Overworld map (challenge).

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Overworld map (challenge).



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Title: Overworld map (challenge).
Pixel Artist: josemwarrior  (Level 2 Peon :: 570 points)
Posted: 3/12/2016 11:33
Palette: 20 colors
Statistics:  4 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

I enjoyed this so much. Thanks for the good theme. I'm not very good at choosing colors even (I think a bit like everyone at the beginning). I have not used any references, but I wanted to convey a gloomy environment, desert, where the church and insquisition were prevailing. I started working on this palette (in fact I have no idea about palettes):

 

 

 

 

 

That it had reminiscent of the work of Kentaro Miura, Berserk. But I realized that even the colors do not work well, everything seemed a gradient of a gradient. I started to read, color great forum posts, and I opted for using palette DB32. As the color change was made retrospectively and not I started working with these colors, it may have affected the final result. But even so, I am quite satisfied with the result:

 

 

 

It is difficult to change all colors back and fit well. I should have started from the beginning to use this palette. I lost atmosphere, but I won in contrast, shape and definition. Final result: 

 

 

 


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josemwarrior (Level 2 Peon) @ 3/14/2016 01:48

yes, it's really great, I'll give you some advice, be patient, I have 6 years of programming experience, everything will come, good luck!


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Corunder (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 3/13/2016 22:52

Ha ha yea man I hope you do make a game out of it.  I think it looks really cool.  That's really great that you can do such good art and program too.  I hope to get there one day but I have a lot of learning to do in both art and programming,but I'd like to make some games I'm proud of one day.


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josemwarrior (Level 2 Peon) @ 3/13/2016 09:36

Thanks for your comment. You have defined better than me what I wanted to create. Is exactly that. I'm a programmer and I can program videogames too, and this is so exciting because this is just what I want to create, a world like that and a game like this. So, read something like your comment, is the best I can read. haha cheer!!


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Corunder (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 3/13/2016 08:11

Wow I think this one is really cool.  It reminds me of like a mario overworld map in function, but instead of the happy environment, it conveys an apocolyptic environment that I would love to explore in a game.


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