damn i suck at animating i had to remake the walk cycle 3 times before getting a decent one
actually doing a pomodoro timer concealed as virtual pet
and obviously a MESSY state machine for animations
it will be too much code for the jam to have an UI for customizing colors so i'm enconding some switchable themes
if you want a particular bg/fg theme included please send colors! (in 8 bit format, for example the gameboy is BG: 15, 56, 15 / FG : 139, 172, 15 )
PS: for window users: does this thing get reported as a virus? a friend of mine has some problems downloading it as in something similar to this:
@nonmateria wow, i don't think you suck!
(i guess if you did, you wouldn't have remade the cycle until you liked it 😅)
@sejo yeah, most of the suckyness it's in the discarded takes, this was good enough
i'm thinking about using a bit more pixels next time, animating with so few pixels it's a puzzle on its own
@nonmateria oooh, a pomodoro pet sounds like a terrific idea. why is it exam season, now i wanna make one of these for my DS...
@csepp it would be very good to have on a portable device like that, it could double as timer for cooking!
@klve WOW! actually i don't have a mac for building it, if you could send me a build to include on itch.io for mac users it would be very nice
(at the moment i think it's done, i'm just having problem to test why windows recognizes the app as a virus)
@nonmateria ok, I'll make a pr once I figure out a window size issue. I had to hardcode it, probably different version of raylib on my end.
@nonmateria ahhh i love this, great job on the animation! you managed to wring soo much expressivity from the few bits you used :3
@cblgh adding some kind of mechanism to reward the player for being productive it's a very good idea, but at the moment i kinda want to stop working on this and move to something new
i will remind about rewarding players next time and keep this minimal u_u
@cblgh thanks! i switched to pixel art on purpose to be able to iterate on animation more quickly than when i'm using ink, doing traditional animation it's HARD especially if you don't have a properly set up workspace ( and obviously even harder if you don't draw really well like me )
@nonmateria looks great!
tried to run it but got "FATAL: Failed to initialize Graphic Device" 😅 don't know if i'm missing something
@sejo i made it with raylib, on linux it require some things that are available by default on most distro but maybe some isn't there
"[...] requires linkage with libm(math), pthreads(POSIX threads), dl(dynamic loading), rt (realtime extensions: nanosleep()) and X11 specific libs: X11, Xrandr, Xinerama, Xi, Xxf86vm and Xcursor"
@rek thank you! this means a lot for me!
i switched to pixel art because i tried and i felt that it would have taken forever for me to learn to do this in a traditional way (and it also means that i did good to put some money and get a copy of the animator surivival kit)
@moo eh sono proprio belle le cose che fate coi norns ma ci manca solo che mi prendo altro hardware! sto apposto col portatile ebbasta
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