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Like Super Smash Bros, but pixellated and in Gameboy style!

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Posted by Chrispy @ 9/22/2011 12:32  |    8
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If you've ever wanted to bring your pixel art masterpieces into the real world The Wooden Arcade might be the ticket.

Check it!

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/26/2011 15:38  |    4
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This week you are challenged to create an original RPG Party consisting of four character sprites. All four sprites must be placed on the same canvas and separated by transparency.

Your party must contain exactly four from this list:

  • The warrior
  • The healer
  • The mage
  • The thief
  • The inventor
  • The pet/creature

You may incorporate some elements from different stereotypes into a charatcer, but each character must primarily relate to one of the above archetypes.

Please clearly mention in your description which characters are in your party.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 32. Including transparency.
Transparency - Required. Must be used to separate each sprite.
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 @ 9/26/2011 00:03  |    19
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The Revenge of the Leftovers 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 Revenge of the Leftovers forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 9/26/2011 00:02  |    0
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PJ member Tyvon has been working on a project that is finally available for pre-order!

Navigator is a 2D puzzle game for the PC (Windows Phone 7 coming soon). Navigator mixes a platforming elements with classic block puzzle games to create a unique experience. All of the in-game graphics and animations are created by Tyvon, except some assets by collaborator, fellow artist and buddy Joe Ryan.

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Posted by Tyvon @ 9/20/2011 12:15  |    3
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The Last Light 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 Last Light forum thread for more information.
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Posted by jeremy @ 9/19/2011 00:01  |    2
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Depict one of your earliest childhood memories.

Canvas Size
- Max 320x200 (either horizontal or vertical).
Colours
- Max 20.
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 @ 9/19/2011 00:01  |    13
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Futurama presented a big chunk of their last episode using pixel art. They know their audience!

Check it!

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/14/2011 09:16  |    13
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Still with fugly skin and no zoom stuff atm, but we will address that asap.

LINK 

Posted by ptoing @ 9/13/2011 13:02  |    2
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The Platform 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 Platform forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 9/12/2011   |    0
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Pixel an original monster that mutated from the food at the back of the fridge. Let’s see what happens to mom’s casserole when it goes ignored for too long!

Canvas Size - Max 100 x 100.
Colors - Max 16.
Transparency - Optional.
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 @ 9/12/2011   |    11
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This weekend marks the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and in the US things will/should be gloomy all around especially for the NYC members. The Japanese and Norwegian members have also had heavy hearts of late.

Here are some miscellaneous diversions to take your mind of things.

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Posted by jalonso @ 9/9/2011 17:34  |    4
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Pixelation is moving to a new host.
This will probably result in a couple of days worth of downtime.
Everything should be back to normal asap. 

Posted by ptoing @ 9/8/2011 12:12  |    8
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The Colour Magic 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 Colour Magic forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 9/5/2011 00:01  |    4
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Pixel a scene lit by just a single candle.

Canvas Size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 32.
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 skamocore @ 9/5/2011 00:01  |    13

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