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New Server Event

Post by Kyle » 25 Nov 2007, 07:08

:idea: :idea: :idea: I thought it would be cool that for the first few days of the new server (once it's released) that there should be a new rare item giveaway. This would be an item to show that you were there for the start of the actual game server. What do you think? Would this be totally awesome? :idea: :idea: :idea:
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Post by Kyle » 25 Nov 2007, 08:38

Ok, here is a quick sketch I just threw together. It replaces the ranger hat, and I used yellow just for the sake of using yellow. The color can easily be changed later.

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Post by CurtisMJun » 25 Nov 2007, 09:17

Lol.
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Post by Kyle » 25 Nov 2007, 09:17

I made some very minor adjustments and added some shading on this version. I'm also posting some different colors just to see how each compares to the others. Some help / suggestions would be very nice since I'm new kind of new to pixel art.

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you can't help but to laugh at the rainbow colors :lol:
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Post by Crush » 25 Nov 2007, 16:52

When we release the new server we will very likely not be ready to do any events on it yet.

Regarding the crown: The shading needs more contrast. It is barely visible that they are shaded at all.
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Post by EJlol » 25 Nov 2007, 19:29

A untradeable visible item would be great to have though.
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Post by Platyna » 25 Nov 2007, 21:19

I like the crowns.

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Post by Kyle » 26 Nov 2007, 04:05

Ok, thanks for the tips. You're right about the event part though, but you could probably add something like this a bit later after you get the new server under a bit more control.
Here, I've added some more shading and saturated the colors a bit more, what else could it improve on?
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I think that it needs something on one of the sides so that you cant tell which side of the hat your looking at (it looks kind of funny in-game when you turn around and your hat doesn't change)


P.S. Could someone provide me with a GIMP download for windows vista, I've searched all over for a working link and couldn't find one.
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Post by Crush » 26 Nov 2007, 04:41

The "windows 2000 and above" installer on http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ doesn't work for vista?
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Post by Kyle » 26 Nov 2007, 05:27

It didn't work when I tried it , but I'll try it again now.
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Post by Kyle » 26 Nov 2007, 05:38

Ok, I got it working now, my internet connection must have been bad last time or something when I tried to download it.
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Post by Kyle » 28 Nov 2007, 04:23

I couldn't resist.
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Post by Rotonen » 29 Nov 2007, 23:28

Now it's starting to look like something.

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