed that concept well.

If you're planning on using these units in game, however, consider the colours you've used - a lot of blue, across both factions, means that these units are going to look to be on 'Blue Team' at a glance. Some of them have no Team Colour at all - VI A in the Army of the Night, IV A, V A, V B, V C, I G, III G in the Soul's Order. Of course, if you're not going to use them in-game, this doesn't matter so much.
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