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Need some sprite criticism
« on: 17 Jun 2016, 12:05 »
I spent some time making pixels today. This is where I ended up...


Here's one without background (for edits n such)


And forcefully 4x scaled because Chrome just sucks.


I'm not sure what to do with eyes. They just don't work. I've been arranging and rearranging pixels for quite a while, but it still doesn't feel quite right.
Also, bomber jacket looks like he's hiding litter of kittens under it, although that's actually quite possible in an adventure game :D
Any ideas?

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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #1 on: 17 Jun 2016, 17:41 »
I like it!!! :)
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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #2 on: 17 Jun 2016, 18:00 »
Great work!
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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #3 on: 17 Jun 2016, 19:23 »
I think I figured this out: made head smaller and now I can get away with no visible eye elements at all


Also fine-tuned shading on bomber jacket and general proportions



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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #4 on: 17 Jun 2016, 21:18 »
^A lot better!
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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #5 on: 17 Jun 2016, 22:26 »
Spot on work there Inc. :-D

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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #6 on: 18 Jun 2016, 09:48 »
It looks much better now.
Somehow, shrinking the head fixed all of the problems I noticed, even (strangely enough) the hunched shoulders.

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Re: Need some sprite criticism
« Reply #7 on: 04 Jul 2016, 16:19 »
This is a rather good sprite, colors and contrast-wise.

Maybe just slightly increase the contrast: everything facing upwards should be slightly lighter (e.g. shoulders) and everything facing downwards should be slightly darker (e.g. the lower part of the beard) ?

But it's good enough to go as it is.