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twitchcoe

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Space Explorer
« on: March 24, 2017, 01:40:09 AM »
Well, I have a lot of screenshots of the actual game, but not many with Crocotile assets just yet.. It quickly became the perfect companion tool for creating the 3D assets in my game, so I can drop a few random screenies of my Crocotile work every now and then :) So far, I have only used it to compliment a lot of my existing tiles, or pulling my own tiles into Crocotile to reorient objects. I have some texture work to do, since I am not particularly the most amazing artist, but I am very happy with what your software allows me to do for my project!
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Re: Space Explorer
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2017, 02:31:55 PM »
Nice! I like what I see already.  :)
Good to hear that you are enjoying the program.
It's always cool to see crocotile3d assets being put into projects- Thanks for sharing this!

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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2017, 05:15:08 PM »
I finally get some time to work on some objects today, so I will probably be messing with some of the objects on this map to refine them a little haha. I'm really enjoying building objects and drawing the textures straight onto faces. It's reminiscent of an old modding tool I used growing up that just let you apply textures straight onto individual faces of an .obj file, rotate, reorient, etc.

Glad you dig the pictures! I have mostly just thrown together a few simple objects to get my scaling and orientation proper with a bunch of test shapes, so there's nothing super detailed yet.. While the bulk of my time is spent on the rest of the project instead of detailed assets at the moment, I figured I'd share some of what I've done!
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2017, 01:09:28 AM »
Cool, yeah that is a good way to go about it- working with rough generalizations first and refining them later as you get a larger perspective on everything and know where more detail is needed. Reminds me of how artists generally work to create their art. Looks good so far!

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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2017, 05:42:29 PM »
Took a little bit of a break to get back to working on the rest of the project, but I finally had a chance to play with Crocotile some more and figured out a few things I had missed which is sucking me right back in. Did a few buildings and trees to test out some sizing and testing out some new textures on my placeholder objects, but I cannot stress how much I love your program.
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2017, 02:22:17 AM »
The trees and building look great :) I like the gritty feel of the textures- has a certain distinction about it.
Cool to see you're project is progressing! thanks for sharing this  :D

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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2018, 05:59:34 AM »
Been a few weeks since I got to work on anything, but I am still loving Crocotile. Making lots of 3D assets for my project and designing textures to use inside Crocotile is just way too fun.

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Re: Space Explorer
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2018, 06:44:17 AM »
Nice screenshot! :)
Yes, I find the process fun too- something about seeing depth get added to a texture is really interesting.

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« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2018, 03:18:20 PM »
That is probably one of my favorite parts. Sometimes, the textures I'm using help me come up with additional details I had not planned out. I had also spent years working with various 3d programs and nothing quite felt as right as Crocotile. Just discovered your Patreon page, glad to know you are still around! I love your work!

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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2018, 03:35:48 PM »
Yeah, I know exactly what you mean with the textures helping reveal new details- There is a lot that can be done with simple shapes/tiles that can build up to larger more complex forms simply by rearranging things in ways you didn't originally plan for. It's exciting to see all the possibilities come alive when that happens.
Thanks! yes, I'm still doing various things, and post my adventures/struggles on patreon :)
Good to know you are still enjoying and finding good use of Crocotile