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Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 20:24

Quill18Creates' YouTube channel was what made C# and Unity programming 'click' in my head I assume you've taken a look at Unity's official tutorials? If you haven't, they're quite excellent.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 17:12

@el-corleo - Well, by that I meant that I can't look at certain types of games. I've got a chronic migraine, so I have to be careful. :) Thanks for the screenshots!

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 18:36

Would you mind posting some screenshots? :) I haven't been able to play most games since last summer, so it'd be nice to see a preview.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 18:33

I've made something like that before... I've got a private web page with a few thousand images of people, and they're tagged and sorted by their age, skin and hair color. It's amazing for art references.

What might be easier is having some community-sponsored tags, when you submit? 16 pixel squares, 32 pixel squares, ect? It might be difficult to implement, though... people don't always read guides.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 03:06

This has a few things that the above list missed-- LPC Clothes For Children among them.

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 04:38

I like your folder method, Medicine Storm-- the download tracker's been a godsend so far, and I'm accumulating a project collection, but it's difficult to isolate which parts I'm using and which ones I'm just staring at like this: @u@ (Especially with the atlas mixes.)

I never thought about making records starting with the license type. It'd probably get pretty long, but I can see why you would. Thank you!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 14:35

The most important keyword you should be looking for is 'isometric'. Go to Browse, type in 'isometric' in the search field, click the 2d art button. This is the second item that comes up, just with that:

If you don't find something quite right that way, try going to google and typing in your search terms along with: (This site's search engine can be weird and fussy sometimes.) The exact size and style you want will probably just be a matter of browsing.

Best of luck!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:16

Ha. You could make a game that's nothing but LPC showrooms, and the only game functions are room changes, room asset lists, and a select drag-and-drop that would bring up a list of all the assets in the selection field, download buttons, author names, links, contributor history, license info. :D

Might not even be that hard to make... :hums elevator music:

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 23:38

I was about to submit this recolor anyway; since it fits the theme, I'll add it to the contest. :)

I have a real submission that I've started, though! Excited to show it off next week. :D

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 21:03

I'm developing a game with the LPC set. My first try at procedurally generated terrain was... well, a long, frustrating waste of time, because I was trying to mix terrain types in photoshop and save them as a grass-to-water pack, a grass-to-sand pack, a sand-to-water pack. Then I'd try to use the pre-blended things in my game engine.

The thing is, LPC has two colors of grass, two sand colors, three dirts, three stones, lava, ice, snow, water... even if you only use one shade of each, the possible combinations really add up. Even if you make blended modes for all of that, you're still going to end up with three-way tiles, and the file sizes will start being ridiculous.

In the end, I did much better keeping the terrains as transparent .png files and layering them with code. That technique also ensured that I could mix and match the colors for unique, fun, varied biomes. (I have a description of how I did that on my blog-- it's not hard.)

Ideally, I'd like to see an in-depth LPC glossary / Wiki / Git / website thing showing the elements, their authors, licenses, and example usage of said elements (since sometimes I'll be going through my LPC packs and squinting at things going, "What's that? It's some kind of block. ... Why is it shaped like that? I have no idea."). It'd need to be thorough and very organized, with community help to get that going though.

I love the CC3-by-SA license, but tracking down who did what and what name / site to link them to can get tricky, and I'm always worried that I made a mistake somewhere.