18.3.09

Jahtari Salvage OP








For a prolonged brief time I was helping out a mate on a Jahtari (8-bit Dub) music video, doing designs in an 8-bit format and working out the story. In the end I couldn't do as much as I'd hope, spare time was lacking for more formal commitments.
Still, working within such palette and resolution limitations, it got me out of some comfort zones, forcing me to give up some unneccesary luxuries and, while the designs and animation are fairly ropey even by 8-bit standards, it was kinda of fun making grids on paper and filling in the boxes.

(WARNING TINY PICTURE ALERT, RECOMMEND OPENING WITH SOME MANNER OF IMAGE VIEWER TO SEE ALL OF IT'S DELICIOUS LOW RES DETAIL)

Below are the donkey kong ripoffs, miscellaneous baddies that fuse together to form a huge baddy and some space invaders:

May stitch these into an animated gif type thing in future (read: never will)
For the moment here's a kind of motion:
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