i assume you still plan 3 effects to be used, right? (random encounters, bosses and final boss)
Yeah. There will be those three.
Also, I compiled some pre-transition effects that I mentioned a bit earlier. Some suggestions that might help you get prepared or something were found on this post: http://www.omnimaga.org/index.php?topic=1495.msg21611#msg21611
The first post will link back to this post. Whee! Cross-referencing posts left and right
EDIT: The names of these effects are in the order they're numbered:
EDIT2: Each animation uses the same transition. I lengthened the time between the pre-transition effect and transition to make it clear what effect I was using. Forget about trying to apply all these combinations to every transition I have. I want the game to be released sometime this decade