Sand Trap

Sand Trap

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Sand Trap

Title: Sand Trap
Pixel Artist: Adcrusher  (Level 6 Major :: 6694 points)
Posted: 7/15/2015 21:01
Statistics:  24 comments    85 faves    0 avatars

One of my first spell animations for Duelyst, I hope I could get somewhere close to the amazing quality of Squirrell Squid and the other spells/ spell animators!

Check out Duelyst if you haven't already! The beta for the game has just been released, I know I'm excited!

Thank You!

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CatPawns (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/12/2015 13:57

i want a beta key :/

James McCarter (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 8/27/2015 13:29

By never allowing the fingers to extend upwards, you lose the potential to really create a snap contrast - the hand open and the hand closed share too similar a silhouette. Otherwise, the animation is really nice.

gunswordfist (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/22/2015 20:25

Cool trap!

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 7/21/2015 20:52

Thanks everyone!

The animation is 22 frames, played at 15 frames per second!

simonderfischer (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/21/2015 00:12

How many frames is this? A bazillion?

Incredible smooth animation, well done!

DragonDePlatino (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/20/2015 18:06

I cannot even.

What a mind-blowingly smooth animation!

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 7/19/2015 18:46

Very crisp animation. Love it!

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 7/18/2015 09:58

Thank you all for your kind comments!

I agree, the ripple effect is a bit weak. Sand rushing into the middle would of been a good idea, thanks eishiya!

LagiaSapphire (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/17/2015 12:34

Really smooth animation! Looks great!

rklesmit (Level 5 Captain) @ 7/17/2015 11:44

This is awesome...

Pheno (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 7/17/2015 09:25

Ripples at the end are, as said before, somewhat disappointing to watch. I also think the thumb looks strange - it straightens a little too much right before the fist clenches, making it look like the thumb has broken. Amazing readability with the five (i think - analyzing it says that this only has one color!) colors used, and a very strong animation overall.

Final Theory (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/16/2015 18:23

Love the animation! Would love to see a whole movie in this style.

AKA_Mathieu (Level 2 Peon) @ 7/16/2015 11:50

very smooth and catchy ( :P )

mrsimons (Level 1 Thug) @ 7/16/2015 11:34

That hand looks amazing.

Mr_Hk_ (Level 5 Sniper) @ 7/16/2015 11:26

Punchy !

eishiya (Level 6 SWAT) @ 7/16/2015 11:17

I agree with pretty much all the comments before mine. Great animationd and timing, the material reads very well, but the ripples at the end are a bit disappointing. Have you thought about making it a bit like a drop animation, where the sand rushes in to fill the void in the middle, causing a small temporary swelling? Like the last frames here, for example.

This makes me almost regret not having visible magic in a project of mine xP

Trick17 (Level 8 Venus fly trap) @ 7/16/2015 10:27

Good animation and understanding of the material!

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 7/16/2015 09:05

Thank you everyone 

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 7/16/2015 08:30


azurealsky (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/16/2015 08:13

I feel so much power in that grip. The animation is awesome! 

Ubisavis (Level 6 Made) @ 7/16/2015 07:48


Hapiel (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 7/16/2015 07:39

Wow sweet! Great hand, sand effect, and timing! Well done!

Shingo (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/16/2015 06:19

Nice! The only thing I would improve is the "ripple" effect toward the end, may need some smoothing frames before disappearing. :D

gablp30stm (Level 4 Deputy) @ 7/16/2015 05:43

Nice this could be the new animation for the weekly challenge.

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