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post #41 of 71
Looks like they threw an image into Illustrator and did a quick live trace. They look horrendous.
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post #42 of 71
89% of magic is not magic. Technically, it is sorcery.
post #43 of 71
They look terrible lol. Should have stayed as pixels.
post #44 of 71
This isn't new at all. All the emulators have been doing this for years, if you even liked the way it looked, which many don't.

Anyway, I hate the look, half the reason people play the old games is for the nostalgia. Pixels all the way, baby!
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post #45 of 71
Very very interesting
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post #46 of 71
I have mixed feelings about this. With stuff that has enough resolution to begin with, the end result can be good, like that fish and to a little lesser extent the dragon. That viking guy only looks good if you stand back a little, same thing with the dino (?) in the lower right. Mario just has too few pixels to begin with to make a good vector based HD character.

That's why old games should stay as they are. Your imagination does the rest. Or, recreate the game, with new graphics, following the concept art that came with the original game boxes.

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That "dragon" is Bowser, and the dino is Yoshi, the viking is from Lost Vikings
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post #48 of 71
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Originally Posted by Telimektar View Post
Looks like what emulators can already do, maybe a little cleaner but I don't really see a difference.
Yes, looks exactly like it's from an emulator. That's what I was thinking.

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I haven't seen an emulator do anything remotely similar? Care to show which emulator does this, out of curiosity.
Snes9x for Windows does this. I forget which setting it is since I haven't toyed with it for a couple of years.
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That "dragon" is Bowser, and the dino is Yoshi, the viking is from Lost Vikings
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i like this alot i dont see why u guys hate the revamped clarity its amazing,

i did play old school mario and yoshi on my SNES
    
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