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Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Jorzi » 21 Oct 2012, 13:44

I had this idea of creating a cartoon-looking map tileset with solid colors and black edge outlines. This could possibly be extended to the models as well, allowing a cleaner game experience where the low polycount and simple shading can actually be part of the style.
I think the simplified modeling and texturing workflow of a cartoon style would also encourage more community participation in mod creation.
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Jorzi » 21 Oct 2012, 13:47

Some ground textures. Not a huge fan of the pebbles, but the concrete came out pretty good imo
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby aubergine » 21 Oct 2012, 13:59

I love this concept!
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Merowingg » 21 Oct 2012, 23:56

I like the idea very very much. It reminds me of Borderlands game style. And I think such environment would be well accepted among players. The examples you have provided look perfect.

Once again, very very nice.
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby stiv » 22 Oct 2012, 04:48

This looks like fun! And doesn't require exotic shaders.
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Per » 22 Oct 2012, 14:54

I can't wait to see screenshots of this... :)
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Jorzi » 22 Oct 2012, 22:47

I made a new version of pebbles. I'll post some screenshots soonish.
Also, everything in this thread is licensed as CC0.
I've been studying some reference material (i.e. watching roadrunner cartoons) ;)
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Jorzi » 22 Oct 2012, 22:58

quick preview(replaced cliff texture with a solid color)
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby felipe » 23 Oct 2012, 01:21

Jorzi, nice idea, really, I can help if you want.

Tell me how. :)
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Jorzi » 23 Oct 2012, 07:58

Do you like to draw stuff? Feel free to contribute ;)
I can help out with making textures seamless if you find it problematic :geek:

You can draw whatever you like, either redraw some existing stuff or make up your own.
Exisiting stuff can be found in base.wz/texpages/

Same goes for everyone else of course :)
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Duha » 23 Oct 2012, 11:17

Jorzi wrote:I had this idea of creating a cartoon-looking map tileset with solid colors and black edge outlines. This could possibly be extended to the models as well, allowing a cleaner game experience where the low polycount and simple shading can actually be part of the style.


In any case game has cartoon style. It is not looking like real. :)

You style is good. I like it.
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Andrie » 23 Oct 2012, 14:58

I will also contribute!
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby felipe » 23 Oct 2012, 18:19

XD

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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby Merowingg » 23 Oct 2012, 18:24

Indeed Jorzi, your seem to exactly fit the cartoon style.

felipe what are those lines next to oil derrick? They seem (according to me) somehow not to fit the rest.
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Re: Cartoon tileset experiment

Postby felipe » 23 Oct 2012, 18:27

That is a patch of concrete tiles, the texture Jorzi posted in this page.

This is "Mero Airport" with smaller concrete tiles :D .

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