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VII by AbyssWolf VII by AbyssWolf
I made these to pass some free time... maybe I could have done something that hasn't been done a million times (I think this is my 4th..?) but BLAH
Also posted these individually in my tumblr, where I post pixels more frequently:
ahruon.tumblr.com/
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:iconalawrence20:
alawrence20 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2017
Nicely done! :D (Big Grin)
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:iconsullylmc:
Sullylmc Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
FF3
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:iconmashedpadaders:
MashedPaDaders Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2017
Watch out for those pointy bits.
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:iconanonymoustrollf4c3:
AnonymousTrollF4c3 Featured By Owner May 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful:D (Big Grin) 
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:iconmercen-x:
Mercen-X Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2017
Favorite: Barret, Vincent, and Red XIII
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:iconmarvinncarlisle:
marvinncarlisle Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017
People are making money off of your work on FB with T-shirts, if that is not you, FYI.  Send me a message for the URL, as deviantart won't let me post without thinking it's spam.
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ShumaGorath1994 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017   Artist
amazing sprite
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:iconluminairus:
Luminairus Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017
Love the Red XIII one so much!
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:iconludedwolf:
LudedWolf Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2017
Nice!!!!!
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:iconlorddonovan:
LordDonovan Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Very nicely done!
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:iconmyztajay:
myztajay Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016
You should recreate these with all individual pieces for body parts and armor laid out on one image so that people like myself can make rigs and make animations and games. Like a spritesheet.
These are super tight.
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:iconkms2k:
KMS2K Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
If only there was an FF 2D fighting game to use these in
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:iconshadowofthevoid:
ShadowOfTheVoid Featured By Owner May 12, 2016
If FFVII had sprite-based graphics like this, then nobody would have ever wanted a remake. Those early 3D games have aged poorly, but sprites are timeless.

Anywho, good job on these.
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:iconlorddonovan:
LordDonovan Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
That is so true. I can go back to 16-bit games just fine to this day, but first-gen 3D makes my eyes bleed. Once I saw a Playstation 2 in action, all 3D graphics before that point were dead to me. Those first 3D consoles may have had the minimum power to make 3D work, but they didn't have the power to make 3D look good.

And speaking of dead to me and FFVII remakes, I always feared that when it happened, they wouldn't just improve the technical presentation, but totally overhaul the art direction itself to be more realistic, along the lines of Advent Children's visuals. And hey, what a surprise, that's exactly what they did. I loved the way the FFVII cast looked in the original Nomura illustrations, or Kingdom Hearts (mostly the first one, because I hated their Advent Children outfits,) and even in these sprites here. But like all Nomura designs, they look absolutely awful when they get close to anything realistic. (And besides that, I wouldn't have been a fan of Japanese RPGs in the first place if I wanted realistic art direction in any context.) So I guess I'll always be stuck with original FFVII's horrible early 3D graphics, or the remake's horrible art direction. But never a version that has both the right style and technology.
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NixaFF4 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016
Well, there are mods for the PC version that try to update the graphics without changing the style entirely.  The Reunion mod (which is also a retranslation and a menu overhaul) has a good one, and it's compatible with the Steam release.  The model overhaul in the Reunion mod just makes the models a bit taller, and unblocks the blocky original chibi designs (hands look like hands, and so on).
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ThEntity198X Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Gonna have to agree. 👍🏾
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DeadontheLeftSide Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2016  Student General Artist
Silly.
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FnrrfYgmSchnish Featured By Owner May 11, 2016
These seriously remind me of some of the wackier '90s arcade fighting/beat-'em-up games, like the Ninja Turtles arcade game, Darkstalkers (Cait Sith especially, the big Moogle thing reminds me a lot of the sasquatch guy from that game) and Final Fight (this version of Barret could easily be a boss there -- probably a hard one too with that machine-gun arm!)

