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« Reply #220 on: August 11, 2021, 01:03:59 AM »

Love the walking trees! Enjoying seeing more stuff moving in general, even if the environments are as pretty as ever.

The white blobs in the last picture read as creatures or people in a foetal position to me, is that intentional?
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« Reply #221 on: August 19, 2021, 01:43:46 AM »

Thanks! Those are supposed to be small skulls but the fetal thing is potentially more interesting, kind of reminds me of people seeing that within the giygas fight in Earthbound.

The area itself is a bit low in detail so I might try to touch it up a bit at some point, here are some other tests for it.









Also did some palette tests the other day, I'll probably swap in some better grass in these or add it into an existing area.





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« Reply #222 on: August 19, 2021, 02:07:53 AM »

It's so stylish, I love it.

I might have missed it in the previous posts, but is the gameplay also going to be like Super Hydlide or are you going for something new?
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« Reply #223 on: August 22, 2021, 01:43:43 AM »

Thanks a lot! I have some ideas about having the bump combat from Ys along with the Hydlide/Zelda like sword swinging. And then just find a way to make each have it's own appeal like one being safer and the other doing more knockback, damage, or reach etc.

Here's an idea I had for a while, a Stone ship tower at an ancient port. By using bits from a couple pixelated photos, shrunken down and edited a bit, for the ships tower dome and the boats general shape and sides. Hopefully they're modified enough to not look too borrowed since they were just found on google but It was really hard to figure out how to get it started from scratch.





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« Reply #224 on: August 24, 2021, 12:11:47 AM »

Some frozen versions.



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« Reply #225 on: August 29, 2021, 05:15:48 PM »

Some tunnel mockups.







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« Reply #226 on: September 08, 2021, 05:20:33 AM »

Fog mockups/experiments











Map/overworld experiments







Touching up the more readable bits, still a wip



And some mountainous scenes,







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« Reply #227 on: September 13, 2021, 07:50:08 PM »

Another mockup for the tower interior.

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« Reply #228 on: September 20, 2021, 07:46:04 AM »

Looks awesome! I'm happy that there are still people drawing inspiration from Hydlide. It's such an underrated series in the west.
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« Reply #229 on: September 20, 2021, 05:01:47 PM »

Thanks! There was just such an ornate old world magic feeling to Super Hydlide and Ys 1 and 2 that really stuck with me, I loved the movie Neverending Story and those games always reminded of that.



Here's some very Ys inspired mockups I made recently.







And some reduced palette variations.







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« Reply #230 on: September 20, 2021, 11:00:44 PM »

Now that you mentioned it, I can totally see the visual connection to Neverending Story in your artwork. Your doing a nice job capturing its essence with so few pixels!
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« Reply #231 on: Today at 03:02:22 AM »

Thanks!

Here's a moth mockup I made the other day.

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