|BioWinter.j2l||Frozen Over||14.45 kB||09 Jun 2006|
|BioWinter.j2t||BioWinter||128.35 kB||09 Jun 2006|
Hehehe, it’s been a looooong time in coming.
This is a wintery-themed tileset, obviously :) . It’s pretty self-explanatory, but I would like to point out some more subtle nifty stuff.
- First off, about 99% of the drawing was done in MS Paint.
- After learning my lesson from BioCorridor, this tileset is intentionally cartoony, since that fits the Jazz2 style a lot better.
- Some primitive “interpolation” is done (i.e.- around pine trees, on edges of cave background, etc.)
- This tileset has improved paletting since BioCorridor, as well.
- Although there is no textured background (which I feel was fine for this tileset), many patterns can be used for the background to give different effects (i.e.- water tiles, snow tiles, cave tiles, etc.)
I had fun making it, so I hope you enjoy using it :) ! Thanks once again to my beta testers!
I wanna say this is very hard work!
But i though this tileset was made by one-two-three man…
And idea about is just cool!
Sorry for bad english
WOOW very nice , especially the white castle….GOOD JOB
[Review changed to quick review, see the review rules.
Hm…this got uploaded rather quietly (that or I havent been checking my email, heh), but it’s about time this got released, since it’s pretty old now (I tested it a WHILE ago) =P.
Anyways, since J2O currently lacks active reviewers and I dont want to study for an upcoming math exam I’ll review this instead, I guess.
Basically, Biowinter is pretty much a typical winter tileset with some interesting and creative additions, but nothing really outstanding or jawdropping. Some things like the brown ground look kinda nice, and others like the snow need more detail as it’s just white. The set also needs more color variety still, imo, because seeing brown and white everywhere, with the occasional green, gets kinda boring.
On a more positive note, there’s a number of things in this set that I like. The cool crumbling scenery of the snow on the pine trees is original and I like it, the spaz animation is pretty funny, and the figures frozen in ice are creative and cool, among other things. There’s even a text sign with my name on it ;).
The set functions pretty well and is quite userfriendly. One thing I still don’t like is the ripped tiles in it though. The castle from carrotus, the spikes from inferno, it wouldve been better if you hadn’t taken the lazy way out and instead drew them yourself =\.
Otherwise, this tileset is what I consider a mixed bag kinda. There’s a bunch of things that could be improved a lot, but there are also a lot of creative things and the set is by no means bad.
Perhaps more detail on certain aspects of the set, a larger landscape variety, more colors and redrawing the ripped tiles would greatly improve this tileset, but for now I think I’m going to rate this a 7.4.
Some creative and original ideas here, and the set can be used pretty easily, but there’s a lot of room for improvement. I’d give this a download reccomendation because some of the tricks Bio used in the set kinda inspired me in certain ways.
Eat your lima beans, Johnny.