Need art help for big Keen easter egg/tribute

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glitching through walls via god mode is a bit confusing. but dang! this level looks appealing. for me it's always a blessing seeing every hand drawn pixel come to life. magic! this gives me a big motivation boost to go on with further sprite animations.
so, what's next on our todo list?


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You may or may not be aware that certain enemies can only be found in specific locations/environments. So, if you are about to stay true to the Keen 4 theme I'd suggest to place the Arachnut only in pyramids or sandy levels. This might also help to make 'em standout against a certain set of backgrounds.
(For consistency reasons same is true for the rest of the Keen 4 cast. I could put together a list if you wish.)
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Nisaba wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:01
glitching through walls via god mode is a bit confusing. but dang! this level looks appealing. for me it's always a blessing seeing every hand drawn pixel come to life. magic! this gives me a big motivation boost to go on with further sprite animations.
so, what's next on our todo list?
About the noclip thing, that was a video shared on our Facebook secret team chat so it was a playtest of rotations/anims and about how they were blend as a rapid test from map builder, so while you may find that confusing for us instead was fine since used to it when testing things fast way.
About "what's next", mmh what about Sprite?

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Nisaba wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:01
You may or may not be aware that certain enemies can only be found in specific locations/environments. So, if you are about to stay true to the Keen 4 theme I'd suggest to place the Arachnut only in pyramids or sandy levels. This might also help to make 'em standout against a certain set of backgrounds.
(For consistency reasons same is true for the rest of the Keen 4 cast. I could put together a list if you wish.)
That level comes from zones of Miragia, which it has Arachnuts and that kind of environments. I am saying this from Torm667 words, sadly I still need to play properly any Keen games since I have been mostly and Amiga greedy player for the time they were out (then Doom and Duke 3d after 1995)

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Out of curiosity - any news Nisaba? :)

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here's an intermediate result. some pieces are still missing though
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What can I say: The usual Quality :)

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Nisaba wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 16:48
here's an intermediate result. some pieces are still missing though
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That's fantastic, tomorrow I will test these frames just to see how they work in game.

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