star wars castlevania

star wars castlevania

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star wars castlevania



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Title: star wars castlevania
Pixel Artist: r1k  (Level 1 Rookie :: 2762 points)
Posted: 11/15/2008 03:18
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  14 comments    5 faves    0 avatars

for my competition entry, I decided to use the characters from castlevania SoTN.

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vampireslug (Level 5 Detective) @ 3/26/2009 04:25

Nice representations and great use of the palette.  IMO, the dithering works.


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Photocopier (Level 11 Godfather) @ 1/4/2009 12:18
alucard's sword is lost in dracula I think.

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Victor Rojo (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 11/24/2008 06:07
alucard kenobi jajaja, great work

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ManningKrull (Level 9 Executioner) @ 11/21/2008 04:56

I'm a sucker for anything Castlevania-related! I love the rich palette and strong contrast. The dithering is really bold and works better than I would've imagined with such strong contrast between the shades.


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CobaltHex (Level 3 Stalker) @ 11/18/2008 21:39
good

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r1k (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/18/2008 21:29
thanks.  Ya I think maria is the weakest part of the peice.  The overuse of dithering is cause I wanted to keep the color count very low (as the competition specified) without having things looking blotchy.  I do have a tendency to use to much dithering though, Ive been meaning to do some more stuff to practice not using dithering but havnt had the time.  ya I see the AA on the moon is wrong though, I should look into that.

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Haze01 (Level 1 Intern) @ 11/18/2008 14:06
I really like the composition here!  I especially like Richter and Alucard's poses.  The use of Castle Dracula in the top left is a nice touch, as is the use of the bat and candle in the lower right.  The bat and candle just look great - I especially like the way you depicted the smoke coming from the candle. 

As for crits; the yellow circle around the castle isn't antialiased properly and looks odd because of it; Maria's visible leg looks to me to be strangely positioned or too thin; the word "starring" has two "r"s, not one; and I'm not fond of the dithering used everywhere, especially in the blue area by Count Dracula's face.

My favorite part of this poster is Richter.  He just looks perfect!  Also, I think that for this challenge, your poster shows the best use of a palette and best composition, so it gets my only vote :)

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feyincognito (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 11/16/2008 23:49
Wow. This is really great! I've never actually played Castlevania but I do have a CD of the music from the game, for some reason.

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Afflict (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 11/16/2008 18:40
Great poster :) And choosing an awesome classic.

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Igor K. (Level 5 Soldier) @ 11/15/2008 16:46
its better! :)
n1, I am doing mine about counter-strike :)

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r1k (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/15/2008 15:48
ah, I see, I wasnt sure about that.

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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/15/2008 11:15
Castlevania representing

*I also think the Castlevania logo would be better suited.

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B_j0k3r0 (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 11/15/2008 10:47

Yes I think that too..


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skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 11/15/2008 05:10
I think you need to actually write Castlevania instead of Star Wars, look at the example image.

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