I must be getting old, because I had to look that name up haha. But thanks! I've been assembling them in GIMP for better control and customizability, and it's exhausting due to my obsessive nature combined with lack of skill.
I actually have a team member now who's in the middle of tall-ifying...
I remember seeing your "kimono person" sprite -- great stuff.
I recently finished up overhauling my main party in GIMP. I made them through extreme frankensteining of existing assets -- they look mostly alright, but could use some TLC and tall-ifying. I'd be thrilled if you wanted to help...
I vaguely remember seeing your game's thread once and thinking it looked promising.
Indeed, my biggest needs right now are probably with customizing the battle mechanics and the game's various UIs. I have my ideas in place, but have avoided implementing anything custom yet because i lack...
If you can't find a better option, you could grab a horse-drawn carriage. (Avery and/or whtdragon have them, I think?) You could carefully erase the horse itself in GIMP.
One caveat: Their carts/carriages are in side view. But if you're dedicated enough, you could still use GIMP to add...
Off the top of my head:
Final Fantasy VII
Donkey Kong Country
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Final Fantasy XIII
Special shoutout to some of the old Mega Man series tunes.