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Techniques to make good two-color images for icons?

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Re: Techniques to make good two-color images for icons?

Postby Anderas » Tuesday August 13th, 2019 11:24am

You wouldn't annoy me if you come around with a new symbol each week!

No really, I'm the winner here as I have a new symbol in my Heroscribe now.

This is the link to a zip with US and EU Monster version, plus multi color versions (including one in hero-red)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HhSK5 ... yHv5VqW13g

have fun, don't stop making symbols please! And show us the quest you make with it.


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Re: Techniques to make good two-color images for icons?

Postby Count Mohawk » Sunday May 3rd, 2020 12:28am

Quests were made! although not quite ready for publication yet. I'll try to get some of those out by the end of the month.

Meanwhile, I've got another couple of icons I'd like to add for the next Quest Pack to follow.
First, a Chupacabra monster icon!
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Second, something a little different. I'd like an icon for a Squirrel Trap:
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And while we're on the subject of icons, I'd like 2 variations of the "Giant Wolf" icon (from Mage of the Mirror): one which is light blue to use for a "Frost Wolf", the other as a 1x1 tile icon instead of a 1x2 icon to use as a "Lesser Wolf".
Can you do those for me Anderas?


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Re: Techniques to make good two-color images for icons?

Postby Anderas » Tuesday May 5th, 2020 12:55pm

I migrated to my new pc some months ago. Seems I have forgotten this code there... Thanks for the heads up Mohawk!


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Re: Techniques to make good two-color images for icons?

Postby Anderas » Thursday May 7th, 2020 1:27pm

Ok it's done!

Man that was a piece of work :-) Took me three hours just because nothing would run anymore on it's own free will.

Hope everything works, I tested them a little bit but not thouroughly.

Giant wolf --> allinonemonsters (yes it is double)
Giant wolf little brother --> allinonemonsters
Chupacabra --> allinonemonsters
Squirrel trap --> allinonetraps

colored giant wolf, little brother and chupacabra --> colormonsters

Download it here (and come back to me if it doesn't work please)


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Re: Techniques to make good two-color images for icons?

Postby Count Mohawk » Thursday May 7th, 2020 2:13pm

Hey-presto, thanks for that!
I loaded in all the assets into my All-in-One HeroScribe, and I can confirm that they all work to satisfaction.

Now it is time to pay you back by releasing some Quest material.
The weekend is coming up soon; that'll be a good time for some good work.

(Also, if you're curious as to what a "Squirrel Trap" does: it does exactly what it sounds like.
You pass under the wrong tree and a Squirrel gets into your stuff and makes off with some of it!)


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