Luchi-chan's Lighting Tutorial.

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*throws pokeball at bigfoot*


This tutorial actually showed me a powerful tool to go along with mapping I wasn't even aware of.  The ability to enhance a map and set the atmosphere really helped my experience with RPG maker ACE as I started completely fresh to the editor.  Thank you for such a detailed guide into dressing up a map further.
 

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Oooh, that is scary. But at least it is not a boss! Throws my first Loveball at it. No making the people cry, you fuzzy fiend!

*Whoosh* 


Edit: Sorry, Luchino, I forgot to mention that I learned a lot from your maps. Thank you so much for the tutorials!
 
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Waah, Bigfoot's scary 3:

*Throws a
in confusion*

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Luchino, can I just say that one of the reasons I love your maps is because of your fogs and lighting. :) I'm really terrible at those, so hopefully by reading this I'll get a bit better :D

Just wondering how you choose the tint settings. Is that mainly trial and error?
Trial and error. =) I spend up to 20 mins just trying to get the atmosphere right in my games.

And Thanks, Ruby. =)
 
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I will so have to check this tutorial out.  

Right now, bigfoot shall be vanquished.

*Rolls 5 pokeballs  
 
 
 
 
 at the big fella* Now take that.
 

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Ah, I figured that was the case. Guess I should learn to be a bit more patient when it comes to this :)

Bigfoot's still here! *throws
at him*
 

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Returns to toss more balls at Bigfoot, if he has not already fallen! 


Edit: I hope I got the balls for this!
 
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232 More HP Left! You guys can do it!
 
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Tosses 5 more at the beast.

 
 
 
 
 
 


Fall giant.
 

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And he's down! Congrats!
 

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And he's down! Congrats!
That was the weirdest boss event I've ever seen in a thread...okay it was the first boss event I've ever seen XD nice one
 

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Maybe this tut needs to be moved to General Tuts. Most people look past it because it's in the VX section. :\ And tints are the most under-appreciated effect when it comes to making maps...
 

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An excellent tutorial. I have to agree on the superb choice of tints.


This gives me hope.

Yeah, i don't parafrax maps either, editor is working fine! but you can make new tilesets that solves a lot of issues!
 

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I'd like to thank you for posting these, as I tried to use colors that someone had posted for RPG MAKER XP, and they just never looked right with RPG Maker VX... So, I saved a lot of time trying to get the same look without all the hours of work to do it. (^_^)b
 
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Glad I could help. I'll probably end up making a general tutorial on how to make your games visually appealing without resorting to fancy menus/scripts. =) So it won't just apply to mapping and atmosphere.
 

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