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Sergei_Dukanov 2 months ago#1
Just curious if anyone else is not fan of them. I see a lot of what could be interesting indie games, but get completely put off by the total pixelation.
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grampamurked 2 months ago#2
Depends on the game. A fun game is a fun game regardless of the visuals
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ganondorf77 2 months ago#3
grampamurked posted...
A fun game is a fun game regardless of the visuals
Exactly, and also, a good game asks for specific visuals that adds to the experience, gameplay, story, graphics, all should benefit from each other. You feel it when a game is really well done as a 'unificed all'. It's not just "I'll develop a pixelated experience because why not". A fun game might be a fun game, but if visuals are bad, not talking about a game having aesthetics you might don't like, I'm talking about them being bad, like happens with GTA remastered trilogy, then you won't have the fun you would have had. Games are art
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XDummyX 2 months ago#4
I always appreciate it when a pixel art game manages to squeeze more character out visual restrictions than the latest big budget AAA. Its not a high bar but still.
Foxfire15 2 months ago#5
Good games are just good. That said, I can understand the art pushing you away. There are plenty of shows and games I've passed on simply because I dislike the art style. It's one of those aspects that can affect your enjoyment of the medium.

Edit: for me it's the noodle arm style (a la adventure time) or stuff that's like...jointed paper dolls. Can't think of a good example off the top of my head.
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Killah Priest 2 months ago#6
I don't like the 3d style that makes everyone look like a character from the sims
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TomorrowDog 2 months ago#7
Games with a hard retro look usually look better to me than the "modern retro indie" thing we get a lot now.

If I'm outright turned off by a game it is usually because the whole package looks uninspired. Like if you made some generic sprite-based platformer in Unity and dropped some special effects in there and then dump out some glitzy trailer. Just people making basic ass games but trying to market them as something bigger.
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Homeless_Waifu 2 months ago#8
Killah Priest posted...
I don't like the 3d style that makes everyone look like a character from the sims
I'll take sim style any day over 3D chibis any day...

I don't mind 3D anime characters models, but chibi I can't stand and take seriously whenever it's used no matter the genre...
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JKatarn 2 months ago#9
I'll take a "pixellated" game with good sprite/environment work over a 2D/3D game with lazy, unitone mobile-game grade cheap-looking production values anyday.
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Killah Priest 2 months ago#10
Homeless_Waifu posted...
I'll take sim style any day over 3D chibis any day...

I don't mind 3D anime characters models, but chibi I can't stand and take seriously whenever it's used no matter the genre...

I'm not really a fan of chibi either.
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