Nov 28, 2011
The venerable Skoolmunkee is the special guest this week! This time we have a completely biased and entirely uninformed chat about all aspects of sprite comicing, from their short and turbulent history, to their glittering present and beyond into a glorious galaxy spanning empire that they will one day be responsible for creating!
Topics and Show Notes
Heavy Mech - http://www.drunkduck.com/Heavy_Mech/
/>Drunk Duck Awards 2011 - http://www.drunkduck.com/Drunk_Duck_Awards_2011/
- The feline-canine centipede conundrum.
- What ARE sprite comics?
- Pixel art.
- Polygon comics.
- Some notable sprite comics.
- Programs to use to create sprite comics.
- Why do them?
- Why not?
- How to make a better sprite comic.
- What you should do.
- What you should avoid.
Useful resources for and about spriting:
All our Drunk Duck spriting tutorials - http://www.drunkduck.com/tutorial/?search=sprites&x=0&y=0
/>Sprite sheet and backgrounds - http://www.spriters-resource.com/ and http://www.gsarchives.net/index2.php
/>Animated sprite comic - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb-rFa5nZvQ
Comics mentioned in this QuackCast:
Diesel Sweeties by R Stevens - http://www.dieselsweeties.com/
Kid Radd by Dan Miller - http://kidradd.niftihalostudios.com/
/>A Modest Destiny by Squidi - http://www.squidi.net/comic/amd/
8 Bit Theatre by Brian Clevinger http://www.nuklearpower.com/2001/03/02/episode-001-were-going-where/
/>Blue Strawberry by Eduds - http://www.drunkduck.com/Blue_Strawberry/
/>Moose Shoe by G D - http://www.drunkduck.com/Moose_Shoe/
/>Chrono Redux by Sameth - http://www.drunkduck.com/chrono_redux
Cru the Dwarf by Cru - http://www.drunkduck.com/Cru_The_DwarF/
Nicky P - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/NickyP/
/>El Cid - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/El%20Cid/
/>RPGgrenade - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/RPGgrenade/
/>BlkKnight - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/BlkKnight/
/>Naughtelos - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/Naughtelos/
/>Nintendude - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/Nintendude/
/>Renga Studio - http://www.drunkduck.com/user/Renga%20Studio/
Nov 15, 2011
It's that time of year, the Drunk Duck Awards have rolled around again. This year Niccea is the Awards Empress, taking over from JustNoPoint and she has done a marvellous job with all the complications she's had to deal with. In this Quackcast we announce which comics have won awards so far.
Oct 11, 2011
Zac rejoins oz and skool this week for a fun and enlightening talk about cosplay! Together oz and zac have a good bit of experience on the subject (skool's a bit ignorant) and they cover the range from what it is and how to do it, to how webcomicers in particular might benefit.
Sep 13, 2011
In this extra-ordinary length podcast about extra-ordinary webcomics, skoolmunkee and ozoneocean talk about how media, format, topic (and other features) may factor into whether a comic is "traditional" or not. And some of their favorite examples!
Sep 6, 2011
ozoneocean had big plans for his trip to San Diego Comic Con to promote his comic, which basically went completely wrong in almost every way possible. He tells his story and what he did to try and recover. What could go wrong for you and what would you do?