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Re: Monsters!

Post by doofus-01 » December 15th, 2017, 4:08 am

doofus-01 wrote:I'm trying to get animations for the scorpion (#2266),
I merged the scorpion PR. No one had objections, so onward we march.
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Re: Monsters!

Post by doofus-01 » May 27th, 2018, 3:20 am

So, there are some giant ants in UtBS. They have some very old sprites and no portrait. The spider portrait looks like a filtered photo, I hope to avoid that here. If this works, I'll go on to the sprite once the portrait is finished.
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Re: Monsters!

Post by zookeeper » May 27th, 2018, 8:48 am

Aww, the ant's looking cute good. And yes, the spider is a filtered photo. :whistle:

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Re: Monsters!

Post by doofus-01 » May 27th, 2018, 11:36 pm

Thanks. Ants do look kind of cute, until they swarm or bite.
This is how the sprite is looking. I'll put it all in a PR later.
EDIT: #3190
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Re: Monsters!

Post by beetlenaut » May 28th, 2018, 3:24 am

If this is still a WIP, I think it could use a darker/clearer separation between its pincers and its head. Other than that, it's a clear improvement.
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Re: Monsters!

Post by Vyncyn » May 28th, 2018, 6:07 am

Looks very good, but the antenna bothers me. In the portrait it is clearly bellow the eyes, but in the sprite it seems to be on top of the head.

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Re: Monsters!

Post by doofus-01 » June 3rd, 2018, 4:11 am

Sorry for not replying, I did try to take your critiques into account.
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May 28th, 2018, 6:07 am
In the portrait it is clearly bellow the eyes, but in the sprite it seems to be on top of the head.
I went with what I thought was more readable. For a real ant, the jointed antennae could be an excuse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sche ... omy-en.svg
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Re: Monsters!

Post by romii22 » March 23rd, 2019, 5:43 pm

dofus-01 wrote:
May 27th, 2018, 3:20 am
So, there are some giant ants in UtBS. They have some very old sprites and no portrait. The spider portrait looks like a filtered photo, I hope to avoid that here. If this works, I'll go on to the sprite once the portrait is finished.
Wow, I didn't even know that these were a thing! Logged back in for the first time in ages for this. I really like the young sprites, and I actually strongly approve of the differences in coloring between designs- it makes the upgrading feel less like 'it's the same design just slightly bigger'. In fact, with so many size variants, a lv1-lv2-lv3 upgrade line with the lv3 scorpion in like a dark crimson color scheme would be entirely plausible!

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