I'd have a lot more interest in playing the 3D Final Fantasy games if they looked like this rather than like a bunch of awkward spiky-haired lego-men. XD
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MyrvanaMiseria Featured By Owner May 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
reminds of old days. keep up :)
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:iconjey4r:
Jey4r Featured By Owner May 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
excelent good, job!
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:icontha-ripper:
Tha-RIPPER Featured By Owner May 10, 2016
I :heart:LUV:heart: that mohawk that Red XIII/ Nanaki is rockin' :D
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TheMercenary04 Featured By Owner May 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh yes!!! YEAH!! ESTE ME GUSTA MASS!!!
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:iconspmhardy:
SPMHardy Featured By Owner May 5, 2016
Wow! These are fantastic!!  Have you thought of animating any of them? :D
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:iconsacra-anima:
Sacra-Anima Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, I would love to see the Final Fantasy X cast in this style and quality! Amazing.
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:iconsuperman34:
SuperMan34 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What do you use to make this
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goukitenku Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sometimes I feel that VII would have been better as sprite art, it maybe would have aged better. Whenever I tried to play it (I never played it when it was out, wasn't interested in JRPGs at the time), the visuals (also, the fanboys) were just too jarring for me.  Your art just brings that point home!  That being said, I will play the remaster and see what they come up with
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GoatMutation Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! =D
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:iconnighteba:
Nighteba Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Professionnal quality. 

What else?
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:iconnightmarecc:
NightmareCC Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome! Faved :)
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damndamndrum Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work! 
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:icondx099:
DX099 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015
Solid. Just perfect.
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PwnageMaster67 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015
Spoilers: Aerith dies.
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:iconleonardoterror:
leonardoterror Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
cool you  can make amazing sprites
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:iconlolo3535:
Lolo3535 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
OMFG this is just so awesome. Someone should definitely build a 2d remake of the game using your sprites, it would be so fcking epic!!!
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TakeichiSudo Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:faint:  This is beyond amazing. What do you use??? Anybody knows??
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ShadowOfTheVoid Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015
Had the games industry not made such a rapid push towards 3D graphics, FFVII could have had amazing sprites like these instead of the crude 3D models we actually got. IMO, the industry moved to 3D entirely too soon. Sure, it worked for some genres, and other genres essentially require 3D graphics, but even back in the 90s I thought the 3D graphics of the day were typically bland and uninteresting. Nintendo were about the only ones that could pull it off, but then again they were going for a colorful and very cartoony aesthetic, and I still thought 2D games looked a lot better. I still think 2D sprite-based graphics still had a lot of potential, but the industry was largely done with 2D once the hardware got powerful enough. It's a shame, though, as sprites still have their own charm. Fortunately, after the turn of the century further advances in technology made 3D graphics less of an eyesore. Still, I do miss sprites, which are rare outside of indie games.
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:iconghostoftheemptygrave:
Cool. I've been playing this game a lot lately. :)
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:iconunfaeger:
unfaeger Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Still one of my fave games, I really miss these guys :)
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:iconyian-garuga-anonyme:
Yian-garuga-anonyme Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
They will be back on HD remake ! :D
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:iconulisan:
Ulisan Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Oh boy, how not remember project Cards Saga Wars?
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:icondicentraoftheearth:
DicentraOfTheEarth Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wow! These look amazing!
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:iconmeriivanov:
meriivanov Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha awesome, takes me back- Might have to add another to the collection once the remake comes out ;D
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:iconmuffinmyst:
MuffinMyst Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
all things FFVII already start out awesome... but this takes it to the level of epic
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:iconlycancub:
Lycancub Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015
They are wonderful, remake them till your hearts content if you want.
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:iconalpha-denim-recruit:
alpha-denim-recruit Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're a pro!
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Shinseinasenshi Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're a wonderful human being sir. xD
Outstanding work. The fuzzyness on Cait Sith's Mog
is great too. Most don't bother with that detail.
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Chrenolda Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Although I appreciate the complexity of the sprites themselves, I feel as if the sort of pink filter over everything makes the colours a little too drab for my liking. Overall however, great job!
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:iconkimopoleis:
Kimopoleis Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
These are gorgeous, seriously. My favorite FF title in modern pixel art style! Just WOW.
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devin6679 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Vincent Valentine! You are so pretty. I love you! FULL HOMO.
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katanassoul Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015
Red XIII is the most amazing in my opinion. The details on your drawing are incredible.
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