RTP: I'd go with VX/Ace painted style. It's easier to edit, has a better colour palette and with the exception of some squareness in some terrain tiles it looks better overall. MV is a close second, but the weird mix of painted with jagged edges detracts from it a little. XP's RTP was really...
I trust them enough for what concerns authenticity of information; though of course no piece of info can be absolutely unbiased as journalist are human beings with past experiences and emotions that are going to affect the way they view the world whether we like it or not.
I am more worried...
<1 second for regular attack or skills that will be used frequently
<3 seconds for more powerful skills or skills that while useful aren't going to be used every turn
<5 seconds for once in a lifetime galaxy destroying uber skills
Basically the length of the animation should be inversely...
I was re-downloading all my purchased resource packs but the main download for Arabian Nights Resource Pack doesn't seem to work, which is strange because the bonus music link works fine.
Can't remember if I purchased it from forum store or site store.
- Tiles that are consistent in style
No need to explain why stylistical cohesion is important. Pixelart goes with pixelart, painted goes with painted. Desaturated hues need adjusting before being placed side-by-side with vibrant colours.
- Harmony between "empty" and "full"
As a player, while I appreciate the improved aesthetics, I loathe the fact parallaxed objects just tend to be masses of clutter that cannot be interacted with as they are only stationary images, and cannot be traversed or passed beneath but you can just go around them.
Not sticking to the grid...
A month into making my life/dating sim game and I've finally finished making all of the love interests I still have to make most of their emotion range and overworld sprites but aye I'm proud of myself.
I sweep the floor. My brother, "You didn't do a good job. There are dust bunnies everywhere." He sweeps the floor weeks later. "I just swept. Why are there dust bunnies everywhere?" Me," Guess you didn't do a good enough job."