New cat NPC by Katze

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New cat NPC by Katze

Post by Bjørn » 11 Oct 2008, 19:47

With a bit of help from me, Katze drew the following cat NPC:

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Does it look good as is, or would you change something about it? We plan it to be part of a small content update next weekend. :-)
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Re: New cat NPC by Katze

Post by Jaxad0127 » 11 Oct 2008, 21:14

Bjørn wrote:With a bit of help from me, Katze drew the following cat NPC:

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Does it look good as is, or would you change something about it? We plan it to be part of a small content update next weekend. :-)
The newer version you posted on IRC looks great.

Next weekend's update will hopefully be large ;).
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Re: New cat NPC by Katze

Post by Rotonen » 11 Oct 2008, 21:27

It seems flat as a cardboard cutout to me somehow. It doesn't relay the shape properly via shading.
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Re: New cat NPC by Katze

Post by Bjørn » 12 Oct 2008, 14:46

The cat now looks as follows:

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We tried it out in the game and I think the shading is alright. Note that the forum is really light, so it makes the shading on the cat less noticable. We tweaked the brightness and contrast to be in line with the existing NPCs. When placed in TMW, the cat seems to me more shaded that its surroundings:

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Of course, I agree there is a general lack of shading.
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