Metroid: Space Complex (Metroid 1 NES Hack WIP)

Started by Mindflower, May 08, 2017, 11:43:11 AM

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GTM604

I know these projects take a lot of time and effort but I can't wait to play it XD. I love the sprite designs you've come up with. Amazing work hope you keep at it.

Mari42

Quote from: Mindflower on September 26, 2017, 04:32:19 PM
My first playground with Character Sprites. I'm on a learning exercise, on the way but not quite there i think. What do you think?


I love the 4th one. It looks very authentic. :)

PachaWillWatchYa

Quote from: Mindflower on September 26, 2017, 04:32:19 PM
My first playground with Character Sprites. I'm on a learning exercise, on the way but not quite there i think. What do you think?

Honestly they are a bit underwellming at the moment.
The 2nd one has best proportions, but 3rd and 4th one are shaded much better.
But keep on trying.
If you can do nice backgrounds then surely with a bit of will you'll be able to learn how to do nice sprites.

Morinis

As I have some R&R tonight I made a concept reference if  you want to use it.  It should fit as there is some space in front of Samus's feet.  Do what you want with it.  Tried to make it look like the Zero Mission stance :)


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Mindflower

Quote from: Sinis on September 27, 2017, 11:01:32 PM
As I have some R&R tonight I made a concept reference if  you want to use it.  It should fit as there is some space in front of Samus's feet.  Do what you want with it.  Tried to make it look like the Zero Mission stance :)





Hey pal, thanks!
Unfortunately the sprite is 3 pixels too wide, but i sincerely cheer your design and will integrate it into a new sprite, mixing my and your ideas thus doing a 16*32px sprite.
Again thanks for your donation :)
P.S. The zero mission design is what i also had in mind. You nailed it!

Let's see what a sprite will come out in the end.  :angel:

Morinis

Not a problem :)

Oh, was it too  big?  I  judged it from what I saw via a screenshot I took and looking at the YYCHR info it had so made it a tad bigger from the original to fit into the allotted area given.  No matter man, glad to help :)
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Quote from: Sinis on October 01, 2017, 05:07:33 PM
Not a problem :)

Oh, was it too  big?  I  judged it from what I saw via a screenshot I took and looking at the YYCHR info it had so made it a tad bigger from the original to fit into the allotted area given.  No matter man, glad to help :)

Hey dude, my bad, your sprite was NOT too big. I did not consider there is an extra tile for the "gun-part". I just begin to make sense of the confusing arrangement of the sprite tiles. There is some immense amount of work coming with all that!

Furthermore i plan to do an own sprite for every area. I will have a  "lit helm-part" for the cave part, a big helmet and a breathing device, a scuba for a possible underwater part and so on.
but that's a long term task for sure.

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With heavy inspiration from Sinis i come up with this:



:angel:

cartridge_rom

Mindflower amazing sprite :thumbsup: samus armor

is finished .... the will have different models of armor

this cool, one of the best armor sprites :thumbsup:

thanks for your work, I hope to see the Metroid Space Complex project completed

will have original story or cinematic argument as Rogue Dawn ;)

Mindflower



Redoing the whole stuff cause i was not satisfied with the level design.
I inserted the new sprite and messed with the palettes as you can see.


Quote from: cartridge_rom on October 06, 2017, 04:38:17 PM
Mindflower amazing sprite :thumbsup: samus armor

is finished .... the will have different models of armor

this cool, one of the best armor sprites :thumbsup:

thanks for your work, I hope to see the Metroid Space Complex project completed

will have original story or cinematic argument as Rogue Dawn ;)
Thanks.
I have not yet worked out a full fledged story. But i feel most comfortable with a kinda parallel universe story.
I work out more samus sprites over time. Right now i want to push the new landscape.

DavidtheIdeaMan


Mindflower

Some screenies from New Brinstar to keep you in tune!

Please note the screens are still subject to change, polish and stuff. Cheers!






Mindflower

Hello Space Pirates,

I've got a new Song out.
And beware of some new psychedelic Geemers!   :o

https://youtu.be/8Ao8mzcJxhg

DavidtheIdeaMan

Excellent work Mindflower your Mod is looking and sounding very lovely thus far,keep up the great work! :thumbsup:

Mindflower


Drafted some nifty snowy landscape plus snowstorm.
Nothing finished, not at all, but what do you think?


ultimaweapon

U'm looking forward to this game as well. Your work is looking great Mindflower.
Trust in the Heart of the Cards

NiO

Im not into Metroid but this looks pretty nice!

Mindflower

Hello Space Pirates,

first of a Happy New Year!

To prove i have done something, here's a picture of a the reorganization of the Green Tiles (means rounden up the design while minimizing the tiles needed). I am quite happy with the result. This is a playground for the new Tiles:

I copied all Tiles from Norfair to Ridley Area (long and tedious work let me tell ya), cause i recognized this being better suited for the Green Area. And the Temple.
Norfair is now a rather liquid surrounding ^^.

And a random landscape picture of Brinstar to show the final (at least i think so) palette choice
As mentioned earlier.


I composed three new songs with MetroidTuner. I am slowly ready to release a full album  :^_^: Makes me wonder if and how i can squeeze all this into the ROM.
I am gonna upload the new songs anytime soon.


I experimented with snow as well (example picture above), but that's nothing to show off, yet.

Furthermore i drew a few plans and ideas. This time i want to do it much more foresighted; i wanna know beforehand what i am doing the best I can. A neat little example is this :


That's it for now.

DavidtheIdeaMan

Hey hey,glad to see your back Mindflower and Im liking the new spriters and that idea :)

GTM604

Great sprite work really love this hope you keep at it. i just realized there was a notify me when new posts are made so this is my first notify me thread  :P