I got done with these a lot faster than some of the outfits I work on, so here they are, ready for sale. Again, these are based on RPG Maker 2003 characters, my interpretations of "Alex" and "Zack", plus a little extra ASV charm.
I looked at the RPG Maker MV remake of "Alex" again recently, and my version seems to be quite different from how Kadokawa portrayed him in the update. I'm pleased with this, since I don't want to get too close to RPGM's style anyways.
Back when I did RPGM2k3, I imagined "Alex" as the main character, and "Zack" as a rival, like Gary or Seifer, so for the title graphic, I've cast the Zack-based "Rebel" as a kind of a bad guy or bad boy, at least.
RPGMaker2003 only had one sword graphic and it was a kind of cartoony cutlass looking curved sword. This annoyed me at the time, since I thought of the straightsword as the iconic hero's weapon, but as time went by, I came to think of the cutlass as "Alex's" signature weapon. "Zack" and the other 2003 characters struck me as more sci-fi looking, so I thought of "Zack" as a gun-user or gun-sword-user. Cutlasses and guns make me think pirates, so I decided to use the Synty Pirate Pack instead of their Dungeon Pack for these title graphics.
A lot of the time, these preview materials take longer to make than the actual model I'm selling. So this time, I didn't bother. Maybe I'll add it back in later. When I go to buy models, I often see other developers who don't bother with extensive preview materials, so I feel like I might be wasting my time with it.
The airship in the background was a little test drive I did to see if I could make airships out of the regular sail ship assets from Synty's Pirate Pack. Since then, it has come to occupy a special place in my brain. I have named it the "Red Rum". Some day, I might use it in a game of my own, but since it is built from various Synty parts, it's not a model I'd ever be able to share or sell.