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My first chracter walking set
« on: 08 Jun 2010, 03:43 »
Hey guy.Icey was doing a project and he wanted me to the characters I told I was not good but I'll try he game me a test pic of one of his characters.


this is also my first try at "AGS-like" character if you know what I mean.Can someone tell me how does this look or maybe can someone give me an example of the characters walking animation.
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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #1 on: 08 Jun 2010, 04:58 »
Not enough Ocean Spirit in him imo.

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #2 on: 08 Jun 2010, 05:20 »
Oh, come on. It looks like a genuine, honest effort.


Mog, have you tried animating this? The biggest problem I see is that, although it appears to be a side view, we're seeing far too much of his torso at an angle that appears to be facing forward, so it's almost like he's doing a crab-walk. Also, seeing both of his eyes on a left or right walkcycle seems odd.

He also has a very strange posture, and his legs are a bit short. Although I'm not the best artist on the forum, I gave this a shot, first your version, then mine.



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« Last Edit: 08 Jun 2010, 05:23 by Domithan »

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #3 on: 08 Jun 2010, 07:27 »
Domithian's edit is pretty good, but I remembered a tip around here which says to make the side view a slight "S" shape.



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Also, fixed the front view, the hourglass shape (although personally I have it as well) is usually perceived as feminine, and I think this is a guy, right? so I gave him a more rectangular shape.

I changed the colours a bit, made the eyes and pants brighter so the eyes would be more noticable and the pants be more contrast to the darker hair and the arms easier to distinguish if the animations will overlap each other.
« Last Edit: 08 Jun 2010, 07:29 by vertigoaddict »

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #4 on: 08 Jun 2010, 07:33 »
the hourglass shape (although personally I have it as well) is usually perceived as feminine, and I think this is a guy, right?

Be aware that this is a protagonist for an icey game, and thus is a clone of a Square Enix character. I'm pretty sure feminine is what he's going for.

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #5 on: 08 Jun 2010, 07:43 »
Ah but you see, the artist here mentioned that this is his first try in making a sprite in an "ags style".

And although there are a variety of styles here, the 'Roger' sprite is used for the basic game templates, so I figured he'd want it to be more towards that or Blackwell Legacy, 5 days, etc etc. 

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #6 on: 08 Jun 2010, 20:06 »
I like it but have you tryed it an ags?

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #7 on: 08 Jun 2010, 20:14 »
I suppose the style of the character is interesting, but you should try giving him a top - and a neck! :)

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #8 on: 08 Jun 2010, 20:50 »
He has a neck it's just he kindda shorter then my chracter dave so you really can't see his neck to good, same with dave only you can still see his mouth.

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #9 on: 08 Jun 2010, 22:38 »
my thoughts:



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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #10 on: 08 Jun 2010, 23:05 »
is animation looks better from the side
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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #11 on: 08 Jun 2010, 23:58 »
I don't have much to offer in any technical criticism, but I've got to say that that's a fascinating and crazy character style. Keep at it I suppose.

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #12 on: 09 Jun 2010, 03:02 »
is animation looks better from the side


I'd call it an improvement.

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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #13 on: 09 Jun 2010, 13:15 »
This is going good except the front & back view.Can someone please give me another tip?
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Re: My first chracter walking set
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Re: My first chracter walking set
« Reply #15 on: 09 Jun 2010, 21:29 »
That was very helpful I just need to do the other people but if there is anyone who would like to help please post here.
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