[WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

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[WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by Anonymous!!! » 24 Mar 2011, 08:29

Well as you may have heard in a topic I was making previously I have been making a bird.
Sound effects can be found here: http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopi ... 21&t=12575

It's only a rough draft and hasn't been shaded or coloured correctly yet but I basically want some opinions.
Feel free to help me out because I'm a newbie at pixel art.
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The Bird's Sprite: Note that the hurt is useless and many frames are the same, but this is the draft and the good copy wont have duplicates or hurt scenes.
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Well here is what I want to do with the bird:
(Will make more graphics for these but anyone who wants to help make them is welcome.)
Drops:
*Feather- Generic
*Bird Egg - Food (probably same as snake eggs?)
(Maybe these ones but if there is no use for them no use making it, any Developers got ideas for these?)
*Claw- Generic
*Severed Beak- Generic

I have an idea for a quest for the Feathers that I'll make if the bird seems to being going good and looks like it wouldn't be a waste to make something else.
But basically the idea is Pachua makes one of those hats with feathers sticking out at the side out of 10 feathers and a snake skin.

Okay so any help, advice or criticism I would love to hear.
Thanks :)

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Notes for XML: The bird is on tiles 32x32 (just because it seemed to fit best)
And I know how to make the xml file except I suck at the positioning XD
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by Reid » 24 Mar 2011, 11:30

45° view is missing, exept that the shape is funny ^^

Also, just a little question, which program did you used for creating it?
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by Alige » 24 Mar 2011, 12:12

I like it.
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by RooO » 24 Mar 2011, 15:58

look like a mob from and old classic game
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by Zutan » 25 Mar 2011, 03:35

I like it as well. It does look a bit evil. Would it be difficult to make a couple of different colours?
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Post by enchilado » 25 Mar 2011, 03:43

It'd be possible to make it dyeable, and then you can change a few characters to make it any colour you want.

To do this, all dyeable parts need to have either 0 or 100% saturation.
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by Anonymous!!! » 25 Mar 2011, 05:41

Yeah, as I said its a rough draft, and I made it in 7 mins.
I'll work on it though...
Yeah I'm gonna make it dyable.
I'm gonna make some particle effects for it, such as feathers flying, and some elemental attacks.
I want to make a bluebird, blackbird and sparrow (red). :P

I'll work on it in my spare time.
And I used gimp.
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by meway » 25 Mar 2011, 05:43

I like this as well. Needs some texture but its nice.
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Post by enchilado » 25 Mar 2011, 21:01

Elemental attacks?
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Re: [WIP] Bird (Yet to name it)

Post by Anonymous!!! » 26 Mar 2011, 00:00

Yeah, maybe give them elemental-typed attacks...
For example red bird gets fire etc...
Elemental magic birds! XD
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