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Flametrooper Does Art Again! Attack icons

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So yeah, long story short I was playing around in the GIMP and made a few random attack icons. They're really for a game I'm working on (I think I might try to make Zhukov's RPG, except real life is hectic right now); but I thought I'd post them here, see what people think. Anyone can, of course, use them, if they want. I'd like credit but it is not necessary, as I can't really enforce it.

They probably won't be used in Wesnoth because the style is a little off from mainline (and the quality a lot less).
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Wind Arrow - an archer special attack.
Wind Arrow - an archer special attack.
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Finger of Death - a Dark Magic attack
Finger of Death - a Dark Magic attack
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Sunspear - a Light Magic spell, strike your enemy for Piercing + Light damage and get a bonus on attacks with a Spear
Sunspear - a Light Magic spell, strike your enemy for Piercing + Light damage and get a bonus on attacks with a Spear
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Plume of Flame - a Fire Magic spell, that damages enemies and causes Fire damage over time.
Plume of Flame - a Fire Magic spell, that damages enemies and causes Fire damage over time.
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Post by Urs »

The finger in the finger of death is a bit too long, IMO. Also the sunspear looks a bit too much like a wand.
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Post by vonHalenbach »

The finger of death is not easy to recognise as a finger. Could be a stick of death. :D Ok. I am joking.

But please edit this icon to make the finger more like a finger e.g. you should see the nail and at least one other (bend) finger of this hand.
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Post by Rocket Slug »

mmm... finger... and it's deadly, too!
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Actual they aren't bad the special effects are a bit overdone but hey not bad. I like the arrow the most.
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The finger looks like a cigarette, actually.
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Post by Sgt. Groovy »

Ways to make the finger more like finger:
  • it should taper slightly toward the tip
  • it should be thicker at the joints
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Post by Cuyo Quiz »

Wesnoth, from art to finger in 0 posts!.
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Post by Flametrooper »

Some new ones. I'll work on the finger later, or I may not use it at all.
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Freeze spell. Strikes for cold damage and reduces movement and attack speed. You know.
Freeze spell. Strikes for cold damage and reduces movement and attack speed. You know.
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A high-damage, high-energy-cost, once-every-few hours type spell.
A high-damage, high-energy-cost, once-every-few hours type spell.
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Restore- your basic healing spell.
Restore- your basic healing spell.
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Post by Shadow »

The edges of the effects are too strong. Make them softer else they aren't bad.
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Post by irrevenant »

The ankh looks highly reflective rather than glowing (which I suspect is what you were going for?)
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Post by Jetrel »

In the case of something like the ankh, if it's going to have a plain vertical composition, with nothing to balance out asymmetry, you should probably have it smack dab in the middle, rather than somewhat off to the side like it is now.
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Post by Clonkinator »

Actually, imho most of the stuff you showed us here so far looks... heck, it looks great. At least 10000 times better then anything I myself would be able to paint... :oops:
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Post by commanderkeen »

You don't mind these being used for Runesword 2?
It's open source (public domain) and needs some more skill images (Look in the Runesword Open Source section in the forum, there's a thread there if you're interested in helping out or having a look). Runesword lacks a lot of skill and spell images, and it would be really cool if these could be in it. Thanks in Advance.
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Post by Flametrooper »

Is this a better ankh?

Oh and ^ Sure, use them; I'd like credit, but I obviously can't force you to give me credit for them if you don't want to. Technically by posting them on this forum I've gone, "Here, you can do whatever the f--- you want with these and not give me any mention at all."
Does your game need any melee, weapon-based icons? Like swords etc. Cause I was gonna do those next anyways.
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I centered it a bit more, centered the lighting, and tried to make it more glowing and less reflective. Plus the background light is different.
I centered it a bit more, centered the lighting, and tried to make it more glowing and less reflective. Plus the background light is different.
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