Toxic Sonic: Bloodsplosion!

Toxic Sonic: Bloodsplosion!

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Toxic Sonic: Bloodsplosion!



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Title: Toxic Sonic: Bloodsplosion!
Pixel Artist: ManningKrull  (Level 9 Executioner :: 16164 points)
Posted: 12/3/2008 05:23
Statistics:  7 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

Here's a mockup of the death animation from the Toxic Sonic game. I made three separate sprites -- the blood explosion, the two bones popping out, and the skull popping out and shattering -- and then the programmer arranged them on the zombies so that the the blood explosion always plays (sometimes in two or three positions on the same zombie) and there's a 1/3 chance the bones will pop out and a 1/3 chance the skull will pop out, so you always see different configurations of these three sprites for each zombie you kill. There's a 1 in 9 chance you'll get all three at the same time and it actually kind of feels like a little bonus, like getting the flaming fist on Ken's uppercut in whatever version of Street Fighter they introduced that (I think there was a 1 in 4 chance of that happening in that first version, and they made it his normal attack in later versions). This was fun to animate! It looks a little better in the actual game because it plays much faster, and the zombie can fade to 50% opacity when he blinks in and out; for PixelJoint I just set him up to blink darker for a few frames and it's not as cool an effect. Anyway, I'm finally almost done with this project!

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Yaoumei (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/23/2008 14:17
Oh cool. XD And sick, and awesome. Love it.

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ManningKrull (Level 9 Executioner) @ 12/4/2008 08:36
Thanks everybody! I can't wait to show everyone the game! I think it's a step up from Curses, and I look forward to hearing what everybody thinks.

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Victor Rojo (Level 10 King Ghidorah) @ 12/3/2008 13:36

i love this blood, great great!


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Chace (Level 5 Captain) @ 12/3/2008 11:48
Great animation, can't wait for the game!
Curses! was great, so my expectations for this game are set high!

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Darth Mandarb (Level 10 Operative) @ 12/3/2008 07:49
M y   a n t i c i p a t i o n   g r o w s !

More good stuff!!  Keep 'em coming!

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Arrow-1 (Level 2 Peon) @ 12/3/2008 06:44
I'm really excited to see this all be put together, it seems like it's going to be amazing. You're a great pixel artist. ;)

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Ky3bMu4 (Level 8 Guerrilla) @ 12/3/2008 05:42
Great series =)

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