Oh, Deer! background

Oh, Deer! background

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Oh, Deer! background

Title: Oh, Deer! background
Pixel Artist: ptoing  (Level 7 Cuttlefish :: 17307 points)
Posted: 12/9/2014 05:52
Palette: 29 colors
Statistics:  16 comments    45 faves    0 avatars

A 3 layer background I made for the game Oh, Deer! (still in production)
Uses RGB444 (12 bit) colours to save memory.

Bonus: parts / parallax mockup

(c) Necrosoft


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J-Em (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 12/16/2014 18:18

So beautiful and smooth :)

CraftyPixeI (Level 1 Intern) @ 12/12/2014 13:30

- Extremely beautiful, but It would be even better if there was a second layer for the clouds! -

Squirrelsquid (Level 4 Rubbish) @ 12/11/2014 09:50

I really dig that parallax version. It does look fuzzy in places, but I don't think it detract from the piece much. The palette is great!

BathMaster_2000 (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 12/11/2014 06:22


Pixelart_kid (Level 6 SWAT) @ 12/10/2014 07:20

Beatiful landscape!!!. 

AdamF (Level 11 CEO) @ 12/9/2014 15:54

The parallax version is sweet-- I agree with the comments about the static version looking fuzzy and dithered. The clouds especially seem to be much too solid. 

Despite that, very good stuff. 

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 12/9/2014 11:50

king bobston: The greenery is a pretty small detail, also there would be some vertical parallax in the game as well, plus other stuff in front of the greenery. So most amount of time was spent on the stuff you would see most, naturally :)

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 12/9/2014 11:49

Stickman: Totally agree about the mountains, they could stand being a bit darker and a but more saturated than they are. Might actually look into fixing that :)

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 12/9/2014 11:48

FlyGuy: The dither is because of the RGB444, which is a total of 4096 possible colours, those colours on the sky gradient for example are pretty much as close as it gets, some have possible inbetween blues, but those are mostly a bit more saturated as the sky goes darker but not significantly contrasty between the other 2 surrounding colours.

Also you have to take into account that this is for PS Vita which has a relatively small screen with a PPI of 220, which is a lot higher than your normal 24" screen with 1920*1080, which would be about 91/92 PPI. So the pixels on the Vita are a lot smaller, thus there is more visual blending.

ptoing (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 12/9/2014 11:45

Thanks everyone :)

jok (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 12/9/2014 11:16

parallax anim looks nice

king_bobston (Level 10 Capo) @ 12/9/2014 09:33

I find it gorgeous, except for the greenery. But seeing the parallax animation and since it's a background I can guess why it's this way.

Looking at the parallax animation is pretty relaxing.

Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 12/9/2014 09:22

Nice parallax scrolling.

Very nice background. One nitpick is that it feels as though the bottom layer has a little too much of a similar contrast to the middle layer. It's almost as though the bottom cloudy layer stands out more than middle one.

JerryPie (Level 11 Big Foot) @ 12/9/2014 09:11

For some reason as a static image this looks overly dithered  and fuzzy. It's still amazing work regardless. -- What's really blowing me away is the parallax version. It seems like the extra dither helps blend the frames together more. I actually made a parallax background similar to this 2 years ago (not as detailed and hardly any dither), and it did not look as nice as yours animated. i.imgur.com/jGMZM5O.png

johanvinet (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 12/9/2014 07:42

Gorgeous! Nice work :) Remind me that good old Silkworm in a much better way :)

Kinow (Level 3 Chief) @ 12/9/2014 06:17

The parallax animation is stunning. Ofc the background by itself too

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