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Making pixelated cutscenes

So, we decided to put a couple of pixelated cutscenes in important parts to add some extra flavor to the game. This as also a good excuse excuse to make some pixel art that isn’t regular sprites like enemies or backgrounds. They cinematics are a bit non-animated because we really didn’t want to spend too much time and because we thought there was never that much animations when it came to cinematics in the old times.

In any case, we got inspired by cut scenes from games such as Batman or Ninja Gaiden on NES but since our game is kind of a humorous I tried to make it funny looking but keeping it still a bit bad-ass…

So here is the process of making one of our frames:

 

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Killumination, we are not dead…

Well, It´s not miniDoom 2 (sad) but here is the link to download the game we did during the 2017 Global Game Jam. We worked a couple extra hours during the week and here is the latest version:
http://calavera.studio/en/games/killumination/

Many thanks to our dev team and new friends! We shall do many wondrous things in the future.