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Symfora HQ [Bosses] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [Bosses] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0 Symfora HQ [Enemies] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [Enemies] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0 Symfora HQ [BOSS Room] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [BOSS Room] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 1 0 Symfora HQ [Area 4] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [Area 4] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0 Symfora HQ [Area 3] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [Area 3] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 1 0 Symfora HQ [Area 2] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [Area 2] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0 Symfora HQ [Area 1] by Ouroboros-Armageddon Symfora HQ [Area 1] :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0 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 1 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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Battle With the Mastermind by Ouroboros-Armageddon Battle With the Mastermind :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 2 0 The Almighty Labyrinth by Ouroboros-Armageddon The Almighty Labyrinth :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 4 0 Mastermind Arcade by Ouroboros-Armageddon Mastermind Arcade :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 4 0 Chronokwork by Ouroboros-Armageddon Chronokwork :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 3 0 Goldtanos by Ouroboros-Armageddon Goldtanos :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 0 0 Lord Trieze by Ouroboros-Armageddon Lord Trieze :iconouroboros-armageddon:Ouroboros-Armageddon 1 0


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.
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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An artist who has taken up the mantle of game designer.
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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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