Episode 53 - Spriters Are People Too

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

Featured Comics:
Heavy Mech - http://www.drunkduck.com/Heavy_Mech/ />Drunk Duck Awards 2011 - http://www.drunkduck.com/Drunk_Duck_Awards_2011/ />
Sprite comics:
- 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/

Contributions from:
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/ />

Episode 50 - Enhanced, Exposed and Erect, Adult Webcomics

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7 likes, 7 comments

A broad yet tasteful, classy and highly discrete discussion about the wonderful and disturbing world of lewd, lascivious adult webcomics.

Episode 49 - Love the Fans, Hate the Fandoms

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5 likes, 4 comments

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Episode 45 - A Not-Very-Organized Hour on 24 Hour Comics Day

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4 likes, 0 comments

This week, Zac of The New Luciefer joins skoolmunkee and ozoneocean to talk about the featured comics and 24 Hour Comics Day. skool and oz have never done it, but Zac (as of recording) is just about to!

Episode 41 - The Best Laid Plans, Awry and A Wreck

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1 like, 3 comments

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?

Episode 39 - It's My World, I Can Break The Rules

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5 likes, 5 comments

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Episode 31 - I Want to Debate About Webcomics, Like Common People Do

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1 like, 0 comments

This week skool and oz review some common debates in webcomics, the ones there are no right answers for, and go over some of the pros and cons of each side. Our points may be old-hat to some, but everyone's got an opinion on these and they're worth thinking about!


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