James' Comic Book Hud Heads - Now With Bad Guys!

Started by James Yusufi, September 03, 2019, 09:00PM

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September 03, 2019, 09:00PM Last Edit: September 07, 2019, 08:58PM by James Yusufi
     Hey, everyone! Welcome to my topic! Here I'll be posting some of my mods from time to time. Right now that consists entirely of comic-book style hud heads. I know, I know. Not the most exciting thing around when you could be downloading whole new characters or costumes into your game, but this mod does two very important things. It looks good, and it gives all your hud heads a unified aesthetic.

     I wanted to make a hud pack that captures the feel of a classic Marvel comic. I chose to leave out the neck and shoulders to emulate the "corner box head" look. I also opted for a chromatic aberration design as opposed to a colored glow around the heads, since that's what they did in "Into the Spider-Verse" and it looked cool there.

     This is definitely a pretty niche mod, since it doesn't really match the style of the rest of the huds... or even the rest of the game, but I liked it so I figured someone else might as well. If anyone has any requests for characters, feel free to let me know. I am starting college again now-ish, so I'm gonna be uploading htese less frequently until around November.

Comic Hud Pack 1 - The Alliance:


     This hud head pack will cover every playable character in the base game. There is also a bonus variant for Spider-Man, since I'm sometimes in the mood for Ditko, and sometimes I prefer Romita Sr., so I threw both in and decided to leave it up to you. All portraits were re-inked and colored by me over official art to get the most consistent color pallet and style across the pack.

Comic Hud Pack 2 - Ultimate Backup:


     This hud pack covers all of the official character mods in the game... except Ronin. As I'm typing this I realized the absence, and to be perfectly honest... eh. If anyone wants Ronin, I'll make it, but... I mean... I really don't care about Ronin.

     Anyway, where was I? Oh, yeah. This pack will cover (mostly) everyone available in the Official Characters Pack. That's every console exclusive or DLC character. All of these were re-inked and colored by me over official art. Except Venom. I couldn't find a picture I liked so I just drew him from scratch.

Comic Hud Pack 3 - Modded Support Part One:


     This pack will be the first of (hopefully) many packs where I will create huds for characters made playable in the game by all the wonderful other modders on this site. There are quite a few, so I should be kept busy for awhile.

Comic Hud Pack 4 - The Masters of Evil Part 1:


     I've finally got NPC heads working! (Thanks BaconWizard for the tutorial in hex editing!) So for my first pack I decided to cover all the villains of the helicarrier as well as the inner cabal of the Masters of Evil (sans enchatress). I also used red for the background cause it looks cool. The Doom Hud Head does use the same skin number as the player character version, so if you want to play as Doom, you'll have to decide if you want the boss having a yellow background or the Player having a red.

Bonus Pack - Hawk-Guy:


     Here's a little bonus from the Fraction/Aja run of Hawkeye. Enjoy! :hawkeye:

Bonus: Comic Hud Template:

     Oh yeah, one more thing. Here's the PSD file I use to make all these hud_heads. Feel free to use it in any way you want. It containts the background used, filters to add chromatic abberation and switch pallet from RGB to BGR, and also all the huds I've made up to pack 3.

All of my mods are free to use, modify, or do with as you please. Just don't use them for evil.  :thing: :namor: :silvers: :hawkeye:

I love it! Something totally different for the community. Well done.

Really very cool!
I liked to see! I will download now and test!
Keep up the good work and thanks for the huds!
:applause: :applause: :applause: :applause:

Thanks for the praise, everyone. I hope to make a few more mods along this line soon. Maybe even some non-hud mods if I can manage.

Wow!!! Nice!
Canino passed away in April 2022. He will be dearly missed by the community

QuoteIt'd be cool to have some other X-Men in there

Ha, I completely forgot about the other X-Men, since i have so few on my team. I'll put a few more in the next pack. Thanks for the suggestion!

Added a few extra heads and did some re-organizing! I've added every missing character from the base game and official characters packs. Next on the docket will be to figure out how to do the same for NPCs.

James these are brilliant, keep doing what you're doing because you are immensely talented. I really appreciate that you're doing these huds in a style no one else is; great work.

They look amazing in-game. Think I'm gonna make sure every character has a classic costume and put your hud with it. Thanks!

Added the first batch of NPCs! I'll try to upload my final pack before heading off to college in the next couple of days, cause once I get started there, I'm gonna be making these way less frequently. Until then, enjoy the MASTERS OF EVIL! (part one)