[WIP]woodland improvement

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[WIP]woodland improvement

Post by Len » 14 Oct 2008, 12:30

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I’m trying to find a new look for the woodland, while keeping the secret of mana style. Hopefully I’ll be able to update the tileset and keeping damage to the maps at a minimum
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Re: ????the woodland?????

Post by Rotonen » 14 Oct 2008, 15:44

Yay, finally replacing those gardened trees with something organic and wild.

Less square houses would be welcome too.
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Post by Len » 15 Oct 2008, 08:18

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attempted to recycle some unused stuff such as one of Saphy's trees
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by zipon » 15 Oct 2008, 16:09

Len wrote:Image
attempted to recycle some unused stuff such as one of Saphy's trees
The new trees look realy cool :) and is realy bringing the SoM feeling back especially nummber 2 tree is good.

Can you make a fruit for me so that we still will be able to use the fruit tree particle fx?

Hope you will make more then just the 3 trees that crush made.
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by Jaxad0127 » 15 Oct 2008, 16:14

zipon wrote:
Len wrote:Image
attempted to recycle some unused stuff such as one of Saphy's trees
The new trees look realy cool :) and is realy bringing the SoM feeling back

Can you make a fruit for me so that we still will be able to use the fruit tree particle fx?

Hope you will make more then just the 3 trees that crush made.
The top one is the fruit tree.
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by zipon » 15 Oct 2008, 16:18

yee i know that but i like Len to only make 1 fruit from the tree so i can use it in a particle fx
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by kr0n05931 » 16 Oct 2008, 00:40

It might be a good idea to keep the "gardened" trees for the wedding ceremony area, or a gigantic garden of some sort.
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by Len » 16 Oct 2008, 01:50

kr0n05931 wrote:It might be a good idea to keep the "gardened" trees for the wedding ceremony area, or a gigantic garden of some sort.
no, they shouldn't be used :!: The perspective is just too far off

The old fruit tree's perspective (the top of the tree appears to be growing parallel to the 45 degree view of the camera)
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Trees can grow like this, it just unlikely…
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Post by 5t3v3 » 16 Oct 2008, 04:46

I like it, but to make it work we'd need more variations. There's nothing wrong with a very specific outline for trees, like the apple three, but if you'll have 20 like it in a screen it's just be to obvious that they all have the same irregular pattern. (I'm referring to that one branch that's hanging all the way down)
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Post by Haay » 16 Oct 2008, 08:58

5t3v3 wrote:I like it, but to make it work we'd need more variations. There's nothing wrong with a very specific outline for trees, like the apple three, but if you'll have 20 like it in a screen it's just be to obvious that they all have the same irregular pattern. (I'm referring to that one branch that's hanging all the way down)
Fruit tree isn't used as much as normal tree so that isn't a problem, imo.

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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by Len » 16 Oct 2008, 10:03

I like it, but to make it work we'd need more variations. There's nothing wrong with a very specific outline for trees, like the apple three, but if you'll have 20 like it in a screen it's just be to obvious that they all have the same irregular pattern. (I'm referring to that one branch that's hanging all the way down)
perhaps I'll scale back that branch or make more like it

(replacement for dead tree) Thank Saphy once again
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Umm.. about the cloud shadows, I think we should ether make them bigger and more realistic or more stlyzed and playful. (currently they sit between the two and it irks me)
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by Matt » 16 Oct 2008, 20:42

I like the new and the old trees. The new ones are more SoM2-like, old ones more SoM1 :)
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Post by Len » 17 Oct 2008, 12:32

Matt wrote:I like the new and the old trees. The new ones are more SoM2-like, old ones more SoM1 :)
Actually your thinking of 3 and 2... 1 was a gameboy game
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here I made it look even more like 3
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by Black Don » 17 Oct 2008, 14:46

I think using both would allow mappers to add a more real world randomness to the forest.
But if I had to pick I would say the first one.
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Re: [WIP]the woodland?????

Post by Haay » 17 Oct 2008, 15:15

I would take them both if number 2 had the dark shadow like number 1. But if I really really have to choose then definitely first one.
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