Axelay esque...

Axelay esque...

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Axelay esque...



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Title: Axelay esque...
Pixel Artist: Squirrelsquid  (Level 4 Shichikyu :: 8940 points)
Posted: 11/17/2008 14:41
Palette: 61 colors
Statistics:  8 comments    12 faves    0 avatars

I decided a few weeks ago, that I'll be doing a little one man project, that will be a reminiscence to my favorite 16-bit shoot em up - Axelay. this is not a screenshot, but a mockup.

I actualy mimicked the hud and it's font pixel by pixel from a screenshot I found on google - especialy that catchy life icon had to be there ;)

oh and I tried some new color combinations, primarily on the platforms and the space bg.
( you might recognize the walker from earlier)

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xtr3mz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/10/2009 01:16

 AWESOME! I wanna play this game!


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sharprm (Level 4 Deputy) @ 2/11/2009 00:30
Reminds me of Katakis, for the Amiga. Yours has better graphics. Goodluck finishing the game.

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Jo (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 11/18/2008 22:43
I've always liked the side-scrollers shmups better, heh. Love the purple/yellowish thing going on.

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vierbit (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 11/17/2008 19:18
Love it. Axelay is also one of my favorites.
The yellow edges would really help the player not to collide with the background.
Its definitely something different than your usual stuff.

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ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 11/17/2008 16:53
I like it. The life icon actually looks like a little blue dude in a maroon get-up :D

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pain (Level 9 Nidan) @ 11/17/2008 16:13
it reminds ma a lot of r-type ... i like it ...

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Blackbeltdude (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 11/17/2008 16:00
Heh, I was about to say, "This reminds me of Axelay" then I looked at the title! XD

I'd say the color choices don't make it seem like something out of the SNES. That's not really a bad thing though, since what you've got here gives it it's own neat style.

I also think it's funny how just about every shooter mock up I see always has that, "R-Type level 1 door" into the mechanical area. :P Personally, I would have liked to have seen a different tile layout to break from the norm, but it's not that big a deal.

Really, this looks great, and there's really nothing for me to complain about! :)

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CobaltHex (Level 3 Stalker) @ 11/17/2008 15:41
thats pretty good

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