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Battle against Gaia Vindar by Ouroboros-Armageddon Battle against Gaia Vindar :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 1 0 Delirium by Ouroboros-Armageddon Delirium :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0
GameLog #9: Are Palette Swaps a sign of Laziness?
In the days of gaming yore, there wasn't much when it came to unique enemy design. Due to memory limitations, you'd either have a few unique enemy types or new enemies that were simply older ones with a new coat of paint. This worked back then because it allowed developers to add more while keeping within console limitations; nowadays with advanced technology, this practice has mostly died out aside from the RPG scene because consoles now have a lot more memory to work with. This allows developers to do more with their games since memory restrictions aren't such a problem these days.
Palette Swapping in Old Games
Earthbound is one of those games that reuse enemy types but try to variate them. For example all of the Starman enemies are either straight up palette swaps(e.g Starman Super is golden, Ghost of Starman is red and black) or variants (i.e Starman Deluxe has spikes jut out from it's shoulders.) Some of the enemies in the game are palette swaps of bosses, examples include
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Good morning, my ugly day by Kaewsricha Good morning, my ugly day :iconkaewsricha:Kaewsricha 43 4 Upupumeow by riyuta Upupumeow :iconriyuta:riyuta 218 3 with her senpaiii by nattouh with her senpaiii :iconnattouh:nattouh 320 35 DR: Junko Enoshima by Eclipsing DR: Junko Enoshima :iconeclipsing:Eclipsing 171 13 [DR] Junko Enoshima by AquaLeonhart [DR] Junko Enoshima :iconaqualeonhart:AquaLeonhart 161 3 MM by blanappleblurp MM :iconblanappleblurp:blanappleblurp 187 34 Enoshima Junko by evilstep Enoshima Junko :iconevilstep:evilstep 58 0 Happy Birthday by evilstep Happy Birthday :iconevilstep:evilstep 59 3 Iruma Miu by evilstep Iruma Miu :iconevilstep:evilstep 88 1 Steven Universe AU Concept 3 by Zipfelzeus Steven Universe AU Concept 3 :iconzipfelzeus:Zipfelzeus 30 0 Steven Universe AU Concept 10 by Zipfelzeus Steven Universe AU Concept 10 :iconzipfelzeus:Zipfelzeus 26 7 Steven Universe AU Concept 9 by Zipfelzeus Steven Universe AU Concept 9 :iconzipfelzeus:Zipfelzeus 55 2 Diamonds by Twenty-seventh Diamonds :icontwenty-seventh:Twenty-seventh 106 6 Yellow Diamond by Twenty-seventh Yellow Diamond :icontwenty-seventh:Twenty-seventh 64 4 Topaz by Mariolord07 Topaz :iconmariolord07:Mariolord07 120 6 Can't Forget by Optipus Can't Forget :iconoptipus:Optipus 85 2


I'm back. Yeah, I couldn't use most of DeviantART's services yesterday for some reason. As a result, you'll be getting a twofer instead of the usual one.
As for now, SS Monsters II will be ending. I'll be posting some last stuff related to it before I do other things.
Well I've deleted Star Dream Soul OS(with Hammer), let me leave you this:
Kirby Planet Robobot: Mixed Power Run
-Defeat every boss in The Arena/True Arena with different powers!
You have to change powers after you defeat a boss.
If you lose your power, gain another one or go without!
What I'll be Submitting
The art for A Monarch's Dream
Some dungeon concepts
GameLog #10: First Impressions Are King
Game Log #11:
Some lists
-Top 10 Hardest Bosses
-Top 10 Easiest Bosses
-Top 10 Worst Characters
-Top 10 Best Characters
  • Listening to: High Quality Rips
  • Reading: Player Two Start
  • Watching: N/A
  • Playing: Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow
  • Eating: N/A
  • Drinking: Water


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FractalMonster Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Thank you for the :+fav: of Boiled Worm in the Arctics by FractalMonster   :)
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Hayatedragoon Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The style of your character design is quite appealing. Anyone can pile on details, but it takes a certain talent to make memorable but simple designs. Keep up the great work!
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Thanks for favouriting many of my colourations!
MasaMouselike Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav! Your game that you are making looks very cool from what I've seen!! :3
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Negan1994 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
Besides Evangelion, what other anime have you watched?
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