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Author Topic: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]  (Read 479056 times)

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #560 on: January 03, 2013, 03:23:16 pm »
That's one heck of a long title name if he went with something like that. Sounds kinda run onish.

But it sounds so crazy awesome...
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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #561 on: January 03, 2013, 05:32:17 pm »
In my opinion the title name should be Top Secret: Hitler's Revival.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #562 on: January 03, 2013, 05:54:42 pm »
Sounds like a horror B-movie: HITLER: RESURRECTION
we are in a horrible and deadly danger

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #563 on: January 03, 2013, 06:16:02 pm »
Are you expecting this kind of stuff when you say you'd like to combine elements from both the english and japanese title screens?

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #564 on: January 03, 2013, 06:33:56 pm »
I should've been more specific. I like the design of the US title screen and I think I want something in that vein. Perhaps you can make the outline in the shape of the eagle.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #565 on: January 03, 2013, 06:54:28 pm »
Hi Flash (happy new year dude!)

Maybe you could make something like this

Sorry but i don't have a tile editor on my nexus  ::)

Did you plan to release an another french version of this game?

By the way for "erica & stan" the "s" sound weird to me, but good work dude!

Edit: Streemerz, a bionic's sequel (if thefox and Mr.Podukian are agree we will have a french version  ;))
« Last Edit: January 03, 2013, 07:05:30 pm by Lestat »

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #566 on: January 03, 2013, 08:16:14 pm »
I should've been more specific. I like the design of the US title screen and I think I want something in that vein. Perhaps you can make the outline in the shape of the eagle.
I agree with Flash. You sounded way too vague. An eagle on the BC logo?
(just an idea. I'm no real graphics artist myself.)
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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #567 on: January 03, 2013, 09:05:41 pm »
Then you want something like this?

@Lestat: Hi dude. I don't plan to translate this game at this time. Maybe later who knows...
« Last Edit: January 04, 2013, 06:20:41 am by FlashPV »

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #568 on: January 04, 2013, 07:19:00 am »
In my opinion the title name should be Top Secret: Hitler's Revival.

Seconded, but I have to admit that the titlescreen that FlashPV showed in the preceding post looks pretty tight.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #569 on: January 04, 2013, 12:44:43 pm »
Love it. Thanks.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #570 on: January 04, 2013, 03:10:51 pm »
Honestly, I liked the first one better too.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #571 on: January 04, 2013, 03:43:10 pm »


I like this one.

It feels much more like a localization. The first one feels a bit... frankensteinish... (No offense, FlashPV, your stuff is good! It's just this time, the clash in styles don't seem so great in my eyes)
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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #572 on: January 04, 2013, 05:54:38 pm »
Go! Go! Bionic!

(By the way; Don't see the problem with using the "Return" angle on the title)

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #573 on: January 04, 2013, 06:16:25 pm »
I'll go with the second too. The first title screen is more original but I found the overall look too "heavy".

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #574 on: January 05, 2013, 05:10:27 pm »
Yeah, you really knocked it out of the park on the second one, it's just a bit of a shame that the "Top Secret" part of the title couldn't be preserved somehow.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #575 on: January 05, 2013, 05:34:09 pm »
I'm not interested in preserving Top Secret hence its lack of appearance. Bionic Commando and Top Secret appear to be the same game aside from some censorship and the usual limitations. Really no reason to include it, it has no place in my translation.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #576 on: January 06, 2013, 05:00:03 pm »
Yeah, I got that you were going for more of a localization, I'm just a bit of a purist is all.  I cringed when they brought Gunnm over here and retitled it "Battle Angel Alita."  Different strokes for different folks, no disrespect meant.

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #577 on: January 06, 2013, 07:46:28 pm »
It provided Kishiro the funniest joke in the manga when he named Gally "Alita" in the last volume of the original serie :)

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #578 on: January 10, 2013, 10:21:02 pm »
To chime in, I support the choice of return over resurrection. As one said, "return" is ambiguous and creates suspense, "hitler return? How? Survival? Cover-up? Resurrection?." The exact same situation occurred in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker.

As for the title screen, the first attempt with three different fonts was simply confusing, cluttered, and amateurish. The second is a significant improvement. However, I feel the blue box around the subtitle is cluttered and garish. Actually, i think it looks pretty bad in the japanese one too. I would suggest giving it some room to breathe, maybe even drop the blue box altogether and going for like a militant, official-looking stencil font straight on the black background.

As for the localization vs. translation debate, when done poorly, both suck. But when done well, I much prefer a localization. Always the choice of the translator, certainly, but just my opinion as the player.

Anyways, looks good so far. Keep it up. :)

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Re: Titlescreens: Screenshots & Edits [Constructive Criticism Only]
« Reply #579 on: January 28, 2013, 09:46:29 pm »
Working on a Bomberman hack to make the game more accurately represented by the US cover art.

Here was my first go at a title screen:

Here is my second:


I still need to make changes to the text at the bottom. Haven't decided what will go there yet.