I've been poking around with 2D effects a bit more, so here are some different looping fire effects!
And here is a version with a little less intensity
I've always preferred grenade effects that don't overdo explosion part, but rather focuses on the smoke/dust so I made one! EDG32 palette
I tried fixing the last 2 frames and the irregular GIF loop, but it seems Photoshop can only export gifs at max 50 FPS, even though I set the max to 60. Oh well, here is the fixed version albeit too slow.
The blog of Aydin Afzoud, Senior Game Designer at MachineGames.