Iso Zelda

Iso Zelda

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Iso Zelda

Title: Iso Zelda
Pixel Artist: radolfo  (Level 2 Peon :: 766 points)
Posted: 2/27/2009 13:15
Statistics:  21 comments    42 faves    0 avatars

Isometric mock-up of the first room of the first dungeon of the first Zelda game.

Originally was going to be a NES style rendition, but got bored with it and decided to up the graphics. Wanted to animate it with Link heading to the boss room, but after a few initial tests, the animated gif would of been too big and I didn't want to make a youtube video. So those other rooms and half-done dragon ended up on the cutting floor. Besides, wanted to move on to other ideas instead of linger on what was supposed to be a time filler during my down time.


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Qemist (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 10/21/2011 12:10

I love zelda.. never tought it be so cool in iso!!

Tailfeathers (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/12/2011 23:13

watch out link, those fishies might suck your head. the lighting looks pretty coolbeanz. I like the seafoam green look.

ommikoshii (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/24/2009 05:56

i really want to play this zelda. nice work.


Mathias (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 3/12/2009 22:01

Ah, yes! I knew exactly what room with was as soon as I saw it. Why the old HUD, though? You probably already had that done when you decided to upgrade, huh?

RabidGolfCart (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 3/12/2009 20:12

Awesome stuff.

x-death (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 3/4/2009 21:03

this is fantastic. i can't believe i missed it. great job.

vampireslug (Level 5 Detective) @ 3/4/2009 04:39

If this got any more amazing I'd have to go take a nap after viewing.  Great job!

chanfan (Level 7 Underboss) @ 3/4/2009 00:44

Insane! I can't beliave I almost missed this one! Great job with the setting and lighting.

skeddles (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 3/3/2009 19:17

Cool remake, looks more creepy.

.Anubis. (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 3/3/2009 08:02

I'm not too sure myself, but it could be cracks/light from ceiling, but it's good otherwise.

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 3/3/2009 03:18

Gee that's nice.

Not sure about the lighting thing, tho. Having each of the statues lit a bit differently seems kinda weird.

radolfo (Level 2 Peon) @ 3/2/2009 11:33

Preview image changed.

Link was originally made to be animated (Theres like 8 frames of rough animation for him) but I scrapped the idea and just placed him in the dungeon. Which is my reason for him not being as detailed as the background.

Darth Mandarb (Level 10 Operative) @ 3/2/2009 07:10

Holy s**t!  I love this!   The lighting is excellent and I actually like how Link stands out a bit ... I don't like when the player/character gets lost in the background too much!

MdNight17 commented on it, and I TOTALLY agree ... your preview images does NOTHING to show how cool this image is!!  I definitely would update it.

Yogurt (Level 5 Detective) @ 3/1/2009 23:28

That would make such a bad ass game, if only the link were shaded better, compared to the rest of it I mean.

DJD (Level 4 Button Man) @ 3/1/2009 09:54

I really like the idea, but my favourite part is the attention to lighting detail. It gives a ton of atmosphere to this piece that we never otherwise would have experienced. The fact that you have the lighting on the bottom left wall (despite the fact that we don't see the actual torches[yet we know what they look like]) really adds to the illusion of the experience.

MdNight17 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/28/2009 21:48

Look really good, but that preview doesn't give justice to the piece might want to change it

Badassbill (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 2/28/2009 02:39

I think everything else is collectively better than the Link sprite, but it's all good.

Dr D (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 2/27/2009 20:39

I'd hit it.

I mean.. play it.

metaldev (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 2/27/2009 20:09

 pretty nice job.

Baz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/27/2009 17:10

WOW !!! Freakin awsome man !! It would have been cooler with a NES vibe but this still looks so pretty. Congrat !

TMH (Level 2 Dealer) @ 2/27/2009 17:09

great i cant wait to see the others

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