vincent and doug remake !!

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vincent and doug remake !!

Post by lien » 15 Nov 2009, 18:07

this NPC is too old
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by meway » 21 Nov 2009, 05:18

pick one or the other, I say we shouldn't show the same face more than once anyway XD.

btw this is nice + you used the sprite-sheet which makes him more adjustable for clothes.
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Post by lien » 21 Nov 2009, 11:15

the same face ??
what the problem ?
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Post by meway » 21 Nov 2009, 16:48

I mean that no two npc's look should look alike. We should use this one as vincent or doug not both.
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Post by lien » 21 Nov 2009, 17:49

oh ok doug
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Post by meway » 22 Nov 2009, 06:57

I like the idea.
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Post by lien » 22 Nov 2009, 14:11

I just change the colors of clothes but now they (vincent and doug) are different. doug is green because the green shades are more reminiscent of a forest.
while Vincent is orange because it is reminiscent of the desert.
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by Crush » 22 Nov 2009, 18:54

When the only difference is the color it would be a good idea to make the clothes recolorable. That way the same sprite could be used for even more NPCs.

IMO it would be a good investment into the future to create a whole library of NPCs with clothes in different recolorisation channels to use as generic NPCs. Sure, we could just use the player sprite and layer player clothes on them, but I am not a fan of this technique because it makes it hard to tell player characters and non-player characters apart.
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by Doulos » 22 Nov 2009, 22:19

I like the idea of these NPCs replaced with something that reflects the look/feel of the current characters. Neko, Aidan, Ishi (possibly) Trader, Ian - all represent some odd look.

And what's with Nicolas in Tulimshar? He looks like a pilot with orange boots and leather flight suit more than a barber. :) Any chance someone can pixelize a barber's suit for him? :D

Recommended: Just as Entertainer emotes in town, and Itka in North Tulimshar says: "Come to the bakery", perhaps Aidan could have a text that appears over him, such as "Come register for monster quests" every 2 min or so.
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by Kage » 22 Nov 2009, 22:24

Doulos wrote: Recommended: Just as Entertainer emotes in town, and Itka in North Tulimshar says: "Come to the bakery", perhaps Aidan could have a text that appears over him, such as "Come register for monster quests" every 2 min or so.

not a bad idea actually
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by Doulos » 22 Nov 2009, 22:29

Kage wrote:
Doulos wrote: Recommended: Just as Entertainer emotes in town, and Itka in North Tulimshar says: "Come to the bakery", perhaps Aidan could have a text that appears over him, such as "Come register for monster quests" every 2 min or so.
not a bad idea actually
Some might complain that Aidan is "spamming". But my view is simple: These NPCs are in a "bazaar". And honestly: I have never heard of a silent bazaar.

Perhaps the other NPCs should probably say something too. Even at 2 minute intervals new players will eventually spot something they can relate to.
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by meway » 22 Nov 2009, 22:47

I think that two or three recolors of an npc cloths in game is a little much. Making them all over with the same face is kind of not my point. Lets be a little more original.
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Re: vincent and doug remake !!

Post by Jaxad0127 » 23 Nov 2009, 01:04

I think kr0n05 already made a desert barber.
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