[Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors

  • 13 Replies
  • 6412 Views
*

Offline BloxMaster

  • 364
  • 26
  • Master of the Bloxes!
    • View Profile
[Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« on: January 21, 2013, 23:52:27 »
Envious of Extravagance in Errors

Once upon a time, a young girl, a collect- oh, sorry. I'll save that for later. For now gaze upon this very interesting screenshot:




The level's going to contain a lot of firsts for me, and unlike pretty much every other level I've ever started (a lot), I have a plan. A big plan. And it's been planned for a long time now.

Here's a breakdown of what I'm trying to work with here:

- Will use KS+ to the fullest extent.
- Contain (as per my usual) mostly if not all my own tilesets and gradients.
- Intention to release most assets for community use after completion.
- Has a story. A good story.
- Medium to longer length.
- "Looks decent and plays decent" goal. (or better, hopefully)
- Actual sound/non-default stuff.
- Non-confusing level design, but plenty of places to explore.

I'm working on the basis that if there's something to improve upon in my level making, it'll be in this level.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2013, 00:09:54 by BloxMaster »


*

Offline egomassive

  • 1703
  • 233
    • View Profile
    • egomassive games
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2013, 02:29:44 »
...
- Will use KS+ to the fullest extent.
...
First screen and already I see a collectible and an OCO in use. I want to play it!

*

Offline Widget

  • 359
  • 26
    • View Profile
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2013, 02:47:40 »
This is already sounding great :^^:

It seems like the release of KS+ v0.9 really got people inspired.


*

Offline sergiocornaga

  • 1251
  • 130
    • View Profile
    • Sergio's Games
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2013, 05:10:19 »
This looks really good. I wish you luck!

*

Offline Polana

  • 268
  • 47
    • View Profile
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2013, 12:28:34 »
Tileset and water look great. Looking forward to it

*

Offline CWolvie

  • 82
  • 14
  • Expect the unexpected.
    • View Profile
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2013, 17:29:27 »
It looks fine. Looking forward to it.  :)
Finished levels:
(my first try)

“Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.” ~ Khalil Gibran

R.I.P. Pavel Chekov

Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2013, 22:56:35 »
Looks just great. Can't wait to see more. :)

*

Offline BloxMaster

  • 364
  • 26
  • Master of the Bloxes!
    • View Profile
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2013, 16:59:40 »
As much as I liked the simplicity of the tileset I made...



Also, I might retract my statement about using only my own stuff- there's some very good tilesets that haven't been used a lot that I want to work with. Plus, it'll speed up designing the level for some areas.



*

Offline BloxMaster

  • 364
  • 26
  • Master of the Bloxes!
    • View Profile
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2013, 18:19:05 »
Technically speaking the sky isn't plain, but I think it's lacking contrast. I think I'll work on that. As for clouds or something, I'd like to, but I fail at making clouds look nice.


*

Offline Headgrinder

  • 901
  • 35
  • Smart Steel Polisher
    • View Profile
    • www.matthewepperson.wordpress.com
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2013, 00:04:28 »
I just didn't see any kind of gradation and thought it would look quite a bit more beautiful with it.  Doesn't have to be clouds, just a value or color shift.

*

Offline BloxMaster

  • 364
  • 26
  • Master of the Bloxes!
    • View Profile
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2013, 00:26:15 »

I decided to modify it anyway- it was fine before, but it just wasn't sticking out enough. This version should add some 'pop' to it, I hope.


*

Offline Headgrinder

  • 901
  • 35
  • Smart Steel Polisher
    • View Profile
    • www.matthewepperson.wordpress.com
Re: [Challenge/Hard] {KS+} Envious of Extravagance in Errors
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2013, 01:05:07 »
Cool.  I do like that better.  Now it is more of a misty sky which works well.