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Useful pack of character art

Jan/04/2018   By LaeliaReviewer Rank: 1

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Til Feb. 4, noon (JST)
Standing postures for game creation Vol. 6 and 7
Blue Forest
$9.13 $15.2340% OFF / 1,036JPY1,728JPY
Double pack of character collections for use in game and website creation.
Sailor-style UniformSuit
  • Release: Feb/08/2017
  • Purchased: 16x
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While this may be an odd combination of character art, it's still worth buying the double pack as opposed to getting them separately, as both have their uses within things like visual novels.

I bought this mainly for the men in suits side of the set. It's hard enough as it is finding male pose art, trying to get hold of male character art with older men in it is even more difficult!

This pack is a lifesaver in that regard. If you need any older men for your visual novel, for roles like the headmaster of a school, chief of police, businessman or gangster then it's perfect. There are a decent range of body types, from pretty hefty fellas to slender ones and a good mix of ages too.

The school girls are pretty cute and could easily be placed in a school life visual novel. The fact that the characters all look different, but share the same sort of uniform means that they're a pre-assembled troupe of girls.

You get PNGs and PSDs, so you can use whatever's easiest.

I would recommend this pack.

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A bounty of character art!

Jan/04/2018   By LaeliaReviewer Rank: 1

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Standing postures for game creation Vol. 3, 4 and 5
Blue Forest
$9.70 $16.1940% OFF / 1,101JPY1,836JPY
Triple pack of character collections for use in game and website creation. Suitable for all ages.
Uniform
  • Release: Jul/18/2011
  • Purchased: 65x
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This triple set contains a huge amount of character art. Clothing options are good, many many casual outfits, plus school uniforms and swimwear.

All the characters come with PNGs and PSD files, plus one of the female characters (the blue haired girl), also has an easy to use included software that allows you to change the face, hair and clothes of the character. That particular bit is all in Japanese, but you don't need to understand the language in order to use it, as it just functions with drop down menus and you can figure it all out pretty quickly.

Once again, I mainly bought this set for the male character art, but all of it is so gorgeous that I'd happily include the female art in future visual novels too.

Excellent value.

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Great art for supporting characters

Jan/04/2018   By LaeliaReviewer Rank: 1

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Standing postures for game creation Vol.11 - Working woman
Blue Forest
$5.71 $9.5240% OFF / 648JPY1,080JPY
This is a collection of raw imagery for use in game and website creation.
MotherTeacherMaidNurseShrine MaidenWhite coat
  • Release: Sep/13/2009
  • Purchased: 64x
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I purchased this set specifically for the police and nurse character arts, but was pleasantly surprised when looking through it all to find a huge number of variations in the the uniforms themselves and the facial expressions.

As with the other character art from Blue Forest, you get PSD files to play around with and edit yourself, but you also have a vast number of PNG's ready for immediate use if you don't want to mess around.

I think every single character artwork in this pack would make a great supporting character in a visual novel. There's even a variety of different ages available, which is great. The old lady characters in the pack look incredibly sweet and it's actually quite difficult to find art work of female characters that aren't just young women.

I would recommend this set to anyone creating a visual novel.

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Adorable school character art

Jan/04/2018   By LaeliaReviewer Rank: 1

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Standing postures for game creation Vol. 1 and 2
Blue Forest
$5.14 $8.5740% OFF / 583JPY972JPY
This is a collection of raw imagery for use in game and website creation.
GirlLoliUniformSister
  • Release: Jul/14/2010
  • Purchased: 80x
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This set is perfect for creating a visual novel with a school setting. As with various character art sets from Blue Forest, you get a mixture of both female and male character art. It's great to see male characters, because they're so much harder to come by compared to female ones.

There are preset PNG files available for immediate use and also PSD's that allow you to tweak things somewhat using Photoshop. These also open in free software, but I'm not sure if all layers are displayed.

Though there's not as much facial expression variation compared to some of the circle's other works, it's still plenty to convey the right emotion for most scenes.

As an interesting little bonus, there are also CG style editable artworks. Meaning you could create a school romance visual novel and have not only character art at your disposal, but also unlockable CGs! (From what I can work out, the CGs depict a male player character, going through school life with a couple of different female romantic interests.)

I'd say if you're making a school visual novel and you don't want to draw the characters yourself, then this is a great alternative option!

