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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8 likes, 8 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

Amy of Charby the Vampirate and Nick of Cwen's Quest rejoin oz and skool for this quackcast, all about the ups and downs of having (and being) fans.

Episode 48 - It Came From The Internet

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7 likes, 8 comments

It's the horror time of year, and for once we get a Quackcast out in time for the holiday! PIT_FACE is our guest this week, and as DD's queen of horror she has plenty of expertise and opinions on the subject.

Episode 47 - The Show About Websites and Design Stuff

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2 likes, 3 comments

oz is the expert on this one, which focuses on advice about designing a comic website which makes your comic look good and is easy to navigate, as well as some advice about logos and branding. skool has her own opinions as well!

Episode 46 - Pop Culture Dress-Up for Fun and Profit

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4 likes, 2 comments

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.

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 44 - Four Little Pretties and Little Contests Too

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5 likes, 1 comment

oz and skool are catching up on features again, so they've got four good ones to talk about. They also chat a little bit about contests and things which contest-creators might think about.


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