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As usual, please no negative comments, this post is designed to be helpful, if you know about any of these tools and texture sites, that's fine, if not, that's awesome, hope you enjoy.

Royalty free texture websites, some are 1-16k resolution 

http://textures.one/

https://texturehaven.com/textures/?c=terrain&s=sand&o=popular

https://cc0textures.com/

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This is an example of the quality textures you can get from those sites:

this is 8k resolution

terrain_texture_test_2.jpg

terrain_texture_test1.jpg

free drawing tool with animator: 

https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/

free royalty free music creation tool:

https://ecrettmusic.com/

cloud generator

https://github.com/opentoonz/kumoworks/releases

usage tutorial for the cloud generator:

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Forgot to include this tool, it's called OpenToonz, it's a completely free and open source drawing and animation tool, link in below:

https://opentoonz.github.io/e/

and a tutorial video for it:

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This is another cool tool I forgot to add, it's called Shoebox, basically a sprite packer with several other tools, including animation, requires the download and install of Adobe Air, since when you download it it's a .air file format

it's an unsecure site and there is a warning about unknown author or whatever, but I downloaded it and been using it, seems safe, link is below:

http://renderhjs.net/shoebox/

https://get.adobe.com/air/

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thx for sharing, incredible cool stuff.

Especially the clouds generator, with export as .png 

Great

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Np, happy to help.

Correction on the music creation tool

it's technically free, but to download the cool clip you made, by clicking on the download button you will be met with a pop up.. if you click on download preview it will download the clip for the whole length of the music, but it will keep saying "royalty free music created by Ai" every few seconds. You can get around this fairly easily and use windows game bar DVI in windows 10(windows key + G) and click record and it should pick the music up and then just split the audio from it ..

 

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BUT the tool is easy to use, just a few clicks and you have music, then you can change all the blocks to make different sounds

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Np

I made this song in like 5min with it, it needs more variations and less repetition and build up and fall of for easy transitions ...but, still pretty cool

 https://1drv.ms/u/s!Avl9SGhEcSxsa0OfH7RIbFt0cec?e=W8YsY0

if you use Windows game bar DVR to record it, you can use shotcut to split the audio from it and save it to a wave file ..shotcut is free and open source, see the link below

https://shotcut.org/

Also please make sure you actually type in the file extension when saving the audio ..like musictest.mp4  ...depending on the chosen file format on the left or it might not save correctly.. example pic:

https://1drv.ms/u/s!Avl9SGhEcSxsbAwSYkHIyNEUXIE?e=Wghsam

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