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Perfect for fantasy characters

Jan/04/2018   By LaeliaReviewer Rank: 1

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Standing postures for game creation: Set of Vol. 12 and 13
Blue Forest
$10.85 $18.0940% OFF / 1,231JPY2,052JPY
This is a collection of fantasy images and materials for use in game and website creation.
Fantasy
  • Release: Dec/21/2010
  • Purchased: 86x
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This twin pack is great value for money for what you get. There are a huge number of variations for both male and female fantasy style characters.

It's especially cool to see such a range of male character art to play with, as I've found it's really hard to come by.

I don't have Photoshop, but the PSD files are still usable in free software such as GIMP (though I'm not entirely sure if all layers can be accessed that way.)

If you're making a visual novel and aren't too great at art, this pack solves the problem for you :3

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A Beautiful Music

Dec/27/2017   By AJ Suson

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Lizsoft Music Collection
Lizsoft
$14.28 / 1,620JPY
Contains both music from original games and yet to be released musical arrangements.
Inc. Music
Healing
  • Release: Apr/12/2017
  • Purchased: 4x
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Pickup!Awesome Fighting Game

Dec/25/2017   By saiminnekoReviewer Rank: Top 50

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Record of Alice's War 2
Yume no Tsuzuki
$14.28 / 1,620JPY
The return of the fully voiced classic 2D fighting game.
Inc. VoiceInc. MusicTrial
WholesomeHotGlassesFightMagicBoyish Girl
  • Release: Jan/06/2014
  • Purchased: 7x
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An original fighting game from Alice Soft, Record of Alice's War 2 features many characters from the company's catalogue of games, such as the well-known Rance and Escalayer. The fighting system is a little slow, which takes some getting used to unlike a majority of doujin fighters that have faster gameplay.

It is not without its faults though. Some characters are quite imbalanced and can perform almost 100% kill combos. Other than that, if you like Alice Soft games, this is a recommended purchase.

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Getting away from it all

Dec/17/2017   By reifiReviewer Rank: Top 50

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A Place In The Mountains
Shirokuma no Yome
$3.80 / 432JPY
Come relax at a remote mountain inn far away from people... Ear cleaning and ambient SFX. (CV: Ayaka Igasaki)
Inc. VoiceTrial
HealingEar Cleaning
  • Release: Aug/20/2014
  • Purchased: 88x
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The best point of this work is the combination of ambient sounds and voice. Overall it gives a really nice atmosphere of remoteness and relaxation.

The trial download is representative so use that to see if it's your kind of thing. Sadly the rain section is much shorter than I would have liked.

Make sure to get the extras too as they're up to the same high standard. Good value as usual from this circle.

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Pickup!So much to choose from!

Nov/30/2017   By DelilahReviewer Rank: Top 50

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Copyright-Free Sound Collection BUNDLE (Vol.1, 2 and 3)
RP-MUSIC
$4.76 $23.8080% OFF / 540JPY2,700JPY
Triple pack of creative BGM, sounds, etc. MP3 format. 289 tracks + bonuses.
Inc. MusicTrial
Fantasy
  • Release: May/02/2011
  • Purchased: 56x
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  • (16)

I cannot believe how much music is in this pack! It's truly mind blowing. I've been slowly working my way through all the tracks, looking for the perfect songs to flesh out the scenes in my game and I'm extremely impressed. It's also nice because there's so many options (including songs with different speed options) I know that my game won't sound the same as those who also bought this (always a slight issue for those of us using these sets). Totally worth it if you need music to polish your game.

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Pickup!Third time's the charm?

Nov/30/2017   By DelilahReviewer Rank: Top 50

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Minikle's Background CG Material Collection "Fantasy" part03
minikle
$14.28 $28.5750% OFF / 1,620JPY3,240JPY
This is a set of 18 background materials+variations of small kingdom towns, ruins, markets, docks, etc.
Trial
Fantasy
  • Release: Nov/14/2016
  • Purchased: 60x
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As with Fantasy sets 1 and 2 these backgrounds are excellent and will help flesh out the world of your game. There are multiple lighting options for each one, which helps give you the illusion of time passing. This is a huge bonus and really helped make my game more immersive. They pair well with the other two sets (obviously) and together they are all you need for a game set in a castle and the city around it. I definitely suggest purchasing all of them if you're like me and have zero art skills.

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