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About the last picture, a stylistic question: What color do you like for the Merman?

Marine Blue (obviously, marine style)
1 (50%)
Standard Blue (Seems natural on a dark stage)
0 (0%)
Green (gives it a putrid look)
1 (50%)
Gray (Shark style)
0 (0%)
Red (Magikarp style!)
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 2

Voting closed: April 02, 2020, 04:59:19 pm

Author Topic: Evil Dead: Ash lives!  (Read 1941 times)

CryinOnion

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Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« on: March 26, 2020, 11:51:54 pm »
Working hard on my latest hack: My personal tribute to Bruce Campbell and the Evil Dead series. The plot? Simple: Ash's daughter is kidnapped by the Necronomicon itself, and now, he must do what he does best to save her: kill deadites!

The changes made to the original game (Wanpaku Graffiti) affect:

·Title Screen


·Intro


·First three levels (100%)






The idea is to make the game feel like something completely original and not just a simple hack. Practically everything will be replaced, or modified (with special emphasis on maintaining the humorous style, but less cutie).

How's it looking so far?

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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2020, 10:08:21 am »
Surprised no one else has commented - I think this looks like a great project.

I'm not familiar with the source game but I am with the source material, and everything looks very well done.

Keep up the good work!  Looks like you are onto something here.

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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2020, 11:22:14 am »
 I love Splatterhouse! And I love Ash! Any hack combining great things is always welcome.  :thumbsup: Is this the first hack of wanpakku? I don't remember seeing another. BTW if you are a fan of Evil Dead, have you played the Evil Dead hack of Zelda 2 yet? It's definitely worth a look.  ;D
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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2020, 09:54:13 am »
Thanks for your support! Source game is the 2nd installment on Splatter House series, and a pseudo-prequel. Has a solid gameplay, and tons of horror/pop culture references so, as a mixture of horror and comedy, it's a great start for a Evil Dead game. The only problem is that it seems that the developers were obsessed in making everything too cute: Imagine the Chestburster scene in the first Alien movie... with "kawaii" eyes XD, yes, that's what I'm talking about. That's why I'm replacing 90% of the sprites, and fixing the other 10% to make them funny, and scary at the same time.

Yes, it's the first Wanpaku hack (and it's not strange, because the way the sprites work, makes it more complicated than other hacks I worked on)... and yes, I played Zelda hack XD. Adding Bruce Campbell to a game makes it instantly better!

I hope to finish the project by the end of this month, I'll appreciate your support with new updates in this post.... And remember, shop smart, shop S-Mart!

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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2020, 10:42:12 am »
This is a great idea. And I can't wait to see the final results.

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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2020, 11:53:12 am »
Great so far.

But replace the hammer house of horror classic movie monsters (e.g. Frankenstein) with monsters from the movies...like a demonic old woman (if you can get the sprite) or Evil Ash...stuff like that.

Also, make it bloody.... include quotes "Hail to the king" and some cursing where appropriate. My 2 cents.

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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2020, 06:03:29 pm »
You gotta send these pics to Bruce Campbell on his Twitter account, I'm sure he'll love it. The changes are great and I can't wait to play this when it's released. :D 

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Re: Evil Dead: Ash lives!
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2020, 02:43:32 pm »
Of course there's a demonic old woman!XD, and I draw my own sprites. A little bit of them:



Also as a movie lover I have left many references to classics and not only that: In the game, many are veiled to avoid copyright infringement I supose and now, well, are non-veiled XD.

If I finally don't include more references to the movies (for which I apologize in advance), it will be to maintain "coherence" of what I'm doing, because I see the hack more as a continuation of the official line (the old Ash from the TV series) than a mix of the movies. Trust me by now.

P.S. Show my work to the Bruce himself!? I'm not worthy of it!