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@  Fire Blazer : (24 December 2019 - 03:17 AM) naw, it's when the bots make collaborated efforts to crawl places, lol
@  kirant : (23 December 2019 - 05:20 AM) What do we do on Index Day? Give each other bots?
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@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:45 PM) especially better imo if you want to update on a topic but like only occasionally (e.g. a project you're working on or a let's play of a game)
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) it's hard for me to explain precisely why but forums just like work better for meaningful discussion over a longer period of time ig
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) but that's def just not hte same ig, idk
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) yeah, you can also kind of respond at your own pace on forums. Discord conversations are often like... it's awkward to respond to something that happened a while ago, especially if the server is active, but even just in general. since you sort of need to keep track of multiple conversations at once at times, and it's not like it has a good reply/quote system ala forums, closest thing really is to copy/paste or screenshot the text you're responding to and then type a response below
@  Elwood : (09 November 2019 - 11:29 AM) Adding on to what's been said, I just enjoy the order and structure of the forums. You can look through the threads and know exactly what people are talking about. Conversation get lost and buried on discord which is why I'm not a big fan of it.
@  kirant : (06 November 2019 - 05:31 AM) I enjoy that part of forums too. They become niche communities where you can have very specialized conversations as opposed to the cluttered mess in Discord.
@  Ezra : (31 October 2019 - 01:17 AM) Yeah, part of me wishes I could go back to the times forums were more prevalent. I really enjoyed how even several different forums based off the same franchise could feel so different. It's not like what we now is bad though, I just feel nostalgic for old times.
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:39 AM) also forums in general are just not as prevalent, there are so many other ways to interact these days, like Twitter, FB, Tumblr, etc., where you can just throw your thoughts into the void. I think that's the real issue and that the only people rly interested in forums these days are either super dedicated to whatever they're about, have a specific reason/need to (e.g. support forums), or grew up with them and are thus attached to the idea enough to continue to try and use them (this was kinda me for a while lol but things happen, I couldn't keep it up forever)
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@  Elwood : (27 October 2019 - 10:08 PM) Only reason I'm even on Serenes was because I had hacking questions. @Ezra yeah I figured it must be an age thing. I've been called an old man by many a child because I use Facebook.

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#1 torben656

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Posted 20 July 2015 - 12:18 PM

I mean, how do hackers do their custom sprites and their animations?

I'm kinda jealous and I wanna know how to do it.

Specially if its a sprite that came from another game or a original sprite.

Also what if I only want to recolor a existing sprite?

Any tutorials/tips are greatly accepted.

You can say anything you want here.

Again, I'm just a noob.


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#2 Ristau

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Posted 20 July 2015 - 06:47 PM

Why don't you take a look in the spriting section? There are plenty of different tutorials there!

 

In general, it all just takes a lot of practice. Recolors are fairly simple, and inserting portraits isn't all that difficult, again there are plenty of tutorials out there if you look. [I believe] making and inserting custom animations is a bit more tedious, but I haven't actually done that so I wouldn't know.


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Posted 21 July 2015 - 07:48 AM

Do you have time, patience, and dedication?

Essentially just do recolours until you get an idea of complimentary colours and shades and the art style of Fire Emblem, then begin to mimic the art style as you splice and create your own sprites. They're going to look bad, but eventually you'll get better and better. Once you start liking your own work you can create a database of arm parts, leg parts, torsos, etceta, that will steamline your sprite making process. Each sprite will still take hours though. Days if you're doing custom animations.

Then comes actually inserting them into a rom part.
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#4 torben656

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:18 PM

Ey, ey. Thanks for your replies folks.
I kinda tested my patience and imagination.

Here's the results. Anything to say 'bout it? :3

(I know it suuuuuucks.) 

I tried using more colors, since everytime I make a sprite I stick with always three colors.

Blue, black and red.

Again thanks for your heartwarming replies.

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