Most of my life has been lived in the 90s. and guess what, I used most of that time playing videogames. Want my inspirations for my art, music, and game making styles? Look no further. Here's an extensive list.
====Trying my hardest to list from left to right====
Favorite Character - Title of game I played all the time (Platform - year)
Ristar - Ristar (Sega Genesis - 1995)*
X - Rockman X 1-3 (SNES - 1993-1996)
Bomberman - Super Bomberman 2/Baku Bomberman/Bomberman Hero/Bomberman 64: The Second Attack (SNES - 1994/N64 - 1997/1998/2000)
Porygon - Pokemon Red Version (Gameboy - 1996)
Mario - Super Mario World (SNES - 1991)
Bubblun - Bust-a-move 4 (Windows - 1999)
Kirby - Kirby Super Star (SNES - 1996)
Arwing - Starfox (SNES - 1993)
Marina Liteyears - Mischief Makers (N64 - 1997)
Yoshi and Baby Mario - Yoshi's Island (SNES - 1995)
Goemon - Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon (N64 - 1997)
Pac-man - Pac-Man 2: the new adventures (SNES - 1994)
Inspector Gadget - Inspector Gadget (SNES - 1993)
Davy - Chameleon Twist (N64 1997)
*didnt actually play when I was little, but I felt like including him.
These were all drawn at work to the best of my memory.
From this image, all of them put to gether like this. I realised that I love compact, simple character designs.