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Creating a Shovel Knight Character Sprite

A lot of thought goes into creating all of the characters you interact with during the course of a Shovel Knight adventure! You may have asked yourself: How does Yacht Club decide on a character design? Do they sketch out ideas first or go right to making sprites? Why are there so many horse people?

Some questions don’t have easy answers, but today we can at least shine some light on our process of creating and animating an NPC (non-player character ) for Shovel Knight: King of Cards⁠—The Hengineer.

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Shovel Knight Dig: Introducing Hive Knight!

What’s up Diggities! Development on Shovel Knight Dig is going well, with new enemies, objects, and areas being developed and polished every day! We’ve been iterating on the upgrades and items that will affect your gameplay each run, as well as fleshing out the story and characters you’ll meet on this new adventure.

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove – Final Update Excitement!

Yo yo Treasure Trove lovers! We’d like to fill you in on some way cool upcoming changes to Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove. And no, we’re not adding any more campaigns!

Read about it all here on the update page, or read below if you like more pictures and explanation!

First, a 1:1 pixel scaling option has been added to applicable platforms. It can be found within Options > Screen Scale menu. Enjoy that pixel perfect image!

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