Nice use of colors and how you drew inspiration from the epic poem.
cat at lukamore
Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin (translated by Roger Clarke)
By an arc of sea a green oak stands;
to the oak a chain of gold is tied;
and at the chain's end night and day
a learned cat walks round and round.
Rightwards he goes, and sings a song;
leftwards, a fairy tale he tells.
There's magic! It's a wood sprite's haunt-
a rusalka sits among the boughs-
on footpaths no one has explored
are tracks of beasts no one has seen-
a hut stands there on chicken's legs,
no windows in its walls, nor doors-
unumbered wraiths stalk wood and dale-
at dawn the ocean waves roll in
and surge across the empty sands,
while from the limpid waters strides
a troop of thirty champions,
fine men, and their sea-tutor too-
a kind's son passing by the way
takes prisoner an awesome tsar-
up in the clouds for all to see
above the sweep of woods and waves
a wizard hauls a warrior brave-
a princess pines in prison there,
a brown-haired wold her loyal page-
a mortar in a witch's form
moves to and fro as if alive-
frail Tsar Kashchey wilts by his gold.
The place breathes Russia... recks of Rus!
I was there once: I sipped some mead;
I saw the green oak by the sea;
I sat beneath it, while the cat,
that learned cat, told me his tales.
Once of those tales I still recall,
and this I'll share now with you all...
bitsy hacks by Sean S. LeBlanc
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thank you :D i rly love the works of pushkin and just general russian folktales so hoping to make more such games :P
I really enjoyed this. Very relatable.
Very good mood rendering and colo--- Wait what? The avatar is 4 tiles-sized??? o_O
See, that's what happens if kitty doesn't get its daily portion of healthy cuddles! Well, hopefully tomorrow...
yeah this kitty needs a lot of cuddles but i'm sure they'll be feeling much better tomorrow.. :P
I love you managed to capture a kind of woodcut/textile visual aesthetic! THe beast noone has ever seen is my fav character.
aw thanks! i was trying a different style to how i usually draw my bitsy game so i'm glad you liked it :D glad you liked that little beast haha my mom kinda laughed at my design of them :P
This is nice, I really like how you've changed up the visuals in this game!
I kinda feel bad for the characters though, they're all a bit sad today