Need art help for big Keen easter egg/tribute

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let me put it this way:
if you give me like a (fake) priority list or a random pick which creature I should turn towards next, I'm sure I'll be more motivated to contribute another sprite or two. It's just that I need the pressure to get things done...
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Let's go with Berkeloid then, and will wait for Virg to pitch you next ones.

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Nisaba wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:59
It's just that I need the pressure to get things done...
Who do I know that from ;)

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Nisaba wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:59
let me put it this way:
if you give me like a (fake) priority list or a random pick which creature I should turn towards next, I'm sure I'll be more motivated to contribute another sprite or two. It's just that I need the pressure to get things done...
That's what I have planned Nisaba, I just had some hard days recently and still going on, busy life you know... Going to set up some sheets (lol) to give you an idea again of what we still need, will start with Dopefish and Berkeloid.

Okay for starters, here we go with some clear explanation of needed rotations with a somewhat lame comprehensive cardinal points plus sequence of frames, I guess more clear than this couldn't be :p

NOTE: SW and NW rotations are optional, we don't forcibly need them

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the oracle has spoken: Berkeloid it is!
let me see what I can do
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Ahaha great Nisaba, looking forward to what sort of delicacies you'll cook for us :love

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Playing as one of the creatures. That's a neat idea. If I had to choose which creature to play as it would be the Treasure Eater. Mind you it would cool to play as a Vorticon, maybe Lieutenant Barker or a Baby Vorticon.

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Kayburt wrote:
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Playing as one of the creatures. That's a neat idea. If I had to choose which creature to play as it would be the Treasure Eater. Mind you it would cool to play as a Vorticon, maybe Lieutenant Barker or a Baby Vorticon.
That would be nice indeed, but it should need HUD weapon sprites, different PlayerClasses to inherit from, 3rd person view frames from behind for walk, crouch, pain and death then also levels built over them since the 3 eastereggs are done to work properly only with Keen. Maybe that would be a thing for a future separate mod, but surely can't happen on BoA.

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Something inspired me to once again try some pixel art. So here's a little something. Anyone's free to do whatever with it. Maybe I'll do the rest, who knows.

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Also yeh, that's a poor lil' Schoolfish peeking from its mouth.
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halleluja, here he comes!

pls, gimme more! you are a fucl genius!
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Nisaba wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 15:00
pls, gimme more!
ok

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Nisaba wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 15:00
you are a fucl genius!
https://i.imgur.com/OY3lz3c.png
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This is brilliant!!! We want more of that for our Keen levels in 3D :)

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Awesome job Grimson! Any plan to create those missing rotations for Dopefish? Last one you did will be very useful, keep coming! :dopefish

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And here you are what does just a single frame... I have managed to use latest Grimson frame for Dopefish :dopefish for also a second animation, and now we have quite complete the Dopefish :dopefish with additional rotations though! Still miss those ones mentioned on Berkeloid reply, but have a look: brimful!

https://imgur.com/a/1r7FKKo

And this is the "additional" frame I did for the swim anim for Dopefish :dopefish , using Grimson art (hope that's fine) :dopekeen

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I had actually finished the second SW frame a couple of days ago, but forgot to post it here. I also did some changes to the first one, so here's both:

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Here's an animated example (slightly outdated):

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I'll see if I can do the attack frame(s) next.
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