Monthly Archives: March 2010

Box Droid Concept Prototype 001 Sketch

Posted: March 9, 2010 at 11:17 pm
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Late 2006 I started designing the sprites for Blobbit Push  and one of the characters I came up with was a small droid known as a Box Droid which later became a series of droids all based around the same box like design.

With the new game in development and the totally separate but loosely linked book on the back burner I wanted to create some proper art for the Blobbit characters. There are various reasons for doing this but the main reason unquestionably is I just want to see these characters visualised how I imagine them rather than as 48×48 pixel sprites. Of course having proper images also helps to create 3D versions and will also do wonders for marketing the game(s) later on.

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Is there anybody out there?

Posted: March 5, 2010 at 9:57 am
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I was just thinking as I look into my Blobbit stars, ‘is there anybody out there?’ Then it dawned on me, what I need is some space junk and some stuff to plonk in the background.

Background – check
Twinkle stars – check
Big Moon – check
Stuff – Yes

That’s that then.

Do I use the 2D illustrations mapped to quads or do I recreate the drawings in 3D with the drawings mapped onto the newly created objects? Hmmmmm…. Maybe a mixture of both I think.

Ramble, ramble, mumble, mumble…