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Post by Len » 05 Feb 2007, 07:38

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I'm a exceptional artist, although i never really worked on anything like this (pixel art anyway)

i need to ask what programs i need and what formate must work be submitted in?

:D
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Post by Crush » 05 Feb 2007, 08:27

Nice to see that you are interested in helping the mana world. What exactly are you interested in doing? Concept art? Map tiles? Cloth sprites? Monster sprites?

Regarding the questions you've asked:

TMW is using the PNG graphic format (32 bit with alpha layer) that is supported by most image manipulation programs. Most of us are using GIMP for creating graphics, but you can use any program you like. When you want to create map tiles our map editor Tiled might come in handy, too. On our Wiki you can find our general graphic guidelines and the guidelines and specs regarding tilesets, equipment spritesets and monster spritesets. Regardles what area you are interested in, the Joining the project article will be interesting for you in any case.
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Post by AxlTrozz » 05 Feb 2007, 19:42

first of all, welcome to TMW, i glad a good artist is willing to be part of the team.

I'm trying to create a sand-stone snake statue that can fit in one of the maps we have,

fantasy multi cultural statue snake, means a mix between all kind of dragons and snakes from any known culture.

are you interested ? if yes, i'll give you the details.
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Post by Pauan » 06 Feb 2007, 02:52

I would like to point out that both your perspective and shading are off, and could definitely need some work. Not a bad start at all, but it will take much tweaking to get it into a workable state. With time and practice you could definitely become a good pixel artist. :)
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Post by Len » 06 Feb 2007, 11:41

AxlTrozz wrote:first of all, welcome to TMW, i glad a good artist is willing to be part of the team.

I'm trying to create a sand-stone snake statue that can fit in one of the maps we have,

fantasy multi cultural statue snake, means a mix between all kind of dragons and snakes from any known culture.

are you interested ? if yes, i'll give you the details.

Yes I'm interested
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Post by Modanung » 06 Feb 2007, 11:58

Joining the art channel never hurts. It's easier to discuss task assigning there because most semi-lead artists hang out there. They know best what art has high priority and what has low priority.
If you're looking for 3D FOSS games be sure to check out LucKey Productions on itch.io
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Post by AxlTrozz » 06 Feb 2007, 18:27

As Modanung said better you join #tmwart channel in the IRC so you can ask for assignments

http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopi ... hlight=irc

Anyway after your assignment if you want to help in a "desert temple" idea, you can check my thread and see if you like it, may be you can help us to create the "snake statue" im looking for

http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopic.php?t=2244

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Post by DEFDEFIRE » 06 Feb 2007, 19:20

Hey im currently doing a little bit of work just now, and i have been studying a lot of secret of mana work ( im basically making a sort of isometric mana)

maybe i could make an object or two for your game if thats cool, its currently isometric stuff that im doing but im sure with a little bit of practice i could make the sorta stuff u guys are doing

thanks
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Post by AxlTrozz » 06 Feb 2007, 19:26

DEFDEFIRE, i recommend you read the guidelines before you invest more time in graphics...

http://wiki.themanaworld.org/index.php/Guidelines

They give you a pretty good picture of what they expect from us (pixel artist)
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Post by DEFDEFIRE » 06 Feb 2007, 19:41

thanks for a fast response

i have read the guidelines and alas i cant use IRC at work, but i'd like to make the odd weapon or that, it would be fun to make a tile or two,

if someone were to give me some specs say the res and what object or tile needed to be made that would be cool,

thanks

il post an example up of what ive done, ill need to look something out
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Post by Dr Wahl » 06 Feb 2007, 19:47

you can find everything you need on the wiki. the wiki is our repository for ANYTHING that anyone would need to know about The Mana World.
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Post by DEFDEFIRE » 06 Feb 2007, 19:49

here its a unfinished wall thing
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thanks ill chek the wiki for more details
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Post by Crush » 06 Feb 2007, 20:07

DEFDEFIRE wrote:if someone were to give me some specs say the res and what object or tile needed to be made that would be cool,

thanks
Crush wrote:On our Wiki you can find our general graphic guidelines and the guidelines and specs regarding tilesets , equipment spritesets and monster spritesets . Regardles what area you are interested in, the Joining the project article will be interesting for you in any case.
Regarding what would be needed: When you want to start small, you could for example make one or two general household items for the woodland village indoor tileset:
http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopic.php?t=1538

Here are the most recent source files (GIMP xcf format):
http://www.crushnet.org/imageshack/woodland_indoor.xcf
http://www.crushnet.org/imageshack/wood ... oor_x3.xcf
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Post by Modanung » 06 Feb 2007, 21:28

DEFDEFIRE wrote:Image
Although it is nu really like the style of TMW it looks really great. I'm sure you could adapt.
If you're looking for 3D FOSS games be sure to check out LucKey Productions on itch.io
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » 06 Feb 2007, 22:50

Very nice work, well done.
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