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Intersect Custom Graphics Fundraiser!

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51bc78bed2f7b65f8ae44baba15ca746.png  Intersect Custom Graphics Fundraiser  51bc78bed2f7b65f8ae44baba15ca746.png

 

Hello everyone!  It's no secret that we've been hoping to Greenlight Intersect in the near future. With Steam Direct on the way our timeline has expedited a little bit. Our biggest concern at this time is gathering new resources to distribute with Intersect by default. Macks graphics (that we currently use) are great, but they draw too many similarities to RPG Makers VX graphics for us to be comfortable releasing alongside the engine moving forward. Joe and I have commissioned our own @Murdoc and @Zetasis to help develop this new graphics pack.

 

These graphics are drawing inspiration from both Macks graphics and the free assets created by @George and @QuoteFox. (See here and here)  Our new graphics will have a retro feel. We will also have as much or more content than the set we are currently distributing with Intersect.

 

So without further ado let's show you what we've got so far :D

 

Tilesets

Macks does a very good job of organizing graphics and we want users using Macks to have the option to upgrade to our custom set when it is complete. As such we are following their template. An example can be seen below. Macks are on the left.. and @Murdocs are on the right :D

 

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Characters

@Zetasis has primarily been working on game characters, creatures, and paperdolls thus far. The character base is below :)

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Along with the base he has already created dozens of different hair styles, eye colors, clothing options and more.

 

We will include tons of pre-built characters to be used in your game but all of these generation components will also be available to create your own entities. When this graphic set is released we will also provide you all with a character creation tool (WIP screenshot below) that will allow you to build your own character and customize each layer with different color hues and more :D 

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Items

@Zetasis has also found and created several item and spell icons that we will use in this graphic set. 

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Bringing It All Together

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Quick map done by @Kibbelz

 

It is our goal to make sure users can create beautiful games using this graphic set. These graphics will be available to our entire community free of charge and will not be restricted to any specific engine. Although we don't have any examples yet, this will be a complete set of graphics with paperdolls, animations, resources, and much much more.

 

Fundraising

Joe and I are hoping to raise $600.  @Murdoc and @Zetasis have done an amazing job so far and we want to compensate them for their work. We are launching a new donation goal for this fundraiser that will run through March. All proceeds will go to @Murdoc and @Zetasis. They are doing us a huge favor, so I challenge you all to go above and beyond our goal! If we earn more than $600 they will receive the excess as a tip :D

 

Please click the icon below and support our fundraiser! Donations made will count towards the new donation tiers and perks we just announced!

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We will be posting progress updates here as we have them. As always please feel free to comment and ask questions below! Thanks so much everyone!

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Love how your always thinking ahead, JC. That's what separates our community from others. 

You could've just commissioned a pixel artist to make a whole new tile set and graphics that nobodies familiar with. Instead, you guys replicate a tile set we are all extremely familiar with, AND go above and beyond and create a character creation tool that will create even more options! Well done!

 

Today is payday<3 I'm going to show a little love soon, you guys deserve it! (INCLUDING murdoc, Zetasis, and QuoteFox)!!

 

The tile set looks freaking awesome. It's like a clash of macks and time fantasy. 

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Not much to say, I love the work that you guys are doing. Every day show us more that this will be a really professional program, to the level of Rpg Maker or something similar.

 

God job 8)


PS: It's very tender the sprite with the donate poster :rolleyes:

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not restricted to any engine you say, but what about outside usage?

 

I would add a license for that mate :P

 

else the internet runs with it...

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Wait you are planning to take it to greenlight? Jesus that will slay rpg maker if you get it noticed :P (Well take it to steam direct or whatever it's called now).

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3 hours ago, Damian666 said:

not restricted to any engine you say, but what about outside usage?

 

I would add a license for that mate :P

 

else the internet runs with it...

This is more about making sure that we have a complete set of graphics that we know for sure are free and legal graphics to use. Other people will use these graphics outside of the community whether we want them to or not. Frankly I don't care.. if RPG Maker folks like our graphics than I think they should use them provided they credit Murdoc, Zeta, George, QuoteFox, and AGD.

 

Asking for anything more than credit would just be limiting and honestly it's not like we have the resources to go after anyone that would break our license anyways.

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Jc but when you are on intersect vx ace with that $100,000,000 mansion you are gonna wanna sue people for that extra money to build the gold hot tub :P nah but seriously you should make it CC3.0 just for the artists sake and to indirectly get the word out about intersect.

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3 hours ago, jcsnider said:

This is more about making sure that we have a complete set of graphics that we know for sure are free and legal graphics to use. Other people will use these graphics outside of the community whether we want them to or not. Frankly I don't care.. if RPG Maker folks like our graphics than I think they should use them provided they credit Murdoc, Zeta, George, QuoteFox, and AGD.

 

Asking for anything more than credit would just be limiting and honestly it's not like we have the resources to go after anyone that would break our license anyways.

What's the license that Intersect uses?

 

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8 minutes ago, jcsnider said:

Client MIT. Server and Editor GPL


Are the graphics under the same license as the client, or the server?

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The graphics will likely be under a different license entirely. I am not familiar with the creative commons licenses but it would be something so people are free to use the graphics or modify them but not resell them as they should be a free resource.

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26 minutes ago, jcsnider said:

The graphics will likely be under a different license entirely. I am not familiar with the creative commons licenses but it would be something so people are free to use the graphics or modify them but not resell them as they should be a free resource.

 CC3.0 is pretty close but doesn't have the reselling clause in it, at least not mentioned in the "human readable" thing.

 

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Good luck guys,

I'll be discontinuing my resource pack from this point on.

Glad to helped inspire the new style.

 

Take care!

 

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Even though these out-of-the-box graphics are useless to my game due to its nature ((Mine takes place in a world full of 'tiny creatures' with the environments being much larger than the player)), I donated anyway because I see all the hard work done so far and am impressed. Can see many people using them in their projects. Also simply wanted to donate to the engine in general.

 

Thank you for making this product free. I'll donate as much and as often as I can. 

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