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Chapter 1 - Page 58: Of Oreos and Hocus-Pocus - by kenisu3000

Chapter 1 - Page 58: Of Oreos and Hocus-Pocus




kenisu - #58
I've always felt the livingroom was awfully... stark. I designed it similar to what's seen in the game, knowing full well how bland and... I dunno, threadbare(?) it looked, but I wanted to keep it that way, just for a laughable throwback to the simple 8-bit design of the game. But dang, after drawing and coloring all these pages, it seems to me that I should have at least succumbed to wallpaper, windows and a light fixture! What kind of psycho house -doesn't- have windows around its front door? And without those windows or an immediate light source aside from the kitchen window, how could it be so bright indoors? That's the price of adhering 100% to the game's design for the house's exterior first, THEN putting together the interior. You look at the inner layout and realize it doesn't conform to the outer structure at all. In the game, the front door, as seen from the the livingroom, is brown and square at the top, with no built-in window, but outside, it's gray with a rounded top and window, AND the doorknob's on the wrong side! So I changed it to fit the outside appearance. At least that's one claim to consistency I can make.

I need a life.



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kenisu3000 Prologue - Page 23: Welcome to the First Day of the Rest of Your Life
kenisu - #23
Yeesh, that musta been one heck of a backhand the sheriff delivered, to keep George out cold ALL THE WAY to and halfway up Holy Loly Mountain.
Anyway, I love that last panel. I grabbed my copy of the MOTHER 1+2 official guidebook and illustrated the map layout of the lake section of the mountain; and that off in the distance is the mountain peak. A severely important thing will happen on that peak in the distant future...
12/1/06 0.00
kenisu3000 Prologue - Page 24: George Knows
kenisu - #24
I had been looking forward to this page ever since I started the prologue. It's all about the plot buildup!!
12/1/06 0.00
kenisu3000 Chapter 1 - Page 25: Meet Ninten
kenisu - #25
Ah, it's good to begin Chapter 1 at last. I pulled a genuine, classic college all-nighter to finish this one. Anyway, it's anyone's guess as to why Ninten, an all-American boy, is reading a Japanese-language manga. Also, I'm beginning to question if it really was a good idea to give Mick (the family dog) the ability to stand on his hind legs as his sprite in the game seems to suggest.
12/9/06 0.00
kenisu3000 Chapter 1 - Page 26: When Lamps Attack
kenisu - #26
Sorry about how pale the colors are and everything... up until now, I've been using the superb scanners at my university, but now that I'm home from college, my so-so standard scanner will have to do.
My winks to the 80's continue. Basically, I'm giving Ninten the sort of fandom that I was into back then (although I was 6 in 1988, whereas Ninten is supposed to be 12, so I have to take each medium's target age into account), and Garfield and ALF were just two of the things I remember the 80's for. As for the San Francisco Giants, I've never been much of a sports fans at all, but I'm really milking the Encyclopedia MOTHER for all it's worth to bring out Ninten's personality.
12/18/06 0.00
kenisu3000 Chapter 1 - Page 27: Lampy's Little Setback
kenisu - #27
I tried a different approach to shading this time: up until now, I did all the shading with my Dark Brown colored pencil, regardless of the value of the color I'd be shading. Since that has proven to be a rather ineffective method, I got several suggestions to shade using a darker value of the color I'm shading. Since I don't have that big of a variety of colored pencils, I instead did all the shading on the computer by using the "darken" tool. Please feel free to give me your responses on this so that I know whether to continue with it or what.
1/2/07 0.00

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