RELEASED Longevity: Dynamic NPC Clothing

Discussion in 'Mods' started by RTGOAT, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. Ayriee

    Ayriee Starship Captain

    Omg, I love Summer Jas with the bow, so cute!! <3
    I prefer the one-piece swimsuit.
    The second Fall Jas, with the sweatshirt, is nice.

    As far as colors go, I think everything is fine :) Nice job!
     
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    • Harzelora

      Harzelora Phantasmal Quasar

      This is amazing ! The straight short hair version is my favourite !

      Same !!
       
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      • Coolwyngs

        Coolwyngs Existential Complex

        So cute
         
        • RTGOAT

          RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

          @Ailin I agree with everyone else! These are all fantastic; I love her bow!

          Well done :)
           
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          • Ailin

            Ailin Title Not Found

            @Ayriee, @Harzelora, @Coolwyngs, @RTGOAT
            Thanks to everyone! :D So I finished with the seasonal outfits! I was thinking about to make something for rainy days, but Jas doesn't leave her house when it rains, right? Or she does? o.o
             
            • RTGOAT

              RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

              I'm not sure. I've probably spent more hours with mods than the game itself :S
               
              • Karmylla

                Karmylla Hard-To-Destroy Reptile

                Her wiki doesn't help much, but I would say she doesn't leave the house when it rains!
                 
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                • Coolwyngs

                  Coolwyngs Existential Complex

                  Yes she does I have seen her in the rain
                   
                  • Milesian

                    Milesian Space Hobo

                    This sounds amazing and I hope to see this in the future!
                     
                    • Ailin

                      Ailin Title Not Found

                      just in case I made a rain outfit. Opinions?
                      Jas_portrait_rain_indoors.png Jas_sprite_rain_indoors.png Jas_portrait_rain_outdoors.png Jas_sprite_rain_outdoors.png
                       
                      • RTGOAT

                        RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

                        @Ailin I think she looks fantastic.


                        I've been quite busy for the holidays and artwork has come in later than I expected.

                        I contacted artists that had standalone art mods for potential use in this mod. Unfortunately, they have not got back to me yet.

                        While I planned for Longevity v1.3 (w/ dynamic clothing v1.0) to be released today, I'll need to put a short delay on it. It should be ready to go sometime this Mon-Fri.

                        I could have much of it ready and released tonight, but then I would be skipping important testing.

                        Throw me your questions if you have any.
                         
                        • RTGOAT

                          RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

                          POTENTIAL CONTENT GOING IN:
                          I contacted some mod artists that had done sprite/portrait work to possibly use in this mod.
                          However, since this work is outside the scope of our current discussion, I can only assume that some of you may not want some of these works in this mod.

                          *blue usernames are from Nexus Mods

                          Currently the guaranteed content for this first version is as listed:
                          • "@shane train 22" - Summer Elliott (and a winter Elliott portrait w/ festive scarf)
                          • "@Paneto" - Cold weather Emily (Winter and Fall unless voted otherwise)
                          • "@Ailin" - Lots of Jas content [Beach, Rain, Summer, Fall, and Winter wear; w/ indoor and outdoor variations for Rain & Winter]
                          I have reached out for some more content that I could have implemented this version if wanted:
                          • "Satadoros" - Red dyed hair for Leah (Would be triggered for a single season): Link
                          • "Jokerine" - Brown dyed hair for Leah (Same trigger as red hair): Link
                          • "bingbongsingalong" - Winter Haley: Link
                          • "yuiidragon" - Brown dyed hair for Penny (Triggered for a single season): Link
                          • "EltonScone" - Bearded Shane with a new coat (Trigger currently undefined): Link
                          • "melkat7" - Clothing and hair color changes for Sebastian (Many changes in this mod, not all decided on): Link
                          Triggers for clothing will be set to specific seasons of the year (as specified)...
                          Triggers for hair will be set to a random chance of the NPC dying their hair...

                          In the future I would like to involve the player with potential hair changes (color/style) by allowing the NPC to ask the player their opinion on their potential change. (I know clothing was the initial focus of this mod, but I would also like to note that hair is within our scope too!)


                          As of this first version I would like to note which NPC pieces are completed and currently unavailable for artwork:
                          - Elliott Summer (Other clothing triggers are welcome)
                          - Emily Winter (She will also use this clothing for Fall, but fall and other triggers are still available)
                          - Jas Content (Any future work for Jas will remain reserved for "Ailin")

                          Everything else is available if anyone has ideas or something they would like bring to this mod.
                          (Feel free to PM me if you're unsure about NPC availability)

                          Thanks! Release is coming soon :)
                           
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                          • Alvadea

                            Alvadea Big Damn Hero

                          • RTGOAT

                            RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

                            To keep artwork consistent across artists, we use the original sprites/portraits.

                            If we were to use a custom base sprite/portrait they would all need to be done in the same style.

                            This is a more difficult task as it puts the load of changing all NPCs on a single artist (assuming everyone's style is unique)
                             
                            • Alvadea

                              Alvadea Big Damn Hero

                              Jeah, I thought as much. I'll figure out how much extra work it is, to make the changes on two portraits. Perhaps I would upload the other variant in an extra thread for those, who don't like the original portraits.


                              Edit: Okay wasn't that much work. ^^
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                                Last edited: Jan 5, 2017
                              • RTGOAT

                                RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

                                It looks good, I think putting this in for fall time would be good, then use the bearded Shane for winter.
                                This will help to show some progression. And you don't really need an overworld sprite for this :)
                                 
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                                • Alvadea

                                  Alvadea Big Damn Hero

                                  Hm should I give him a little more beard in Fall then too? Thing is, the bearded Shane, you have for Winter now, isn't complete - he has only four portraits in it. And perhaps he should wear a closed jacket in Winter too. Is the bearded-Shane-Mod-Author still on it, do you know that?

                                  Here's a something for the rainy days (outdoor) in fall and spring/summer.
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                                    Last edited: Jan 6, 2017
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                                  • RTGOAT

                                    RTGOAT Cosmic Narwhal

                                    Current work I have for Shane is outsourced to an artist I havn't been able to contact.
                                    Since you're putting work into Shane, I'll implement yours over the old.

                                    It looks great; when you've finalized it, send me your .xnb files!
                                    Any work done for this mod (after release 1) will be implemented for release 2.
                                     
                                    • Minakie

                                      Minakie Cosmic Narwhal

                                      I saw a new brunette Abigail mod on Nexus and remembered the hair dyeing on this mod. ;)
                                       
                                      • Alvadea

                                        Alvadea Big Damn Hero

                                        That's makes things easier for me. I think I'll add another winter-portrait then. :D
                                         

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