"Memoria": Retro charsets and battlers

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Love your rendition of Alyssa, @Coelocanth! It reminds me a bit of Paladin's Quest which I love <3

Sorry for the long time without posting here, I have been unwell. Still, I should schedule myself time to work on these sporadically; had I worked on these for like 1 hour per week since July 2020 I would've made a ton of ****.

Here's a small update on the VXA cast:
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The complete 2k/3 Heroes cast, with monsters and npcs missing:
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And a (mostly) complete MZ Actor & Evil cast (sorry Priscilla) with People, Monster and Nature missing.
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Hopefully I can keep whipping away at this. Just getting all the base sprites done is a gargantuan task... Imagine turning them into full spritesheets with battle poses, walk cycles etc.
But surely at least giving them base poses while I slowly and sporadicaly work on extended spritesheets is of help -- people are free to turn them into full spritesheets and use them in their own games if they so desire for example. Welp.
 

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What you've done with the MZ cast is just amazing. It's everything that I wish the RTP could have been. Thank you for sharing your progress on this; I think it looks incredibly good.
 

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Thanksss!! I'm glad u like themm!!! T.T <3

Here's some more progress:
The complete MV actors lineup (3 of them, the oldest, have no arms yet)
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WAIT ACTUALLY IT'S NOT COMPLETE i totally ignored the fact that MV has 4 actors that have no sideview sprites. Ok. Fine. No serotonin for me.

Also, a rather large Ace update:
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I got a lot done... But my ambition gets the best of me. Welp, welp
 

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This all looks super fantastic. And that makes me curious, will you give all of these 4 directional (3-frame) walk animations too? And if you do, will we be bale to use these commercially somehow (free or fee does’t matter to me)?
 

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TYSM! About how i'll expand them... Well, in an ideal world, I'd be able to turn every actor, monster and NPC in every RPG Maker RTP 8-directional sprites with emotes & full battle sprites. Just making the sideview idle of every rpg maker character ever made is already a monumental task, though.
So I really got to prioritize... And truth be told, I don't know how I'll do it.
I should think up of a way to make some financial returns with these. You know, I'm almost thirty, if I still were 14 I could justify pouring countless hours into making assets for the community but my health and productive time is downhill from here D:

So yeah, that's a lot of questions I can't answer. I'll for sure make idle sprites for all of them, and in a realistic scenario I'll release walking and battle sprites for some of them every now and then. People could be free to release their own versions, too. But in all honesty I don't know what approach I'll take.
 

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“I'm almost thirty, if I still were 14 I could justify pouring countless hours into making assets for the community but my health and productive time is downhill from her”

I feel ya. I’m married and have recently passed 35 myself. Also have a daughter to feed and take care of so I know all about it. My time and energy is very limited and it always feels like I need more money because staying alive and well is expensive.
So with that said, I’m not against paying for stuff I want. Especially not if it’s high quality work like what you have going here. Wether that’d be Buying a DLC pack, some crowdfunding effort or a straight up commission fee doesn’t matter too much.

And on that note, while I wouldn’t be able to afford it any time soon,do you do commissions? And if you do, what would a 4 directional (3-frame) walking sprite in the above style cost...ish?

Just curious.
 

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