MMX Portrait Expressions

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Kalah
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MMX Portrait Expressions

Postby Kalah » Jun 14 2013, 17:59

One of the features fans asked for early has been <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151641003294588&set=a.440842199587.209353.161184829587&type=1&theater">confirmed</a> for integration in <i>Might & Magic X: Legacy</i>:

This work-in-progress sketch shows the idea of your characters' facial expressions changing according to their their health status.

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MMX Portrait Expressions

Postby Ethric » Jun 14 2013, 23:47

Fictional face expression interpretation isn't objective I guess - I don't see what you see. And the arousement, are you sure it isn't wishful thinking? :P
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MMX Portrait Expressions

Postby Kalah » Jun 15 2013, 8:47

I don't think the idea is to make the in-game portraits look as real as possible. I've seen some of the expressions from previous games and they're illustrative rather than looking authentic.
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Postby Ethric » Jun 15 2013, 13:05

Also, there's little point in spending lots of resources making cartoon graphics optmially realistic for the benefit of less than 5 % of the audience.
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Postby Bandobras Took » Jun 15 2013, 13:06

Make my portraits unrealistic, please! Especially if we can get such classic looks as Minotaurs with insanity in MM8. :)
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