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Concepts and Such

posted by Ry Guy Telltale Staff on - last edited - Viewed by 7.8K users
Stuff that has lead up to current designs and stuff that has just been left to die.
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  • Ry Guy;130867 said:
    I would have loved to give a long flowing jacket or something that really shows movement, but alas, there are technical things to deal with. Man, a physics engine would be great! But, adventure games really don't deal much with it.
    Perhaps the next big feature of the Telltale Tool to work on? :D J/K
  • Ry Guy;130867 said:
    I would have loved to give a long flowing jacket or something that really shows movement, but alas, there are technical things to deal with. Man, a physics engine would be great! But, adventure games really don't deal much with it.
    Oh, absolutely, I agree and understand. It's easy for me to say that Guybrush should have a long, swishy coat since I'm not the one who would have to either animate it by hand or implement a physics engine to handle cloth-deformations in real time.

    Conceptually, though, since Guybrush is a wannabe Pirate, I've always liked the idea that he "borrowed" the coat from another pirate, hence it being a little too big for him. After all, he does have a history of collecting items that don't belong to him.

    Actually, now I think about it, a slightly ill-fitting smaller jacket works just as well for the same reasons. So, err, good job. Carry on. :)
  • By the way, any chance you might have time to give Guybrush a nice big, pirate belt buckle? That'd be the icing on the cake!
  • LukeSW;130890 said:
    Oh, absolutely, I agree and understand. It's easy for me to say that Guybrush should have a long, swishy coat since I'm not the one who would have to either animate it by hand or implement a physics engine to handle cloth-deformations in real time.

    Conceptually, though, since Guybrush is a wannabe Pirate, I've always liked the idea that he "borrowed" the coat from another pirate, hence it being a little too big for him. After all, he does have a history of collecting items that don't belong to him.

    Actually, now I think about it, a slightly ill-fitting smaller jacket works just as well for the same reasons. So, err, good job. Carry on. :)
    Strangely enough, it just occurred to me how big a klepto Guybrush is. Holy cripes on toast, he stole a lot of stuff.
  • wezzy;130742 said:
    I'm thinking T-shirt. That on a T-shirt would be awesome.
  • What about Elaine? Do you have any concept art with her? How did she progress from 2D to 3D in ToMI?
  • EDIT: Duplicate post. Darned internet Gremlins!
  • CalBearRJ;130957 said:
    Strangely enough, it just occurred to me how big a klepto Guybrush is. Holy cripes on toast, he stole a lot of stuff.
    Ha. That's the thing about adventure games, isn't it? Even the most noble, moral, law-abiding protagonists turn into thieving scum-bags as soon as they embark on their adventures.

    It's like:

    "I will depose the King of Thieves and bring law and order back to this land! That wrench might come in handy. And what's this? A sleeping drunk with a loose gold tooth? Someone will mug him if he's not careful. I'd better take the tooth with me for safe keeping. Wait a minute. Is there a ball of string in that old lady's knitting basket? And is that underwear hanging on that washing line?"
  • wezzy;130742 said:
    Haven't seen much Pictures of him, but he looks a bit like Dominic (Armato) to me. No?
    Just with more beard
  • Speaking of cleptomania... I think you all know this, but maybe you don't. :p

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXoO9JslgBk

    "I take it all with me!!!"
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