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Title: Rijsnajtal
Pixel Artist: eishiya  (Level 7 Bunyip :: 18457 points)
Posted: 11/7/2018 13:55
Palette: 10 colors
Statistics:  13 comments    73 faves    0 avatars

"What is this, a Metroidvania for ants?!"

Thought I'd try making a map of my WIP game for the challenge. I only have a vague chart of the game and haven't built the levels yet, so this turned into an exercise in fitting all the areas together spatially, and trying to clearly indicate the spots where each of the player's abilities is required. The map isn't to scale and different areas have different levels of detail/accuracy, but I think it's still pretty usable as an in-game map. Of course, by the time I finish my game, the world structure will probably not look anything like this.

(The thumbnail uses an extra 11th colour, but the main piece uses 10.)

Progress gif.

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theartistjulian (Level 5 Captain) @ 4/25/2020 18:13

woahhh :O

LiteraryPixels (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 11/25/2018 00:34

Love all the water area at the bottom! These colors are lovely, too. 

redmilion (Level 8 Mongolian Death Worm) @ 11/19/2018 12:09

buen escenario

Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 11/15/2018 00:04

Awesome scene!

Epic_Fox (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/14/2018 07:46

I love the collor pallet and clean art style for this art piece!

showtime (Level 6 Made) @ 11/11/2018 08:48

these colours are so pleasing! great work!

AshCrimson (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/11/2018 04:29

This is beautiful! What i love about pixel art is that it can be so "simplistic" yet look so good

eishiya (Level 7 Bunyip) @ 11/8/2018 12:17

@Knightsunder: Ohoho~? I planned for just two small, simple water areas, but in the process of trying to make them make sense, they ended up growing. This map also glosses over the forests, which will probably be larger than they look, so the water areas won't take up as much of the game as they seem to on this map. ...Perhaps there's also a bit of bitterness in there that in a Metroidvania I played not too long ago, the diving ability was only useful on two tiny maps and didn't lead anywhere interesting.

eishiya (Level 7 Bunyip) @ 11/8/2018 10:02

@Gecimen: I'm a solo dev, and a lazy one at that ;D

Fleja2003 (Level 7 Lotus) @ 11/8/2018 09:14

I l;ove it

A metroidvania for ants
Very cool designs anc olour choice, I especially like the sky a, dn how the scene fades into that: extremely interesting piece c:

Knightsundere (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 11/8/2018 08:04

That's a lot of water level... my senses are tingling.. 

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 11/8/2018 07:08

Really good. Could perhaps take a couple of more points of inerest.

Mr_Laurent (Level 4 Woolly Mammoth) @ 11/8/2018 04:54

Gorgeous ! 

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