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Holy crap i Think i had that game on my old mac, and a different game with a purple rabbit? damn that was a long time ago...And another one with a robot car thing that is a cop... I wish i didn't throw that old thing away frown.gif

I still have Jazz the Jackrabbit, Jill of the Jungle, Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, Duke Nukem 1 and 2 (2D sidescrollers), Duke Nukem 3D, and Doom/Doom2, and misc others installed on my Pentium 60 with 1mb of RAM, running Windows 95. smile.gif I could probably run these through DosBOX, but it just doesn't feel the same as the real thing.
Edited by lordikon - 5/31/11 at 3:34pm
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post #62 of 71
Nothing special here not really worthy on news post.
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These are so easy to make. Especially in vector graphics programs like Inkscape.
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I still have Jazz the Jackrabbit, Jill of the Jungle, Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, Duke Nukem 1 and 2 (2D sidescrollers), Duke Nukem 3D, and Doom/Doom2, and misc others installed on my Pentium 60 with 1mb of RAM, running Windows 95. I could probably run these through DosBOX, but it just doesn't feel the same as the real thing.
OMG where do I even get all those anymore?!?! I had all of them!... I'm gonna need to search the internets when I get home from work. Jazz Jackrabbit, TRIAD, Wolf3D, Hocus Pocus, Jill of the Jungle... oh god what else... Heroes of Might and Magic... DUNE, some old ass RPG game where you were in some jail and fought your way out unless that was DUNE, I can't remember em all, I was young. JJR and Jill of the Jungle were BA... and if its possible we need to find Hocus Pocus, it really was very fun.

OMG and Epic Pinball! Enigma was the coolest pinball machine ever.

And completely unrelated but going back about 13-14 years ago... does anyone remember a text based Diablo style game (no graphics whatsoever) completely through your browser? you'd fight stuff, get drops, level up, etc...
Edited by DaClownie - 6/1/11 at 12:36am
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It took two researchers to apply the cutout filter in photoshop?
Hot damn, career swap for me!
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Honestly looks terrible. (aside from maybe the whale and bowser)

It also looks 100% exactly the same as if you use any of those paid plugins for photoshop that are designed to enlarge small photos.

Blowup2, perfect resize, any of those other "fractal based algorithm" enlargement tools... Go ahead, download the demo for one and try it on small sprites. Make them 1000 times larger. looks the same as in the OP.
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Actually this is quite old.
Flash game and movie makers have used sprites similar to this but stopped using them after realizing that no one liked them.
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I'm not playing Jazz Jackrabbit and Dink Smallwood because they look pretty .
Jazz Jackrabbit *was* pretty when it came out.
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I don't have the knowledge to comprehend what vector graphics do but any emulator can be used at your native resolution and look extremely sharp, and you then can use the filters to smooth the sprites and make the game look beautiful.
As far as I know vector graphics use mathematical equations to adjust the graphics to appear smooth and clean no matter how far you zoom in or how much you enlarge the image.

This is a short form answer.
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 6/2/11 at 2:51pm
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Conclusion: Nobody cares about vectoring that is close to the already 15 year old tech that emulators use and instead are more interested in Jazz Jack Rabbit.



Just how we want it.
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