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Old 23 March 2020, 01:29   #1
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Imitation, a form of flattery?

Anyone else think that Gloom (1995) loading screens may have influenced loading screen of C: The Contra Adventure (1998 psx)?
Just noticed the similarity this evening whilst setting up project Eris on my PlayStation Classic.
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Old 23 March 2020, 01:49   #2
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I don't know, it feels a bit more of a generic thing to me.
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Old 23 March 2020, 02:01   #3
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If it is about the idea to have the antagonist(s) around the corner from the protagonist, like Sgt Jack V I believe there is no influence there. For instance, although the angle is different, the title screen from Wolfenstein 3D does the same thing:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/w...meShotId,1358/

Maybe there is a famous comic book/movie with such a picture that is studied in art classes and that might have influenced both artists?
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