Rendezvous Delano - Boss1

Rendezvous Delano - Boss1

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Rendezvous Delano - Boss1

Title: Rendezvous Delano - Boss1
Pixel Artist: jalonso  (Level 11 Godfather :: 99721 points)
Posted: 10/21/2009 17:03
Statistics:  20 comments    24 faves    0 avatars

To cure a creative block I decided to help DeProgrammer with his SHMUP game project called Rendezvous Delano for the DS.

Some project info is here.

This is just a mockup of the items I've made so far. The Boss spins 90 degrees and shoots the tiny ships then rotates again. This is why it has no light source. The middle is the same but dead and the 3rd appears before the boss does.

The nebula too is an enemy. SHown in-game at 50% opacity. I'll show that on its own later.

Animations are simulations only. All is coded including additional explosions not made by me.

Not too many colors per sprite. Each enemy has its own palette. Palettes supplied.


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Ottbot (Level 7 General Manager) @ 4/5/2013 14:59

Memories of Xevious... good stuff.

SatTheArtist (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/26/2011 16:04

My jaw dropped...

artistictiger (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 6/1/2011 16:14

Looking good!.. Man, everything is so detailed, i especially like the nebula.

MCSuire (Level 1 Intern) @ 10/20/2010 19:16

Very sweet designs man.

HereTic (Level 1 Intern) @ 7/11/2010 13:48

That boss reminds me of a boss from an old nes game called Gaurdian Legends. I couldn't find an example picture, but if you've played it, you might know what I'm talking about.

I like your detail, and the colors you put in your work. Very nice, 5/5

Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 10/27/2009 10:27

i want to borrow your starry sky + nebula drawing skills for a week, jal

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/26/2009 19:34

Manhonri, I'm just showing sprites and elements I've made for the game. This is just a simulation and the nebula will not be shown ingame like it is here. I had to work with my star BG loop and the nebula had to go that speed to work.

Mahonri (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/26/2009 15:28

Great work!  The only thing that's bothering me is the horizontal movement of the nebula.  In space everything is so far away, that it would all pretty much be moving in the same direction and at the same speed in relation to the player.  And as an enemy, it would likely need to be close which would make it extremely huge.  Like light-years huge.  

But given the fact that it could be some other entity altogether, none of this may be relevent... 

Photocopier (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/26/2009 02:27

this is really nice of you!

excellent work

sharprm (Level 4 Deputy) @ 10/22/2009 05:21

less saturation please.

Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 10/21/2009 23:26

well i got the feeling from the boss. it really reminded me the player's HQ.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/21/2009 21:07

@Met, I have. This project is suposed to be Metriod-ish.

Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 10/21/2009 20:25

It gave me the feeling i was watching sprites from Herzog Zwei, have you heard about that game Jal?

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/21/2009 19:19

@Kaiseto, Squirrelsquid has been over my shoulder while working on these. I miss him and hope he's back with us soon.

The colors here were supplied. The death animation is part code part explosions I did not make.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/21/2009 19:18

@Necroleachate, Yes the big ship holds four ships diagonally, good catch.

susuwataris (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 10/21/2009 19:06

 wooow, amazing.

greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 10/21/2009 18:38

Very spiffy looking. I like the teleportation effect, espcially on the ship.

This could be a whole new direction for you. Glad to hear you've broken your creativity block.

Kaiseto (Level 6 Made) @ 10/21/2009 18:13

Your Jalonso is evolving into Squirrelsquid! Press B to cancel.

All joking aside, kickass sprite work. The palette stands out to me in particular. There's just a really great spectrum from purples to greens to yellows.

Also, loving the destruction(?) animation.

Necroleachate (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 10/21/2009 18:04

Very good stuff.  Is the boss made of four ships placed diagonally facing it's center or it's just my mind?

Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/21/2009 17:48

Lovely ships, nice stars, amazing boss!

How you're going to make a light-years-wide nebula fit with them is another story...

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