Island Arena

Island Arena

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Island Arena



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Title: Island Arena
Pixel Artist: JerryPie  (Level 11 Big Foot :: 32213 points)
Posted: 2/9/2014 21:17
Statistics:  12 comments    44 faves    0 avatars

An island arena for a project currently in development. The reason for all the open space in the center of the image is so that players have a lot of room to run around. -- The perspective is a little strange, but I felt it was a necessary evil to create more atmosphere in this game. (Having the top down view while allowing the player to see the horizon.)

I realize there are probably a lot of colors here, but I wasn't super concerned about conservation on this piece. I tried to keep the count low though.

The final water animation will also be tweaked with some programming and lighting to give it a more exciting effect.

Here is a WIP of this piece - http://postimg.org/image/twihtvg0j/

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_Connor (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 2/14/2014 19:00

I'm sure you could actually achieve thise perspective with a certain camera lens emphasising the curvature of the Earth. It isn't even noticable. I think the saturated ocean and sky create a nice contrast between the playable area and it's boundaries.


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reis (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 2/13/2014 16:02

Fantastic! I love pieces like that...


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Zadaben (Level 1 Faerie) @ 2/12/2014 13:53

That's a rather nice scene
but I think putting some more life into it couldnt hurt
i.e. trees swaying and leaves rustling in the wind, ripples in the water, the tide moving in and out, etc.
I also feel that the greens in the trees and background foliage could stand to be a little more saturated and pure, more hueshifted towards blue or purple in the darker areas, compared to everything else they appear to be a tad dull.


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DevinGG (Level 2 Dealer) @ 2/11/2014 16:51

It may be better as a single frame rather than a gif, but lovely nonetheless.


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Elk (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 2/10/2014 10:31

Agreed with skeddles


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Peyton (Level 7 Assassin) @ 2/10/2014 05:52

Awesome :D


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orange08 (Level 6 Blue Crab) @ 2/10/2014 05:43

dang thats pretty spiffy!


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skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 2/10/2014 03:24

This is nice, I love the sand. Water seems more to be glowing than flowing.


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 2/10/2014 03:14

The sand is most impressive! Thanks for adding the WIP, super helpful!


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Batzy (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/10/2014 02:02

i want to see more!


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Wugabuga (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/10/2014 00:05

really psycodelic! 


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tanuki (Level 1 Seaman) @ 2/9/2014 22:56

The sand is very well detailed. It all looks very cool. The water animation does kind of remind me of a beating heart, probably because I'm seeing it all at once here as a big round shape, but I do like the shapes of the waves.


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