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You are invited to revisit our Tales from the Future cyberpunk challenge and pixel a mock up game scene based on both the palette and the title theme from the 3 winners of that challenge.

Your options are as follows:

Future W with this palette:


Failsafe with this palette:


Helldriver with this palette:


Each palette is attached to its own title and you are only allowed to use that single palette. Fewer colours may be used but no more than are listed.

You are encouraged to be original, whilst still invoking the spirit of cyberpunk classics such as Shadowrun, Syndicate, Beneath a Steel Sky, and other purely awesome games from days of yore.

Remember that "cyberpunk" is the main theme here.

Canvas Size - Exactly 320 x 240.
Colors - As listed above. Use as many colours from your chosen palette as you like.
Transarency - No.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore @ 5/25/2009 04:07  |    24
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The Cards Alive pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

King of Hearts by cocefi
The King of Clubs - Weekly Challenge by JinnDEvil
Queen of Hawtz by MFlanaga


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Cards Alive forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/25/2009 03:57  |    3
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This week you're challenged to create both a male and a female from your own fictitious species. You may create a background if you wish, but it is not required. Place your male in the left box and your female in the right box.

Only your own original creatures. This means no Pokemon, no existing animals, no creatures of lore, etc...

No humanoid creatures.

Information about sexual dimorphism (physical gender differences within a species)

Canvas Size - Use Template:

MFtemp11.png picture by tumble_weed

Colours - Unrestricted.
Transparency - No.
Animation - No.


The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by skamocore @ 5/18/2009 00:21  |    21
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The Circled pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Monolithic Circle by Kaiseto
Trick! by Peach
Turret View by Scribblette


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Circled forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/18/2009 00:03  |    0
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: Cards Alive.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by skamocore @ 5/18/2009 00:03  |    3
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2009. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtTank vol.4 by 4tochkin
#2 Pixel ArtCat and Mouse by big brother
#3 Pixel Artworld's worst navy: austria by tomic
#4 Pixel ArtHide and Seek by Dex
#5 Pixel ArtWonder Boy portraits by Crylar
#6 Pixel ArtFighting Angels Mockup by Kaiseto
#7 Pixel ArtAbout PM by YOYOGiGi
#8 Pixel ArtLB-RPG Enemies by nvision
#9 Pixel ArtViolet by (:3)
#10 Pixel ArtUPDATED: A Wild BOULDERGEIST Appears! by Badassbill

 
Posted by skamocore @ 5/15/2009 01:40  |    7
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You are challenged to create a sprite based on one of the characters found on the court cards in a standard deck of playing cards.
You may base your sprite on any of these cards:

Jack of Hearts-Diamonds-Spades-Clubs
Queen of Hearts-Diamonds-Spades-Clubs
King of Hearts-Diamonds-Spades-Clubs

Information and images of court cards

Edit: Depict just the character that is on the card and not an image of a playing card itself.

Canvas Size - Maximum 70 (width) x 100 (height).
Colours - Maximum 12.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Optional.

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by jalonso @ 5/11/2009 00:34  |    37
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The Game Boy Turns 20 pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Plagued - GB Challenge by jalonso
The Phantom Squad by Stickman
Dirge by Crylar


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Game Boy Turns 20 forum thread for more information.
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Posted by jalonso @ 5/11/2009 00:31  |    9
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: Circled.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by jalonso @ 5/11/2009 00:31  |    3
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The Omnivortrait pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Violet by (:3)
the eye in the sky by grim666
Omnivortrait - TheManuz by TheManuz


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Omnivortrait forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Blueberry_pie @ 5/4/2009 01:23  |    3
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Posted by Blueberry_pie @ 5/4/2009 01:23  |    13
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Mr. Lollige challenges you to create a scene, of any subject, using the circle template below. You are not allowed to go outside the boundaries of the circle.

Your image must be a scene, this means it must include some kind of background. You cannot create just a single object.

Canvas Size - Use this template:



Colors - Unrestricted.
Transparenecy - Required. However, the only transparency must be outside the circle.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Blueberry_pie @ 5/4/2009 01:23  |    17

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