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The Spaceships! pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Spaceships! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/27/2013   |    0
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Create your own interpretation of the iconic first level of Super Mario Bros. You can reinterpret it however you like, but the resemblance must be clear. Also, it should go without saying, but, no rips or edits.

Canvas Size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 13.
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 @ 5/27/2013   |    26
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2013. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtElk's Forest Of Desolation by Elk
#2 Pixel ArtRed Riding Hood by a3um
#3 Pixel Artmonsterz by Dorong
#4 Pixel ArtSg. Helga The Axis by saiko-raito
#5 Pixel ArtPsychedelic Side of the Moon by MrBeast
#6 Pixel ArtPlataform Mockup by BlackFang
#7 Pixel ArtSTAR WARS; Battle of Hoth by Reo
#8 Pixel ArtDoctor Angelicus by Tojo
#9 Pixel ArtThis is ChibiSparta. by Orkimides
#10 Pixel ArtSentry going up! by Nevercreature
Posted by Gecimen @ 5/22/2013 08:34  |    29
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The Like a Fish out of Water pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Like a Fish out of Water forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/20/2013   |    0
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Create a still life which includes a strong light source; for example, a candle.

Canvas Size - Max 200 (width) x 150 (height).
Colours - Max 24.
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 @ 5/20/2013   |    3
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Octopus Apocalypse is running a Kickstarter campaign to bring retro style pixel art to tabletop gaming. Pixel Dungeon is a series of print and play paper miniatures featuring the lovely pixel art or lovely pixel artist Zigmund Kawakami. Rewards include discounted miniatures and the opportunity to get custom miniatures ranging from a single mini to an entire product line.

Full details available on the Kickstarter page .

Posted by Zombie-Kawakami @ 5/15/2013 04:56  |    2
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Just finished my pet project, a pixel-perfect game (256x256) about scrounging for supplies, blocking doors and mostly surviving as long as possible.

Play it in your browser (best on Chrome) here

Posted by Dredlockz @ 5/15/2013 01:01  |    9
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Create an isometric spaceship - either as a part of a scene or as a standalone sprite.

Canvas Size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 25.
Transparency - Optional.
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 @ 5/13/2013 00:01  |    18
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The Pixelebrity pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Pixelebrity forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/13/2013   |    5
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Pixelaria, Brazil's most popular pixelart site gets revamped New interface, new team. All redesigned!

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Posted by reis @ 5/11/2013 15:10  |    12
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 http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1445624543/anne?ref=home_popular

The pixelart looks pretty good, and the gameplay looks interesting. I'm not sure who the artist is or if we would know of them in this community, though.

Posted by Drazelic @ 4/28/2013 16:18  |    13
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PJer Jamato-sUn is hosting a gameboy mockup contest over at dA. All PJers are invited.

http://jamato-sun.deviantart.com/art/Spring-love-Gameboy-3000-points-pixel-contest-369057858
It has prizes too!

Posted by Jamato-sUn @ 5/5/2013 00:29  |    2
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Depict a real-life animal living in an environment that it normally couldn't survive in, e.g. a dolphin in a desert.

Canvas Size - Max 150 x 150.
Colours - Max 16.
Transparency - 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 jeremy @ 5/6/2013 00:02  |    8
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The Wish You Were Here pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Wish You Were Here forum thread for more information.
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Posted by jeremy @ 5/6/2013 00:01  |    0

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