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Title: Adventure
Pixel Artist: Setzer  (Level 8 Cannibal :: 12734 points)
Posted: 12/17/2010 08:08
Statistics:  13 comments    3 faves    0 avatars

Just a quickie, played this game for the first time since I was a little kid, couldn't help but do a mockup of it.

This is just a simple remake of an old game, I'm wondering how many people would recognize it without me saying it, so I dont know if I should bother finding a screenshot.

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Jabber (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 4/30/2011 13:48

 Haha, I recognized it without even looking at the name. Nice job! I love how it keeps the monochromatic feel even though it's got a lot of detail. Nice shading.


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Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 1/6/2011 22:11

Its actually much older than that. The name of the original game is actually the title of this: Adventure (Made in the 70s)

Also, this mockup is turning into a full game, expect it in a browser near you in the next few months, if everything goes according to plan :)


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big brother (Level 11 Admiral) @ 1/6/2011 20:30

Is it supposed to be ZZT? I loved that game! I made so many custom worlds with it. I hit the custom object limit per map -- making all these complicated flags and tons of dialogue.


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MegaSasquatch (Level 2 Peon) @ 12/18/2010 10:33

Ahh. good times. good times.


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Mallonee (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/18/2010 00:48

nothing like good old nostalgia :) I used to play this game all the tim when I was younger. It may not be as amazing as it could be, but I'd definately play it


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Darth Mandarb (Level 10 Operative) @ 12/17/2010 20:16

I recognized it from the thumbnail! 

While it's not the greatest of pixels it gets high marks for making me feel 8 years old again!


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Demon11777 (Level 5 Captain) @ 12/17/2010 19:49

I like that your going for simplicity but the castle looks a bit odd. Maybe tone down the yellow a bit? hurts the eyes. was onek's guess right? if not I would have to guess tower of draguna.


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Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 12/17/2010 15:25

I've tried skewin the floor tiles, I'm not sure if I'd call it better or worse, but its different anyway. I also redid all the shadows, some are still pretty nonsensical, but I prefer it to the way it was before.


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Manupix (Level 11 Godzilla) @ 12/17/2010 14:24

Yellow brick road! Oh wait

I don't hate it, at all!

But the floor tiles should be either horizontal, or maybe 1:2, it doesn't say 'floor' at all the way they are. Also the shadows are wrong: if the turret shadows stop high on the wall, they can't also be cast on the ground!

Fixing these things would make it really good without losing the simplicity.


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Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 12/17/2010 13:59

I considered making it more detailed when making it, but decided against it. I was hesitant to even draw the edge tiles for the castle, and the shadows. I think one of the reasons that game was so enjoyable to me was the simplicity and I tried to mimick that.


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onek (Level 6 Hitman) @ 12/17/2010 11:59

this is rly aint too good.... : /

anyway....reminds me of that gold town in secret of mana


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skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 12/17/2010 09:44

Honestly, you're a great artist, but this is not great :(

You have a lot of room to work with to interpret the original and I don't think you've really pushed it enough. Everything is very conspicuously tiled; maybe you could mix it up a bit by having 2 or 3 different ground/wall tiles. Also, the lighting is quite confusing, why are there gradients on the sides of everything? As a whole, the image is very low contrast; nothing much stands out and everything just comes across as being a little on the bland side.

I'd really love to see this looking as awesome as HFKMPWAUTS2T:HSE++


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Sengir (Level 1 Intern) @ 12/17/2010 09:31

It seems like you're trying to mix the crappy design of the old one with better pixeling. I think you ought to make the castle look a little more realistic


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