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Post by Talaroc » Tue Apr 19, 2005 3:17 pm

The feet in this particular frame look a little odd just because of the position the character's in (the part of stepping he's at); they should look better once all frames are done.

Hair: No, not at all. I just left it in because I was too lazy to take it out.
Hairless sprite: Image

Obviously, I didn't smooth the head, which I'll do (along with removing the white background) if this turns into a full set.
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » Tue Apr 19, 2005 3:33 pm

Heh man you're great, ths for the quick answer :D
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Post by maci » Wed Apr 20, 2005 1:34 am

duh he looks so real.
except his face ;)
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Post by Rotonen » Fri Apr 22, 2005 2:43 pm

What was already mentioned before: The feet are a bit Legoish..?
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Post by Jormungand » Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:47 pm

Hehehe. No toes? XD
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Post by Kyokai » Sat Apr 23, 2005 7:54 pm

This is really starting to go too far. Can you just finalize a design and give it to us? If you want to change the sprite, then do it later. Right now, everyone wants the character set. It's best not to collaborate with the other artists on this, Talaroc. Waiting for them and trying to incorporate everything together is only going to slow us down more and more.

I mean, I really want to be nice about this, but 2 months is a ridiculous amount of time to work without producing a single player sprite sheet. I can admire your dedication and all, but we've already passed the point of diminishing returns on this thing. Just get it done by the next release please. That's 1 more week.
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Post by Talaroc » Sat Apr 23, 2005 9:50 pm

This is really starting to go too far. Can you just finalize a design and give it to us? If you want to change the sprite, then do it later.
That won't work, unless you feel like redoing clothing and equipments sets to accomodate.
Right now, everyone wants the character set. It's best not to collaborate with the other artists on this, Talaroc. Waiting for them and trying to incorporate everything together is only going to slow us down more and more.
I can't agree with you. First off, incorporating Jetryl's changes to my original sprites brings the quality way up. Second, if you look at games like BfW, the vast majority of those sprites were collaborations. That's how you get quality. I'm not saying let's turn this into a committee thing, but I am saying I'm going to accept the aid and advice of someone rather more experienced and technically proficient than myself for the sake of a better game.
I mean, I really want to be nice about this, but 2 months is a ridiculous amount of time to work without producing a single player sprite sheet. I can admire your dedication and all, but we've already passed the point of diminishing returns on this thing. Just get it done by the next release please. That's 1 more week.
Do bear in mind that I'm in school. That's been eating my work time a whole hell of a lot more than the style alterations have. I'll get done what I can in the next week, but unless a pretty sizeable chunk of time opens up, I really doubt it'll be a full (all actions included) sprite sheet.
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Post by Kyokai » Sun Apr 24, 2005 12:04 am

I don't mind if we only have the 4 walking directions, but it would be nice to put something into stone as far as our player goes. From then, we can get other artists to help with the derived sprites.

I don't think you shouldn't get advice or anything, but it seems like right before we're finished with one set, another great idea comes along and we have to redo the whole thing. It's just sort of frustrating. Whenever I go on TMW, I say to players "how do you like the game?" and they say "It's cool, but am I ever going to be able to change my character?"
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Post by Talaroc » Sun Apr 24, 2005 3:35 am

I'll see what I can do. If I can have any sprites beyond the four walking/standing directions in by that time, I'll include them in the sheet.

By the way, is this new release going to include a working Mac version?
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » Sun Apr 24, 2005 9:31 am

Well I think if we want a quality prodict we can't ask everything done in a week (for the 0.0.12 release), I'd say let's have a timeline for 0.0.13, but we want to see at least walking sprites for the next week.

About the mac version, well we're still working on it...
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Post by Kyokai » Mon May 02, 2005 7:04 am

(Looks at Talaroc quizzically)
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Post by Talaroc » Mon May 02, 2005 7:24 am

Working at it, working at it. Progress has been made, but school decided to reassert itself. When do the new sprites need to be in to be included in the next release?
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Post by Bjørn » Mon May 02, 2005 10:52 am

Talaroc wrote:Working at it, working at it. Progress has been made, but school decided to reassert itself. When do the new sprites need to be in to be included in the next release?
We make a minor release every month, so 0.0.13 is going to be end of May. On top of that we make bugfix releases when necessary.
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » Mon May 02, 2005 1:58 pm

Now that SimEdw is back we have strong possibilities to get a mac version soon, about the sprites well I think we will release 0.0.13 at the beginning of june.
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Post by Ghost » Mon May 02, 2005 3:52 pm

Elven Programmer wrote:Now that SimEdw is back we have strong possibilities to get a mac version soon, about the sprites well I think we will release 0.0.13 at the beginning of june.
:( Aw man...
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