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character design for 2d games, sprites and illustration and animation

A user asked:

Greetings,

I’d like to know how to design a 2D character for a poin’n’click adventure and animate it. What techniques and what software would you use? What would be the best resolution for common devies?Kind regards

-Johannes W.-

I’d like to expand on that question and answer this for all genres when it comes to 2D games, since there is nothing too particular about point-n-click adventures, when it comes to the art part. We have to think about two things: On the one hand there is your own artistic/stylistic preference – can’t really say much about that – but there is also production issues to consider.

Form follows function in character design as well…

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