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CAP and Showdown

Discussion in 'Create-A-Pokémon Project' started by Zarel, Oct 7, 2011.

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  1. Cartoons!

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    Not the progressive update I would have like, but I have all the front sprites for Tomohawk ready. I lowered the framerate somewhat, so while it isn't as smooth, the lines don't 'quiver' as much.

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    I got some feedback suggesting a smoother transition when the wings fold. It'll probably happen, but I'd like to get to the backsprites first.

    No plans to animate the Gen 4 sprites, but I'd be happy to make this regular with the new generation of CAPs. I expect to have more time this winter, so the waiting period between sprite creation and animation won't be so long.
  2. Bobtheball4

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    the tomohawk, looks very neat and nice.
  3. Wichu

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    That sprite... I'm in love.
  4. Zarel

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    Hmm.

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    I added 3 intermediate frames to the wings closing and 2 intermediate frames to the wings opening, and compressed the file from 156 KB down to 98 KB.

    The wings still open/close way too fast, but at least now it doesn't look like they're teleporting.

    If you can't see the difference very clearly, here's a comparison:

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  5. LouisCyphre

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    I'd almost suggest inserting a couple--2 to 5--still frames as the wings close fully, and then "teleport" to the fully open and extended frame. Either that, or have a frame in between at most.

    It would give the intimidation pose of the wings a bit more "oomph" (is that even the right word) to it, and would be more in-line with in-game animations that feature brief pauses.
  6. Cartoons!

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    Initially, I only wanted the closed-wing pose to last for an instant as the antic before the wide open intimidation stance. But I like how the slower folding of the wings looks and I'll see how it looks if I leave him covered like that for a whole beat before extending again.
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    Wow those animated sprites are fantastic! Great job guys!
  8. Bobtheball4

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    I think aesoft animated the sprites.
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    I thought Cartoons created the first iteration and then Aesoft added the extra few frames. Either way they look awesome :)
  10. Bobtheball4

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    oh yeah. your right, and aesoft added/fixed up some features on them.
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