new spider vs old [WIP]

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new spider vs old [WIP]

Post by meway » Fri May 15, 2009 12:14 am

the old one only resembles a spider you need something els
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by meway » Fri May 15, 2009 12:29 am

sorry forgot transparency
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by John P » Fri May 15, 2009 12:43 am

Thats one scary tarantula monster.

It looks too overhead for perspective. He looks more like a spider than the current one though!

Also, I think it is cool how a tarantula rears up for defense, and it would make a cool attack animation. I posted a picture below by some artist, because I know some people don't like to look at the actual spiders ;)




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Re: new spider vs old

Post by adamaix » Fri May 15, 2009 12:53 am

thats a very good idea for an attack animation
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by Fother » Fri May 15, 2009 1:35 am

John P wrote:Image
I'll totally be referencing that to finish up my spider boss (then again, I'll probably never get to it)...

... but Meway's on the case. :wink:
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by meway » Fri May 15, 2009 2:41 am

na fother the old spider was just fugly and looked more like a deformed ant
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by EJlol » Fri May 15, 2009 7:43 am

The most annoying thing about the old spider is IMO the wrong perspective. Please fix that. Also IMO the blood should be removed (according to the not-yet accepted guidelines :P )
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by Doulos » Fri May 15, 2009 5:43 pm

Creating a better looking spider based on the old one will be problematic.

I agree that the shape looks deadlier. But the 'overhead' angle should be tidied up.
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by meway » Fri May 15, 2009 6:49 pm

EJlol wrote: Also IMO the blood should be removed (according to the not-yet accepted guidelines :P )
you want to take a vote on that ejlol? :evil:
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by EJlol » Fri May 15, 2009 10:10 pm

http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopi ... ilit=blood :wink: (topic is almost a year old though)
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by Rotonen » Sun May 17, 2009 5:38 pm

I'm not convinced by the animation and the perspective is off.

To make your work easier on this, how about you make a spider about 3x2 tiles in size? Start with the outlines and full animation before even trying to go into detail.
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Re: new spider vs old

Post by meway » Mon May 18, 2009 12:50 am

ya i love it when people repeat everything that was just said do you read these topics rotonen? :|
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